Franklin Universal Trust  

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+0.07 (0.98%)
Mar 31 - Close
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Currency in USD
Range 7.14 - 7.23
52 week 6.63 - 7.57
Open 7.14
Vol / Avg. 9,138.00/36,776.00
Mkt cap 179.69M
P/E 5.98
Div/yield 0.04/6.57
EPS 1.21
Shares 25.13M
Beta 0.45
Inst. own 12%

Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Aug '14) 2014
Net profit margin 140.23% 193.18%
Operating margin 73.25% 74.50%
EBITD margin - 74.50%
Return on average assets 7.93% 11.42%
Return on average equity 10.28% 15.13%
CDP Score - -


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

Website links

External links

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


Franklin Universal Trust (the Fund) 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. The Fund invests primarily in two asset classes: high-yield bonds and utility stocks. The Fund invests in sectors, such as non-energy minerals, utilities, commercial services, communications, consumer durables, consumer non-durables, electronic technology, industrial services, process industries, technology services and transportation. The Fund invests in the Franklin Institutional Fiduciary Trust Money Market Portfolio (the Sweep Money Fund), an open-end investment company managed by its investment manager. The Fund also invests in restricted securities. The Fund�s investment manager is Franklin Advisers Inc. Its administrative manager is Franklin Templeton Services, LLC.

Officers and directors

Rupert H. Johnson Jr. Chairman of the Board of Trustee, Senior Vice President
Age: 75
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Edward B. Jamieson President, Chief Executive Officer � Investment Management
Age: 67
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Gaston R. Gardey Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer
Age: 48
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Laura F. Fergerson Chief Executive Officer - Finance and Administration
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Robert C. Rosselot Chief Compliance Officer
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Karen L. Skidmore Vice President, Secretary
Age: 63
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Alison E. Baur Vice President
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Aliya S. Gordon Vice President
Age: 42
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Steven J. Gray Vice President
Age: 60
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Selena L. Holmes Vice President - AML Compliance
Age: 50
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters