Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE:KYE) announced today its quarterly distribution of $0.48 per share for the quarter ended May 31, 2012.
The distribution will be payable on July 13, 2012 to common stockholders of record on July 5, 2012, with an ex-dividend date of July 2, 2012. It is anticipated that a portion of this distribution will be treated as a return of capital for tax purposes. The final determination of such amount will be made in early 2013 when the Fund can determine its earnings and profits. The final tax status of the distribution may differ substantially from this preliminary information.
The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 whose common stock is traded on the NYSE. The Fund’s investment objective is to obtain a high total return with an emphasis on current income by investing primarily in securities of companies engaged in the energy industry, principally including publicly-traded energy-related master limited partnerships and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships and their affiliates, energy-related U.S. and Canadian trusts and income trusts and other companies that derive at least 50% of their revenues from operating assets used in, or providing energy-related services for, the exploration, development, production, gathering, transportation, processing, storing, refining, distribution, mining or marketing of natural gas, natural gas liquids (including propane), crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.
CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This press
release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined under the U.S.
federal securities laws. Generally, the words "believe," "expect,"
"intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "project," "will" and similar
expressions identify forward-looking statements, which generally are not
historical in nature. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain
risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to materially
differ from the Fund’s historical experience and its present
expectations or projections indicated in any forward-looking statement.
These risks include, but are not limited to, changes in economic and
political conditions; regulatory and legal changes; energy industry
risk; commodity pricing risk; leverage risk; valuation risk;
non-diversification risk; interest rate risk; tax risk; and other risks
discussed in the Fund’s filings with the SEC.
You should not
place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as
of the date they are made. The Fund undertakes no obligation to publicly
update or revise any forward-looking statements made herein. There is no
assurance that the Fund’s investment objectives will be attained.
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