Cornerstone Total Return Fund, Inc. is a closed-end, diversified management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation with current income as a secondary objective. The Fund invests in various sectors, such as closed-end funds, information technology, financials, healthcare, consumer discretionary, industrials, energy, consumer staples, materials, telecommunication services, utilities, real estate, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and others. The Fund may invest without limitation in other closed-end investment companies and ETFs, provided that the Fund limits its investment in securities issued by other investment companies so that not more than 3% of the outstanding voting stock of any one investment company will be owned by the Fund. Cornerstone Advisors, Inc. serves as an investment manager to the Fund.