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Franklin Templeton

October 03, 2011 19:34 ET

Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust Reports Asset Allocation

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2011) - Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust (NYSE Amex: FTF), a closed-end investment company managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc., today reported its portfolio composition, certain portfolio characteristics and NYSE Amex closing price as of August 31, 2011.

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 $716 billion in assets under management as of August 31, 2011. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.

FRANKLIN TEMPLETON LIMITED DURATION INCOME TRUST ASSET ALLOCATION at
AUGUST 31, 2011
MARKET
VALUE PERCENTAGE
SECTOR ALLOCATION (Millions) OF FUND (1)
High Yield Corporate Bonds & Preferred 179.5 33.5%
Floating Rate Loans 184.0 34.4%
Mortgage-Backed Securities 122.3 22.8%
Other Asset-Backed Securities (2) 27.0 5.0%
International Government Bonds (US$ and non-US$) 8.8 1.6%
Common Stock and Warrants 0.1 0.0%
Cash & Other Net Assets (3) 13.7 2.6%
Total Assets (4) $535.4 100.0%
MARKET
VALUE PERCENTAGE
TOP 10 INDUSTRIES (5) (Millions) OF FUND (1)
Healthcare Services 34.4 6.4%
Energy 29.7 5.6%
Info/Technology 23.6 4.4%
Financial Services 22.9 4.3%
Gaming/Leisure 21.3 4.0%
Automotive 21.1 3.9%
Retail 18.5 3.5%
Media 18.2 3.4%
Chemicals 17.9 3.3%
Consumer Products 17.9 3.3%
Total (4) $225.4 42.1%
MARKET
VALUE PERCENTAGE
10 LARGEST HOLDINGS BY ISSUER (Millions) OF FUND (1)
Fannie Mae 74.0 13.8%
Freddie Mac 46.8 8.7%
Harrahs Operating Escrow 7.4 1.4%
Reynolds Consumer Products 6.8 1.3%
Banc of America Commercial 6.2 1.2%
Intelsat Jackson Holding LT 6.2 1.2%
Visant Corp. 5.6 1.0%
Calpine Corp. 4.7 0.9%
Sungard Data Systems Inc. 4.6 0.9%
Wachovia Bank Commerical 4.4 0.8%
Total (4) $166.5 31.1%
Number of positions 380
NAV per share $ 13.23
Market price per share $ 12.83
Number of shares outstanding 26,876,933
Total net assets $ 354,372,084
Weighted average duration (including leverage) (6) 3 years
Fund leverage percentage (7) 34%
(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 and investments in the LCDX index and CDX index.
(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 Information

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