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
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

Quick stats

1 Year return

11.61 %

1 Year rank in sector

7/75

Sector

FO Convertible

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 109.2 m

FE Risk score

99

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    69.73%
  • Germany
    9.5%
  • China
    3.82%
  • Netherlands
    3.71%
  • Mexico
    3.56%
  • Information Technology
    35.77%
  • Health Care
    19.82%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    15.37%
  • Industrials
    6.21%
  • Financials
    4.77%
  • US Fixed Interest
    69.73%
  • German Fixed Interest
    9.5%
  • Chinese Fixed Interest
    3.82%
  • Dutch Fixed Interest
    3.71%
  • Mexican Fixed Interest
    3.56%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.08 %9.22 %11.61 %9.76 %42.08 %
Sector0.26 %3.78 %6.99 %7.65 %30.18 %
Rank within sector7 / 753 / 757 / 7527 / 628 / 54
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.55 %4.61 %-2.17 %-2.04 %17.37 %
Sector4.41 %0.75 %2.92 %2.27 %11.66 %
Rank within sector2 / 758 / 7468 / 6961 / 624 / 55
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.1
Beta1.22
Sharpe-0
Volatility8.22
Tracking error4.8
Information ratio0.03
R-Squared0.68

Price movement

52 week high13.27
52 week low11.6
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.32

Holdings by region

  • 69.73% USA
  • 9.5% Germany
  • 3.82% China
  • 3.71% Netherlands
  • 3.56% Mexico
  • 3.25% Money Market
  • 1.82% Sweden
  • 1.68% South Africa
  • 1.01% Others
  • 0.97% Canada

Holdings by sector

  • 35.77% Information Technology
  • 19.82% Health Care
  • 15.37% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.21% Industrials
  • 4.77% Financials
  • 4.44% Materials
  • 3.7% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 3.25% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 2.48% Consumer Staples
  • 2.47% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 69.73% US Fixed Interest
  • 9.5% German Fixed Interest
  • 3.82% Chinese Fixed Interest
  • 3.71% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 3.56% Mexican Fixed Interest
  • 3.25% Money Market
  • 1.82% Swedish Fixed Interest
  • 1.68% South African Fixed Interest
  • 1.01% Global Fixed Interest
  • 0.97% Canadian Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 2.29% BAYER CAPITAL CORP BV
  • 2.07% TAKE TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE INC
  • 2.04% MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY
  • 2.04% SIEMENS FINANCIERINGSMAAT NV 5.125% BDS 20/02/17 EUR1000
  • 2.02% SERVICENOW INC
  • 2% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 2% ARCONIC INC
  • 1.97% PRICELINE GROUP INC (THE)
  • 1.92% LIBERTY MEDIA CORP DEL
  • 1.92% QIAGEN NV