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TEFTX Templeton Foreign C

  • Fund
  • TEFTX
  • Price as of: Sep 19, 2017
  • $7.77
  • + $0.04
  • + 0.52%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Value Equities

TEFTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.2%
  • Net Assets $7.26 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$7.77
$6.60
$7.81

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.97%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.89%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Large Cap Value Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Value

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.91%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Templeton Foreign Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date May 01, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Norman J. Boersma

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in foreign securities. These securities are predominantly equity securities of companies located outside the U.S., including developing markets. The equity securities in which the fund invests are predominantly common stock, and may include smaller and midsize companies. Although the investment manager will search for investments across a large number of regions, countries and sectors, from time to time, based on economic conditions, it may have significant positions in particular regions, countries or sectors.

TEFTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEFTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.6% -17.1% 29.1% 71.48% 4
1 Yr 14.9% -25.2% 57.8% 59.33% 3
3 Yr -0.7% * -10.7% 9.0% 85.07% 5
5 Yr 7.2% * 0.2% 13.3% 57.20% 3
10 Yr 1.9% * -3.0% 6.4% 21.29% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEFTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 9.6% -23.0% 208.8% 1.42% 1
2015 -8.5% -16.2% 5.0% 66.19% 4
2014 -16.1% -27.4% 23.3% 80.74% 5
2013 20.6% -2.3% 29.4% 22.41% 2
2012 16.0% -16.3% 26.2% 21.68% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEFTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.6% -17.1% 29.1% 70.75% 4
1 Yr 13.9% -22.4% 47.1% 58.59% 3
3 Yr -0.7% * -10.7% 65.3% 85.07% 5
5 Yr 7.2% * 0.1% 13.3% 53.20% 3
10 Yr 1.9% * -3.0% 6.4% 19.80% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEFTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 9.6% -23.0% 209.7% 1.77% 1
2015 -8.0% -14.4% 8.8% 87.41% 5
2014 -12.0% -19.3% 31.6% 91.48% 5
2013 29.4% -2.6% 35.5% 11.20% 1
2012 20.9% -19.2% 36.5% 34.51% 2

NAV & Total Return History

TEFTX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

TEFTX Category Low Category High TEFTX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 7.26 B 1.46 M 28.1 B 3.31% 1
Number of Holdings 96 2 5310 16.56% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 1.76 B 158 K 7.22 B 2.65% 1
Weighting of Top 10 24.0% 5.3% 100.0% 17.88% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 3.52%
  2. BP PLC 2.48%
  3. Royal Dutch Shell PLC B 2.19%
  4. SoftBank Group Corp 2.73%
  5. SBM Offshore NV 1.95%
  6. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 2.13%
  7. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 2.28%
  8. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ADR 2.30%
  9. Standard Chartered PLC 2.26%
  10. Baidu Inc ADR 2.12%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High TEFTX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.94% 55.43% 100.06% 22.19% 4
Cash
4.14% -0.30% 50.35% 6.29% 2
Other
0.91% -44.85% 9.80% 20.53% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.34% 7.62% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.16% 4.30% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEFTX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
20.53% 0.00% 36.73% 22.19% 4
Healthcare
14.22% 0.09% 16.33% 1.99% 1
Energy
13.76% 0.89% 18.68% 2.65% 1
Technology
9.33% 2.30% 18.64% 7.95% 2
Industrials
9.29% 1.10% 22.90% 23.51% 4
Basic Materials
8.33% 0.83% 19.67% 15.23% 3
Communication Services
8.17% 0.00% 17.05% 7.28% 1
Consumer Cyclical
7.22% 0.00% 18.64% 30.79% 5
Consumer Defense
1.71% 1.25% 30.40% 33.11% 5
Utilities
0.92% 0.00% 21.13% 27.81% 5
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 6.31% 26.82% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEFTX % Rank Quintile
Non US
92.40% 19.30% 99.61% 25.50% 4
US
2.54% 0.00% 54.81% 9.93% 2

TEFTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TEFTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.97% 0.01% 4.41% 13.91% 4
Management Fee 0.69% 0.00% 1.30% 8.61% 2
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.54% 4
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 0.50% 6.21% 3

Sales Fees

TEFTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TEFTX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.08% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.00% 5.77% 1

Trading Fees

TEFTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TEFTX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

TEFTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TEFTX Rank Quintile
Turnover 22.89% 2.00% 189.00% 19.93% 2

TEFTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TEFTX Category Low Category High TEFTX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.01% 1.51% 87.98% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

TEFTX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

TEFTX Category Low Category High TEFTX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.91% -0.14% 4.57% 54.30% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

TEFTX - Managers

Norman J. Boersma

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 2011

Tenure

6.51

Tenure Rank

9.7%

Chief Investment Officer, Templeton Global Equity Group President, Templeton Global Advisors Limited Nassau, Bahamas Norman J. Boersma is the chief investment officer of Templeton Global Equity Group (TGEG) and president of Templeton Global Advisors. He is also lead portfolio manager for Templeton Growth Fund and Templeton Growth (Euro) Fund and related strategies, as well as co-portfolio manager for Templeton World Fund.


James Harper

Manager

Start Date

Aug 01, 2010

Tenure

7.09

Tenure Rank

8.9%

James Harper, CFA, Portfolio Manager, is an executive vice president for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Harper has research responsibility for global insurers. Mr. Harper joined Templeton Global Advisors in 2007.


Heather Arnold

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2014

Tenure

3.67

Tenure Rank

15.3%

Heather Arnold is the director of research for the Templeton Global Equity Group, as well as a portfolio manager and research analyst. Ms. Arnold has 30 years industry experience, 11 of which have been at Templeton. Ms. Arnold holds an M.B.A. from York University (Canada) and a B.A. in economics and art history from Queen's University (Canada), and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.


Tucker Scott

Lead Manager

Start Date

Aug 01, 2007

Tenure

10.09

Tenure Rank

5.3%

Tucker Scott, CFA, Portfolio Manager, is an executive vice president for the Templeton Global Equity Group with responsibility for institutional and retail accounts. Mr. Scott has global research responsibility for the metals and mining industries. He joined the firm in 1996.Prior to joining Templeton in 1996, he worked for Aeltus Investment Management, where his industry coverage included telecommunication equipment and financial services.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

24.2

Category Average

6.17

Category Mode

2.7