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FRSGX Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth A

  • Fund
  • FRSGX
  • Price as of: Mar 20, 2019
  • $35.33
  • - $0.18
  • - 0.51%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

FRSGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.7%
  • Net Assets $3.61 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$35.33
$27.52
$40.31

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.02%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.35%

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 19.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.41%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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 72918364
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael McCarthy

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, consumer discretionary, industrials and healthcare.

FRSGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 19.5% -98.2% 30.5% 19.13% 1
1 Yr 10.1% -20.6% 34.6% 35.28% 2
3 Yr 16.5% * -5.9% 29.9% 39.56% 2
5 Yr 7.7% * -2.4% 17.6% 69.27% 4
10 Yr 16.3% * 2.0% 23.0% 46.92% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -16.3% -70.5% 879.9% 54.97% 3
2017 11.7% -39.3% 158.6% 56.02% 3
2016 -2.1% -61.7% 31.3% 65.32% 4
2015 -10.7% -82.5% 35.0% 69.56% 4
2014 -11.8% -29.3% 51.7% 88.34% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 19.5% -100.0% 30.5% 19.24% 1
1 Yr 4.0% -35.2% 876.4% 68.47% 4
3 Yr 14.3% * -3.8% 29.9% 62.54% 4
5 Yr 6.5% * -2.8% 17.4% 80.33% 5
10 Yr 15.6% * 2.0% 23.0% 57.25% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -16.3% -98.2% 879.9% 55.23% 3
2017 11.7% -38.9% 158.6% 56.11% 3
2016 -2.1% -61.7% 62.9% 74.51% 4
2015 -2.2% -43.1% 561.9% 64.10% 4
2014 9.1% -23.5% 334.3% 50.93% 3

NAV & Total Return History

FRSGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jan 31, 2019

Concentration Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.61 B 281 K 31.5 B 4.90% 1
Number of Holdings 127 3 2241 5.79% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 621 M 84.9 K 5.71 B 6.69% 2
Weighting of Top 10 18.3% 6.7% 100.0% 31.35% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Roper Technologies Inc 1.86%
  2. Edwards Lifesciences Corp 1.96%
  3. ServiceNow Inc 2.53%
  4. Workday Inc Class A 1.91%
  5. SBA Communications Corp 2.09%
  6. Verisk Analytics Inc 1.69%
  7. Microchip Technology Inc 1.87%
  8. CoStar Group Inc 1.48%
  9. Fortive Corp 1.45%
  10. Amphenol Corp Class A 1.45%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.94% 5.68% 130.66% 20.36% 4
Cash
2.25% -30.66% 90.76% 14.56% 3
Other
0.81% -10.78% 79.22% 4.46% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 6.94% 3.42% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.44% 0.74% 4
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 60.37% 2.53% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
Technology
34.05% 0.00% 64.91% 4.01% 1
Healthcare
15.02% 0.00% 36.62% 16.49% 3
Industrials
13.28% 0.00% 39.42% 26.00% 4
Consumer Cyclical
12.56% 0.00% 53.21% 26.00% 4
Financial Services
8.81% -0.06% 45.18% 16.94% 3
Consumer Defense
4.85% 0.00% 22.39% 16.20% 3
Basic Materials
2.78% 0.00% 15.41% 17.53% 3
Communication Services
2.08% 0.00% 17.90% 9.66% 2
Energy
1.61% 0.00% 15.02% 17.98% 3
Real Estate
1.48% 0.00% 41.91% 23.77% 4
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 10.95% 11.00% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
US
94.12% 5.51% 125.52% 19.02% 3
Non US
2.82% 0.00% 41.39% 19.91% 3

FRSGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.02% 0.07% 111.05% 24.44% 2
Management Fee 0.46% 0.06% 1.50% 7.58% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.56% 3
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 25000.00% 3.93% 4

Sales Fees

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FRSGX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.50% 0.00% 5.75% 1.92% 3
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 38.35% 0.00% 495.00% 15.95% 3

FRSGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 2.73% 38.04% 5

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 -0.41% -2.55% 4.79% 17.14% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FRSGX - Managers

Michael McCarthy

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 1993

Tenure

26.01

Tenure Rank

0.4%

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.


John P. Scandalios

Manager

Start Date

Sep 01, 2016

Tenure

2.49

Tenure Rank

16.4%

John P. Scandalios is a vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager with Franklin Equity Group. He is the co-manager of the Franklin Technology Fund, Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth Fund and is a member of the Technology/Communications Research Team. Mr. Scandalios specializes in research analysis of the semiconductor industry. Mr. Scandalios joined Franklin Templeton Investments(FTI) as an analyst in 1996. Prior to FTI, 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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

33.0

Category Average

7.9

Category Mode

4.2