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TEMWX Templeton World A

  • Fund
  • TEMWX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $15.26
  • + $0.08
  • + 0.53%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

TEMWX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.1%
  • Net Assets $4.38 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 25.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.26
$12.69
$17.18

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.06%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 15.73%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Templeton World Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Jan 17, 1978
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Norman J. Boersma

Fund Description

The Templeton World Fund Class A (TEMWX) is an actively managed fund that aims to grow investor capital by selecting stocks in any market of any market capitalization. The fund uses various bottom-up fundamental and macroeconomic screens to comb the world for the best opportunities. Stock picks could be domestic or foreign and from developed or emerging markets.

With its low costs and world-reaching mandate, TEMWX can be used as a subcore fund in a broad portfolio. The fund is managed by Franklin Advisors.

TEMWX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEMWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.7% -62.4% 213.1% 64.83% 4
1 Yr -8.7% -18.8% 17.6% 91.95% 5
3 Yr 0.7% * -9.2% 24.1% 92.36% 5
5 Yr 5.1% * -8.0% 19.6% 76.42% 4
10 Yr 3.6% * -2.7% 15.9% 72.90% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEMWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -12.7% -27.7% 17.2% 86.71% 5
2014 N/A -4.6% 1.7% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 20.2% 28.5% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 15.8% 19.5% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -18.1% -8.4% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEMWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.7% -62.4% 213.1% 65.44% 4
1 Yr -13.9% -22.8% 17.6% 97.35% 5
3 Yr -1.3% * -10.3% 24.1% 95.90% 5
5 Yr 3.9% * -8.5% 19.6% 84.19% 5
10 Yr 3.0% * -2.8% 15.9% 79.83% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEMWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -12.7% -27.7% 17.2% 86.62% 5
2014 N/A -4.6% 3.4% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 25.8% 30.6% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.7% 22.8% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -17.1% -6.8% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

TEMWX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

TEMWX Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 4.38 B 855 K 83.8 B 1.70% 1
Number of Holdings 99 1 7464 9.07% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 1.09 B 0 16.6 B 2.27% 1
Weighting of Top 10 25.0% 0.0% 122.5% 18.34% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.45%
  2. Microsoft Corp 2.43%
  3. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 1.95%
  4. Citigroup Inc 2.33%
  5. BNP Paribas 1.99%
  6. Amgen Inc 2.75%
  7. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ADR 2.36%
  8. Sanofi SA 1.91%
  9. Royal Dutch Shell PLC B 2.74%
  10. Comcast Corp Class A 2.03%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.89% 0.00% 132.91% 9.83% 3
Cash
1.88% -35.60% 102.01% 17.77% 4
Other
1.19% -2.42% 40.46% 8.88% 2
Bonds
0.03% 0.00% 89.93% 4.91% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 11.82% 4.44% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.88% 1.70% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
24.06% 0.00% 42.47% 1.89% 1
Healthcare
16.14% -0.02% 48.64% 4.54% 1
Energy
14.95% 0.00% 53.25% 1.23% 1
Technology
14.33% 0.00% 64.20% 12.49% 2
Communication Services
8.62% -1.23% 84.85% 4.26% 1
Consumer Cyclical
7.35% 0.00% 45.84% 23.27% 4
Industrials
6.61% 0.00% 88.01% 23.46% 5
Basic Materials
2.93% 0.00% 30.32% 15.99% 3
Consumer Defense
1.28% 0.00% 58.04% 27.06% 5
Utilities
0.62% 0.00% 83.58% 15.61% 3
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 97.86% 20.06% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Non US
56.61% 0.00% 97.75% 5.20% 1
US
40.28% 0.00% 126.77% 22.87% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
1.88% -35.60% 102.01% 18.07% 4
Securitized
0.03% 0.00% 11.44% 1.14% 1
Derivative
0.00% -28.59% 24.62% 1.51% 1
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 78.01% 7.28% 3
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 1.05% 1.23% 1
Government
0.00% -0.11% 64.97% 3.31% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
US
0.03% -57.41% 62.19% 4.63% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 145.02% 3.12% 2

TEMWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TEMWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.06% 0.00% 323.68% 24.29% 2
Management Fee 0.69% 0.00% 1.95% 4.17% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.72% 1
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.45% 1.85% 4

Sales Fees

TEMWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TEMWX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 0.50% 3
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

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

TEMWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TEMWX Rank Quintile
Turnover 15.73% 2.00% 1876.00% 15.46% 1

TEMWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TEMWX Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.38% 37.82% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

TEMWX Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.61% -1.92% 6.32% 13.04% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

TEMWX - Managers

Norman J. Boersma

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 2011

Tenure

5.42

Tenure Rank

4.5%

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

4.0%

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

7.7%

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

Manager

Start Date

Aug 01, 2007

Tenure

9.01

Tenure Rank

2.3%

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.


Christopher James Peel

Manager

Start Date

Jun 30, 2016

Tenure

0.08

Tenure Rank

10.3%

Christopher Peel is a vice president and research analyst for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Peel has global research responsibility for software and energy equipment and services. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2007, he was a commercial analyst at Lloyds TSB Group. Mr. Peel holds a B.Sc. in computer science from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder


Herbert J. Arnett

Manager

Start Date

Jun 30, 2016

Tenure

0.08

Tenure Rank

10.3%

Herbert Arnett is Vice President and Research Analyst for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Arnett has global research responsibilities for large-cap and small-cap Media, Internet Software and Services, as well US Telecoms. He serves as Coordinator for the Consumer Sector Team. Previously, Mr. Arnett was the lead hedge fund trader with Templeton's Global Equity Trading Group, where he traded European and North American markets. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 1996, Mr. Arnett worked at Union Bancarie Privee, Nassau, Bahamas, in international private banking, specializing in money market, foreign exchange and derivative instruments. Mr. Arnett holds a B.A. in finance and an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

33.9

Category Average

5.53

Category Mode

1.6