Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lessened its stake in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE:CTR) by 19.0% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 35,474 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 8,333 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC’s holdings in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund were worth $49,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CTR. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC increased its holdings in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 11.5% in the first quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 37,001 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $51,000 after purchasing an additional 3,828 shares during the last quarter. Doliver Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 109.9% in the first quarter. Doliver Advisors LP now owns 40,277 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $95,000 after acquiring an additional 21,085 shares in the last quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. increased its holdings in shares of ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 24.5% in the fourth quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 15,728 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $135,000 after acquiring an additional 3,091 shares in the last quarter. Kingsview Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund in the fourth quarter worth about $239,000. Finally, Pegasus Partners Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund in the fourth quarter worth about $799,000.

Shares of ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund stock opened at $2.89 on Friday. ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. has a 1 year low of $0.70 and a 1 year high of $9.80. The business has a 50-day moving average of $2.28 and a two-hundred day moving average of $6.01.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 21st will be issued a $0.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 20th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.07%.

ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund (NYSE:CTR)

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