Fact sheet: Franklin GCC Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Franklin GCC Bond W MDis USD
Fund company manager
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Sharif Eid
since 30/08/2013
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

Quick stats

1 Year return

6.75 %

1 Year rank in sector

171/245

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 62.4 m

FE Risk score

89

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • United Arab Emirates
    32.39%
  • Qatar
    18.05%
  • Kuwait
    17.68%
  • Saudi Arabia
    10.31%
  • Money Market
    9.24%
  • Government Bonds
    29.34%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    29.13%
  • Financials
    19.07%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    9.24%
  • Industrials
    9.01%
  • GCC Fixed Interest
    87.42%
  • Money Market
    9.24%
  • US Fixed Interest
    3.34%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.53 %1.24 %7.19 %12.27 %0 %
Sector-0.93 %2.2 %9.04 %5.74 %3.88 %
Rank within sector118 / 262194 / 254171 / 24591 / 207 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.03 %5.9 %0.94 %8.55 %0 %
Sector7.3 %10.22 %-7.28 %-0.56 %-7.02 %
Rank within sector172 / 248199 / 23236 / 21110 / 172 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.57
Beta0.41
Sharpe0.2
Volatility3.74
Tracking error4.76
Information ratio0.56
R-Squared0.6

Price movement

52 week high10.27
52 week low9.8
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price10.07

Holdings by region

  • 32.39% United Arab Emirates
  • 18.05% Qatar
  • 17.68% Kuwait
  • 10.31% Saudi Arabia
  • 9.24% Money Market
  • 4.75% Bahrain
  • 4.24% Oman
  • 3.34% USA

Holdings by sector

  • 29.34% Government Bonds
  • 29.13% Government Agency Bonds
  • 19.07% Financials
  • 9.24% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 9.01% Industrials
  • 2.21% Utilities
  • 2% Local Government Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 87.42% GCC Fixed Interest
  • 9.24% Money Market
  • 3.34% US Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 5.15% KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT BOND. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 3.50%. 3/20/27
  • 3.95% AABAR INVESTMENTS PJSC. SENIOR NOTE. CVT.. .50%. 3/27/20
  • 3.34% JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NA, FRN, REG S, 2.00%, 10/05/22
  • 3.29% ABU DHABI NATIONAL ENERGY CO PJSC 3.625% NTS 01/12/23 USD200000 144A
  • 3.28% EQUATE PETROCHEMICAL BV. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 4.25%. 11/03/26
  • 3.12% QATAR(STATE OF) 6.4% NTS 20/01/40 USD1000`144A`
  • 2.78% GOVERNMENT OF QATAR. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 3.25%. 6/02/26
  • 2.66% MDC-GMTN BV. SENIOR BOND. REG S. 3.75%. 4/19/29
  • 2.61% KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT BOND. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 2.75%. 3/20/22
  • 2.58% OMAN (SULTANATE) 6.5% BDS 08/03/47 USD200000