Effective March 2016, Franklin Equity Income Fund began paying a variable (or "floating") dividend that reflects its quarterly net investment income earned, and changed its dividend distribution from monthly to quarterly. The fund paid its final monthly dividend distribution in mid-December 2015 and its first quarterly dividend distribution in March 2016. For more information on these changes, contact your financial advisor or call Franklin Templeton Investor Services at (800) 632-2301.
|CUSIP||353 612 401|
|Inception Date||Mar 15, 1988|
|Total Net Assets (all share classes) As of 04/30/2016||$2,079.2 (M)|
|Distribution Rate at NAV As of 05/05/2016||
|30-Day Standardized yield As of 03/31/2016 (updated monthly)|
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The fund seeks to maximize total return, consistent with reasonable risk, by investing at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities whose dividends can provide steady, current income that may help cushion against price declines, as well as contribute to total return.
|Historical Style Current Style||Large||Size|
Speak to your financial advisor about whether this fund is appropriate for you. If you don't have a financial advisor, request a referral.
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