Fact sheet: Franklin GCC Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Franklin GCC Bond A Acc USD
Fund company manager
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Mohieddine Kronfol
since 30/08/2013
Fund objective
The Fund’s investment objective is to maximise, consistent with prudent investment management, total investment return consisting of a combination of interest income, capital appreciation and currency gains in the long term.
Benchmark
Citigroup MENA Broad Bond GCC Issuers Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

5.24 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/1

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Other

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 56.2 m

FE Risk score

82

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • United Arab Emirates
    33.04%
  • Kuwait
    18.86%
  • Qatar
    13.32%
  • Saudi Arabia
    12.48%
  • Money Market
    8.99%
  • Government Guaranteed
    33.16%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    29.92%
  • Financials
    17.87%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    8.99%
  • Industrials
    7.91%
  • GCC Fixed Interest
    91.01%
  • Money Market
    8.99%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.32 %3.85 %5.4 %13.93 %0 %
Sector0.32 %3.69 %7.84 %13.01 %18.46 %
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1 /
Quartile th th th th th th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.05 %5.69 %0.97 %8.54 %0 %
Sector4.24 %6.5 %0.17 %5.89 %-0.96 %
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1 /
Quartile th th th th th th

Risk statistics

Alpha1.19
Beta0.78
Sharpe0.21
Volatility3.79
Tracking error2.88
Information ratio0.09
R-Squared0.46

Price movement

52 week high12.7
52 week low11.93
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price12.7

Holdings by region

  • 33.04% United Arab Emirates
  • 18.86% Kuwait
  • 13.32% Qatar
  • 12.48% Saudi Arabia
  • 8.99% Money Market
  • 6.86% Bahrain
  • 6.45% Oman

Holdings by sector

  • 33.16% Government Guaranteed
  • 29.92% Government Agency Bonds
  • 17.87% Financials
  • 8.99% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 7.91% Industrials
  • 2.15% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 91.01% GCC Fixed Interest
  • 8.99% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.36% GOVERNMENT OF QATAR. SENIOR BOND. REG S. 4.625%. 6/02/46
  • 3.77% AABAR INVESTMENTS PJSC. SENIOR NOTE. CVT.. .50%. 3/27/20
  • 3.5% KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT BOND. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 3.50%. 3/20/27
  • 3.3% ABU DHABI NATIONAL ENERGY CO PJSC 3.625% NTS 01/12/23 USD200000 144A
  • 2.9% GOVERNMENT OF QATAR. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 3.25%. 6/02/26
  • 2.8% KSA SUKUK LTD 3.628% BDS 20/04/27 USD1000
  • 2.73% OMAN (SULTANATE) 6.5% BDS 08/03/47 USD200000
  • 2.67% MDC-GMTN BV. SENIOR BOND. REG S. 3.75%. 4/19/29
  • 2.63% KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT BOND. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 2.75%. 3/20/22
  • 2.59% KUWAIT PROJECTS CO.. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 5.00%. 3/15/23