HITE Hedge Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE:CTR) during the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund purchased 201,149 shares of the investment management company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,951,000.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of CTR. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. raised its holdings in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 65.8% during the 4th quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 17,551 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $137,000 after buying an additional 6,964 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 21.3% during the 4th quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 792,177 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $6,179,000 after buying an additional 139,150 shares during the period. FDx Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund during the 4th quarter worth about $126,000. Stephens Inc. AR raised its holdings in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 33.9% during the 4th quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 308,700 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $2,408,000 after buying an additional 78,227 shares during the period. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 10.7% during the 4th quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 199,189 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $1,554,000 after buying an additional 19,178 shares during the period.

NYSE CTR traded down $0.06 on Wednesday, hitting $9.30. 1,578 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 113,082. ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. has a twelve month low of $7.16 and a twelve month high of $12.23.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 24th were issued a dividend of $0.22 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, May 23rd. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.46%.

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About ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund

ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc is an open ended equity mutual fund of funds launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. The fund is co-managed by ClearBridge Investments, LLC. It invests in the public equity markets of the United States. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the energy sector.

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