Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust:FTF

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    As of 7/3/2022. NAV as of 7/1/2022.

    52 Wk Avg$8.36$8.66-3.81%
    52 Wk High$9.43$9.332.47%
    52 Wk Low$6.43$7.30-13.07%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate11.45%
    Distribution Amount$0.0644
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Trust seeks a high level of current income with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. It invests mainly in high yield corporate bonds, floating rate bank loans and mortgage- and other asset-backed securities. It will invest at least 20% of its total assets in each category. The Trust will maintain an average portfolio duration of between two and five years (including the effect of anticipated leverage). Normally it expects to maintain a weighted average portfolio credit quality of investment grade. However, it may invest up to 20% of its total assets in below investment grade securities.

    Capital Structure

    As of 7/3/2022

    Total Investment Exposure:$336.550M
    Total Common Assets:$220.102M
    Common Shares Outstanding:30,150,895

    As of 7/1/2022

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $116.448M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $83.000M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $116.448M
    Effective Leverage (%): 34.60%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 3/31/2022

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.04%
    Other Expenses:0.27%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.43%
    Total: 1.75%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Franklin Templeton Investments

    Portfolio Managers
    Sonal Desai, Justin G. Ma, David Yuen, Glenn I. Voyles

    Category: Fixed Income - Taxable-Limited Duration
    Ticker: FTF
    NAV Ticker: XFTFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 173,630
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $1.425M
    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 7/3/2022

    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 12/31/2021
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 7/3/2022
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 7/3/2022
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 7/3/2022
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 7/3/2022

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 7/4/2022

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-7.39%
    1 Year-3.81%
    3 Year-4.97%
    5 Year-5.75%

    As of 7/4/2022

    3 Month1.25
    6 Month0.05
    1 Year-0.79
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 6/30/2022
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Limited Duration

    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 6/30/2022
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Limited Duration

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 7/1/2022
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 3/31/2022
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 3/31/2022
    Average Bond Price:
    As of 3/31/2022
    Asset Allocation

    As of 3/31/2022

    Top Sectors

    As of 3/31/2022

    Corporate (Super Sector)107.73%
    Bank Loan62.03%
    Corporate Bond45.15%
    Securitized (Super Sector)27.80%
    Agency Mortgage Backed14.66%
    Asset Backed12.20%
    Government Commercial Mortgage Backed0.94%
    Cash Equivalents-3.36%
    Cash Equivalents (Super Sector)-3.36%
    Top Holdings

    As of 3/31/2022

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Asset Offset$38.20M11.64%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% 3.5%$10.95M3.34%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 3%$7.95M2.42%
    Octagon Investment Partners Xxii 2.15886% 2.15886%$5.95M1.81%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 2.5%$4.53M1.38%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 2.5%$4.53M1.38%
    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 2.5% 2.5%$3.15M0.96%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 3%$7.95M2.42%
    Dryden 58 Clo Ltd / Llc 2.04129% 2.04129%$2.97M0.90%
    Other Liability$-144.94M-44.15%
    Credit Quality

    As of 3/31/2022

    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 3/31/2022

    Country Allocation

    As of 3/31/2022

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Fixed Income118.05%
    Others - Fixed Income5.70%
    Ireland - Fixed Income2.61%
    Canada - Fixed Income2.02%
    United Kingdom - Fixed Income1.81%
    France - Fixed Income1.61%
    Germany - Fixed Income0.58%
    Israel - Fixed Income0.55%
    Denmark - Fixed Income0.46%
    Australia - Fixed Income0.30%
    Netherlands - Fixed Income0.29%
    South Africa - Fixed Income0.22%
    Sweden - Fixed Income0.22%
    United States - Equity0.18%
    South Africa - Equity0.15%
    Mexico - Fixed Income0.09%
    Australia - Equity0.01%
    Invalid Country - Fixed Income0.00%

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