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FKACX Franklin Growth Opportunities C

  • Fund
  • FKACX
  • Price as of: May 20, 2019
  • $31.40 - $0.33 - 1.04%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

FKACX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 20.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.1%
  • Net Assets $4.03 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 37.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$31.40
$24.26
$36.89

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.77%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.68%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 20.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.02%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Growth Opportunities Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Jun 23, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding 7540192
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Grant Bowers

FKACX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.1% -7.9% 26.7% 21.40%
1 Yr -7.7% -63.9% 13.6% 70.10%
3 Yr 5.6%* -38.0% 20.9% 55.12%
5 Yr 4.1%* -30.7% 21.4% 34.62%
10 Yr 9.2%* -12.3% 17.3% 46.10%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.1% -65.5% 5.0% 62.73%
2017 15.9% -24.8% 41.0% 59.24%
2016 -5.9% -56.6% 18.1% 78.96%
2015 2.6% -38.0% 11.4% 14.68%
2014 4.5% -52.4% 105.4% 29.41%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.1% 0.0% 26.7% 21.40%
1 Yr -7.7% -63.9% 26.9% 81.21%
3 Yr 10.0%* -38.0% 27.3% 62.28%
5 Yr 7.7%* -30.7% 30.0% 56.53%
10 Yr 12.6%* -12.3% 19.0% 56.14%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.1% -65.5% 16.5% 75.59%
2017 27.8% -24.8% 48.9% 35.48%
2016 -3.7% -56.6% 26.8% 87.27%
2015 5.0% -38.0% 17.3% 28.21%
2014 7.1% -52.4% 120.7% 64.84%

NAV & Total Return History

FKACX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank
Net Assets 4.03 B 898 K 195 B 30.57%
Number of Holdings 88 6 2046 32.40%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.46 B 519 K 54.6 B 30.13%
Weighting of Top 10 37.78% 12.8% 2580.2% 53.19%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 7.49%

  2. Mastercard Inc A 5.05%

  3. Microsoft Corp 4.89%

  4. Visa Inc Class A 4.03%

  5. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.95%

  6. Apple Inc 2.82%

  7. ServiceNow Inc 2.68%

  8. SBA Communications Corp 2.65%

  9. CoStar Group Inc 2.13%

  10. UnitedHealth Group Inc 2.08%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FKACX % Rank
Stocks
98.47% 17.54% 113.56% 49.00%
Cash
1.53% -2546.61% 57.26% 50.31%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.01% 59.65%
Other
0.00% -13.96% 43.00% 11.70%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.57% 54.59%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 2544.23% 54.76%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKACX % Rank
Technology
33.72% 0.00% 62.60% 32.40%
Financial Services
16.58% 0.00% 39.70% 18.25%
Healthcare
13.54% 0.00% 96.81% 64.72%
Consumer Cyclical
10.48% 0.00% 35.86% 87.07%
Industrials
9.34% 0.00% 25.15% 52.40%
Communication Services
4.47% 0.00% 14.60% 11.35%
Consumer Defense
3.57% 0.00% 16.35% 66.64%
Real Estate
2.13% 0.00% 9.48% 21.40%
Basic Materials
1.19% 0.00% 12.25% 66.72%
Energy
0.84% 0.00% 14.90% 51.09%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 15.76% 70.74%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKACX % Rank
US
95.95% 6.81% 113.56% 32.23%
Non US
2.52% 0.00% 91.58% 63.58%

FKACX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.77% 0.00% 15.15% 14.76%
Management Fee 0.54% 0.00% 1.44% 29.43%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 90.25%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.02% 74.75%

Sales Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 60.82%

Trading Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 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.

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 22.68% 0.00% 650.00% 21.83%

FKACX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 72.05%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.02% -14.30% 2.62% 93.71%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FKACX - Managers

Grant Bowers

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 02, 2007

12.17

12.2%

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

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2016

3.0

3.0%

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 & entertainment, cable & satellite, and apparel & footwear manufacturer industries. She joined Franklin Equity Group in July 2003 as an equity research associate on the consumer team. Ms. Araghi earned her B.S. in business administration and graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and member of the CFA Society of San Francisco and CFA Institute.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.36

Category Average

8.53

Category Mode

0.0