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
Purav Jhaveri
since 16/06/2008
Salah Shamma
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

16.16 %

1 Year rank in sector

4/12

Sector

FO Equity - MENA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 82.6 m

FE Risk score

130

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Saudi Arabia
    30.36%
  • United Arab Emirates
    30.12%
  • Egypt
    19.51%
  • Kuwait
    13.21%
  • Qatar
    5.75%
  • Financials
    34.23%
  • Real Estate
    15.34%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    15.23%
  • Industrials
    15.23%
  • Consumer Staples
    7.4%
  • Saudi Arabian Equities
    30.36%
  • Emirian Equities
    30.12%
  • Egyptian Equity
    19.51%
  • Kuwaiti Equities
    13.21%
  • Qatari Equities
    5.75%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-3.78 %3.04 %16.16 %-17.32 %37 %
Sector-2.05 %1.98 %12.31 %-9.65 %30.03 %
Rank within sector10 / 123 / 124 / 129 / 125 / 10
Quartile th4 th1 st2 nd3 rd2 nd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.69 %-5.43 %-11.03 %9.06 %34 %
Sector6.96 %5.07 %-14.96 %12.24 %20.23 %
Rank within sector4 / 1211 / 125 / 129 / 113 / 10
Quartile th2 nd4 th2 nd4 th2 nd

Risk statistics

Alpha-1.47
Beta1.16
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility15.11
Tracking error6.57
Information ratio-0.35
R-Squared0.83

Price movement

52 week high6.36
52 week low5.18
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price6.05

Holdings by region

  • 30.36% Saudi Arabia
  • 30.12% United Arab Emirates
  • 19.51% Egypt
  • 13.21% Kuwait
  • 5.75% Qatar
  • 1.69% Oman
  • -0.64% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 34.23% Financials
  • 15.34% Real Estate
  • 15.23% Consumer Discretionary
  • 15.23% Industrials
  • 7.4% Consumer Staples
  • 4.48% Health Care
  • 3.28% Energy
  • 3.13% Utilities
  • 1.44% Materials
  • 0.88% Telecommunications Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 30.36% Saudi Arabian Equities
  • 30.12% Emirian Equities
  • 19.51% Egyptian Equity
  • 13.21% Kuwaiti Equities
  • 5.75% Qatari Equities
  • 1.69% Omani Equities
  • -0.64% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 6.01% AL RAJHI BANK
  • 5.4% EMAAR PROPERTIES
  • 4.48% NATIONAL BANK OF KUWAIT
  • 4.36% BANQUE BEMO SAUDI FRANSI SA
  • 4.2% SAMBA FINANCIAL GROUP
  • 3.68% DP WORLD LTD
  • 3.12% AMANAT HOLDING PJSC
  • 3.09% AL TAYYAR TRAVEL GROUP
  • 3.08% QATAR ELECTRICITY & WATER
  • 3.05% SIX OF OCTOBER DEV & INV CO