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FFACX Franklin Founding Funds Allocation C

  • Fund
  • FFACX
  • Price as of: Mar 22, 2019
  • $13.62
  • - $0.19
  • - 1.38%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

FFACX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.6%
  • Net Assets $4.01 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.62
$12.23
$14.41

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.14%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 0.73%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Diversified Portfolio
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--70% to 85% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.91%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Founding Funds Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Aug 15, 2003
  • Shares Outstanding 27695368
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager May Tong

FFACX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FFACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.6% -56.5% 22.4% 17.90% 1
1 Yr -1.1% -49.1% 45.9% 79.57% 5
3 Yr 9.1% * -28.1% 18.6% 23.14% 2
5 Yr 2.6% * -10.1% 12.3% 75.22% 4
10 Yr 10.4% * -7.7% 15.6% 32.12% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FFACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -12.5% -34.6% 32.0% 65.41% 4
2017 8.0% -37.7% 390.9% 29.48% 2
2016 11.0% -65.8% 48.7% 3.03% 1
2015 -8.8% -32.5% 36.4% 67.93% 4
2014 -0.5% -59.3% 20.8% 52.29% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FFACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.6% -100.0% 22.4% 17.92% 1
1 Yr -2.1% -51.6% 73.2% 70.70% 4
3 Yr 9.1% * -29.0% 28.2% 20.07% 2
5 Yr 2.6% * -10.5% 12.1% 72.17% 4
10 Yr 10.4% * -7.7% 15.6% 30.30% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FFACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -12.5% -34.6% 32.0% 65.28% 4
2017 8.0% -36.7% 390.9% 30.02% 2
2016 11.8% -65.6% 50.4% 4.33% 1
2015 -7.0% -29.3% 56.6% 87.20% 5
2014 2.3% -21.5% 52.2% 81.22% 5

NAV & Total Return History

FFACX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

FFACX Category Low Category High FFACX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 4.01 B 81.4 K 137 B 3.33% 1
Number of Holdings 4 1 13260 16.83% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 4.01 B -654 M 24 B 1.51% 1
Weighting of Top 10 100.0% 0.0% 3143.7% 1.88% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Franklin Mutual Shares R6 33.27%
  2. Franklin Income R6 33.47%
  3. Templeton Growth R6 33.25%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High FFACX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
72.52% -50.88% 107.25% 5.94% 1
Bonds
19.46% -332.46% 252.78% 27.46% 4
Cash
3.78% -229.53% 769.46% 19.67% 3
Preferred Stocks
3.37% -0.04% 59.73% 2.38% 1
Other
0.53% -703.13% 98.84% 13.27% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.32% -0.09% 39.88% 8.05% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FFACX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
15.91% -8.51% 69.58% 2.67% 1
Healthcare
11.85% -2.72% 31.05% 2.58% 1
Energy
8.43% -4.89% 32.18% 2.49% 1
Technology
8.04% -9.43% 70.04% 14.69% 3
Communication Services
6.13% -1.63% 27.16% 0.23% 1
Consumer Defense
5.68% -3.24% 27.69% 4.97% 1
Consumer Cyclical
5.01% -10.47% 54.37% 15.29% 3
Industrials
4.85% -2.74% 48.84% 14.59% 3
Utilities
2.53% -0.60% 47.20% 5.29% 1
Basic Materials
2.34% -2.54% 21.85% 9.44% 2
Real Estate
1.15% -7.59% 70.51% 15.56% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FFACX % Rank Quintile
US
43.40% -97.12% 109.67% 13.04% 2
Non US
29.12% -76.74% 150.26% 3.02% 1

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FFACX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
19.27% 0.00% 100.00% 11.76% 2
Cash & Equivalents
4.15% -229.63% 770.85% 18.48% 3
Government
2.64% -178.78% 252.78% 25.11% 4
Securitized
0.00% -0.01% 43.20% 25.25% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 99.93% 8.14% 5
Derivative
-0.01% -199.13% 51.34% 3.66% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FFACX % Rank Quintile
US
18.41% -310.91% 117.68% 24.84% 4
Non US
1.05% -68.95% 152.24% 23.28% 5

FFACX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FFACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.14% 0.00% 165.34% 14.56% 3
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 2.55% 5.72% 1
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.06% 5
Administrative Fee 0.03% 0.00% 0.83% 3.35% 1

Sales Fees

FFACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FFACX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.14% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 0.75% 5.50% 1.46% 3

Trading Fees

FFACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FFACX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.11% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

FFACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FFACX Rank Quintile
Turnover 0.73% 0.00% 6067.00% 14.95% 1

FFACX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FFACX Category Low Category High FFACX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.00% 11.69% 20.67% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FFACX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FFACX Category Low Category High FFACX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.91% -4.09% 7.77% 10.07% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FFACX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

FFACX - Managers

May Tong

Manager

Start Date

Feb 15, 2019

Tenure

0.04

Tenure Rank

8.9%

May Tong joined ING Investment Management June 2006. May is a Portfolio Manager on the quantitative equity team. Prior to joining ING, she was an associate portfolio manager for five years on the quantitative team at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers with oversight of $60 billion of assets including daily cash management and determination of trading needs and strategies for all index and enhanced strategies. Before that she was an audit intern at Grant Thornton where she assisted with all phases of audit processes for several clients. She received a B.S. in finance and accounting magna cum laude from Boston College, Carrol School of Management and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Thomas A. Nelson

Manager

Start Date

Feb 15, 2019

Tenure

0.04

Tenure Rank

8.9%

Mr. Nelson has joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2007. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments, he worked for Bloomberg LP where he was most recently manager of the market specialist sales team overseeing 80 people. Mr. Nelson earned his BS in accounting from the University of Delaware. Mr. Nelson is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Charterholder. He is a member of the CFA Institute, New York Society of Security Analysts and the Chartered Alternative investment Analyst Association.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

38.2

Category Average

5.91

Category Mode

4.2