Franklin Universal Trust Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:FT)

+0.05 (+0.66 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 08:11 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.57
50-Day Range
MA: $7.39
52-Week Range
Now: $7.57
Volume60,061 shs
Average Volume46,988 shs
Market Capitalization$190.23 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.11%
Franklin Universal Trust is a closed-ended balanced mutual fund launched by Franklin Resources, Inc. The fund is managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets of the United States. The fund invests in companies operating in utility sector. It employs fundamental analysis to invest in a diversified portfolio of corporate bonds and dividend paying utility stocks. The fund benchmarks the equity component of its balanced portfolio against the S&P 500 Electric Utilities Index and the fixed component against the Credit Suisse High Yield. Franklin Universal Trust was formed on September 23, 1988 and is domiciled in the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Market Cap$190.23 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE:FT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin Universal Trust's stock symbol?

Franklin Universal Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FT."

How often does Franklin Universal Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Franklin Universal Trust?

Franklin Universal Trust announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, August 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be given a dividend of $0.032 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $0.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 29th. View Franklin Universal Trust's Dividend History.

Has Franklin Universal Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about FT stock have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Franklin Universal Trust earned a daily sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Franklin Universal Trust.

Who are some of Franklin Universal Trust's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Franklin Universal Trust own?

Who are Franklin Universal Trust's key executives?

Franklin Universal Trust's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Rupert Harris Johnson Jr., Chairman and Sr. VP (Age 79)
  • Mr. Edward Burton Jamieson, Pres and Chief Exec. Officer of Franklin Advisers Inc (Age 71)
  • Mr. Gaston R. Gardey, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Laura F. Fergerson, Treasurer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Robert C. Rosselot, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 59)

Who are Franklin Universal Trust's major shareholders?

Franklin Universal Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Morgan Stanley (2.71%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.91%), Koshinski Asset Management Inc. (1.89%), Invesco Ltd. (1.49%), Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.87%) and Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC (0.67%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Franklin Universal Trust.

Which major investors are selling Franklin Universal Trust stock?

FT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Koshinski Asset Management Inc., RMB Capital Management LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., LPL Financial LLC and Wedbush Securities Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Franklin Universal Trust.

Which major investors are buying Franklin Universal Trust stock?

FT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Shaker Financial Services LLC, Rivernorth Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC, First Manhattan Co., Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. and Advisor Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Franklin Universal Trust.

How do I buy shares of Franklin Universal Trust?

Shares of FT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Franklin Universal Trust's stock price today?

One share of FT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.57.

How big of a company is Franklin Universal Trust?

Franklin Universal Trust has a market capitalization of $190.23 million. View Additional Information About Franklin Universal Trust.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE FT)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  72 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  82 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  154
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Franklin Universal Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/22/2019 by Staff

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