Fact sheet: Franklin Strategic Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Franklin Strategic Bond W Inc
Fund company manager
Franklin Templeton Funds (UK)
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
David Zahn
since 01/08/2012
Fund objective
Aims to deliver a regular income with the potential of capital growth over the medium to long term through investment in fixed income securities.
Benchmark
BofA Merrill Lynch Sterling Broad Market Index
Investment style
Strategic Investment
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

7.72 %

1 Year rank in sector

42/83

Sector

UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Yield

2.3

Fund size

£ 8.2 m

FE Risk score

25

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    49.34%
  • Not Specified
    27.02%
  • Others
    10.37%
  • USA
    8.42%
  • Mexico
    6.18%
  • Others
    37.27%
  • Government Bonds
    31.79%
  • Investment Grade Corporate Bonds
    21.84%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    5.66%
  • High Yield Bond
    3.44%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    49.34%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    37.39%
  • US Fixed Interest
    8.42%
  • Mexican Fixed Interest
    6.18%
  • Money Market
    6.18%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.46 %3.98 %7.72 %11.97 %31.38 %
Sector0.55 %4.22 %7.65 %13.79 %30.58 %
Rank within sector52 / 8449 / 8442 / 8351 / 7433 / 64
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.45 %7.78 %-1.07 %6.13 %1.9 %
Sector3.71 %7.28 %-0.29 %6.75 %2.59 %
Rank within sector48 / 8437 / 7862 / 7441 / 7341 / 66
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.85
Beta1.14
Sharpe0.08
Volatility4.32
Tracking error1.9
Information ratio-0.15
R-Squared0.82

Price movement

52 week high110.02
52 week low104.31
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price109.83

Holdings by region

  • 49.34% UK
  • 27.02% Not Specified
  • 10.37% Others
  • 8.42% USA
  • 6.18% Mexico
  • 6.18% Money Market
  • 5.42% Poland
  • 3.82% Australia
  • 3.74% Netherlands
  • -20.49% France

Holdings by sector

  • 37.27% Others
  • 31.79% Government Bonds
  • 21.84% Investment Grade Corporate Bonds
  • 5.66% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 3.44% High Yield Bond

Holdings by asset type

  • 49.34% UK Fixed Interest
  • 37.39% Global Fixed Interest
  • 8.42% US Fixed Interest
  • 6.18% Mexican Fixed Interest
  • 6.18% Money Market
  • 5.42% Polish Fixed Interest
  • 3.82% Australian Fixed Interest
  • 3.74% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • -20.49% French Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 9.57% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 1.75% GILT 22/07/19 GBP0.01
  • 5.8% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 2% GILT 07/09/25 GBP0.01
  • 4.38% NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL, INDEX LINKED, 6.00%, 5/15/17
  • 4% MEXICO(UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 8% BDS 07/12/2023 MXN`M20`
  • 3.15% SPAIN(KINGDOM OF) 1.95% BDS 30/07/30 EUR1000
  • 2.95% ITALY(REPUBLIC OF) 5% BDS 1/8/34 EUR1000
  • 2.93% IRELAND(REPUBLIC OF) 2% TREASURY BOND 18/02/45 EUR1
  • 2.43% HSBC BANK PLC. SUB. BOND. 5.00% TO 3/20/18. FRN THEREAFTER. 3/20/23
  • 2.38% HUNGARY 5% BDS 09/05/17 GBP1000
  • 2.27% BARCLAYS BANK PLC 10% SUB NTS 21/05/21 GBP50000