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NYSE:FTFranklin Universal Trust Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.07 (-1.02 %)
(As of 06/2/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.77
50-Day Range
MA: $6.48
52-Week Range
Now: $6.77
Volume49,000 shs
Average Volume63,820 shs
Market Capitalization$170.13 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.67%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.81 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Market Cap$170.13 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE:FT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Franklin Universal Trust's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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 (WHO). Since then, FT stock has increased by 0.7% and is now trading at $6.77. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 Wednesday, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 29th will be given a dividend of $0.032 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $0.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 28th. View Franklin Universal Trust's dividend history.

Has Franklin Universal Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about FT stock has trended extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Franklin Universal Trust earned a news impact score of -4.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutFranklin 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 following 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)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Morgan Stanley (2.80%), Morgan Stanley (2.80%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.05%), Invesco Ltd. (1.59%), Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC (0.83%) and Advisor Group Holdings Inc. (0.63%). View institutional ownership trends for Franklin Universal Trust.

Which institutional investors are selling Franklin Universal Trust stock?

FT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James & Associates, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, NEXT Financial Group Inc, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Franklin Universal Trust.

Which institutional investors are buying Franklin Universal Trust stock?

FT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Shaker Financial Services LLC, RMB Capital Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Doliver Advisors LP, and Uncommon Cents Investing LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $6.77.

How big of a company is Franklin Universal Trust?

Franklin Universal Trust has a market capitalization of $170.13 million.

This page was last updated on 6/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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