NYSE:FT - Franklin Universal Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$6.69 +0.03 (+0.45 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.66
Today's Range$6.55 - $6.69
52-Week Range$6.05 - $7.10
Volume39,884 shs
Average Volume53,082 shs
Market Capitalization$168.12 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.77%
Beta0.42
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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$168.12 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE:FT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin Universal Trust's stock symbol?

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

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 Friday, January 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.032 per share on Friday, February 15th. This represents a $0.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 30th. View Franklin Universal Trust's Dividend History.

Has Franklin Universal Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FT stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Franklin Universal Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Franklin Universal Trust's key competitors?

Who are Franklin Universal Trust's key executives?

Franklin Universal Trust's management team includes the folowing 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)

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Franklin Universal Trust's stock price today?

One share of FT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.69.

How big of a company is Franklin Universal Trust?

Franklin Universal Trust has a market capitalization of $168.12 million.

What is Franklin Universal Trust's official website?

How can I contact Franklin Universal Trust?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE FT)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  65 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  72 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  137
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Franklin Universal Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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