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TPINX Templeton Global Bond A

  • Fund
  • TPINX
  • Price as of: Apr 20, 2018
  • $11.97
  • + $0.02
  • + 0.17%
  • Category
  • Global Bonds

TPINX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.6%
  • Net Assets $38.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.97
$11.80
$12.53

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.97%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 42.12%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 4.60%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Templeton Global Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Sep 18, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Sonal Desai

Fund Description

The Templeton Global Bond Fund Class A (TPINX) is an actively managed, unconstrained global bond fund. The wide mandate means that TPINX managers can bet on any bond in any country around the world. This includes government and corporate debt from developed and emerging markets in both local currencies and U.S. dollars. TPINX’s vast analyst team uses various fundamental credit analysis techniques to determine where to place the fund’s assets.

Expenses for the fund are average and as a “go anywhere” active fund, TPINX makes an ideal investment paired with a broad fixed-income portfolio. The fund is managed by Franklin Advisers.

TPINX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TPINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.7% -6.2% 7.9% 29.49% 2
1 Yr -0.8% -14.6% 12.4% 87.94% 5
3 Yr 1.8% * -3.8% 5.3% 69.12% 4
5 Yr 1.6% * -2.5% 5.3% 55.60% 3
10 Yr 5.1% * -0.1% 6.7% 18.38% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TPINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 -0.9% -12.1% 203.9% 70.37% 5
2016 3.6% -9.9% 9.6% 11.76% 1
2015 -7.1% -12.4% 10.8% 51.92% 4
2014 -5.2% -10.2% 7.6% 62.37% 5
2013 -1.8% -11.4% 6.7% 9.35% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TPINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.7% -6.2% 7.9% 29.49% 2
1 Yr -5.0% -18.0% 12.4% 93.02% 5
3 Yr 0.3% * -4.7% 5.3% 85.96% 5
5 Yr 0.7% * -2.9% 5.3% 74.25% 4
10 Yr 4.7% * -0.1% 6.7% 21.62% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TPINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 -0.9% -12.1% 203.9% 70.71% 5
2016 5.8% -10.1% 9.6% 11.07% 1
2015 -4.4% -12.4% 19.6% 39.02% 3
2014 1.7% -9.1% 15.1% 31.54% 2
2013 2.6% -11.4% 14.6% 8.50% 1

NAV & Total Return History

TPINX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

TPINX Category Low Category High TPINX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 38.3 B 3.92 M 105 B 0.63% 1
Number of Holdings 147 1 4821 20.19% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 11.3 B -831 M 11.3 B 0.32% 1
Weighting of Top 10 29.1% 4.7% 325.9% 19.24% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Mexico (United Mexican States) 8% BDS 11/06/2020 MXN (M BONOS) 7.02%
  2. Brazil (Federative Republic) 10% PIDI NTS 01/01/2023 BRL (F) (NTN) 3.66%
  3. Mexico (United Mexican States) 6.5% BDS 10/06/2021 MXN (M BONOS) 3.58%
  4. Brazil (Federative Republic) 10% PIDI NTS 01/01/2021 BRL (F) (NTN) 3.33%
  5. India (Republic of) 8.83% PIDI BDS 25/11/2023 INR 2.26%
  6. Indonesia Republic 8.375% SNR PIDI BDS 15/03/2024 IDR (FR0070) 2.12%
  7. Secretaria Tesouro Nacional 0% PIDI BILL 01/07/2020 BRL (LTN) 2.08%
  8. The Republic of Korea 1.75% SNR PIDI BDS 10/12/2018 KRW (01750-1812) 1.83%
  9. Argentina (Republic of) 15.5% PIDI BDS 17/10/2026 ARS 1.61%
  10. Republic of Colombia 7.75% PIDI BDS 18/09/2030 COP (TES) (B) 1.57%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High TPINX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
64.41% 4.51% 184.99% 28.08% 5
Cash
35.67% -97.41% 95.49% 2.21% 1
Other
0.31% -0.66% 19.21% 21.77% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.36% 8.20% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 10.40% 15.46% 5
Stocks
-0.38% -10.89% 69.42% 8.52% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TPINX % Rank Quintile
Government
64.41% -19.05% 126.24% 9.78% 2
Cash & Equivalents
35.67% -95.17% 116.08% 2.21% 1
Derivative
0.00% -119.18% 100.18% 6.31% 3
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 63.04% 25.24% 5
Corporate
0.00% -0.20% 196.86% 30.60% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 37.44% 11.67% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TPINX % Rank Quintile
Non US
64.41% -66.25% 347.04% 10.73% 2
US
0.00% -309.96% 144.38% 26.18% 5

TPINX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TPINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.97% 0.07% 7.16% 38.17% 2
Management Fee 0.48% 0.00% 1.28% 8.20% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 5.98% 3
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 0.45% 4.49% 4

Sales Fees

TPINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TPINX Rank Quintile
Front Load 4.25% 2.50% 5.75% 8.20% 3
Deferred Load N/A 0.75% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

TPINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TPINX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

TPINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TPINX Rank Quintile
Turnover 42.12% 0.00% 660.00% 21.45% 1

TPINX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TPINX Category Low Category High TPINX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.00% 1.16% 16.56% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

TPINX Category Low Category High TPINX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 4.60% -1.11% 5.81% 5.36% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

TPINX - Managers

Sonal Desai

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2011

Tenure

7.25

Tenure Rank

4.7%

Sonal Desai, Ph.D., joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2009 from Thames River Capital in London. She started her career in 1994 as an assistant professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh. Following this, she joined the private financial sector and worked for about five years as director and senior economist for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London. Dr. Desai holds a Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University and a B.A. in economics from Delhi University.


Michael J. Hasenstab

Lead Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2001

Tenure

16.26

Tenure Rank

1.3%

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D., is executive vice president and chief investment officer for Templeton Global Macro. Dr. Hasenstab is a portfolio manager for a number of funds, including Templeton Global Bond Fund and Templeton Global Total Return Fund. In addition, Dr. Hasenstab is economic advisor to the CEO of Franklin Resources, Inc. Dr. Hasenstab initially joined Franklin Templeton Investments in July 1995. After a leave of absence to obtain his doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, he rejoined the company in April 2001.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

27.4

Category Average

6.61

Category Mode

3.3