FEMGX: Templeton Emerging Markets Bond A

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FEMGX Templeton Emerging Markets Bond A

  • Fund
  • FEMGX
  • Price as of: Oct 18, 2019
  • $7.60 + $0.01 + 0.13%

FEMGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -6.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -5.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -4.4%
  • Net Assets $48.6 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 32.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$7.60
$7.57
$8.46

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.15%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 3.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 18.82%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Emerging Markets Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -6.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 8.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 5.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Templeton Emerging Markets Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Apr 01, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding 3469184
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael J. Hasenstab

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in a non-diversified portfolio of bonds issued by governments or government-related entities that are located in "emerging market countries," as well as bonds issued by "emerging market corporate entities." For purposes of pursuing its investment goals, the fund regularly enters into various currency related transactions involving derivative instruments, principally currency and cross currency forwards, but it may also use currency and currency index futures contracts. It is non-diversified.

FEMGX - Fund Company Quick Screens

FEMGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FEMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -6.5% -9.5% 11.8% 98.21%
1 Yr -7.8% -12.2% 17.8% 98.21%
3 Yr -5.2%* -6.7% 6.1% 97.87%
5 Yr -4.4%* -6.6% 4.9% 89.74%
10 Yr N/A* -3.9% 5.2% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FEMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.2% -19.3% 0.0% 33.33%
2017 3.6% 0.0% 36.5% 86.96%
2016 7.4% -5.4% 13.0% 30.00%
2015 -6.1% -21.5% -5.4% 15.79%
2014 -9.5% -19.3% 2.3% 77.78%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FEMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -6.5% -9.5% 11.8% 98.21%
1 Yr -7.8% -12.2% 17.8% 98.21%
3 Yr -1.0%* -6.7% 6.1% 89.36%
5 Yr -0.2%* -6.6% 4.9% 82.05%
10 Yr N/A* -3.9% 5.2% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FEMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -6.0% -19.3% 0.0% 37.04%
2017 10.2% 0.2% 37.0% 76.09%
2016 10.4% -5.4% 13.2% 67.50%
2015 -3.3% -18.5% -2.3% 13.16%
2014 -2.7% -19.3% 3.0% 47.22%

NAV & Total Return History

FEMGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FEMGX Category Low Category High FEMGX % Rank
Net Assets 48.6 M 31.4 K 1.09 B 77.97%
Number of Holdings 183 11 424 42.11%
Net Assets in Top 10 14.7 M -1.48 M 347 M 57.89%
Weighting of Top 10 32.71% 0.9% 133.6% 28.07%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Secretaria Tesouro Nacional 10% 9.38%

  2. Secretaria Tesouro Nacional 10% 4.17%

  3. Bank of Thailand 1.77% 3.37%

  4. Mexico (United Mexican States) 6.5% 3.10%

  5. Mexico (United Mexican States) 7.25% 2.93%

  6. Secretaria Tesouro Nacional 0% 2.41%

  7. Argentina (Republic of) 0% 2.24%

  8. Argentina (Republic of) 15.5% 1.82%

  9. Argentina (Republic of) 16% 1.68%

  10. Brazil (Federative Republic) 10% 1.60%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FEMGX % Rank
Bonds
53.32% 0.76% 78.87% 28.07%
Cash
46.81% -10.98% 102.53% 22.81%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.47% 42.11%
Other
0.00% -3.41% 6.29% 63.16%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 20.52% 49.12%
Stocks
-0.14% -0.14% 78.51% 96.49%

FEMGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FEMGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.15% 1.02% 13.51% 21.43%
Management Fee 1.05% 0.50% 1.15% 86.44%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 32.35%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.02% 0.25% 55.56%

Sales Fees

FEMGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 3.75% 3.50% 5.75% 91.67%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

FEMGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 18.82% 13.69% 733.00% 5.36%

FEMGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FEMGX Category Low Category High FEMGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 5.32% 0.00% 5.50% 6.78%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FEMGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FEMGX Category Low Category High FEMGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 8.03% -0.85% 8.39% 5.36%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FEMGX - Managers

Michael J. Hasenstab

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 01, 2013

6.5

6.5%

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D., is EVP and CIO for Templeton Global Macro, responsible for global macroeconomic and country-specific analysis, and interest rate, currency and sovereign credit market outlooks. He is an economic advisor to the CEO of Franklin Resources, Inc., providing perspective and insight through the lens of Templeton Global Macro.Dr. Hasenstab holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Asia Pacific School of Economics and Management at Australian National University, a master's degree in economics of development from the Australian National University, and a B.A. from Carleton College


Calvin Ho

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2018

0.75

0.8%

Calvin Ho, Ph.D., is a senior vice president and director of research for Templeton Global Macro. Dr. Ho also serves as a portfolio manager for a number of funds, including Templeton Global Bond Fund, Templeton Global Total Return Fund and Templeton Emerging Market Bond Fund. Dr. Ho joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2005 after obtaining his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley. He has been a core part of the Templeton Global Macro team since 2005, working closely with Dr. Michael Hasenstab as a lead research analyst. Dr. Ho holds both B.A. and Ph.D. in economics from University of California, Berkeley.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.01

Category High

16.76

Category Average

5.15

Category Mode

8.09