ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Unaudited Balance Sheet Information as of June 30, 2017

NEW YORK--()--ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE:EMO) announced today the unaudited statement of assets and liabilities, the net asset value and asset coverage ratio of the Fund as of June 30, 2017.

As of June 30, 2017, the Fund’s net assets were $411.3 million, and its net asset value per share was $13.18. The Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”) with respect to senior indebtedness was 375% and the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage was 327%.

   
As of June 30, 2017
   

Amount (millions)

Per Share

 
Investments $ 617.7 $ 19.80
Cash and Cash Equivalents 17.5 0.56
Other Assets   1.0   0.03
Total Assets $ 636.2 $ 20.39
 
Senior Notes* $ 123.0 $ 3.94
Loan Outstanding* 35.0 1.12
Mandatory Redeemable Preferred Shares*   23.0   0.74
Total Leverage $ 181.0 $ 5.80
 
Deferred Tax Liability $ 40.9 $ 1.31
Other Liabilities   3.0   0.10
Total Liabilities $ 43.9 $ 1.41
   
Net Assets $ 411.3 $ 13.18
 
Outstanding Shares 31,196,056
 
* The Fund's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior indebtedness was 375%.
* The Fund's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage was 327%.
 
Top Ten Holdings (as of June 30, 2017)**
Market Value
Name     (millions)     % of Investments ***
Enterprise Products Partners LP $ 60.1 9.5%
Energy Transfer Partners LP $ 44.6 7.0%
Buckeye Partners LP $ 40.9 6.4%
Oneok Partners LP $ 37.7 5.9%
Williams Partners LP $ 37.6 5.9%
Genesis Energy LP $ 33.8 5.3%
Magellan Midstream Partners LP $ 31.3 4.9%
Enbridge Energy Partners LP $ 23.3 3.7%
Western Gas Partners LP $ 22.3 3.5%
Targa Resources Corp $ 22.3   3.5%
$ 353.9   55.6%
 
**Subject to change at any time
***Percent of Total Investments
 

ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity 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”).

This financial data is unaudited.

The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its complete schedule of portfolio holdings for the first and third quarters of each fiscal year on Form N-Q. These reports are available on the Commission’s website at www.sec.gov. To obtain information on Form N-Q or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102.

For more information about the Fund, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Fund’s website at www.lmcef.com. Hard copies of the Fund’s complete audited financial statements are available free of charge upon request.

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.

Contacts

Legg Mason
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com.

Contacts

Legg Mason
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com.