Media stories about ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund (NYSE:EMO) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 44.4863443971283 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund (EMO) traded down $0.03 on Thursday, reaching $12.84. The company had a trading volume of 203,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 267,571. ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund has a fifty-two week low of $9.92 and a fifty-two week high of $14.29.
In related news, insider Chris Eades purchased 2,270 shares of ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $11.05 per share, for a total transaction of $25,083.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Terrence Murphy purchased 3,000 shares of ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 8th. The shares were bought at an average price of $10.86 per share, for a total transaction of $32,580.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 45,270 shares of company stock worth $57,664.
ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide long-term investors a high level of total return with an emphasis on cash distributions. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in master limited partnerships (MLPs) in the energy sector.
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