Franklin Limited Duration Inco:FTF


    As of 8/26/2016

    52 Wk Avg$11.21$12.65-11.37%
    52 Wk High$12.04$13.24-6.86%
    52 Wk Low$10.18$11.80-16.69%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate6.18%
    Distribution Amount$0.0620
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks high current income and capital appreciation through investment in high yield corporate bonds, floating rate bank loans and mortgage and other asset backed securities

    Capital Structure

    As of 8/26/2016

    Total Net Assets:$440.674M
    Total Common Assets:$350.673M
    Common Shares Outstanding:26,835,650

    As of 3/31/2016

    Preferred Share Assets: $90.000M
    Type of Preferred: Auction rate preferred share
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD): $90.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 21.32%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $90.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 21.32%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 3/31/2016

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.05%
    Other Expenses:0.09%
    Baseline Expense: 1.14%
    Interest Expense:0.00%
    Total: 1.14%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Franklin Advisers, Inc

    Portfolio Managers
    Roger A. Bayston (26 Aug 2003) / Richard S. Hsu (30 Nov 2006) / Chris Molumphy (26 Aug 2003) / Eric

    Category: Taxable Income-Limited Duration
    Ticker: FTF
    NAV Ticker: XFTFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 57,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.638M
    Inception Date: 8/27/2003
    Inception Share Price: $15.00
    Inception NAV: $14.30
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: March 31
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    As of 8/26/2016

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

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    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 3/31/2016
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 8/26/2016
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 8/26/2016
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 3/31/2016
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 8/26/2016

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 8/26/2016

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-8.92%
    1 Year-11.37%
    3 Year-11.05%
    5 Year-6.81%

    As of 8/26/2016

    3 Month0.80
    6 Month1.10
    1 Year1.30
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 8/26/2016
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 8/26/2016
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 3/31/2016
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 3/31/2016
    Average Bond Price:
    Asset Allocation

    As of 9/30/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 9/30/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Debt - Senior Loans 42.25%
    Debt - Corporate 39.42%
    Debt - Mort-backed Sec 23.25%
    Debt - Asset-Backed Sec 11.49%
    Money Market Fund 3.26%
    Debt - Short 1.37%
    Debt - Municipal 0.76%
    Debt - Convertible Prefs 0.03%
    General Equity 0.02%
    Net Current Assets -21.84%
    Top Holdings

    As of 3/31/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Institutional Fiduciary Trust Money Mark$18.38M4.35%
    Fnma 30 Year, 3.50% 3.50 01 Apr 2046$13.03M3.09%
    Gnma Ii Sf 30 Year, 3.50% 3.50 01 Apr 2046$11.75M2.78%
    FHLMC GOLD 30YR TBA 4% MAR TBA 4.00 01 Apr 2046$7.88M1.87%
    Csc Holdings Inc. (Cablevision), Initial 5.00 09 Oct 2022$3.98M0.94%
    Ascena Retail Group Inc., Tranche B Term 5.25 21 Aug 2022$3.90M0.92%
    Money Gram International Inc., Term Loan 4.25 27 Mar 2020$3.83M0.91%
    Community Health Systems Inc., 2019 Term 3.75 31 Dec 2019$3.80M0.90%
    Intelsat Jackson Holdings Sa, Tranche B- 3.75 30 Jun 2019$3.75M0.89%
    Fmg America Finance Inc. (Fortescue Meta 4.25 30 Jun 2019$3.72M0.88%
    The Chemours Co. Llc, Tranche B Term Loa 3.75 12 May 2022$3.67M0.87%
    Country Allocation

    As of 9/30/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
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