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
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

5.74 %

1 Year rank in sector

171/241

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 61.0 m

FE Risk score

89

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • United Arab Emirates
    35.25%
  • Qatar
    18.91%
  • Kuwait
    15.73%
  • Saudi Arabia
    10.85%
  • Money Market
    6.07%
  • Government Bonds
    30%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    29.81%
  • Financials
    19.71%
  • Industrials
    9.46%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    6.07%
  • GCC Fixed Interest
    90.56%
  • Money Market
    6.07%
  • US Fixed Interest
    3.37%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.48 %2.05 %5.74 %14.13 %0 %
Sector1.34 %3.24 %8.46 %11.99 %2.81 %
Rank within sector163 / 258183 / 251171 / 241116 / 208 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund0.48 %6.62 %5.9 %0.94 %8.55 %
Sector0.93 %8.47 %10.22 %-7.28 %-0.56 %
Rank within sector141 / 257170 / 241194 / 22635 / 2069 / 167
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.93
Beta0.42
Sharpe0.26
Volatility3.64
Tracking error4.45
Information ratio0.21
R-Squared0.58

Price movement

52 week high10.27
52 week low9.94
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price10.11

Holdings by region

  • 35.25% United Arab Emirates
  • 18.91% Qatar
  • 15.73% Kuwait
  • 10.85% Saudi Arabia
  • 6.07% Money Market
  • 4.99% Oman
  • 4.83% Bahrain
  • 3.37% USA

Holdings by sector

  • 30% Government Bonds
  • 29.81% Government Agency Bonds
  • 19.71% Financials
  • 9.46% Industrials
  • 6.07% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 2.9% Utilities
  • 2.05% Local Government Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 90.56% GCC Fixed Interest
  • 6.07% Money Market
  • 3.37% US Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 5.29% KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT BOND. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 3.50%. 3/20/27
  • 4.15% AABAR INVESTMENTS PJSC. SENIOR NOTE. CVT.. .50%. 3/27/20
  • 3.38% ABU DHABI NATIONAL ENERGY CO PJSC 3.625% NTS 01/12/23 USD200000 144A
  • 3.37% JP MORGAN STRUCTURED PRODUCTS BV. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. FRN. 2.00%. 10/05/22
  • 3.3% EQUATE PETROCHEMICAL BV. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 4.25%. 11/03/26
  • 3.23% QATAR(STATE OF) 6.4% NTS 20/01/40 USD1000`144A`
  • 2.86% GOVERNMENT OF QATAR. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 3.25%. 6/02/26
  • 2.74% MDC-GMTN BV. SENIOR BOND. REG S. 3.75%. 4/19/29
  • 2.67% KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT BOND. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 2.75%. 3/20/22
  • 2.63% OMAN (SULTANATE) 6.5% BDS 08/03/47 USD200000