Fact sheet: Franklin US Low Duration

Fund information

Fund name
Franklin US Low Duration A Mdis USD
Fund company manager
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Roger Bayston
since 29/08/2003
Fund objective
The Funds investment objective is to provide as high a level of current income as is consistent with prudent investing, while seeking preservation of shareholders capital.
Benchmark
Bloomberg Barclays US Government & Credit (1-3 Y) Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

1.26 %

1 Year rank in sector

8/19

Sector

FO Fixed Int - USD Short/ Medium Maturity

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.2 b

FE Risk score

83

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • International
    92.25%
  • Money Market
    7.75%
  • Investment Grade Corporate Bonds
    27.8%
  • Government Bonds
    27.12%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    22.95%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    7.75%
  • High Yield Bond
    4.61%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    92.15%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    7.75%
  • International Equities
    0.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.02 %0.51 %1.26 %2.25 %4.42 %
Sector0.08 %0.99 %1.25 %4.44 %6.22 %
Rank within sector16 / 2219 / 218 / 198 / 178 / 15
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund0.85 %2.42 %-0.8 %0.69 %0.73 %
Sector1.36 %3.15 %-0.08 %0.37 %0.86 %
Rank within sector18 / 215 / 1817 / 179 / 165 / 15
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.13
Beta0.67
Sharpe-0
Volatility1
Tracking error0.73
Information ratio-0.8
R-Squared0.62

Price movement

52 week high9.93
52 week low9.86
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price9.89

Holdings by region

  • 92.25% International
  • 7.75% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 27.8% Investment Grade Corporate Bonds
  • 27.12% Government Bonds
  • 22.95% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 7.75% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 4.61% High Yield Bond
  • 4.49% Others
  • 2.65% Fixed Interest
  • 2.63% Mortgage & Secured Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 92.15% Global Fixed Interest
  • 7.75% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 0.1% International Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.33% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 1.375% BDS 28/02/19 USD1000
  • 3.29% US TREASURY S. V-2019 1.5%/14-28.02.2019
  • 2.13% US TREASURY i/l 0.125%/13-150123
  • 1.43% WACHOVIA CORP.. SUB. NOTE. FRN. 1.0501%. 10/15/16
  • 1.35% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0.125% BDS 15/01/22 USD100
  • 1.3% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0.875% BDS 15/10/18 USD100
  • 1.19% U.S. TREASURY NOTE. INDEX LINKED. 1.875%. 7/15/19
  • 1.19% US TREASURY i/l 1.375%/10-150120
  • 1.16% THE GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC.. SENIOR NOTE. FRN. 1.8525%. 15/09/2020
  • 1.16% TOYS R US INC(HLDGS CO) 7.375% BDS 15/10/18 USD1000