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FRSGX Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth A

  • Fund
  • FRSGX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2016
  • $34.13
  • + $0.28
  • + 0.83%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

FRSGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.6%
  • Net Assets $3.35 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.13
$26.97
$35.84

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.96%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.72%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.08%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Feb 14, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager James Cross

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of small-capitalization and mid-capitalization companies. Small-cap companies are companies within the market capitalization range of companies in the Russell 2500™ Index and mid-cap companies are companies within the market capitalization range of companies in the Russell Midcap® Index, at the time of purchase. It, from time to time, may have significant positions in particular sectors such as information technology (including healthcare technology, technology services and electronic technology), consumer discretionary and healthcare.

FRSGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.7% -59.7% 27.9% 43.67% 3
1 Yr 1.1% -37.4% 32.0% 54.86% 3
3 Yr 4.8% * -20.3% 28.7% 54.81% 3
5 Yr 10.6% * -7.8% 18.1% 58.52% 3
10 Yr 6.6% * -5.0% 11.5% 61.99% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -10.7% -82.5% 12.2% 61.06% 4
2014 -11.8% -40.7% 17.9% 86.57% 5
2013 20.8% -27.0% 200.0% 68.97% 4
2012 0.4% -11.3% 26.4% 93.39% 5
2011 -9.4% -41.3% 11.1% 70.37% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.7% -59.7% 27.9% 50.15% 3
1 Yr -4.7% -35.2% 876.4% 85.89% 5
3 Yr 2.8% * -6.6% 23.6% 78.78% 4
5 Yr 9.3% * 1.5% 38.2% 76.76% 4
10 Yr 6.0% * 0.0% 46.6% 71.91% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.2% -48.4% 19.2% 54.77% 3
2014 9.1% -23.5% 141.0% 44.52% 3
2013 73.9% -22.5% 561.9% 12.98% 1
2012 26.1% -11.3% 4114.7% 30.51% 2
2011 -12.0% -100.0% 19.2% 73.49% 4

NAV & Total Return History

FRSGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.35 B 281 K 24.1 B 4.61% 1
Number of Holdings 123 3 2323 5.79% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 595 M 84.9 K 4.23 B 5.50% 1
Weighting of Top 10 16.9% 5.6% 103.7% 31.80% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. NXP Semiconductors NV 2.17%
  2. Roper Technologies Inc 1.86%
  3. Willis Towers Watson PLC 1.78%
  4. Equinix Inc 1.68%
  5. Edwards Lifesciences Corp 1.96%
  6. CoStar Group Inc 1.44%
  7. Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc 1.67%
  8. The Cooper Companies Inc 1.50%
  9. IHS Markit Ltd A 1.43%
  10. Hologic Inc 1.36%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.87% 15.06% 136.15% 19.32% 4
Cash
3.37% -103.48% 42.87% 12.18% 2
Other
0.75% -10.78% 79.22% 6.39% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.74% 1.34% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.77% 2.67% 4
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 177.84% 2.97% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
19.76% 0.00% 37.20% 4.75% 1
Technology
18.73% 1.82% 48.63% 17.24% 3
Industrials
18.19% 0.00% 37.54% 15.60% 3
Consumer Cyclical
13.64% 0.00% 48.63% 26.89% 4
Financial Services
7.81% 0.00% 29.03% 17.24% 3
Consumer Defense
7.36% -0.02% 69.40% 12.04% 2
Real Estate
3.88% 0.00% 31.71% 11.59% 2
Energy
2.67% 0.00% 12.96% 14.86% 3
Basic Materials
2.49% -0.02% 12.45% 20.80% 4
Communication Services
1.34% 0.00% 16.37% 14.26% 3
Utilities
0.00% -0.02% 12.82% 9.66% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
US
93.21% 14.94% 127.92% 18.28% 4
Non US
2.66% 0.00% 26.42% 17.68% 3

FRSGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.96% 0.08% 111.05% 24.59% 1
Management Fee 0.46% 0.05% 1.50% 7.28% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.61% 3
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 25000.00% 3.69% 4

Sales Fees

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FRSGX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 0.98% 5
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

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

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FRSGX Rank Quintile
Turnover 38.72% 0.00% 687.00% 15.80% 2

FRSGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 5.39% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.08% -2.29% 1.49% 11.62% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

FRSGX - Managers

James Cross

Manager

Start Date

Apr 30, 2005

Tenure

11.59

Tenure Rank

5.9%

James Cross is a vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager with Franklin Equity Group. providing research and advice on the purchases and sales of individual securities, and portfolio risk assessment. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1998. He currently covers the aerospace and defense industries while leading the Industrials sector team. Before assuming industry coverage in 2000, Mr. Cross focused on quantitative research, risk analysis and performance attribution. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 1998, he worked as an economic planner for the State of Texas. Mr. Cross earned a B.B.A. with a major in economics from Baylor University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.


Michael McCarthy

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 1993

Tenure

23.77

Tenure Rank

0.7%

Michael McCarthy, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Director of Equity Research for Franklin Equity Group. Mr. McCarthy joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1992. Prior to his role as Director of Equity Research, he served as the Technology Team Leader as a research analyst in the technology services sector. Mr. McCarthy is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and earned his B.A. in history from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a member of the Security Analysts of San Francisco (SASF) and the CFA Institute.


Edward B. Jamieson

Lead Manager

Start Date

Feb 14, 1992

Tenure

24.81

Tenure Rank

0.4%

Mr. Jamieson has been the lead portfolio manager of the Fund since its inception. He has primary responsibility for the investments of the Fund. He has final authority over all aspects of the Fund's investment portfolio, including but not limited to, purchases and sales of individual securities, portfolio risk assessment, and the management of daily cash balances in accordance with anticipated investment management requirements. The degree to which he may perform these functions, and the nature of these functions, may change from time to time. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1987.


John P. Scandalios

Manager

Start Date

Sep 01, 2016

Tenure

0.25

Tenure Rank

22.1%

John P. Scandalios is a vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager with Franklin Equity Group. He is the leader of the Technology/Communications Research Team. Mr. Scandalios also specializes in research analysis of the semiconductor industry. Prior joined Franklin Templeton Investments as an analyst in 1996, he completed the management-training program at Chase Manhattan in New York, and was an assistant portfolio manager for Chase Private Bank in Los Angeles. Mr. Scandalios earned his B.A. in history, with a business emphasis, and a M.B.A. from the University of California, LA.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

30.8

Category Average

7.21

Category Mode

1.9