April 2, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- The Zweig Total Return Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ZTR) announced a monthly distribution of
per share, payable on
April 19, 2012
, to shareholders of record on
April 12, 2012
April 10, 2012
The distribution represents a cash yield of 7 percent on an annualized basis. As previously announced, this revised distribution rate is a result of a recent comprehensive assessment of the fund and its competitive positioning in the market.
Distributions may represent earnings from net investment income, capital gains, excess gains taxable as ordinary income or, if necessary, return of capital. Any portion of the fund's distributions that is a return of capital does not necessarily reflect the fund's investment performance and should not be confused with "yield" or "income." The tax status of the Fund's distributions is determined at the end of the taxable year.
The Zweig closed-end funds are advised by Zweig Advisers LLC. For more information on the Fund, please contact shareholder services at 800.272.2700, by email at
, or visit us on the web at
SOURCE The Zweig Total Return Fund, Inc.