Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust Reports Asset Allocation

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SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2012) - Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust (NYSE MKT: FTF), a closed-end investment company managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc., today reported its portfolio composition, certain portfolio characteristics and NYSE MKT closing price as of September 30, 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 $749 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2012. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com. 

FRANKLIN TEMPLETON LIMITED DURATION INCOME TRUST ASSET ALLOCATION at September 30, 2012  

SECTOR ALLOCATION
        MARKET
VALUE (Millions)
      PERCENTAGE
OF FUND 1
 
High Yield Corporate Bonds & Preferred Securities           185.7         33.6 %
Investment Grade Corporate Bonds           0.0         0.0 %
Floating Rate Loans           195.2         35.3 %
Mortgage-Backed Securities           136.6         24.7 %
Other Asset-Backed Securities 2           25.9         4.7 %
International Government Bonds (US$ & non-US$)           6.8         1.2 %
Common Stock & Warrants           0.0         0.0 %
Cash & Other Net Assets 3           2.2         0.4 %
Total Assets 4         $ 552.5         100.0 %
TOP 10 INDUSTRIES 5           MARKET
VALUE (Millions)
        PERCENTAGE
OF FUND 1
 
Healthcare Services           49.1         8.9 %
Energy           33.2         6.0 %
Automotive           26.8         4.8 %
Financial Services           21.3         3.8 %
Retail           19.5         3.5 %
Broadcasting           19.1         3.5 %
Chemicals           18.9         3.4 %
Info/Technology           18.6         3.4 %
Gaming/Leisure           18.0         3.3 %
Pay TV           16.9         3.1 %
Total 4         $ 241.4         43.7 %
10 LARGEST HOLDINGS BY ISSUER           MARKET
VALUE (Millions)
        PERCENTAGE
OF FUND 1
 
Fannie Mae           111.1         20.1 %
Freddie Mac           24.1         4.4 %
Reynolds Group Holdings Inc.           7.2         1.3 %
Intelsat           6.6         1.2 %
Caesars Entertainment           6.2         1.1 %
Visant           5.6         1.0 %
ADS Waste           5.4         1.0 %
Davita           5.0         0.9 %
Calpine           5.0         0.9 %
Ineos Finance           4.7         0.8 %
Total 4         $ 181.0         32.8 %
Number of positions                 413      
NAV per share               $ 14.05      
Market price per share               $ 14.76      
Number of shares outstanding                 26,810,588      
Total net assets               $ 376,559,905      
                         
Weighted average duration (including leverage) 6   3 years                    
Fund leverage percentage 7   32 %                  
                         
1 Percentage of total investments of the Fund. Total investments of the Fund include long-term and short-term investments and other net assets. Does not include last day portfolio and shareholder trades.  
2 May include collateralized loan obligations ("CLOs").  
3 Includes currency forward contracts.  
4 Total figures may not represent exact sum of items as a result of rounding.  
5 Top 10 industries for corporate bonds and floating rate loans.  
6 Duration calculated using internal methodologies. Rounded to the nearest year.  
7 Preferred shares issued by the Fund and mortgage dollar rolls used for leverage divided by total assets of the Fund.  
Contact:

Franklin Templeton Investments
Shareholders/Financial Advisors: (800) 342-5236
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