Fact sheet: Franklin MENA

Fund information

Fund name
Franklin MENA A Acc USD
Fund company manager
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Bassel Khatoun
since 16/06/2008
Stephen Dover
since 16/06/2008
Salah Shamma
since 16/06/2008
Purav Jhaveri
since 16/06/2008
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of companies across the entire market capitalisation spectrum in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, including, but not limited to Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.
Benchmark
S&P Pan Arab Composite Large Mid Cap KSA Capped at 30 percent
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

14.81 %

1 Year rank in sector

5/11

Sector

FO Equity - MENA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 80.6 m

FE Risk score

128

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • United Arab Emirates
    27.65%
  • Saudi Arabia
    27.28%
  • Egypt
    20.59%
  • Kuwait
    14.34%
  • Qatar
    8.55%
  • Financials
    32.34%
  • Industrials
    15.87%
  • Property
    14.61%
  • Cyclical Consumer Goods
    14.17%
  • Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods
    7.24%
  • Emirian Equities
    27.65%
  • Saudi Arabian Equities
    27.28%
  • Egyptian Equity
    20.59%
  • Kuwaiti Equities
    14.34%
  • Qatari Equities
    8.55%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.83 %4.83 %14.81 %-3.13 %38.81 %
Sector4.58 %3.73 %13.42 %-1.15 %32.08 %
Rank within sector7 / 105 / 115 / 116 / 114 / 9
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund3.66 %12.75 %-5.43 %-11.03 %9.06 %
Sector3.02 %9.35 %5.07 %-14.96 %12.24 %
Rank within sector6 / 104 / 1110 / 115 / 118 / 10
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.59
Beta1.13
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility14.42
Tracking error6.28
Information ratio-0.16
R-Squared0.83

Price movement

52 week high6.51
52 week low5.57
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price6.52

Holdings by region

  • 27.65% United Arab Emirates
  • 27.28% Saudi Arabia
  • 20.59% Egypt
  • 14.34% Kuwait
  • 8.55% Qatar
  • 1.45% Oman
  • 0.14% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 32.34% Financials
  • 15.87% Industrials
  • 14.61% Property
  • 14.17% Cyclical Consumer Goods
  • 7.24% Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods
  • 7.03% Health Care
  • 3.55% Energy
  • 2.44% Utilities
  • 2.29% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 0.32% Basic Materials

Holdings by asset type

  • 27.65% Emirian Equities
  • 27.28% Saudi Arabian Equities
  • 20.59% Egyptian Equity
  • 14.34% Kuwaiti Equities
  • 8.55% Qatari Equities
  • 1.45% Omani Equities
  • 0.14% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 5.99% AL RAJHI BANK
  • 4.22% SAMBA FINANCIAL GROUP
  • 3.67% EMAAR PROPERTIES
  • 3.59% DP WORLD LTD
  • 3.13% HUMAN SOFT HOLDING CO.
  • 3.01% AGILITY PUBLIC WAREHOUSING CO
  • 2.99% ALDAR PROPERTIES
  • 2.99% NATIONAL BANK OF KUWAIT
  • 2.91% SIX OF OCTOBER DEV & INV CO
  • 2.69% MIDDLE EAST HEALTHCARE CO