Franklin Universal Trust


Franklin Universal Trust

  • Price (USD)8.59
  • Today's Change-0.02 / -0.23%
  • Shares traded42.13k
  • 1 Year change+22.19%
  • Beta0.6282
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About the company

Franklin Universal Trust is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objective is to provide high, current income consistent with preservation of capital. Its secondary objective is growth of income through dividend increases and capital appreciation. It invests primarily in two asset classes: high yield bonds and utility stocks. Within utility portion of portfolio, it focuses on companies with attractive dividend yields and with history of increasing their dividends. It invests in various industrial sectors, such as energy; materials; transportation; utilities; automobiles and components; banks; capital goods; commercial and professional services; consumer durables and apparel; food, beverage and tobacco; healthcare equipment and services; media; real estate; software and services; technology hardware and equipment; pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences, and telecommunication services. Franklin Advisers, Inc. is its investment manager.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)15.40m
  • Net income in USD9.20m
  • Incorporated1988
  • Employees--
  • Location
    Franklin Universal Trust155 Federal St Ste 700BOSTON 02110-1727United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (650) 312-2000
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Dune Acquisition Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn211.53m----1.36----------7.23----------------------------0.00--------------
Progress Acquisition Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn211.91m----0.2488----------39.23----------------------------0.00--------------
Brandywineglbl Global Incm Opp Fund Inc19.45m35.84m212.25m--4.950.9178--10.912.552.551.3213.770.0497--4.00--9.162.8911.493.8577.9975.14184.2650.55----0.3413153.88-16.59-7.64-109.07-----10.42
Kadem Sustainable Impact Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn212.41m----1.34----------7.25----------------------------0.00--------------
Korea Fund Inc-100.00bn-100.00bn212.58m--------------------------------------------------------------
Duddell Street Acquisition Corp.-100.00bn-100.00bn212.84m----1.38----------7.06----------------------------0.00--------------
Growth Capital Acquisition Corp0.006.74m213.47m--9.001.30----,096.09------
Cleantech Acquisition Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn213.69m----6,193.81----------0.0016----------------------------0.884--------------
Ventoux CCM Acquisition Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn213.90m----1.24----------7.98----------------------------0.00-------93,904.14------
PMV Consumer Acquisition Corp0.00367.15k214.16m--583.431.36----0.01680.01680.007.180.00------0.4147--0.4154--------------0.00--------------
G&P Acquisition Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn215.03m----1.53----------6.42----------------------------0.00--------------
L&F Acquisition Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn215.84m2.00--1.44----------6.97----------------------------0.00--------------
Franklin Universal Trust15.40m9.20m215.88m--23.471.03--14.020.36590.36590.61288.350.0551--4.49--3.295.713.355.7470.0071.0859.72106.57--10.650.236466.526.300.4853-106.27-----4.12
Astrea Acquisition Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn216.19m----1.25----------7.84----------------------------0.002--------------
Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn217.13m----1.46----------6.91----------------------------0.00--------------
Greenrose Acquisition Corp0.00-4.22m219.80m----1.31-----0.1941-0.19410.007.670.00-------2.42---2.43-------------3.900.0187-------73,071.82------
Data as of Sep 16 2021. Currency figures normalised to Franklin Universal Trust's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

14.02%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 2021892.49k3.55%
Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLCas of 30 Jun 2021434.51k1.73%
Invesco Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 2021388.14k1.54%
Moloney Securities Asset Management LLCas of 30 Jun 2021298.12k1.19%
Shaker Financial Services LLCas of 30 Jun 2021297.16k1.18%
Koshinski Asset Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 2021291.59k1.16%
Stifel Nicolaus & Co., Inc. (Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 2021288.80k1.15%
Kestra Private Wealth Services LLCas of 30 Jun 2021272.79k1.09%
Harbour Investments, Inc.as of 30 Jun 2021206.64k0.82%
Advisors Asset Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 2021154.11k0.61%
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Data from 30 Jun 2021 - 30 Jun 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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