FBTDX: Franklin Biotechnology Discovery Fund - MutualFunds.com
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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$151.29

-

-

$0.00

1.73%

Vitals

YTD Return

-5.9%

1 yr return

7.6%

3 Yr Avg Return

7.5%

5 Yr Avg Return

9.7%

Net Assets

$1.39 B

Holdings in Top 10

41.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$149.23
$139.50
$187.55

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.73%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load 1.00%

TRADING FEES

Turnover 47.30%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,000

IRA

$250


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Health


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$151.29

-

-

$0.00

1.73%

FBTDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -5.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.32%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin Biotechnology Discovery Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Mar 04, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding
    367808
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Evan McCulloch

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of biotechnology companies and discovery research firms. The fund predominantly invests in equity securities. In addition to its investments in biotechnology companies, the fund may also invest up to 20% of its net assets in equity or debt securities of any type of issuer. It is non-diversified.


FBTDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FBTDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.9% -80.1% 37.9% 93.43%
1 Yr 7.6% -28.4% 92.6% 97.47%
3 Yr 7.5%* -0.3% 38.2% 94.59%
5 Yr 9.7%* 2.2% 38.6% 93.66%
10 Yr 15.7%* 9.4% 21.6% 68.29%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FBTDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 11.8% -13.6% 178.2% 59.88%
2019 21.9% 3.8% 63.8% 39.31%
2018 -19.3% -49.7% 21.5% 93.43%
2017 15.0% -59.8% 54.4% 62.96%
2016 -21.1% -36.6% 11.6% 79.69%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FBTDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.9% -79.8% 42.1% 93.90%
1 Yr 6.7% -30.4% 92.6% 96.38%
3 Yr 7.5%* -15.9% 38.2% 91.06%
5 Yr 9.7%* -7.4% 38.6% 89.02%
10 Yr 15.7%* 9.4% 21.6% 61.65%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FBTDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 11.8% -13.6% 178.2% 59.88%
2019 21.9% 3.8% 63.8% 39.31%
2018 -19.3% -25.3% 22.2% 94.16%
2017 17.9% -10.8% 54.4% 63.70%
2016 -17.7% -36.6% 11.6% 74.22%

NAV & Total Return History


FBTDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FBTDX Category Low Category High FBTDX % Rank
Net Assets 1.39 B 2.72 M 53.2 B 42.05%
Number of Holdings 116 11 478 27.97%
Net Assets in Top 10 550 M 2.18 K 21.1 B 32.20%
Weighting of Top 10 41.26% 10.1% 94.7% 47.88%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%
  2. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%
  3. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%
  4. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%
  5. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%
  6. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%
  7. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%
  8. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%
  9. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%
  10. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 6.06%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FBTDX % Rank
Stocks
98.62% 83.68% 104.21% 65.68%
Cash
0.86% -0.65% 9.16% 35.59%
Other
0.52% -26.05% 9.11% 17.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.83% 92.80%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 92.80%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 17.12% 92.80%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FBTDX % Rank
Healthcare
98.52% 61.99% 100.00% 77.12%
Financial Services
1.48% 0.00% 1.78% 4.66%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.98% 92.80%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 19.13% 92.80%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 6.19% 92.80%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 7.02% 92.80%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.71% 92.80%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 7.81% 92.80%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 28.21% 94.07%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 17.63% 92.80%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 8.23% 94.07%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FBTDX % Rank
US
92.66% 57.23% 100.70% 22.46%
Non US
5.96% 0.00% 42.77% 77.97%

FBTDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FBTDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.73% 0.08% 2.91% 12.12%
Management Fee 0.58% 0.00% 1.25% 36.36%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 97.40%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.03% 0.25% 77.78%

Sales Fees

FBTDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.00% 97.53%

Trading Fees

FBTDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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.

FBTDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 47.30% 0.00% 256.00% 53.89%

FBTDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FBTDX Category Low Category High FBTDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 2.44% 92.77%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FBTDX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Semi-Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FBTDX Category Low Category High FBTDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.32% -2.54% 1.92% 95.95%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FBTDX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually

Dividend Payout History

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FBTDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Evan McCulloch


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 1997

23.98

24.0%

Mr. McCulloch, CFA, joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1992.

Wendy Lam


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2018

3.0

3.0%

Ms. Lam has joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2016. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Ms. Lam was an Executive Director and Senior Analyst covering large-cap biotechnology for Oppenheimer & Co and had been an Equity Research Associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Oppenheimer & Co. Ms. Lam has a Ph.D degree.

Akiva Felt


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 27, 2020

1.59

1.6%

Mr. Felt has been a portfolio manager, providing research and advice on the purchases and sales of individual securities and portfolio risk assessment. He joined Franklin Templeton in 2018. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Felt was a Senior Research Analyst with Asymmetry Capital, a healthcare focused hedge fund. He has covered the biotechnology sector since 2007 in increasing capacities on the sell-side, most recently as Managing Director for Oppenheimer & Co.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 23.98 6.66 1.38