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
Matthew Quinlan
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

7.98 %

1 Year rank in sector

11/75

Sector

FO Convertible

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 108.7 m

FE Risk score

96

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    66.24%
  • Germany
    9.69%
  • Money Market
    8.59%
  • China
    3.77%
  • Mexico
    3.76%
  • Information Technology
    31.1%
  • Health Care
    22.3%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    17.62%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    8.59%
  • Industrials
    6.73%
  • US Fixed Interest
    66.24%
  • German Fixed Interest
    9.69%
  • Money Market
    8.59%
  • Chinese Fixed Interest
    3.77%
  • Mexican Fixed Interest
    3.76%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.68 %4.96 %7.98 %9.42 %35.36 %
Sector-0.51 %1.82 %4.57 %7.55 %26.73 %
Rank within sector41 / 777 / 7611 / 7522 / 628 / 54
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund11.37 %4.61 %-2.17 %-2.04 %17.37 %
Sector3.59 %0.75 %2.92 %2.27 %11.66 %
Rank within sector3 / 768 / 7468 / 6961 / 624 / 55
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.52
Beta1.23
Sharpe-0
Volatility8.27
Tracking error4.86
Information ratio0.19
R-Squared0.68

Price movement

52 week high13.36
52 week low11.6
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.03

Holdings by region

  • 66.24% USA
  • 9.69% Germany
  • 8.59% Money Market
  • 3.77% China
  • 3.76% Mexico
  • 1.96% South Africa
  • 1.95% Sweden
  • 1.88% Netherlands
  • 1.1% Israel
  • 0.96% Canada

Holdings by sector

  • 31.1% Information Technology
  • 22.3% Health Care
  • 17.62% Consumer Discretionary
  • 8.59% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 6.73% Industrials
  • 5.01% Materials
  • 1.96% Real Estate
  • 1.95% Financials
  • 1.83% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 1.6% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 66.24% US Fixed Interest
  • 9.69% German Fixed Interest
  • 8.59% Money Market
  • 3.77% Chinese Fixed Interest
  • 3.76% Mexican Fixed Interest
  • 1.96% South African Fixed Interest
  • 1.95% Swedish Fixed Interest
  • 1.88% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 1.1% Middle East & African Fixed Interest
  • 0.96% Canadian Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 2.12% BASF SE
  • 2.1% BAYER CAPITAL CORP BV
  • 2.07% SERVICENOW INC
  • 2.05% LIBERTY MEDIA CORP DEL
  • 1.98% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 1.97% BLACKHAWK NETWORK HLDGS INC
  • 1.96% GRAND CITY PROPERTIES SA
  • 1.96% STEINHOFF INTERNATIONAL HLDGS
  • 1.95% INDUSTRIVARDEN AB
  • 1.95% SIEMENS AG