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FKACX Franklin Growth Opportunities C

  • Fund
  • FKACX
  • Price as of: Oct 19, 2017
  • $32.84
  • - $0.04
  • - 0.12%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

FKACX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 23.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.7%
  • Net Assets $3.62 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 37.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.84
$26.52
$32.95

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.80%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 47.75%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 23.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.05%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Growth Opportunities Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Jun 23, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Grant Bowers

FKACX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 23.6% -97.0% 36.5% 27.77% 2
1 Yr 17.0% -52.0% 75.7% 65.20% 4
3 Yr 8.3% * -15.1% 30.2% 75.77% 4
5 Yr 12.7% * -3.3% 20.4% 64.01% 4
10 Yr 6.7% * 0.6% 12.6% 67.68% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -5.9% -56.6% 121.2% 72.04% 4
2015 2.6% -40.3% 11.4% 13.69% 1
2014 4.5% -30.1% 42.9% 27.90% 2
2013 34.7% -11.8% 56.4% 12.63% 1
2012 6.6% -21.6% 29.1% 85.45% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 23.6% -97.0% 36.5% 27.88% 2
1 Yr 16.0% -71.3% 2606.2% 59.16% 3
3 Yr 8.3% * -21.9% 43.7% 71.10% 4
5 Yr 12.7% * -4.4% 20.4% 59.33% 4
10 Yr 6.7% * 0.0% 12.6% 65.82% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -5.9% -56.6% 126.1% 75.44% 4
2015 5.1% -17.8% 28.8% 39.18% 2
2014 7.4% -10.0% 382.6% 82.27% 5
2013 43.0% -2.9% 615.0% 59.92% 4
2012 11.2% -100.0% 357.8% 92.65% 5

NAV & Total Return History

FKACX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.62 B 373 K 169 B 6.17% 2
Number of Holdings 87 1 2176 8.55% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 1.34 B 0 42.4 B 5.78% 2
Weighting of Top 10 37.8% 0.0% 150.9% 13.82% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Facebook Inc A 4.97%
  2. Celgene Corp 3.13%
  3. Mastercard Inc A 4.03%
  4. Apple Inc 5.08%
  5. Visa Inc Class A 3.37%
  6. Amazon.com Inc 5.58%
  7. Alphabet Inc C 3.72%
  8. Microsoft Corp 3.56%
  9. Broadcom Ltd 2.21%
  10. SBA Communications Corp 2.13%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.01% 0.00% 105.74% 9.83% 3
Cash
1.14% -5.74% 100.00% 15.42% 3
Other
0.85% -4.38% 24.55% 4.82% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.84% 2.89% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.68% 0.84% 4
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 77.09% 3.41% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank Quintile
Technology
34.48% -1.29% 54.16% 5.72% 1
Financial Services
14.64% -2.38% 37.27% 11.18% 2
Healthcare
12.12% -1.03% 95.08% 22.94% 5
Consumer Cyclical
10.81% -2.22% 35.09% 24.29% 5
Communication Services
7.67% 0.00% 14.37% 1.29% 1
Industrials
6.15% -0.37% 26.97% 22.17% 4
Consumer Defense
4.47% -1.43% 23.04% 19.22% 4
Basic Materials
3.13% -1.18% 21.47% 9.45% 2
Real Estate
2.41% -0.02% 11.06% 5.91% 1
Energy
2.11% -1.24% 16.17% 12.72% 2
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 10.82% 8.87% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank Quintile
US
95.28% 0.00% 101.47% 9.45% 2
Non US
2.73% 0.00% 90.05% 19.92% 4

FKACX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.80% 0.00% 24.91% 7.85% 4
Management Fee 0.56% 0.00% 1.50% 3.41% 2
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.10% 5
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.00% 1.52% 4

Sales Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FKACX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.50% 8.50% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 1.59% 3

Trading Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FKACX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% 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.

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FKACX Rank Quintile
Turnover 47.75% 0.00% 601.00% 8.49% 3

FKACX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 2.83% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -1.05% -13.37% 3.70% 17.50% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FKACX - Managers

Grant Bowers

Manager

Start Date

Mar 02, 2007

Tenure

10.59

Tenure Rank

4.5%

Grant Bowers, VP, is lead portfolio manager of Franklin Growth Opportunities Fund and member of Franklin Equity Group's U.S. Growth team. He joined the firm in 1993 as a fixed income analyst and in 1998 became an equity analyst covering the telecom, media, publishing, transportation and business services industries. He was lead portfolio manager of Franklin Global Communications Fund from 2002 to 2008. He studied economics at UC Davis. Before joining the firm, he served in the U.S. Army.


Sara Araghi

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2016

Tenure

1.42

Tenure Rank

12.4%

Sara Araghi, CFA, VP, is a research analyst and portfolio manager for Franklin Equity Group. She specializes in the media & entertainment, cable & satellite, and apparel & footwear manufacturer industries. Prior to this role, she worked on Franklin Portfolio Advisors' All Cap Growth, Mid Cap Growth and Small Cap Growth strategies. She joined the firm in July 2003 as an equity research associate on the consumer team. She earned a BS with honors (bus. admin.) from UC Berkeley.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

49.8

Category Average

7.53

Category Mode

2.8