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

5.34 %

1 Year rank in sector

140/236

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 61.6 m

FE Risk score

84

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • United Arab Emirates
    33.78%
  • Kuwait
    20.72%
  • Qatar
    18.2%
  • Saudi Arabia
    10.1%
  • Money Market
    7.78%
  • Government Bonds
    29.61%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    29.26%
  • Financials
    22.19%
  • Industrials
    8.98%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    7.78%
  • GCC Fixed Interest
    92.22%
  • Money Market
    7.78%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.55 %3.47 %5.34 %13.64 %0 %
Sector1.02 %4.34 %6.44 %5.59 %6.09 %
Rank within sector200 / 252177 / 243140 / 23671 / 196 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.3 %5.69 %0.97 %8.54 %0 %
Sector8.52 %10.22 %-7.28 %-0.56 %-7.02 %
Rank within sector174 / 242198 / 22633 / 20710 / 170 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.88
Beta0.77
Sharpe0.19
Volatility3.78
Tracking error2.87
Information ratio-0.05
R-Squared0.46

Price movement

52 week high12.89
52 week low11.93
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price12.82

Holdings by region

  • 33.78% United Arab Emirates
  • 20.72% Kuwait
  • 18.2% Qatar
  • 10.1% Saudi Arabia
  • 7.78% Money Market
  • 5% Bahrain
  • 4.42% Oman

Holdings by sector

  • 29.61% Government Bonds
  • 29.26% Government Agency Bonds
  • 22.19% Financials
  • 8.98% Industrials
  • 7.78% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 2.18% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 92.22% GCC Fixed Interest
  • 7.78% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 5.26% KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT BOND. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 3.50%. 3/20/27
  • 3.94% AABAR INVESTMENTS PJSC. SENIOR NOTE. CVT.. .50%. 3/27/20
  • 3.34% EQUATE PETROCHEMICAL BV. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 4.25%. 11/03/26
  • 3.29% ABU DHABI NATIONAL ENERGY CO PJSC 3.625% NTS 01/12/23 USD200000 144A
  • 2.84% GOVERNMENT OF QATAR. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 3.25%. 6/02/26
  • 2.71% MDC-GMTN BV. SENIOR BOND. REG S. 3.75%. 4/19/29
  • 2.7% OMAN (SULTANATE) 6.5% BDS 08/03/47 USD200000
  • 2.66% KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT BOND. SENIOR NOTE. REG S. 2.75%. 3/20/22
  • 2.65% KUWAIT PROJECTS CO SPC LTD 5% NTS 15/03/23 USD200000
  • 2.52% SAUDI GOVERNMENT INTERNATIONAL BOND. SENIOR BOND. REG S. 4.50%. 10/26/46