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FKABX Franklin Growth Opportunities B

  • Fund
  • FKABX
  • Price as of: N/A
  • N/A N/A N/A
  • Category
  • Uncategorized
  • Fund Company
  • N/A

FKABX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.3%
  • Net Assets $447 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 27.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

N/A
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.98%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 63.57%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Mar 01, 2005

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.41%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Growth Opportunities Fund
  • Fund Family Name N/A
  • Inception Date Jun 23, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Grant Bowers

Fund Description

The fund invests substantially in equity securities of companies demonstrating accelerating growth, increasing profitability, or above-average growth or growth potential as compared with the overall economy. The equity securities in which the fund invests are primarily to predominantly common stock. A significant to substantial portion of the fund's investments may be in smaller and midsize companies. It may have significant positions in particular sectors such as technology.

FKABX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKABX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -50.0% 268.1% N/A
1 Yr 4.7% -64.8% 268.1% N/A
3 Yr 11.9%* -100.0% 115.6% N/A
5 Yr 6.3%* -100.0% 58.6% N/A
10 Yr 10.6%* -12.1% 26.2% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKABX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -100.0% 73.0% N/A
2017 N/A -76.0% 212.6% N/A
2016 N/A -65.0% 900.0% N/A
2015 N/A -87.3% 336.8% N/A
2014 N/A -60.1% 304.1% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKABX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -50.0% 268.1% N/A
1 Yr 0.7% -64.8% 268.1% N/A
3 Yr 11.1%* -100.0% 115.6% N/A
5 Yr 6.0%* -100.0% 58.6% N/A
10 Yr 10.6%* -12.1% 26.3% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKABX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -100.0% 76.6% N/A
2017 N/A -30.7% 212.6% N/A
2016 N/A -65.0% 900.0% N/A
2015 N/A -87.3% 341.1% N/A
2014 N/A -60.1% 304.1% N/A

NAV & Total Return History

FKABX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FKABX Category Low Category High FKABX % Rank
Net Assets 447 M 10 804 B N/A
Number of Holdings 90 1 17333 N/A
Net Assets in Top 10 112 M -7.11 B 145 B N/A
Weighting of Top 10 27.07% 0.0% 20474.3% N/A

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 4.20%

  2. SBA Communications Corp 3.58%

  3. MasterCard Incorporated Class A 3.39%

  4. Google, Inc. Class A 3.02%

  5. Precision Castparts Corp. 2.48%

  6. Qualcomm, Inc. 2.42%

  7. Gilead Sciences Inc 2.30%

  8. Allergan, Inc. 1.96%

  9. Amazon.com Inc 1.94%

  10. BlackRock Inc 1.78%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FKABX % Rank
Stocks
97.11% -142.98% 259.25% N/A
Cash
2.17% -2458.20% 7388.76% N/A
Other
0.72% -7288.76% 493.15% N/A
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -21.20% 80.89% N/A
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.37% 144.58% N/A
Bonds
0.00% -955.59% 2458.15% N/A

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKABX % Rank
Technology
23.68% -26.81% 99.57% N/A
Consumer Cyclical
15.19% -20.80% 87.44% N/A
Industrials
14.58% -19.53% 93.31% N/A
Healthcare
13.33% -15.38% 100.00% N/A
Financial Services
9.99% -7.59% 99.69% N/A
Communication Services
5.54% -9.27% 90.02% N/A
Energy
5.04% -6.25% 144.83% N/A
Basic Materials
4.86% -5.18% 96.19% N/A
Consumer Defense
3.46% -7.54% 98.24% N/A
Real Estate
1.43% -8.52% 100.26% N/A
Utilities
0.00% -3.80% 94.95% N/A

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKABX % Rank
US
94.03% -142.98% 149.27% N/A
Non US
3.08% -38.73% 159.65% N/A

FKABX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FKABX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.98% -2.86% 950.64% N/A
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 2.87% N/A
12b-1 Fee 0.99% 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.20% 0.00% 52000.00% N/A

Sales Fees

FKABX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load 4.00% 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

FKABX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 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.

FKABX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 63.57% 0.00% 5067.00% N/A

FKABX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FKABX Category Low Category High FKABX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 84.51% N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FKABX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FKABX Category Low Category High FKABX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.41% -46.00% 10.88% N/A

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FKABX - Managers

Grant Bowers

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 02, 2007

6.0

6.0%

"Grant Bowers is Vice President and Portfolio Manager with FEG. He is the lead portfolio manager of Franklin Growth Opportunities Fund and FTIF Franklin U.S. Opportunities Fund (SICAV). He is also a member of FGA U.S. Growth team. Mr. Bowers joined FTI in 1993 as a fixed income analyst and in 1998 joined the FEG as an analyst. His previous research coverage has included the telecom, media, publishing, transportation and business services industries. Prior to joining FT, he served in the US Army."


Conrad Herrmann

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 23, 1999

13.7

13.7%

Conrad Herrmann is a senior vice president and portfolio manager with Franklin Advisers, Inc., and director of Equity Portfolio Management for Franklin’s equity group. He has final authority over all aspects of the fund's investment portfolio, including but not limited to, purchases and sales of individual securities, portfolio risk assessment, and the management of daily cash balances in accordance with anticipated investment management requirements. Herrmann joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1989.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.01

Category High

33.52

Category Average

5.37

Category Mode

3.25