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S&P 500   4,356.45
DOW   34,297.73
QQQ   345.11
S&P 500   4,356.45
DOW   34,297.73
QQQ   345.11
S&P 500   4,356.45
DOW   34,297.73
QQQ   345.11

Franklin Universal Trust Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.04 (+0.48%)
(As of 01/25/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
75,736 shs
Average Volume
157,502 shs
Market Capitalization
$210.09 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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About Franklin Universal Trust

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Investment offices, not elsewhere classified
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales


Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$210.09 million
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/14 Dividend
Ex-Dividend for 1/31 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

1.19 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

1189th out of 1,356 stocks

Investment Offices, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

110th out of 156 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE:FT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Franklin Universal Trust's stock 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 stock has increased by 24.4% and is now trading at $8.36.
View which stocks have been most impacted by COVID-19

Are investors shorting Franklin Universal Trust?

Franklin Universal Trust saw a decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,800 shares, a decrease of 53.8% from the November 30th total of 16,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 48,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 days.
View Franklin Universal Trust's Short Interest

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 Monday, January 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.0425 per share on Monday, January 31st. This represents a $0.51 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 14th.
View Franklin Universal Trust's dividend history

Is Franklin Universal Trust a good dividend stock?

Franklin Universal Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.55 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.61%. FT has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
View Franklin Universal Trust's dividend history.

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.

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC (0.17%) and Foundations Investment Advisors LLC (0.14%).
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 Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC.
View insider buying and selling activity for Franklin Universal Trust
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Which major investors are buying Franklin Universal Trust stock?

FT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundations Investment Advisors LLC.
View insider buying and selling activity for Franklin Universal Trust
or or view top insider-buying stocks.

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 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 $8.36.

How much money does Franklin Universal Trust make?

Franklin Universal Trust has a market capitalization of $210.09 million.

What is Franklin Universal Trust's official website?

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

This page was last updated on 1/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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