FKACX: Franklin Growth Opportunities C

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FKACX Franklin Growth Opportunities C

  • Fund
  • FKACX
  • Price as of: Jan 17, 2020
  • $32.87
    + $0.07 + 0.21%

Profile

FKACX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 18.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.0%
  • Net Assets $4.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 38.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.87
$27.81
$34.35

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.69%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 24.21%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.07%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin Growth Opportunities Fund Class C
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Jun 23, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding
    7183464
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Grant Bowers

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Performance

FKACX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.2% 0.0% 10.6% 30.61%
1 Yr 32.7% -69.0% 49.6% 14.47%
3 Yr 18.6%* -45.2% 29.7% 15.83%
5 Yr 11.0%* -36.4% 18.2% 25.31%
10 Yr 12.3%* -18.1% 18.1% 27.88%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.5% -67.9% 49.9% 71.50%
2018 -15.1% -65.5% 13.4% 64.51%
2017 15.9% -46.3% 37.5% 64.87%
2016 -5.9% -43.3% 15.3% 77.82%
2015 2.6% -38.0% 11.4% 14.61%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.2% 0.0% 10.6% 30.61%
1 Yr 31.7% -69.0% 49.6% 15.55%
3 Yr 18.6%* -45.2% 35.6% 21.48%
5 Yr 11.0%* -36.4% 18.2% 44.36%
10 Yr 12.3%* -18.1% 18.1% 46.75%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.5% -67.9% 49.9% 71.50%
2018 -15.1% -65.5% 16.5% 76.23%
2017 27.8% -28.2% 51.5% 38.52%
2016 -3.7% -43.3% 17.1% 85.73%
2015 5.0% -38.0% 17.3% 29.71%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

FKACX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank
Net Assets 4.1 B 1.21 M 201 B 26.69%
Number of Holdings 94 1 2071 27.81%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.58 B 434 K 63 B 26.61%
Weighting of Top 10 38.67% 11.2% 100.0% 59.75%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 6.98%
  2. Microsoft Corp 5.81%
  3. Mastercard Inc A 5.47%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 4.26%
  5. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.21%
  6. Apple Inc 2.89%
  7. SBA Communications Corp 2.73%
  8. ServiceNow Inc 2.67%
  9. CoStar Group Inc 2.53%
  10. UnitedHealth Group Inc 2.12%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FKACX % Rank
Stocks
95.80% 83.84% 105.55% 87.26%
Other
3.50% -0.57% 8.03% 0.67%
Cash
0.71% -5.55% 16.16% 63.87%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.51% 64.17%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.67% 61.84%
Bonds
0.00% -0.51% 3.92% 63.87%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKACX % Rank
Technology
25.71% 7.73% 54.94% 63.12%
Financial Services
19.02% 0.00% 38.34% 10.12%
Healthcare
17.01% 0.00% 52.57% 21.89%
Consumer Cyclical
10.43% 0.00% 52.42% 83.36%
Industrials
8.47% 0.00% 26.44% 51.20%
Communication Services
8.36% 0.00% 31.01% 71.36%
Real Estate
6.20% 0.00% 12.72% 3.15%
Consumer Defense
3.15% 0.00% 18.71% 69.19%
Basic Materials
1.10% 0.00% 11.40% 62.07%
Energy
0.54% 0.00% 6.74% 43.25%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 9.99% 76.01%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKACX % Rank
US
94.19% 80.59% 100.51% 46.85%
Non US
1.61% 0.00% 17.94% 74.96%

Expenses

FKACX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.69% 0.00% 165.48% 20.23%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 1.40% 28.40%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 91.70%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 1.02% 71.89%

Sales Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 63.59%

Trading Fees

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

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 24.21% 0.00% 807.00% 23.58%

Distributions

FKACX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 47.80% 63.94%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.07% -2.06% 2.43% 95.48%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

FKACX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Grant Bowers


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 02, 2007

12.84

12.8%

Grant Bowers is a vice president and portfolio manager with Franklin Equity Group. Mr. Bowers joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1993 as a fixed income analyst and in 1998 joined the Franklin Equity Group as an analyst. His previous research coverage has included the telecom, media, publishing, transportation and business services industries. Mr. Bowers studied economics at the University of California at Davis. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, he served in the United States Army.

Sara Araghi


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2016

3.67

3.7%

Sara Araghi is a vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager for Franklin Equity Group. She specializes in the equity research and analysis of the media, cable and softline/specialty retail industries while serving as Consumer Sector team leader. Ms. Araghi is also a portfolio manager on the Franklin Growth Opportunities Fund and FTIF Franklin U.S. Opportunities Fund. Ms. Araghi earned her B.S. in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and member of the CFA Society of San Francisco and CFA Institute.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.05 52.03 8.15 0.67