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Franklin Universal Trust Stock Forecast, Price & News

0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 12/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
26,317 shs
Average Volume
42,741 shs
Market Capitalization
$204.81 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
$204.81 million
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

1.19 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

1162nd out of 1,340 stocks

Investment Offices, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

93rd 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 price been impacted by COVID-19?

Franklin Universal Trust's stock was trading at $6.72 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FT stock has increased by 21.3% and is now trading at $8.15.
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Are investors shorting Franklin Universal Trust?

Franklin Universal Trust saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,000 shares, a decline of 74.4% from the October 31st total of 7,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 42,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.0 days.
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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 Monday, November 22nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.0425 per share on Wednesday, December 15th. This represents a $0.51 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.26%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 29th.
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Is Franklin Universal Trust a good dividend stock?

Franklin Universal Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.46 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.64%. 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 Morgan Stanley (2.41%), Koshinski Asset Management Inc. (1.84%), Invesco Ltd. (1.37%), Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC (1.16%), Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC (1.07%) and Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.92%).
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 Morgan Stanley, Shaker Financial Services LLC, Invesco Ltd., Clough Capital Partners L P, Raymond James & Associates, Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC, Trek Financial LLC, and Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC.
View insider buying and selling activity for Franklin Universal Trust
or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which institutional investors are buying Franklin Universal Trust stock?

FT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Koshinski Asset Management Inc., Moors & Cabot Inc., Hennion & Walsh Asset Management Inc., Cetera Investment Advisers, Anfield Capital Management LLC, UBS Group AG, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and LPL Financial LLC.
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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 $8.15.

How much money does Franklin Universal Trust make?

Franklin Universal Trust has a market capitalization of $204.81 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 12/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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