Fact sheet: Templeton Africa

Fund information

Fund name
Templeton Africa W Acc GBP
Fund company manager
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Dr. Mark Mobius
since 04/05/2012
Fund objective
The Fund's investment objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing principally in equity and equity-related securities of companies across the market capitalisation spectrum which are (i) incorporated or listed in African countries, and/or (ii) listed or incorporated elsewhere in the world but have their principal business activities in African countries.
Benchmark
Dow Jones Africa Titans 50 Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

11.35 %

1 Year rank in sector

202/274

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 70.3 m

FE Risk score

108

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Money Market
    21.22%
  • Kenya
    18.31%
  • South Africa
    17.1%
  • Egypt
    12.82%
  • Zimbabwe
    9.04%
  • Consumer Staples
    26.28%
  • Financials
    23.8%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    21.22%
  • Telecommunications Utilities
    15.05%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    8.63%
  • African Equity
    39.33%
  • Money Market
    21.22%
  • South African Equities
    17.1%
  • Egyptian Equity
    12.82%
  • Middle East & African Equities
    8.28%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.29 %13.39 %11.35 %-9.91 %7.71 %
Sector0.48 %10.52 %15.83 %4.38 %18.25 %
Rank within sector3 / 290103 / 282202 / 274215 / 230150 / 173
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.25 %9.57 %-22.24 %-4.34 %8.43 %
Sector19.43 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector231 / 280128 / 261224 / 236169 / 21227 / 184
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Risk statistics

Alpha-4.59
Beta0.41
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility12.41
Tracking error13.37
Information ratio-0.43
R-Squared0.2

Price movement

52 week high11.18
52 week low9.32
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price11.18

Holdings by region

  • 21.22% Money Market
  • 18.31% Kenya
  • 17.1% South Africa
  • 12.82% Egypt
  • 9.04% Zimbabwe
  • 5.42% Nigeria
  • 5.03% Senegal
  • 4.33% Mauritius
  • 3.25% Tanzania
  • 2.23% Botswana

Holdings by sector

  • 26.28% Consumer Staples
  • 23.8% Financials
  • 21.22% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 15.05% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 8.63% Consumer Discretionary
  • 3.9% Health Care
  • 1.12% Industrials

Holdings by asset type

  • 39.33% African Equity
  • 21.22% Money Market
  • 17.1% South African Equities
  • 12.82% Egyptian Equity
  • 8.28% Middle East & African Equities
  • 1.25% International Equities

Individual holdings

  • 9.04% DELTA CORP
  • 5.5% SAFARICOM LTD
  • 5.17% EAST AFRICAN BREWERIES
  • 5.03% SONATEL
  • 3.96% MTN GROUP
  • 3.86% KENYA COMMERCIAL BANK
  • 3.85% FIRSTRAND LTD
  • 3.77% EQUITY BANK
  • 3.71% COMMERCIAL INTL BANK(EGYPT)S.A.E
  • 3.27% EASTERN TABACCO