Fact sheet: Franklin Gl Cnvtl Secrts

Fund information

Fund name
Franklin Global Convertible Securities A Acc USD
Fund company manager
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Eric Webster
since 01/03/2016
Matthew Quinlan
since 24/02/2012
Alan Muschott
since 24/02/2012
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to maximise total return, consistent with prudent investment management, by seeking to optimize capital appreciation and current income under varying market conditions. The Fund invests primarily in convertible securities (including low-rated, non- investment grade securities and/or securities in default) of corporate issuers globally. The Fund may also invest in other securities, such as common or preferred stocks and non-convertible debt securities (including low-rated, noninvestment grade securities and/or securities in default).
Benchmark
Thomson Reuters Global Focus Convertible Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Convertibles

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
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Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

12.94 %

1 Year rank in sector

7/77

Sector

FO Convertible

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 124.0 m

FE Risk score

107

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    67.89%
  • Germany
    8.67%
  • China
    5.4%
  • Money Market
    5.08%
  • Mexico
    3.68%
  • Information Technology
    31.89%
  • Health Care
    22.7%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    16.36%
  • Industrials
    6.46%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    5.08%
  • US Fixed Interest
    67.89%
  • German Fixed Interest
    8.67%
  • Chinese Fixed Interest
    5.4%
  • Money Market
    5.08%
  • Mexican Fixed Interest
    3.68%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.54 %3.4 %12.94 %19.34 %33.27 %
Sector1.95 %2.58 %6.26 %11 %24.15 %
Rank within sector11 / 7934 / 787 / 778 / 6610 / 52
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund3.32 %12.47 %4.61 %-2.17 %-2.04 %
Sector1.54 %5.22 %0.75 %2.92 %2.27 %
Rank within sector2 / 786 / 779 / 7364 / 6558 / 59
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.38
Beta1.19
Sharpe0.17
Volatility7.83
Tracking error4.52
Information ratio0.4
R-Squared0.68

Price movement

52 week high13.7
52 week low12.13
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.73

Holdings by region

  • 67.89% USA
  • 8.67% Germany
  • 5.4% China
  • 5.08% Money Market
  • 3.68% Mexico
  • 1.81% Sweden
  • 1.78% Netherlands
  • 1.68% France
  • 1.63% UK
  • 1.51% Others

Holdings by sector

  • 31.89% Information Technology
  • 22.7% Health Care
  • 16.36% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.46% Industrials
  • 5.08% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 4.59% Materials
  • 3.46% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 2.97% Consumer Staples
  • 2.91% Others
  • 1.81% Financials

Holdings by asset type

  • 67.89% US Fixed Interest
  • 8.67% German Fixed Interest
  • 5.4% Chinese Fixed Interest
  • 5.08% Money Market
  • 3.68% Mexican Fixed Interest
  • 1.81% Swedish Fixed Interest
  • 1.78% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 1.68% French Fixed Interest
  • 1.63% UK Fixed Interest
  • 1.51% Global Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 2.06% REALPAGE INC
  • 2.05% NEUROCRINE BIOSCIENCES INC
  • 2.05% SQUARE ENIX HLDGS CO LTD
  • 2.01% WORKDAY INC
  • 2% MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC
  • 2% SERVICENOW INC
  • 1.96% INTEL CORP
  • 1.95% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 1.91% SALESFORCE.COM INC
  • 1.9% BASF SE