FGSRX: Franklin Growth R

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FGSRX Franklin Growth R

  • Fund
  • FGSRX
  • Price as of: Nov 15, 2019
  • $113.96 + $0.94 + 0.83%

FGSRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 27.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.2%
  • Net Assets $16.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 25.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$113.96
$83.73
$113.96

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.08%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 6.05%

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 Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 27.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.16%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Jan 02, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding 3893212
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Serena Perin Vinton

Fund Description

The fund invests substantially in the equity securities of companies that are leaders in their industries. Although it normally invests substantially in the equity securities (principally common stocks) of U.S.-based large and medium market capitalization companies, the fund may invest in companies in new and emerging industries where growth is expected to be above average and may invest up to 25% of its assets in smaller companies.

FGSRX - Fund Company Quick Screens

FGSRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FGSRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 27.1% -69.5% 57.2% 46.65%
1 Yr 15.6% -58.5% 36.3% 19.48%
3 Yr 13.4%* -38.1% 26.8% 32.58%
5 Yr 9.2%* -32.3% 19.7% 28.24%
10 Yr 11.4%* -14.2% 17.8% 34.80%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FGSRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -4.8% -65.5% 13.4% 14.50%
2017 23.3% -46.3% 37.5% 25.75%
2016 4.4% -43.3% 15.3% 23.14%
2015 -1.6% -38.0% 11.4% 37.49%
2014 14.6% -52.4% 105.4% 2.99%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FGSRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 27.1% -69.5% 57.2% 46.65%
1 Yr 15.6% -58.5% 36.3% 32.54%
3 Yr 15.7%* -38.1% 30.2% 38.39%
5 Yr 11.2%* -32.3% 18.3% 31.39%
10 Yr 12.7%* -14.2% 17.8% 43.88%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FGSRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -4.8% -65.5% 16.5% 35.63%
2017 26.5% -28.2% 51.5% 46.57%
2016 8.1% -43.3% 17.1% 13.04%
2015 1.7% -38.0% 17.3% 51.43%
2014 14.6% -52.4% 120.7% 6.80%

NAV & Total Return History

FGSRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FGSRX Category Low Category High FGSRX % Rank
Net Assets 16.2 B 1.19 M 191 B 6.40%
Number of Holdings 134 7 2089 17.36%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.09 B 421 K 53.6 B 12.89%
Weighting of Top 10 25.51% 12.2% 100.0% 90.97%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 4.25%

  2. Amazon.com Inc 3.75%

  3. Microsoft Corp 2.92%

  4. Boeing Co 2.59%

  5. Northrop Grumman Corp 2.55%

  6. Mastercard Inc A 2.35%

  7. Union Pacific Corp 2.03%

  8. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 1.85%

  9. Intuit Inc 1.64%

  10. ServiceNow Inc 1.57%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FGSRX % Rank
Stocks
98.82% 80.50% 102.30% 38.73%
Cash
1.18% -2.43% 16.25% 57.18%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.48% 95.91%
Other
0.00% -1.10% 4.27% 93.29%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 94.98%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.92% 95.06%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FGSRX % Rank
Industrials
25.41% 0.00% 27.83% 0.39%
Technology
25.14% 7.44% 60.96% 83.41%
Healthcare
19.30% 0.00% 38.88% 9.95%
Consumer Cyclical
7.72% 0.00% 49.54% 96.22%
Financial Services
7.46% 0.00% 33.83% 88.04%
Basic Materials
5.38% 0.00% 11.24% 7.56%
Consumer Defense
3.93% 0.00% 17.22% 63.66%
Real Estate
1.75% 0.00% 10.94% 55.17%
Utilities
1.26% -0.50% 7.67% 17.13%
Communication Services
0.84% 0.00% 21.21% 54.32%
Energy
0.62% -0.02% 11.07% 41.98%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FGSRX % Rank
US
94.45% 79.62% 101.52% 42.44%
Non US
4.37% 0.00% 17.37% 47.84%

FGSRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FGSRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.08% 0.00% 165.48% 50.08%
Management Fee 0.44% 0.00% 1.40% 13.90%
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 73.64%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.02% 81.40%

Sales Fees

FGSRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

FGSRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 5.00% 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.

FGSRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 6.05% 0.00% 536.00% 3.90%

FGSRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FGSRX Category Low Category High FGSRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.12% 0.00% 15.51% 28.78%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FGSRX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FGSRX Category Low Category High FGSRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.16% -7.55% 1.83% 40.16%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FGSRX - Managers

Serena Perin Vinton

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2008

10.92

10.9%

Serena Perin Vinton is an SVP and portfolio manager with Franklin Equity Group. Ms. Perin Vinton joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1991. She served as an analyst and portfolio manager in the international fixed-income group for four years, before joining the Franklin Equity Group in 1995. Ms. Perin Vinton previously worked as a research assistant for a British member of Parliament in London. Ms. Perin Vinton earned her B.A. in business economics from Brown University. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.


John Anderson

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2016

3.5

3.5%

John Anderson joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2014. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments, he was a research analyst at Lakeview Investment Group and an associate at ThinkEquity Partners, a full-service investment bank.


Robert Rendler

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2016

3.5

3.5%

Robert Rendler, CFA, is Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst of Franklin Templeton Investments. Mr. Rendler joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2005.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.86

Category Average

8.07

Category Mode

0.5