Fact sheet: Franklin GlFdmtlStra

Fund information

Fund name
Franklin Global Fundamental Strategies A Acc USD
Fund company manager
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Brent Smith
since 25/10/2007
Fund objective
To seek capital appreciation through a diversified, value- oriented approach, with a secondary objective of seeking income. The Fund generally invests in equity securities of companies of any market capitalisation located anywhere in the world, including Emerging Markets, as well as fixed and floating rate debt securities and debt obligations issued by government,government- related and/or corporate entities worldwide. The Fund makes an allocation of its assets between three different investment strategies followed independently by the Franklin, Templeton and Mutual Series management groups, with the aim to maintain an equal exposure to two global equity strategies and one global fixed income strategy, subject to appropriate monitoring and rebalancing.
Benchmark
-
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

15.87 %

1 Year rank in sector

6/139

Sector

FO Mixed Asset - Balanced

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 2.1 b

FE Risk score

100

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    24.94%
  • Others
    21.43%
  • Money Market
    18.21%
  • UK
    8.61%
  • Korea
    7.47%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    17.79%
  • Investment Grade Government Bonds
    16.61%
  • Financials
    14.82%
  • Health Care
    9.1%
  • Information Technology
    7.85%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    18.82%
  • US Equities
    18.71%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    17.04%
  • International Equities
    16.98%
  • UK Equities
    6.79%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.78 %6.54 %15.66 %4.29 %38.86 %
Sector0.26 %4.71 %7.61 %11.96 %30.03 %
Rank within sector15 / 14434 / 1446 / 139106 / 11618 / 84
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.81 %6.9 %-5.81 %-1.95 %17.43 %
Sector5.72 %5.2 %-0.3 %4.7 %7.52 %
Rank within sector24 / 14136 / 132114 / 122105 / 1084 / 96
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Risk statistics

Alpha-4.13
Beta1.44
Sharpe-0
Volatility9.06
Tracking error5.08
Information ratio-0.55
R-Squared0.75

Price movement

52 week high14.33
52 week low12.25
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.32

Holdings by region

  • 24.94% USA
  • 21.43% Others
  • 18.21% Money Market
  • 8.61% UK
  • 7.47% Korea
  • 4.61% Brazil
  • 3.51% Indonesia
  • 2.88% India
  • 2.83% France
  • 2.81% Mexico

Holdings by sector

  • 17.79% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 16.61% Investment Grade Government Bonds
  • 14.82% Financials
  • 9.1% Health Care
  • 7.85% Information Technology
  • 7.19% Non Investment Grade Bonds
  • 6.8% Consumer Discretionary
  • 5.7% Energy
  • 3.95% Industrials
  • 3.6% Telecommunications Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 18.82% Global Fixed Interest
  • 18.71% US Equities
  • 17.04% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 16.98% International Equities
  • 6.79% UK Equities
  • 6.08% South Korean Equities
  • 3.64% Brazilian Equities
  • 2.74% Indonesian Equities
  • 2.36% French Equities
  • 2.32% German Equities

Individual holdings

  • 1.57% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 1.25% CITIGROUP INC
  • 1.2% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 1.05% TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES
  • 1.01% LILLY (ELI) & CO
  • 0.97% ORACLE CORP
  • 0.93% MEDTRONIC PLC
  • 0.79% AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC
  • 0.78% BRITISH SKY BROADCASTING GRO
  • 0.77% BNP PARIBAS