Franklin Universal Trust Declares Monthly Dividend
|From:||Franklin Advisers, Inc.|
|Contact:||Franklin Templeton Fund Information|
San Mateo, CA, May 17, 2012 -- Franklin Universal Trust [NYSE:FT], a closed-end investment company managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc., announced today a dividend of $0.038 per share, payable June 15, 2012, to shareholders of record on May 31, 2012 (Ex-Dividend Date: May 29, 2012).
Franklin Advisers, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN], a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Fiduciary Trust, Darby and Bissett investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 60 years of investment experience and over $726 billion in assets under management as of April 30, 2012. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.