Fact sheet: Franklin Mut Beacon

Fund information

Fund name
Franklin Mutual Beacon A Acc USD
Fund company manager
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Susan Potto
since 01/01/2000
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing principally in US equity and convertible debt securities with no more than 20% of the Fund’s net assets generally invested in securities of non-US issuers. The Fund may also seek to invest in the securities of companies involved in mergers, consolidations, liquidations and reorganisations.
Benchmark
S&P 500
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

11.01 %

1 Year rank in sector

164/206

Sector

FO Equity - USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 697.2 m

FE Risk score

107

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Financials
    22.49%
  • Information Technology
    14.22%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    13.7%
  • Health Care
    13.44%
  • Consumer Staples
    8.25%
  • International Equities
    90.59%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    6.3%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    3.11%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.16 %1.76 %11.01 %12.61 %54.44 %
Sector2.79 %4.48 %15.69 %21.37 %67.7 %
Rank within sector112 / 218170 / 212164 / 206149 / 174123 / 145
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.16 %15.04 %-5.19 %7.41 %27.27 %
Sector9.95 %8.86 %-1.57 %10.68 %31.81 %
Rank within sector169 / 21147 / 195141 / 178130 / 164125 / 149
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.2
Beta0.88
Sharpe-0
Volatility10.28
Tracking error4.33
Information ratio-0.67
R-Squared0.84

Price movement

52 week high82.1
52 week low71.52
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price80.39

Holdings by region

-

Holdings by sector

  • 22.49% Financials
  • 14.22% Information Technology
  • 13.7% Consumer Discretionary
  • 13.44% Health Care
  • 8.25% Consumer Staples
  • 8% Energy
  • 6.43% Industrials
  • 6.3% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 4.59% Materials
  • 1.4% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

  • 90.59% International Equities
  • 6.3% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 3.11% Global Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 4.36% MEDTRONIC INC
  • 3.77% MERCK & CO INC(NEW)
  • 3.22% LILLY (ELI) & CO
  • 2.99% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 2.95% CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS INC
  • 2.9% TIME WARNER INC
  • 2.75% SYMANTEC CORP
  • 2.63% AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC
  • 2.24% CISCO SYSTEMS INC
  • 2.17% GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.