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13D Filing: Bulldog Investors and Virtus Total Return Fund (DCA)

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Ownership Summary Table

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Bulldog Investors 1,382,545 1,293,001 1,382,545 1,293,001 9.74%
Bulldog Investors Group of Funds 1,382,545 0 1,382,545 0 5.03%
Phillip Goldstein 1,382,545 1,293,001 1,382,545 1,293,001 9.74%
Andrew Dakos 1,382,545 1,293,001 1,382,545 1,293,001 9.74%
Steven Samuels 1,382,545 1,293,001 1,382,545 1,293,001 9.74%
Phillip Goldstein, Andrew Dakos And Steven Samuels
Phillip Goldstein, Andrew Dakos And Steven Samuels
Bulldog Investors

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SCHEDULE 13D/A

DATE OF EVENT WHICH REQUIRES FILING OF THIS STATEMENT
2/29/16

1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
Bulldog Investors, LLC

2. CHECK THE BOX IF MEMBER OF A GROUP a[ ]

b[]

3. SEC USE ONLY

4. SOURCE OF FUNDS
WC

5. CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED
PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) AND 2(e) []

6. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
DE
___________________________________________________________

7. SOLE VOTING POWER
1,382,545

8. SHARED VOTING POWER
1,293,001

9. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
1,382,545
_______________________________________________________

10. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
1,293,001

11. AGGREGATE AMOUNT OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
2,675,546 (Footnote 1)

12. CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

[]
___________________________________________________________

13. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY ROW 11

9.74%

14. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IA

___________________________________________________________
1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
Bulldog Investors Group of Funds

2. CHECK THE BOX IF MEMBER OF A GROUP a[x]

b[]

3. SEC USE ONLY

4. SOURCE OF FUNDS
WC

5. CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED
PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) AND 2(e) []

6. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
DE
___________________________________________________________

7. SOLE VOTING POWER
1,382,545

8. SHARED VOTING POWER
0

9. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
1,382,545
_______________________________________________________

10. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
0

11. AGGREGATE AMOUNT OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
1,382,545 (Footnote 1)

12. CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

[]
___________________________________________________________

13. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY ROW 11

5.03%

14. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IC

1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
Phillip Goldstein

2. CHECK THE BOX IF MEMBER OF A GROUP a[]

b[]

3. SEC USE ONLY

4. SOURCE OF FUNDS
WC

5. CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED
PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) AND 2(e) []

6. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
USA
___________________________________________________________

7. SOLE VOTING POWER
1,382,545

8. SHARED VOTING POWER
1,293,001

9. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
1,382,545
_______________________________________________________

10. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
1,293,001

11. AGGREGATE AMOUNT OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
2,675,546 (Footnote 1)

12. CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

[]
___________________________________________________________

13. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY ROW 11

9.74%

14. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IN

___________________________________________________________
1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
Andrew Dakos

2. CHECK THE BOX IF MEMBER OF A GROUP a[]

b[]

3. SEC USE ONLY

4. SOURCE OF FUNDS
WC

5. CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED
PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) AND 2(e) []

6. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
USA
___________________________________________________________

7. SOLE VOTING POWER
1,382,545

8. SHARED VOTING POWER
1,293,001

9. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
1,382,545
_______________________________________________________

10. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
1,293,001

11. AGGREGATE AMOUNT OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
2,675,546 (Footnote 1)

12. CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

[]
___________________________________________________________

13. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY ROW 11

9.74%

14. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IN

___________________________________________________________
1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
Steven Samuels

2. CHECK THE BOX IF MEMBER OF A GROUP a[]

b[]

3. SEC USE ONLY

4. SOURCE OF FUNDS
WC

5. CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED
PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) AND 2(e) []

6. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
USA
___________________________________________________________

7. SOLE VOTING POWER
1,382,545

8. SHARED VOTING POWER
1,293,001

9. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
1,382,545
_______________________________________________________

10. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
1,293,001

11. AGGREGATE AMOUNT OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
2,675,546 (Footnote 1)

12. CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

[]
___________________________________________________________

13. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY ROW 11

9.74%

14. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IN
_______________________________________________________

Item 1. SECURITY AND ISSUER

This statement constitutes Amendment #1 to the schedule 13d
filed February 19, 2016. Except as specifically set forth
herein, the Schedule 13d remains unmodified.

ITEM 5. INTEREST IN SECURITIES OF THE ISSUER
(a) As per the N-CSR filed on February 8, 2016, there were 27,466,109 shares
of common stock outstanding as of November 30, 2015. The percentages set forth
herein were derived using such number. Phillip Goldstein, Andrew Dakos and
Steven Samuels own Bulldog Investors, LLC, a registered investment advisor.
As of February 29, 2016, Bulldog Investors, LLC is deemed to be the beneficial
owner of 2,675,546 shares of DCA (representing 9.74% of DCA’s outstanding
shares) solely by virtue of Bulldog Investors LLC’s power to direct the vote
of,and dispose of, these shares. These 2,675,546 shares of DCA include 1,382,545
shares (representing 5.03% of DCA’s outstanding shares) that are beneficially
owned by Mr. Goldstein and the following entities over which Messrs. Goldstein,
Dakos and Samuels exercise control: Opportunity Partners LP, Calapasas West
Partners LP, Full Value Special Situations Fund, LP, Full Value Offshore Fund,
Ltd., Opportunity Income Plus, Full Value Partners, LP, and MCM Opportunity
Partners, LP (collectively, “Bulldog Investors Group of Funds”). mr. GOldstein
and Bulldog Investors Group of Funds may be deemed to constitute a group. All
other shares included in the aforementioned 2,675,546 shares of DCA beneficially
owned by Bulldog Investors LLC (solely by virtue of its power to sell or direct
the vote of these shares) are also beneficially owned by clients of Bulldog
Investors, LLC who are not members of any group. The total number of these
“non-group” shares is 1,293,001 shares (representing 4.71% of DCA’s outstanding
shares).

(b)Bulldog Investors,LLC has sole power to dispose of and vote 1,382,545 shares.
Bulldog Investors, LLC has shared power to dispose of and vote 1,293,001 shares.
Certain of Bulldog Investors, LLC’s clients (none of whom beneficially own more
than 5% of DCA’s shares) share this power with Bulldog Investors, LLC. Messrs.
Goldstein, Dakos and Samuels are control persons of Bulldog Investors, LLC.

c) Since the last filing on 2/19/16 the following shares of DCA were purchased:

Date: Shares: Price:
02/19/16 81,272 3.6083
02/22/16 42,806 3.6452
02/23/16 12,500 3.6389
02/25/16 32,786 3.6482
02/26/16 35,347 3.6877
02/29/16 68,514 3.6932

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