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TEMWX Templeton World A

  • Fund
  • TEMWX
  • Price as of: Feb 15, 2019
  • $13.58
  • + $0.05
  • + 0.37%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

TEMWX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • Net Assets $3.73 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 22.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.58
$12.01
$17.49

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.04%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 28.39%

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 Large Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.64%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Templeton World Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Jan 17, 1978
  • Shares Outstanding 264645341
  • 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 10.3% -53.1% 25.1% 37.49% 2
1 Yr -8.1% -56.3% 37.9% 64.09% 4
3 Yr 9.5% * -6.3% 25.3% 51.72% 3
5 Yr 2.8% * -7.1% 19.6% 87.76% 5
10 Yr 9.7% * 1.0% 24.6% 64.80% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEMWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -27.2% -74.4% 47.4% 87.88% 5
2017 6.5% -27.5% 49.8% 74.06% 4
2016 5.8% -73.5% 27.0% 21.59% 2
2015 -12.7% -27.7% 39.8% 83.13% 5
2014 -11.4% -40.2% 39.4% 84.11% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEMWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 10.3% -100.0% 25.1% 37.43% 2
1 Yr -13.4% -38.6% 185.9% 84.03% 5
3 Yr 7.4% * -6.3% 35.8% 67.10% 4
5 Yr 1.6% * -7.5% 19.6% 92.74% 5
10 Yr 9.1% * 1.0% 24.6% 69.76% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEMWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -27.2% -74.4% 47.4% 88.09% 5
2017 6.5% -20.4% 49.8% 75.18% 4
2016 5.8% -73.5% 47.6% 25.61% 2
2015 -6.6% -25.3% 50.0% 81.54% 5
2014 -3.6% -23.9% 69.6% 86.19% 5

NAV & Total Return History

TEMWX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

TEMWX Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.73 B 9.87 K 91.8 B 2.74% 1
Number of Holdings 88 1 8060 11.25% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 965 M 0 15 B 3.21% 1
Weighting of Top 10 22.8% 0.0% 464.6% 23.72% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.01%
  2. Citigroup Inc 2.37%
  3. Royal Dutch Shell PLC B 2.53%
  4. Oracle Corp 2.30%
  5. Eni SpA 2.33%
  6. BP PLC 2.35%
  7. Allergan PLC 2.16%
  8. SES SA DR 2.63%
  9. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 2.12%
  10. Singapore Telecommunications Ltd 1.97%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.90% -0.02% 132.91% 16.73% 4
Cash
3.53% -35.60% 102.01% 10.40% 2
Bonds
0.57% 0.00% 99.49% 4.82% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.33% 5.67% 2
Other
0.00% -3.80% 40.46% 13.14% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.43% 2.36% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
23.50% 0.00% 48.19% 3.97% 1
Healthcare
15.91% 0.00% 48.64% 5.77% 1
Energy
12.19% 0.00% 48.35% 2.27% 1
Technology
10.89% 0.00% 79.52% 23.65% 4
Industrials
8.80% 0.00% 83.48% 20.62% 4
Communication Services
7.72% -1.23% 41.86% 3.60% 1
Consumer Cyclical
6.46% 0.00% 55.16% 27.53% 5
Consumer Defense
5.90% -0.96% 44.27% 21.85% 4
Basic Materials
2.44% 0.00% 29.27% 20.15% 4
Real Estate
0.98% -0.32% 96.46% 17.69% 3
Utilities
0.96% -0.31% 87.61% 16.27% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Non US
62.08% 0.00% 98.95% 5.48% 1
US
33.82% -0.02% 126.77% 28.07% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
3.53% -35.60% 102.01% 10.31% 2
Corporate
0.56% 0.00% 66.19% 6.43% 1
Securitized
0.01% 0.00% 27.93% 1.80% 1
Derivative
0.00% -29.31% 33.09% 1.42% 1
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.18% 0.57% 1
Government
0.00% -4.24% 99.49% 5.01% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
US
0.57% -2.16% 99.49% 4.44% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 66.04% 3.69% 1

TEMWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TEMWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.04% 0.01% 323.68% 23.06% 2
Management Fee 0.69% 0.00% 1.96% 4.25% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.57% 1
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.45% 1.82% 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 28.39% 0.00% 1856.00% 13.57% 2

TEMWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TEMWX Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 2.97% 71.85% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

TEMWX Category Low Category High TEMWX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.64% -23.00% 6.88% 13.71% 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

7.93

Tenure Rank

4.6%

Norman J. Boersma, CFA is the chief investment officer of Templeton Global Equity Group and president of Templeton Global Advisors. He is also lead portfolio manager for Templeton Growth Fund and related strategies. Mr. Boersma holds a B.A. in economics and political science from York University and an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto.


Heather Arnold

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2014

Tenure

5.08

Tenure Rank

7.5%

Heather Arnold, CFA is director of research for the Templeton Global Equity Group, as well as a portfolio manager and research analyst. Ms. Arnold is the lead portfolio manager for a number of global and international mandates. She is also the lead equity portfolio manager for Templeton Global Balanced Fund. Ms. Arnold holds an M.B.A. from York University and a B.A. in economics and art history from Queen's University.


Christopher James Peel

Manager

Start Date

Jun 30, 2016

Tenure

2.59

Tenure Rank

10.3%

Christopher Peel, CFA, SVP is a research analyst and portfolio manager for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Peel is a manager for Templeton Growth Fund. He has global research responsibility for software, IT services and consulting, and integrated oils. Mr. Peel is Group Coordinator for the Energy sector. Mr. Peel holds a B.Sc. in computer science from the University of Nottingham (UK).


Herbert J. Arnett

Manager

Start Date

Jun 30, 2016

Tenure

2.59

Tenure Rank

10.3%

Herbert Arnett, SVP is Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Arnett is a manager for Templeton Growth Fund Inc. and Templeton World Fund. He has global research responsibilities for large-cap and small-cap Media, Internet Software and Services, as well US Telecoms. Mr. Arnett holds a B.A. in finance and an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.


Peter M. Moeschter

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2019

Tenure

0.0

Tenure Rank

13.2%

Peter M. Moeschter, CFA, EVP is a portfolio manager in the Templeton Global Equity Group with responsibility for various global and international equity mandates. He is the sector team leader of global utilities. Mr. Moeschter holds a B.B.A. (honors) from Wilfrid Laurier University and an M.B.A. from York University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

36.4

Category Average

6.26

Category Mode

1.9