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Franklin Universal Trust Stock Forecast, Price & News

$7.45
+0.01 (+0.13 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 01:45 PM ET)
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$7.45
Now: $7.45
$7.50
50-Day Range
$7.32
MA: $7.46
$7.55
52-Week Range
$4.65
Now: $7.45
$7.60
Volume1,028 shs
Average Volume42,502 shs
Market Capitalization$187.22 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.11%
Beta0.61
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.

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Franklin Universal Trust Common Stock (FT)
October 28, 2020 |  nasdaq.com
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June 30, 2020 |  www.nasdaq.com
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April 14, 2020 |  www.ft.com
FT: Stick With CEFs For Multi-Sector Exposure
February 26, 2020 |  seekingalpha.com
Franklin Universal Trust (FT)
December 31, 2019 |  finance.yahoo.com
Franklin Universal Trust declares $0.0333 dividend
December 20, 2019 |  seekingalpha.com
Franklin Universal Trust Declares Monthly Distribution
December 13, 2019 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone650-312-3000
EmployeesN/A
Year FoundedN/A

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$187.22 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

0.81 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

1284th out of 1,940 stocks

Investment Offices, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

96th out of 172 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$7.45
+0.01 (+0.13 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 01:45 PM ET)
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Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE:FT) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting Franklin Universal Trust?

Franklin Universal Trust saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 9,900 shares, a drop of 50.3% from the January 14th total of 19,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 42,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 days.
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How has Franklin Universal Trust's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Franklin Universal Trust's stock was trading at $6.72 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FT shares have increased by 11.6% and is now trading at $7.50.
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How often does Franklin Universal Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Franklin Universal Trust?

Franklin Universal Trust declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, February 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.032 per share on Monday, March 15th. This represents a $0.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 25th.
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Is Franklin Universal Trust a good dividend stock?

Franklin Universal Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.38 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.11%. FT has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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Who are Franklin Universal Trust's key executives?

Franklin Universal Trust's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Rupert Harris Johnson Jr., Chairman and Sr. VP (Age 81)
  • Mr. Craig Steven Tyle, VP (Age 61)
  • Mr. Glenn I. Voyles C.F.A., CFA, Portfolio Mang.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Franklin Universal Trust own?

What is Franklin Universal Trust's stock symbol?

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

Who are Franklin Universal Trust's major shareholders?

Franklin Universal Trust's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Morgan Stanley (3.49%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.40%), Shaker Financial Services LLC (1.84%), Koshinski Asset Management Inc. (1.14%), Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC (1.08%) and Stifel Financial Corp (1.07%).
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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., and BCJ Capital Management LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Franklin Universal Trust stock?

FT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Shaker Financial Services LLC, RMB Capital Management LLC, LPL Financial LLC, Citigroup Inc., Western Financial Corporation, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., and Cetera Investment Advisers.
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Shares of FT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Franklin Universal Trust's stock price today?

One share of FT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.50.

How much money does Franklin Universal Trust make?

Franklin Universal Trust has a market capitalization of $188.48 million.

What is Franklin Universal Trust's official website?

The official website for Franklin Universal Trust is www.franklintempleton.com.

How can I contact Franklin Universal Trust?

The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 650-312-3000.


This page was last updated on 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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