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NYSE:FTFranklin Universal Trust Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.02 (-0.28 %)
(As of 08/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.02
50-Day Range
MA: $6.80
52-Week Range
Now: $7.02
Volume564 shs
Average Volume38,622 shs
Market Capitalization$176.41 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.45%
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$176.41 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
-0.02 (-0.28 %)
(As of 08/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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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. Since then, FT shares have increased by 4.5% and is now trading at $7.02.
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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, July 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.032 per share on Friday, August 14th. This represents a $0.38 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 30th.
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Has Franklin Universal Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about FT stock have been trending positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Franklin Universal Trust earned a news impact score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
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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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Koshinski Asset Management Inc. (1.92%), Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC (1.06%), Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.68%), Uncommon Cents Investing LLC (0.40%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.30%) and Foundations Investment Advisors LLC (0.20%).
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Which institutional investors are selling Franklin Universal Trust stock?

FT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RMB Capital Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Wedbush Securities Inc., and Koshinski Asset Management Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Franklin Universal Trust stock?

FT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, Shaker Financial Services LLC, Uncommon Cents Investing LLC, and SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC.
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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 $7.02.

How big of a company is Franklin Universal Trust?

Franklin Universal Trust has a market capitalization of $176.41 million.

This page was last updated on 8/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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