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FRDPX Franklin Rising Dividends A

  • Fund
  • FRDPX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $53.55
  • - $0.02
  • - 0.04%
  • Category
  • Total Dividend

FRDPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 12.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.8%
  • Net Assets $17.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 30.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$53.55
$43.96
$53.57

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.92%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 8.51%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Total Dividend
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.25%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Rising Dividends Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Jan 14, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Nicholas P.B. Getaz

Fund Description

The Franklin Rising Dividends Fund Class A (FRDPX) is an actively managed fund that aims to provide rising income to investors. FRDPX does this by focusing its attention on U.S. stocks of any size that pay dividends. Managers of the fund look for stocks that have consistent dividend increases and long dividend-paying histories within a framework of other fundamental metrics.

FRDPX features low costs and makes a great core holding for income investors or a subcore holding for those looking for total return. The fund is managed by Franklin Advisory Services.

FRDPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.1% -24.4% 25.0% 7.09% 1
1 Yr 8.8% -18.5% 18.1% 18.18% 1
3 Yr 8.7% * -8.3% 12.3% 29.52% 2
5 Yr 11.8% * -6.4% 15.4% 19.09% 1
10 Yr 7.2% * -4.0% 10.5% 32.93% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -8.3% -27.5% 3.6% 49.12% 3
2014 N/A 8.1% 8.1% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 28.4% 28.4% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 7.9% 7.9% N/A N/A
2011 N/A 7.2% 7.2% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.1% -24.4% 25.0% 6.92% 1
1 Yr 2.6% -21.6% 18.1% 44.52% 3
3 Yr 6.6% * -9.4% 12.3% 51.33% 3
5 Yr 10.5% * -6.8% 15.4% 37.86% 2
10 Yr 6.6% * -4.0% 10.5% 42.97% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -8.3% -27.5% 3.6% 48.87% 3
2014 N/A 9.4% 9.4% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 32.8% 32.8% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 11.1% 11.1% N/A N/A
2011 N/A 10.4% 10.4% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

FRDPX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 17.2 B 333 K 31.5 B 1.40% 1
Number of Holdings 97 6 1781 7.46% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 5.31 B -663 K 8.19 B 1.40% 1
Weighting of Top 10 30.9% 5.3% 88.0% 12.59% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Roper Technologies Inc 3.62%
  2. Praxair Inc 2.83%
  3. Air Products & Chemicals Inc 2.95%
  4. Medtronic PLC 3.10%
  5. Honeywell International Inc 3.14%
  6. Stryker Corp 3.08%
  7. Becton Dickinson & Co 3.06%
  8. Microsoft Corp 3.12%
  9. Albemarle Corp 3.23%
  10. Johnson & Johnson 2.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.66% 21.35% 100.28% 5.83% 1
Cash
1.34% -0.27% 50.52% 21.45% 4
Other
0.00% -6.84% 11.74% 12.82% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.06% 2.80% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 26.41% 4.66% 4
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 70.27% 5.13% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
20.48% 0.00% 30.17% 2.56% 1
Healthcare
19.41% 0.00% 21.83% 1.86% 1
Consumer Defense
15.84% 0.00% 27.69% 5.83% 2
Consumer Cyclical
12.24% 0.00% 36.79% 7.23% 1
Basic Materials
10.70% 0.00% 11.25% 0.47% 1
Technology
9.05% 0.00% 27.82% 18.88% 3
Energy
8.10% 0.00% 31.60% 12.82% 3
Financial Services
2.85% 0.00% 29.08% 28.90% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 39.83% 28.44% 5
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 20.11% 19.11% 5
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 38.60% 25.41% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank Quintile
US
98.25% 0.00% 99.70% 2.33% 1
Non US
0.41% 0.00% 99.57% 29.37% 5

FRDPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.92% 0.09% 51.52% 37.30% 1
Management Fee 0.50% 0.08% 1.25% 7.69% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 3.30% 3
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 0.85% 3.06% 4

Sales Fees

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FRDPX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 1.16% 5
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FRDPX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FRDPX Rank Quintile
Turnover 8.51% 5.00% 398.80% 23.31% 1

FRDPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.00% 2.15% 8.05% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.25% -1.26% 6.28% 44.99% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FRDPX - Managers

Nicholas P.B. Getaz

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2014

Tenure

2.5

Tenure Rank

13.2%

Nicholas Getaz, CFA, Portfolio Manager/Research Analyst of Franklin Advisory Services. Mr. Getaz joined Franklin Templeton Investments in March 2011 as a research analyst. He has been in the investment industry for more than 15 years. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Getaz worked as a research analyst with Goldman Sachs Asset Management, conducting bottom-up, fundamental research into companies in the Industrials, Transportation, Energy and Materials sectors. He began his career in the European Financial Sponsor team in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs.


Donald G. Taylor

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jun 01, 1996

Tenure

20.18

Tenure Rank

0.5%

Don Taylor is the president and chief investment officer for Franklin Equity Group's US Value team. He is lead portfolio manager for Franklin Rising Dividends Fund and related products. Mr. Taylor has more than 30 years of experience in the investment industry. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 1996, Mr. Taylor was a portfolio manager for Fidelity Management and Research Company and Pilgrim Group. In addition, he worked for Tait, He holds a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Bruce C. Baughman

Manager

Start Date

Jan 14, 1987

Tenure

29.56

Tenure Rank

0.1%

Bruce C. Baughman, CPA, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager of Franklin Advisory Services. Mr. Baughman joined Franklin Templeton in 1988. He has been in the investment industry for more than 30 years. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Baughman served as a portfolio manager with L.F. Rothschild, and began his mutual fund career with the Pilgrim Group.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

29.6

Category Average

5.44

Category Mode

1.6