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TEMFX Templeton Foreign A

  • Fund
  • TEMFX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $6.85
  • + $0.09
  • + 1.33%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Value Equities

TEMFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.8%
  • Net Assets $6.11 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$6.85
$5.45
$6.98

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.18%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 29.12%

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 7.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.54%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Templeton Foreign Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Oct 05, 1982
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Norman J. Boersma

Fund Description

The Templeton Foreign Fund Class A (TEMFX) is an actively managed fund that aims to grow investor capital over the long term. The fund uses a bottom-up approach, combing for international undervalued equities with strong growth potential. This growth potential must be achievable for at least five years; the fund tends to hold stocks for longer periods of time to reflect this mandate. TEMFX includes both developed and emerging markets as well as multiple market-cap sizes.

As a foreign value fund, TEMFX makes an ideal subcore position in a portfolio for investors looking to overweight international value stocks. The fund is managed by Franklin Advisers.

TEMFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.4% -23.0% 217.5% 5.52% 1
1 Yr -4.9% -30.6% 18.7% 26.49% 2
3 Yr -0.1% * -9.0% 8.8% 67.28% 4
5 Yr 1.8% * -4.2% 9.9% 43.15% 3
10 Yr 2.9% * -2.7% 6.9% 15.34% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -8.5% -16.2% 6.5% 75.65% 4
2014 N/A -1.8% -1.8% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 24.9% 24.9% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 14.0% 14.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -3.4% -3.4% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.4% -23.0% 217.5% 5.54% 1
1 Yr -10.3% -30.6% 13.7% 59.93% 3
3 Yr -2.0% * -9.0% 8.8% 90.81% 5
5 Yr 0.6% * -4.2% 9.9% 73.39% 4
10 Yr 2.3% * -2.7% 6.9% 19.58% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -8.5% -16.2% 6.5% 75.65% 4
2014 N/A -1.8% -1.8% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 28.3% 28.3% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 17.0% 17.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -1.9% -1.9% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

TEMFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

TEMFX Category Low Category High TEMFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 6.11 B 3 M 26.2 B 3.31% 1
Number of Holdings 102 2 5064 14.57% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 1.49 B 3.1 M 7.4 B 2.32% 1
Weighting of Top 10 24.4% 5.5% 100.0% 14.90% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 5.54%
  2. Hana Financial Group Inc 2.00%
  3. BNP Paribas 1.93%
  4. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ADR 1.90%
  5. Silver Wheaton Corp 2.98%
  6. Halliburton Co 2.01%
  7. BP PLC 2.10%
  8. Barrick Gold Corp 2.00%
  9. Royal Dutch Shell PLC B 1.97%
  10. SoftBank Group Corp 1.96%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.37% 55.43% 100.58% 8.61% 2
Cash
1.63% -1.10% 31.41% 13.25% 3
Other
0.00% 0.00% 5.91% 19.87% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.37% 5.63% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.16% 2.32% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMFX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
21.91% 0.00% 34.32% 11.59% 2
Energy
19.75% 0.88% 19.75% 0.33% 1
Healthcare
14.01% 0.08% 22.83% 2.65% 1
Basic Materials
11.31% 0.47% 21.93% 4.30% 1
Technology
9.41% 0.00% 21.55% 5.30% 1
Industrials
8.25% 1.10% 26.57% 25.17% 5
Consumer Cyclical
7.74% 0.00% 18.61% 26.49% 5
Communication Services
5.02% 0.00% 15.36% 24.50% 5
Utilities
0.98% 0.00% 21.13% 24.83% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 30.70% 31.13% 5
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 7.57% 24.17% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMFX % Rank Quintile
Non US
89.62% 19.30% 99.70% 25.50% 4
US
8.75% 0.00% 55.97% 3.64% 1

TEMFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TEMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.18% 0.01% 4.41% 35.10% 2
Management Fee 0.69% 0.00% 1.30% 7.28% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 3.80% 2
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 0.50% 6.13% 4

Sales Fees

TEMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TEMFX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.08% 5.75% 2.17% 3
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

TEMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TEMFX 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.

TEMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TEMFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 29.12% 1.00% 236.00% 15.61% 2

TEMFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TEMFX Category Low Category High TEMFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.01% 1.51% 78.38% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

TEMFX Category Low Category High TEMFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.54% -0.17% 4.57% 30.79% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

TEMFX - Managers

Norman J. Boersma

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 2011

Tenure

5.42

Tenure Rank

8.5%

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

6.0

Tenure Rank

7.8%

JAMES HARPER, CFA Executive Vice President Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst Templeton Global Equity Group Templeton Global Advisors Limited Nassau, Bahamas James Harper is an executive vice president and portfolio manager for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Harper is the lead portfolio manager for Templeton Growth Fund Ltd in Canada as well as a number of Global and International institutional separate accounts. He is also a co-manager of the Templeton World Fund. Mr. Harper has research responsibility for the global technology hardware and peripherals, and global property and casualty, life and health insurance, multiline, reinsurers and insurance brokers. He also has country coverage of France. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2007, Mr. Harper was a partner at sell-side research brokerage Redburn Partners, where he covered the European telecoms sector. Previously, he was a research analyst at Citigroup and Credit Suisse First Boston. He entered the financial services industry in 1992. Mr. Harper holds an M.A. in management studies from Cambridge University, United Kingdom, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.


Heather Arnold

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2014

Tenure

2.58

Tenure Rank

13.4%

Heather Arnold is the director of research for the Templeton Global Equity Group, as well as a portfolio manager and research analyst. She was formerly a managing director for Goldman Sachs Asset Management, head of European equities and portfolio manager for European, international and global institutional and retail client portfolios. 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

9.01

Tenure Rank

5.1%

Tucker Scott is an executive vice president for the Templeton Global Equity Group with responsibility for institutional and retail accounts. Mr. Scott is the lead portfolio manager of Templeton Foreign Fund and a co-manager of Templeton World Fund. He has global research responsibility for the metals and mining industries. Prior to joining Templeton in 1996, he worked for Aeltus Investment Management, where his industry coverage included telecommunication equipment and financial services. Mr. Scott holds a B.A. in history from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a member of CFA Institute.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

23.1

Category Average

5.56

Category Mode

1.6