Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust Reports Asset Allocation

Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust Reports Asset Allocation 
SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 --  Franklin Templeton
Limited Duration Income Trust (NYSE MKT: FTF), a closed-end
investment company managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc., today reported
its portfolio composition, certain portfolio characteristics and NYSE
MKT closing price as of December 31, 2012.  
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(R) or visit  

 December 31, 2012                                                          
                                      MARKET                    PERCENTAGE  
SECTOR ALLOCATION                     (Millions)                OF FUND (1) 
                                      ------------              ----------- 
High Yield Corporate Bonds &                                                
 Preferred Securities                        183.4                     33.1%
Investment Grade Corporate                                                  
 Bonds                                         0.0                      0.0%
Floating Rate Loans                          195.1                     35.2%
Mortgage-Backed Securities                   131.4                     23.7%
Other Asset-Backed Securities                                               
 (2)                                          28.8                      5.2%
International Government Bonds                                              
 (US$ & non-US$)                               6.9                      1.2%
Common Stock & Warrants                        0.6                      0.1%
Cash & Other Net Assets (3)                    8.8                      1.6%
                                      ------------              ----------- 
Total Assets (4)                      $      554.9                    100.0%
                                      ============              =========== 
                                      MARKET                    PERCENTAGE  
TOP 10 INDUSTRIES (5)                 (Millions)                OF FUND (1) 
                                      ------------              ----------- 
Healthcare Services                           45.6                      8.2%
Energy                                        33.0                      6.0%
Automotive                                    26.7                      4.8%
Info/Technology                               22.6                      4.1%
Industrials                                   21.8                      3.9%
Financial Services                            21.5                      3.9%
Retail                                        20.5                      3.7%
Gaming/Leisure                                19.0                      3.4%
Chemicals                                     19.0                      3.4%
Metals & Mining                               18.1                      3.3%
                                      ------------              ----------- 
Total (4)                             $      247.9                     44.7%
                                      ============              =========== 
                                      MARKET                    PERCENTAGE  
10 LARGEST HOLDINGS BY ISSUER         (Millions)                OF FUND (1) 
                                      ------------              ----------- 
Fannie Mae                                   107.0                     19.3%
Freddie Mac                                   23.0                      4.1%
Intelsat                                       6.6                      1.2%
Caesars Entertainment                          6.1                      1.1%
ADS Waste                                      5.5                      1.0%
Calpine                                        5.2                      0.9%
FMG Resources                                  5.2                      0.9%
Reynolds Group Holdings Inc.                   4.8                      0.9%
Visant Corp.                                   4.7                      0.8%
Del Monte Foods                                4.7                      0.8%
                                      ------------              ----------- 
Total (4)                             $      172.8                     31.1%
                                      ============              =========== 
Number of positions                                         422             
NAV per share                                      $      14.17             
Market price per share                             $      14.37             
Number of shares outstanding                         26,819,357             
Total net assets                                   $379,984,083             
Weighted average duration                                                   
 (including leverage) (6)     3 years                                       
Fund leverage percentage (7)  32%                                           
(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.                                     
(4)Total figures may not represent exact sum of items as a result of        
(5)Top 10 industries for corporate bonds and floating rate loans.           
(6)Duration calculated using internal methodologies. Rounded to the nearest 
(7) Preferred shares issued by the Fund and mortgage dollar rolls used for  
 leverage divided by total assets of the Fund.                              

You may request a copy of the Fund's current Report to Shareholders by
contacting Franklin Templeton's Fund Informati
on Department at
1-800/DIAL BEN(R) (1-800-342-5236) or by visiting All investments involve risks, including
possible loss of principal. Interest rate movements and mortgage
prepayments will affect the Fund's share price and yield. Bond prices
generally move in the opposite direction of interest rates. As the
prices of bonds in a fund adjust to a rise in interest rates, the
fund's share price may decline. Investments in lower-rated bonds
include higher risk of default and loss of principal. The Fund is
actively managed but there is no guarantee that the manager's
investment decisions will produce the desired results. This press
release contains statistical data regarding the Fund's portfolio. The
Fund's complete portfolio holdings are publicly available on a
quarterly basis on Form N-Q, as well as in the Fund's Annual and
Semi-Annual Reports to Shareholders filed with the U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission. These documents may be found at For
portfolio management discussions, including information regarding the
Fund's investment strategies, please view the most recent Annual or
Semi-Annual Report to Shareholders which can be found at or  
Franklin Templeton Investments
Shareholders/Financial Advisors: (800) 342-5236 
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