Media headlines about ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund (NYSE:CTR) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the investment management company an impact score of 45.143732248103 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of CTR stock traded up $0.29 on Monday, hitting $10.36. 57,094 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 150,178. ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund has a 52 week low of $9.50 and a 52 week high of $13.78.
In related news, Director Carol L. Colman bought 4,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $10.98 per share, with a total value of $43,920.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Carol L. Colman bought 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 12th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $11.22 per share, with a total value of $33,660.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.
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ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a high level of total return, consisting of cash distributions and capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in energy master limited partnerships (MLPs).
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