Fact sheet: Franklin US Opps

Fund information

Fund name
Franklin U.S. Opportunities A Acc USD
Fund company manager
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Grant Bowers
since 01/03/2007
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital appreciation by investing principally in equity securities of US companies believed to possess sustainable growth characteristics and which meet growth, quality and valuation criteria. These include small, medium, and large capitalisation companies with strong growth potential across a wide range of sectors that have exceptional growth potential and fast growing, innovative companies within these sectors.
Benchmark
Russell 3000 Growth
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

20.39 %

1 Year rank in sector

39/206

Sector

FO Equity - USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 3.0 b

FE Risk score

130

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    98.94%
  • Money Market
    1.06%
  • Information Technology
    45.61%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    14.63%
  • Health Care
    11.59%
  • Financials
    6.62%
  • Industrials
    6.37%
  • US Equities
    98.94%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    1.06%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.87 %9.13 %20.39 %25.66 %79.15 %
Sector2.56 %3.51 %15.6 %21.26 %67.79 %
Rank within sector131 / 21824 / 21239 / 20668 / 17452 / 145
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund20.79 %-2.38 %4.82 %6.71 %38.6 %
Sector9.85 %8.86 %-1.57 %10.68 %31.81 %
Rank within sector16 / 211182 / 19539 / 178136 / 16418 / 149
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.43
Beta0.99
Sharpe0.34
Volatility12.32
Tracking error6.27
Information ratio0.19
R-Squared0.73

Price movement

52 week high14.39
52 week low11.53
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.33

Holdings by region

  • 98.94% USA
  • 1.06% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 45.61% Information Technology
  • 14.63% Consumer Discretionary
  • 11.59% Health Care
  • 6.62% Financials
  • 6.37% Industrials
  • 3.99% Consumer Staples
  • 3.54% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 2.92% Real Estate
  • 1.93% Materials
  • 1.74% Others

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.94% US Equities
  • 1.06% Cash & Cash Equivalents

Individual holdings

  • 5.71% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 5.58% APPLE INC
  • 5.18% FACEBOOK INC
  • 4.26% MASTERCARD INC
  • 3.78% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 3.74% ALPHABET INC
  • 3.74% VISA INC
  • 2.67% CELGENE CORP
  • 2.61% SBA COMMUNICATIONS
  • 2.25% BROADCOM CORP