Franklin Universal Trust  

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-0.02 (-0.28%)
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Currency in USD
Range 6.98 - 7.05
52 week 6.08 - 7.10
Open 7.05
Vol / Avg. 22,633.00/43,684.00
Mkt cap 175.17M
P/E 6.84
Div/yield 0.03/5.50
EPS 1.02
Shares 25.13M
Beta 0.53
Inst. own 15%

Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Aug '16) 2016
Net profit margin 486.15% 188.95%
Operating margin 69.69% 72.09%
EBITD margin - 72.09%
Return on average assets 25.55% 10.40%
Return on average equity 34.29% 13.82%
CDP Score - -


One Franklin Parkway
SAN MATEO, CA 94403-1906
United States - Map
+1-650-3122000 (Phone)

External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


Franklin Universal Trust is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objective is to provide high, current income consistent with preservation of capital. Its secondary objective is growth of income through dividend increases and capital appreciation. It invests primarily in two asset classes: high yield bonds and utility stocks. Within utility portion of portfolio, it focuses on companies with attractive dividend yields and with history of increasing their dividends. It invests in various industrial sectors, such as energy; materials; transportation; utilities; automobiles and components; banks; capital goods; commercial and professional services; consumer durables and apparel; food, beverage and tobacco; healthcare equipment and services; media; real estate; software and services; technology hardware and equipment; pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences, and telecommunication services. Franklin Advisers, Inc. is its investment manager.

Officers and directors

Rupert H. Johnson Jr. Chairman of the Board of Trustee, Senior Vice President
Age: 76
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Edward B. Jamieson President, Chief Executive Officer – Investment Management
Age: 68
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Gaston R. Gardey Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Laura F. Fergerson Chief Executive Officer - Finance and Administration
Age: 54
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Robert C. Rosselot Chief Compliance Officer
Age: 56
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Karen L. Skidmore Vice President, Secretary
Age: 64
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Alison E. Baur Vice President
Age: 52
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Aliya S. Gordon Vice President
Age: 43
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Steven J. Gray Vice President
Age: 61
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Selena L. Holmes Vice President - AML Compliance
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters