Fact sheet: Franklin European Gth

Fund information
Fund name
Franklin European Growth A Acc EUR
Fund manager company
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Uwe Zoellnersince 15/07/2014
  • Robert Mazzuolisince 01/08/2014
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing principally in equity and/or equity-related securities (including warrants and convertible securities) of companies of any market capitalisation. In selecting equity investments, the Investment Manager employs an active, bottom-up fundamental research process to search for individual securities believed to possess superior risk-return characteristics.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
12.9%
1 Year rank in sector
51/227
Sector
FO Equity - Europe inc UK
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.84%
Fund size
£758m (£747m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
100
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK21.9%
    Others12.9%
    Spain11.8%
    France11.3%
    Switzerland10.3%
  • Industrials27.8%
    Health Care15.8%
    Financials12.9%
    Energy12%
    Consumer Discretionary8.1%
  • UK Equities24.8%
    International Equities12.9%
    Spanish Equities11.8%
    French Equities11.3%
    Swiss Equities10.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.3%5.2%9.3%12.9%10.9%60.9%
Sector0.3%4.4%8.9%8.5%19.7%59.8%
Rank within sector52 / 23489 / 232122 / 23051 / 227165 / 19898 / 174
Quartile1st2nd3rd1st4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund5.4%4.1%6.7%-2.6%24.6%
Sector5.1%-0.6%11.1%4.2%21.1%
Rank within sector107 / 23246 / 224151 / 205170 / 19461 / 180
Quartile2nd1st3rd4th2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
-2.42
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.94
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
-0
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
12.39
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
4.38
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
-0.64
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.87
Price movement
52 week high16.59
52 week low13.32
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price16.5
Region
1UK21.85%
2Others12.89%
3Spain11.77%
4France11.26%
5Switzerland10.25%
6Germany9.1%
7Italy8.87%
8Belgium5.03%
9Money Market3.05%
Industry sector
1Industrials27.84%
2Health Care15.81%
3Financials12.86%
4Energy11.95%
5Consumer Discretionary8.14%
6Consumer Staples7.75%
7Materials6.53%
8Information Technology6.07%
9Cash & Cash Equivalents3.05%
Asset type
1UK Equities24.82%
2International Equities12.89%
3Spanish Equities11.77%
4French Equities11.26%
5Swiss Equities10.25%
6German Equities9.1%
7Italian Equities8.87%
8Belgian Equities5.03%
9Money Market3.05%
Individual holdings
1NOVARTIS AG5.14%
2ROCHE HLDG AG5.1%
3APPLUS SERVICES SA3.68%
4BRAAS MONIER BUILDING GROUP SA3.66%
5SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SE3.64%
6WOOD GROUP(JOHN)3.62%
7SANOFI3.54%
8CERVED INFORMATION SOLUTIONS SPA3.1%
9CAP GEMINI3.09%
Management
Fund manager group
Franklin Templeton
Fund manager company
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing principally in equity and/or equity-related securities (including warrants and convertible securities) of companies of any market capitalisation. In selecting equity investments, the Investment Manager employs an active, bottom-up fundamental research process to search for individual securities believed to possess superior risk-return characteristics.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Uwe Zoellner15/07/2014UWE ZOELLNER, CFA is the Head of Pan-European Equity and Portfolio Manager of Franklin Templeton Investment Management Ltd-Frankfurt, Germany. He is head of Franklin European Equity. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2001, and in 2008 was given responsibility to oversee the development of the European Equity Team, which locally manages Pan-European equity strategies. He is based in Frankfurt. Prior to his current role, Mr. Zoellner was executive vice president and portfolio manager for Templeton Global Equity Group from September 2001 to October 2007. He was in charge of a number of global and European accounts and also had research responsibility for industrials. Before that, he was a manager for European equities at Credit Suisse Asset Management in Frankfurt from 1999 to 2001, covering the energy, telecom and media sectors. Prior to joining Credit Suisse Asset Management, Mr. Zoellner was with Sal. Oppenheim KAG in Cologne, serving as portfolio manager for global equity mandates, as well as two funds specializing in commodity stocks. Mr. Zoellner holds a diploma in business administration and economics from the University of Cologne (Germany). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder. Mr. Zoellner is also a founding member and former treasurer of the German CFA Society
Robert Mazzuoli01/08/2014Robert Mazzuoli is a portfolio manager and research analyst responsible for European stocks and has over 11 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 2010, Mr. Mazzuoli most recently worked as a sell side analyst covering insurance stocks at Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg (LBBW) in Mainz. Prior to that, he was an analyst for the Boston Consulting Group as well as a sell side analyst at BHF-Bank, covering Italian and German banks. Mr. Mazzuoli holds a degree in business administration from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, SRS, UCITS V Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gibraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, South Africa
Franklin European Growth A Acc EUR
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.5
CurrencyEUR
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFN46
Franklin European Growth A Acc USD
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.27
CurrencyUSD
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF68K
Franklin European Growth A H1 Acc NOK
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.82%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.33
CurrencyNOK
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFJGW
Franklin European Growth A H1 Acc SGD
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.93
CurrencySGD
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF68J
Franklin European Growth A H1 Acc USD
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.82%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.83
CurrencyUSD
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFFJT
Franklin European Growth A YDis GBP
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.93
CurrencyGBP
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeHSD0
Franklin European Growth I Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.97%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.97%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price32.72
CurrencyEUR
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF144
Franklin European Growth N Acc USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.59%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.58%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.93
CurrencyUSD
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF68L
Franklin European Growth N AccEUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.59%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.58%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.56
CurrencyEUR
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFK01
Franklin European Growth W Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.09%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.22
CurrencyEUR
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFBCC
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