FGTIX: Franklin Growth Allocation A

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FGTIX Franklin Growth Allocation A

  • Fund
  • FGTIX
  • Price as of: Oct 15, 2019
  • $18.96 + $0.11 + 0.58%

FGTIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.3%
  • Net Assets $1.25 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 80.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.96
$16.26
$19.33

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.67%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 30.79%

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 Allocation--70% to 85% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 14.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.48%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Growth Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Dec 31, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding 49469483
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Thomas A. Nelson

FGTIX - Mutual Fund Categories

FGTIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FGTIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.6% -29.5% 16.3% 12.50%
1 Yr -2.2% -59.1% 17.7% 60.58%
3 Yr 3.1%* -24.1% 10.4% 29.69%
5 Yr 1.3%* -16.7% 7.9% 34.31%
10 Yr 3.6%* -6.4% 9.9% 37.18%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FGTIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -14.5% -64.7% 0.0% 64.62%
2017 11.0% 0.0% 16.8% 13.28%
2016 2.5% -0.9% 8.6% 50.82%
2015 -8.4% -12.1% 0.0% 67.92%
2014 0.9% -7.1% 2.6% 26.60%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FGTIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.6% -29.5% 16.3% 12.50%
1 Yr -2.2% -59.1% 17.7% 76.64%
3 Yr 6.5%* -24.1% 10.4% 20.31%
5 Yr 5.6%* -16.7% 7.9% 21.57%
10 Yr 6.9%* -6.4% 9.9% 21.79%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FGTIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.2% -64.7% 0.0% 86.92%
2017 19.5% 0.0% 20.2% 5.47%
2016 5.4% 0.0% 11.9% 47.54%
2015 -1.7% -12.0% 0.0% 26.42%
2014 4.9% -5.8% 6.2% 11.70%

NAV & Total Return History

FGTIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FGTIX Category Low Category High FGTIX % Rank
Net Assets 1.25 B 3.15 M 2.48 B 23.36%
Number of Holdings 20 7 972 44.53%
Net Assets in Top 10 996 M 3.3 M 2.31 B 29.20%
Weighting of Top 10 80.23% 24.2% 1184.2% 80.29%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Franklin Growth R6 16.34%

  2. Franklin LibertyQ US Equity ETF 15.31%

  3. Franklin Fd Allocator Ser 8.27%

  4. Franklin Rising Dividends R6 8.20%

  5. Franklin LibertyQ Emerging Markets ETF 6.85%

  6. Franklin US Government Secs R6 6.28%

  7. Franklin Low Duration Total Return R6 5.96%

  8. Franklin DynaTech R6 5.38%

  9. iShares Core US Aggregate Bond ETF 4.27%

  10. Franklin Mutual European R6 3.35%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FGTIX % Rank
Stocks
68.03% 14.89% 87.64% 13.14%
Bonds
19.28% 0.00% 75.13% 72.26%
Other
8.38% -5.59% 51.99% 14.60%
Cash
4.27% -22.98% 66.50% 74.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.03% 0.00% 11.19% 79.56%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 11.06% 67.88%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FGTIX % Rank
Technology
13.60% -0.26% 18.62% 18.25%
Industrials
11.23% 0.00% 11.24% 2.19%
Healthcare
9.03% 0.00% 11.64% 8.03%
Consumer Cyclical
7.70% -0.09% 10.41% 25.55%
Financial Services
6.99% 0.00% 16.25% 52.55%
Consumer Defense
6.05% -0.36% 6.61% 9.49%
Basic Materials
4.28% 0.00% 5.93% 5.84%
Energy
3.14% 0.00% 9.29% 45.26%
Communication Services
2.69% 0.00% 3.32% 4.38%
Utilities
1.84% 0.00% 4.43% 41.61%
Real Estate
1.39% 0.00% 19.62% 75.91%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FGTIX % Rank
US
45.29% 0.13% 61.41% 13.14%
Non US
22.74% 0.00% 70.86% 29.93%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FGTIX % Rank
Securitized
10.62% -34.90% 32.48% 23.36%
Government
5.20% -6.71% 34.77% 68.61%
Cash & Equivalents
4.29% -22.98% 66.50% 67.15%
Corporate
3.40% 0.00% 54.60% 86.86%
Municipal
0.09% 0.00% 38.35% 35.04%
Derivative
-0.01% -23.88% 0.76% 64.23%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FGTIX % Rank
US
16.05% -80.24% 54.59% 59.85%
Non US
3.23% -4.19% 155.37% 78.83%

FGTIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FGTIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.67% 0.18% 9.23% 64.18%
Management Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.50% 68.61%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 22.00%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.02% 0.42% N/A

Sales Fees

FGTIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 2.25% 5.75% 39.29%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FGTIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

FGTIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 30.79% 0.00% 373.00% 54.14%

FGTIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FGTIX Category Low Category High FGTIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.07% 0.00% 2.27% 72.99%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FGTIX Category Low Category High FGTIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.48% -1.48% 3.99% 58.96%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FGTIX - Managers

Thomas A. Nelson

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2012

7.75

7.8%

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.


May Tong

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 15, 2019

0.62

0.6%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.15

Category High

19.0

Category Average

3.7

Category Mode

2.25