ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. Announces Unaudited Balance Sheet Information as of March 31, 2024

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. (NYSE: CEM) announced today the unaudited statement of assets and liabilities, the net asset value and asset coverage ratio of the Fund as of March 31, 2024.

As of March 31, 2024, the Fund’s net assets were $658.2 million, and its net asset value per share was $49.51. The Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”) with respect to senior indebtedness was 459% and the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage was 356%.

As of March 31, 2024
 
Amount (millions) Per Share
 
Investments

$

929.0

$

69.87

 

Cash and Cash Equivalents

 

1.4

 

0.11

 

Other Assets

 

35.7

 

2.69

 

Total Assets

$

966.1

$

72.67

 

 
Senior Notes*

$

45.0

$

3.38

 

Loans Outstanding*

 

154.5

 

11.62

 

Mandatory Redeemable Preferred Shares*

 

57.4

 

4.32

 

Total Leverage

$

256.9

$

19.32

 

 
Income Tax Payable †

$

0.1

$

0.01

 

Deferred Tax Liability

 

13.7

 

1.03

 

Other Liabilities

 

37.2

 

2.80

 

Total Liabilities

$

51.0

$

3.84

 

 
Net Assets

$

658.2

$

49.51

 

 
Outstanding Shares

 

13,294,195

 
* The Fund's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior indebtedness was 459%.
* The Fund's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage was 356%.
† Income tax payable, previously netted in Other Liabilities, resulted from portfolio turnover.
 
Top Ten Equity Holdings (as of March 31, 2024)**
Market Value
Name (millions) % of Investments ***
Energy Transfer LP

$

113.3

 

12.2

%

ONEOK Inc.

$

92.5

 

10.0

%

MPLX LP

$

84.6

 

9.1

%

Western Midstream Partners LP

$

75.6

 

8.1

%

Enterprise Products Partners LP

$

72.4

 

7.8

%

Targa Resources Corp.

$

65.3

 

7.0

%

Plains All American Pipeline LP

$

50.1

 

5.4

%

Williams Cos. Inc.

$

49.5

 

5.3

%

Plains GP Holdings LP

$

49.2

 

5.3

%

Kinder Morgan Inc.

$

43.3

 

4.7

%

$

695.8

 

74.9

%

 
** Subject to change at any time
*** Percent of Total Equity Investments

ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, which is advised by Franklin Templeton Fund Adviser, LLC (“FTFA”) (formerly known as Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC) and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC (“ClearBridge”). FTFA and ClearBridge are indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. (“Franklin Resources”).

This financial data is unaudited.

The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), as well as its complete schedule of portfolio holdings for the first and third quarters of each fiscal year as an exhibit to its reports on Form N-PORT. These reports are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. To obtain information on Form N-PORT 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.franklintempleton.com/investments/options/closed-end-funds. 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. Franklin Resources and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Fund.

Category: Financials

Source: Franklin Resources, Inc.

Source: Legg Mason Closed End Funds

Investors: Fund Investor Services 1-888-777-0102

Source: Franklin Resources, Inc. and Legg Mason Closed End Funds

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