SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 17, 2013) - 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 February 15, 2013, to shareholders of record on January 31, 2013 (Ex-Dividend Date: January 29, 2013).
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 65 years of investment experience and over $781 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2012. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.