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

14.37 %

1 Year rank in sector

113/208

Sector

FO Equity - USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 750.6 m

FE Risk score

110

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Financials
    23.34%
  • Health Care
    13.92%
  • Information Technology
    13.48%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    11.01%
  • Consumer Staples
    9.92%
  • International Equities
    89.91%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    7.08%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    3.01%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.89 %1.97 %14.24 %13.6 %64.09 %
Sector1.31 %7 %14.55 %23.31 %78.16 %
Rank within sector131 / 219186 / 213113 / 208149 / 176124 / 147
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.6 %15.04 %-5.19 %7.41 %27.27 %
Sector9.76 %8.86 %-1.57 %10.68 %31.81 %
Rank within sector174 / 21346 / 198143 / 180131 / 165126 / 151
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.85
Beta0.89
Sharpe0.04
Volatility10.34
Tracking error4.26
Information ratio-0.6
R-Squared0.85

Price movement

52 week high82.1
52 week low69.95
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price81.03

Holdings by region

-

Holdings by sector

  • 23.34% Financials
  • 13.92% Health Care
  • 13.48% Information Technology
  • 11.01% Consumer Discretionary
  • 9.92% Consumer Staples
  • 8.53% Energy
  • 7.08% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 5.74% Industrials
  • 4.89% Materials
  • 1.1% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

  • 89.91% International Equities
  • 7.08% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 3.01% Global Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 4.66% MEDTRONIC INC
  • 3.7% MERCK & CO INC(NEW)
  • 3.19% LILLY (ELI) & CO
  • 2.82% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 2.8% TIME WARNER INC
  • 2.74% SYMANTEC CORP
  • 2.64% AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC
  • 2.42% CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS INC
  • 2.19% PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP
  • 2.11% CISCO SYSTEMS INC