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Franklin Founding Funds Allocation R

FFARX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -14.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.7%
  • Net Assets $3.01 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.30
$10.00
$14.73

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.65%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 0.29%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Compare FFARX to Popular U.S. Growth/Balanced Allocation Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$22.28

+0.36%

$108.10 B

2.97%

$0.66

-4.13%

0.57%

$37.26

-1.38%

$16.46 B

2.22%

$0.84

3.10%

$16.32

+0.31%

$11.04 B

1.85%

$0.30

5.36%

0.39%

$15.25

+0.46%

$10.11 B

1.96%

$0.30

6.57%

0.25%

$51.59

+0.43%

$6.63 B

2.07%

$1.06

5.26%

0.10%

FFARX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -14.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.74%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin Founding Funds Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Aug 15, 2003
  • Shares Outstanding
    373580
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    May Tong

FFARX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FFARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -14.7% -37.7% 19.5% 94.65%
1 Yr -6.7% -36.1% 30.9% 95.08%
3 Yr -1.8%* -13.8% 14.9% 95.65%
5 Yr 3.7%* -1.5% 14.2% 96.30%
10 Yr 5.3%* 4.3% 11.8% 94.76%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FFARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 14.2% 1.1% 24.7% 53.72%
2018 -13.0% -30.8% -2.9% 45.33%
2017 8.1% -4.4% 18.6% 70.85%
2016 10.9% -7.8% 13.8% 3.79%
2015 -8.8% -20.0% -1.0% 63.01%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FFARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -14.7% -37.7% 19.5% 94.65%
1 Yr -6.7% -39.3% 30.9% 93.44%
3 Yr -1.8%* -13.8% 14.9% 94.98%
5 Yr 3.7%* -1.9% 14.2% 94.61%
10 Yr 5.3%* 4.3% 11.8% 93.01%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FFARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 14.2% 1.1% 25.0% 53.72%
2018 -11.5% -27.2% -2.4% 59.86%
2017 11.0% -4.4% 22.8% 83.39%
2016 13.2% -7.8% 22.5% 4.55%
2015 -6.4% -20.0% 7.6% 79.67%

NAV & Total Return History


FFARX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FFARX Category Low Category High FFARX % Rank
Net Assets 3.01 B 833 K 108 B 24.20%
Number of Holdings 4 4 19906 99.68%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.01 B 777 K 28.6 B 20.06%
Weighting of Top 10 100.00% 12.4% 100.0% 3.93%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Franklin Income R6 33.38%
  2. Franklin Mutual Shares R6 33.32%
  3. Templeton Growth R6 33.29%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FFARX % Rank
Stocks
74.65% 30.99% 98.32% 65.70%
Bonds
14.38% 0.00% 54.47% 73.14%
Preferred Stocks
5.01% 0.00% 12.56% 6.15%
Cash
3.86% -12.40% 48.48% 43.04%
Other
1.59% -1.87% 14.60% 18.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.52% 0.00% 25.93% 19.09%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FFARX % Rank
Healthcare
16.71% 0.00% 36.39% 17.15%
Consumer Defense
13.76% 0.00% 18.03% 4.21%
Financial Services
12.64% 0.29% 47.45% 72.49%
Technology
12.42% 0.00% 50.43% 91.26%
Industrials
10.18% 0.00% 28.43% 48.87%
Consumer Cyclical
9.60% 0.00% 59.01% 78.64%
Communication Services
8.53% 0.00% 19.19% 55.02%
Energy
6.44% 0.00% 23.25% 6.80%
Utilities
4.87% 0.00% 18.84% 13.27%
Basic Materials
3.57% 0.00% 18.42% 67.64%
Real Estate
1.26% 0.00% 66.95% 94.50%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FFARX % Rank
US
46.23% 19.62% 86.52% 81.55%
Non US
28.42% 0.00% 48.35% 20.71%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FFARX % Rank
Corporate
72.74% 0.00% 100.00% 10.68%
Cash & Equivalents
16.87% 0.00% 100.00% 51.13%
Government
6.87% 0.00% 95.54% 82.52%
Securitized
3.52% 0.00% 48.65% 82.52%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 50.97% 82.52%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 17.96% 90.29%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FFARX % Rank
US
13.75% 0.00% 46.65% 50.81%
Non US
0.63% -7.93% 12.90% 79.94%

FFARX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FFARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.65% 0.01% 3.31% 55.41%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.75% 15.29%
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 66.49%
Administrative Fee 0.03% 0.01% 0.28% 6.74%

Sales Fees

FFARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FFARX 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.

FFARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 0.29% 0.00% 442.00% 1.65%

FFARX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FFARX Category Low Category High FFARX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 10.98% 69.43%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FFARX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FFARX Category Low Category High FFARX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.74% -4.31% 6.49% 12.17%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FFARX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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FFARX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

May Tong


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 15, 2019

1.62

1.6%

May Tong joined ING Investment Management June 2006. May is a Portfolio Manager on the quantitative equity team. Prior to joining ING, she was an associate portfolio manager for five years on the quantitative team at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers with oversight of $60 billion of assets including daily cash management and determination of trading needs and strategies for all index and enhanced strategies. Before that she was an audit intern at Grant Thornton where she assisted with all phases of audit processes for several clients. She received a B.S. in finance and accounting magna cum laude from Boston College, Carrol School of Management and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Thomas Nelson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 15, 2019

1.62

1.6%

Thomas Nelson is the director of portfolio management and a senior vice president for Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions (FTMAS). He graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in accounting. As the director of portfolio management and a member of the Investment Strategy and Research Committee, Mr. Nelson manages several Franklin Templeton global mutual funds. He is also a chartered member of the CFA Institute and part of the New York Society of Security Analysts and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 39.77 7.11 0.75