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Franklin Universal Trust Reports Quarter-End Asset Allocation

From: Franklin Advisers, Inc.
Contact: Franklin Templeton Fund Information
Telephone:(800) 342-5236

San Mateo, CA, August 7, 2013 — Franklin Universal Trust [NYSE:FT], a closed-end investment company managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc., today reported its portfolio composition, certain portfolio characteristics and NYSE closing price as of June 30, 2013. This portfolio information and other Franklin Universal Trust information can be found at https://www.franklintempleton.com/retail/jsp_app/products/closed_end_fund.jsp?fundNumber=002.

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, Bissett, Fiduciary Trust, Darby, Balanced Equity Management and K2 investment teams. The San Mateo, CA–based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and approximately $815 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2013. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.

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