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
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

10.93 %

1 Year rank in sector

8/78

Sector

FO Convertible

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 123.0 m

FE Risk score

106

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    68.3%
  • Germany
    8.89%
  • Money Market
    7.36%
  • China
    5.31%
  • Mexico
    3.41%
  • Information Technology
    35.49%
  • Health Care
    20.48%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    17.51%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    7.36%
  • Industrials
    6.44%
  • US Fixed Interest
    68.3%
  • German Fixed Interest
    8.89%
  • Money Market
    7.36%
  • Chinese Fixed Interest
    5.31%
  • Mexican Fixed Interest
    3.41%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.83 %1.54 %10.93 %15.2 %32.96 %
Sector-1.49 %0.4 %5.02 %9.13 %24.5 %
Rank within sector29 / 8030 / 788 / 7813 / 6511 / 53
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund11.87 %4.61 %-2.17 %-2.04 %17.37 %
Sector4.57 %0.75 %2.92 %2.27 %11.66 %
Rank within sector6 / 7810 / 7666 / 6759 / 604 / 53
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.98
Beta1.2
Sharpe0.11
Volatility7.92
Tracking error4.61
Information ratio0.31
R-Squared0.68

Price movement

52 week high13.51
52 week low11.78
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.17

Holdings by region

  • 68.3% USA
  • 8.89% Germany
  • 7.36% Money Market
  • 5.31% China
  • 3.41% Mexico
  • 1.93% Netherlands
  • 1.78% Sweden
  • 1.6% South Africa
  • 0.86% Canada
  • 0.49% Israel

Holdings by sector

  • 35.49% Information Technology
  • 20.48% Health Care
  • 17.51% Consumer Discretionary
  • 7.36% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 6.44% Industrials
  • 4.59% Materials
  • 1.78% Financials
  • 1.78% Real Estate
  • 1.65% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 1.56% Consumer Staples

Holdings by asset type

  • 68.3% US Fixed Interest
  • 8.89% German Fixed Interest
  • 7.36% Money Market
  • 5.31% Chinese Fixed Interest
  • 3.41% Mexican Fixed Interest
  • 1.93% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 1.78% Swedish Fixed Interest
  • 1.6% South African Fixed Interest
  • 0.86% Canadian Fixed Interest
  • 0.49% Middle East & African Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 3.09% LIBERTY MEDIA CORP DEL
  • 2.37% MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC
  • 2.28% SQUARE ENIX HLDGS CO LTD
  • 2.12% WORKDAY INC
  • 2.11% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 2.11% SERVICENOW INC
  • 2.08% REALPAGE INC
  • 2.03% INTEL CORP
  • 2.02% HUBSPOT INC
  • 1.99% NEUROCRINE BIOSCIENCES INC