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Franklin Universal Trust

Trading symbol : FT

Investment Objective

The Fund seeks to provide high current income consistent with preservation of capital. Its secondary objective is growth of income through dividend increases and capital appreciation.

Section 16 Filings
Insiders' Beneficial Ownership Reports for this fund are available on the SEC website.

Fund Facts and Prices

Fund Facts

Initial offering
(shares of common stock / beneficial interest)
23,000,000
Outstanding Shares
As of 03/31/2014 (updated monthly)
25,131,893
Initial offering price $10.00
Inception Date September 23, 1988
CUSIP 355 145 103
Fund 002
Current total net assets
As of 03/31/2014 (updated monthly)
$206.5 (millions)

Fund Prices
As of 04/17/2014(updated daily)

Previous closing price $7.35
Discount / Premium -11.45%
Net Asset Value $8.30
NAV Change -$0.04

For More Information

Contact: Transfer Agent

BNY Mellon Investment Servicing
P.O. Box 43006
Providence, RI 02940-3006
Phone: (800) 331-1710

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Important Legal Information

The risks associated with higher yielding, lower rated securities include higher risk of default and loss of principal. These securities carry a greater degree of credit risk relative to investment-grade securities. In addition to having sensitivity to other factors, securities issued by utility companies are particularly sensitive to interest rate movements. The Fund's share price and yield will be affected by interest rate movements. Special risks are associated with foreign investing, including currency volatility, economic instability and political developments of countries where the Fund invests. Emerging markets involve heightened risks related to the same factors, in addition to those associated with their relatively small size and lesser liquidity. The Fund is actively managed but there is no guarantee that the manager's investment decisions will produce the desired results.