Franklin Limited Duration Inco:FTF


    As of 4/25/2018

    52 Wk Avg$11.74$12.52-6.15%
    52 Wk High$12.13$12.99-2.99%
    52 Wk Low$11.11$11.87-8.55%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate10.92%
    Distribution Amount$0.1011
    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 4/25/2018

    Total Net Assets:$298.310M
    Total Common Assets:$268.311M
    Common Shares Outstanding:22,604,126

    As of 10/31/2017

    Preferred Share Assets: $30.000M
    Type of Preferred: Auction rate preferred share
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD): $30.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 9.57%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $30.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 9.57%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 3/31/2018

      Per Common Share
    Management FeesN/A
    Other Expenses:N/A
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:N/A
    Total: N/A
    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 G. Takaha (26 Aug 2003)

    Category: Taxable Income-Limited Duration
    Ticker: FTF
    NAV Ticker: XFTFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 119,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $1.403M
    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 4/25/2018

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    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 12/31/2017
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 4/25/2018
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 4/25/2018
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2017
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 4/25/2018

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 4/25/2018

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-5.64%
    1 Year-6.15%
    3 Year-9.08%
    5 Year-9.27%

    As of 4/26/2018

    3 Month-0.40
    6 Month-0.80
    1 Year-0.20
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 4/25/2018
    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 4/25/2018
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 12/31/2017
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 3/31/2018
    Average Bond Price:
    Asset Allocation

    As of 12/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 12/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Debt - Corporate 42.55%
    Debt - Senior Loans 40.00%
    Debt - Mort-backed Sec 21.10%
    Debt - Asset-Backed Sec 7.74%
    Money Market Fund 4.75%
    General Equity 0.43%
    Debt - Foreign Govt 0.36%
    Other Investment Cos. 0.02%
    Debt - Convertible Prefs 0.01%
    Net Current Assets -16.94%
    Top Holdings

    As of 12/31/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Institutional Fiduciary Trust Money Mark 0.89$12.51M3.39%
    FHLMC GOLD 30YR TBA 4% MAR TBA 4.00 01 Jan 2047$10.39M2.82%
    Fhlmc 30 Year, 3.50% 3.50 01 Oct 2047$6.10M1.66%
    Fhlmc Gold 30 Year, 3.00%, 7/01/46 3.00 01 Apr 2047$5.88M1.60%
    Nrg Energy Inc., Term Loans, 3.943% (Lib 3.94 30 Jun 2023$3.44M0.93%
    Post Holdings Inc., Series A Incremental 3.82 24 May 2024$3.20M0.87%
    Navistar Inc., Tranche B Term Loan, 4.90 4.90 06 Nov 2024$3.17M0.86%
    Ascena Retail Group Inc., Tranche B Term 6.12 21 Aug 2022$3.04M0.82%
    Air Canada, Term Loan, 3.745% (Libor 2.2 3.74 06 Oct 2023$3.02M0.82%
    Regal Cinemas Corp., Term Loan, 3.569% ( 3.57 01 Apr 2022$3.02M0.82%
    The Hertz Corp., Trancheb-1term Loan, 5. 5.45 30 Jun 2023$2.99M0.81%
    Country Allocation

    As of 12/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    Global 100.00%

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