ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. (“CTR”) Announces Quarterly Distribution Rate For May 2014

ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE: CTR) today announced a quarterly distribution of $0.3300 per common share payable in May 2014. The amount is unchanged from prior quarter.

The distribution schedule appears below:



Record Date

Payable Date

May 05/21/2014 05/23/2014 05/30/2014 $0.3300

The distribution may be treated as dividend income, return of capital or a combination thereof for tax purposes. This press release is not for tax reporting purposes. In early 2015, after definitive information is available, the Fund will send stockholders a Form 1099-DIV, if applicable, specifying how the distributions paid by the Fund during the prior calendar year should be characterized for purposes of reporting the distributions on a stockholder’s tax return (e.g., dividend income or return of capital).

ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company which is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (“LMPFA”) and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC (“ClearBridge”). LMPFA and ClearBridge are wholly owned subsidiaries of Legg Mason, Inc. (“Legg Mason”).

For more information, please contact the Fund at 1-888-777-0102 or visit the Fund's web site at

Data and commentary provided in this press release are for informational purposes only. Legg Mason and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Fund.

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