Fact sheet: Franklin Natrl Resou

Fund information
Fund name
Franklin Natural Resources A Acc USD
Fund manager company
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Frederick Frommsince 12/07/2007
  • Steven Landsince 12/07/2007
  • Matthew Adamssince 01/07/2008
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide investors with capital appreciation and current income. To achieve this goal, the Fund invests in US dollar- and other currency-denominated securities in the natural resources sector in established and emerging markets.
Benchmark
  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
11.6%
1 Year rank in sector
46/101
Sector
FO Commodity & Energy
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.
1.85%
Fund size
£324m (£212m 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.
161
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
EGI Earth Gold129.3%
LLB Craton Cap Precious Metal117.8%
LO Wld Gld Expts102%
Investec Global Gold99.5%
Amundi Eq Gbl Gold Mines93.6%
...more in FO Commodity & Energy

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA67.6%
    Canada8.4%
    UK8.2%
    Money Market5.8%
    Australia5.1%
  • Equities94.3%
    Money Market5.8%
  • Commodity & Energy94.3%
    Money Market5.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-3.8%-2.5%13.8%11.6%-31.4%-22.4%
Sector-0.9%4.3%14%18.1%-11.9%-17.4%
Rank within sector96 / 10288 / 10437 / 10446 / 10171 / 9142 / 76
Quartile4th4th2nd2nd4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund20%-28.5%-21.1%7.9%-5.5%
Sector21.9%-19.8%-9%-6.6%-3.4%
Rank within sector36 / 10287 / 10285 / 9228 / 8755 / 78
Quartile2nd4th4th2nd3rd
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.
-2.25
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.
1.5
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.
-0.03
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%.
24.06
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.
13.25
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.
-0.45
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.
0.78
Price movement
52 week high6.9
52 week low4.43
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price6.53
Region
1USA67.57%
2Canada8.36%
3UK8.16%
4Money Market5.75%
5Australia5.06%
6France2.55%
7Switzerland0.74%
8Colombia0.57%
9Norway0.52%
Industry sector
1Equities94.25%
2Money Market5.75%
Asset type
1Commodity & Energy94.25%
2Money Market5.75%
Individual holdings
1SCHLUMBERGER5.05%
2OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP4.18%
3ROYAL DUTCH SHELL3.58%
4NOBLE ENERGY INC3.48%
5EOG RESOURCES INC3.3%
6ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORP3.22%
7PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES CO2.78%
8HALLIBURTON CO2.68%
9TOTAL SA2.55%
Management
Fund manager group
Franklin Templeton
Fund manager company
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide investors with capital appreciation and current income. To achieve this goal, the Fund invests in US dollar- and other currency-denominated securities in the natural resources sector in established and emerging markets.
Benchmark
  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Frederick Fromm12/07/2007Frederick Fromm is a vice president, portfolio manager and senior securities analyst with Franklin Equity Group. Mr. Fromm is the lead portfolio manager of Franklin Natural Resources Fund and specializes in equity research analysis of the integrated oil and oilfield services industries. He is also a member of the portfolio management team for Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund. In addition to his current responsibilities, Mr. Fromm has extensive experience as an analyst covering the building materials, engineering and construction, environmental services and electrical equipment industries. Mr. Fromm has also served as a portfolio manager of Franklin Income Fund, Franklin Income Securities Fund and the FTIF Franklin Income Fund.Mr. Fromm joined Franklin Templeton Investments as a management trainee in 1992 after earning his B.A. in business economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a member of the Securities Analysts of San Francisco (SASF).
Steven Land12/07/2007Stephen Land is vice president, portfolio manager and research analyst with Franklin Equity Group. Mr. Land is the lead portfolio manager of Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund and has research responsibilities for companies in the metals and mining, steel, paper and packaging industries. He is also a member of the portfolio management team for Franklin Natural Resources Fund. Mr. Land joined the Franklin Templeton Management Training Program in 1997 and earned his B.S. in managerial economics from the University of California, Davis. Mr. Land is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a member of the Securities Analysts of San Francisco (SASF).
Matthew Adams01/07/2008Matthew Adams is a vice president, portfolio manager and research analyst for Franklin Equity Group. Mr. Adams is a member of the portfolio management team for Franklin Natural Resources Fund, and has research responsibilities focusing on oil and gas exploration and production, coal and refining companies, as well as agriculture.Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 2005, Mr. Adams previously worked as an equity analyst at Smith Barney, Bear Stearns and Robertson Stephens. His prior research experience includes enterprise software, Internet and transportation industries.Mr. Adams earned his B.A. in economics from Cornell University, an M.B.A. in accounting and finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV 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, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Republic Of Korea, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Macau, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China, South Africa
Franklin Natural Resources A Acc EUR
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.85%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.82
CurrencyEUR
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBDT1
Franklin Natural Resources A Acc USD
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.86%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price6.53
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBDT0
Franklin Natural Resources A H1 Acc CHF
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.87%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.37
CurrencyCHF
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNAR7
Franklin Natural Resources A H1 YDis EUR
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.86%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.42
CurrencyEUR
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeACNZ
Franklin Natural Resources A YDis USD
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.86%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price6.53
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBDT2
Franklin Natural Resources B Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.16%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price6.96
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIYS0
Franklin Natural Resources C Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.08%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.44%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.43%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.94
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBDT3
Franklin Natural Resources 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)0.98%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.98%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price6.32
CurrencyEUR
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeBDT5
Franklin Natural Resources I Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.99%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price7.09
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeBDT4
Franklin Natural Resources N Acc EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2.25%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.6%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.6%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.42
CurrencyEUR
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBDT6
Franklin Natural Resources N H1 Acc PLN
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2.25%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.62%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.63%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price7.13
CurrencyPLN
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code13NC
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