Commonwealth Equity Services LLC Buys New Shares in ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE:CTR)

Commonwealth Equity Services LLC purchased a new position in shares of ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE:CTR) in the first quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm purchased 16,200 shares of the investment management company’s stock, valued at approximately $324,000.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in CTR. Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. lifted its holdings in ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund by 30.3% during the 4th quarter. Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. now owns 41,900 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $612,000 after buying an additional 9,740 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund by 19.8% in the 4th quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 176,439 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $2,576,000 after purchasing an additional 29,124 shares during the last quarter. Walleye Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund in the 4th quarter valued at about $165,000. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund by 38.0% in the 1st quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 60,990 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $1,222,000 after purchasing an additional 16,790 shares during the last quarter.

ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund stock opened at $26.73 on Friday. ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $9.53 and a fifty-two week high of $26.95. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $22.85.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 21st were issued a $0.42 dividend. This is an increase from ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.40. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, May 20th.

About ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund

ClearBridge MLP and Midstream 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 MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund (NYSE:CTR)

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