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FKACX Franklin Growth Opportunities C

  • Fund
  • FKACX
  • Price as of: Sep 17, 2019
  • $32.93 + $0.27 + 0.83%

FKACX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 25.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.5%
  • Net Assets $3.96 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.93
$24.26
$36.68

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

PRIMARY CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 25.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • 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
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Jun 23, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding 6921954
  • 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 25.9% -34.6% 38.4% 19.08%
1 Yr -9.0% -63.5% 19.0% 67.07%
3 Yr 5.9%* -39.2% 22.7% 59.46%
5 Yr 3.5%* -32.5% 15.3% 41.50%
10 Yr 7.5%* -14.0% 16.4% 47.12%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.1% -65.5% 9.4% 65.70%
2017 15.9% -46.3% 37.5% 64.85%
2016 -5.9% -43.3% 13.0% 78.24%
2015 2.6% -38.0% 11.4% 15.32%
2014 4.5% -52.4% 105.4% 32.53%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 25.9% -34.6% 38.4% 19.08%
1 Yr -9.0% -63.5% 19.9% 79.76%
3 Yr 10.3%* -39.2% 27.5% 63.62%
5 Yr 7.0%* -32.5% 16.4% 61.84%
10 Yr 10.8%* -14.0% 17.3% 60.37%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.1% -65.5% 16.5% 78.35%
2017 27.8% -28.2% 51.5% 39.36%
2016 -3.7% -43.3% 15.6% 86.46%
2015 5.0% -38.0% 17.3% 30.75%
2014 7.1% -52.4% 120.7% 65.48%

NAV & Total Return History

FKACX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank
Net Assets 3.96 B 1.12 M 188 B 28.16%
Number of Holdings 93 7 2106 28.80%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.58 B 301 K 56.6 B 26.98%
Weighting of Top 10 39.12% 11.7% 100.0% 51.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 7.54%

  2. Microsoft Corp 5.43%

  3. Mastercard Inc A 5.38%

  4. Visa Inc Class A 4.37%

  5. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.27%

  6. SBA Communications Corp 2.98%

  7. ServiceNow Inc 2.90%

  8. CoStar Group Inc 2.70%

  9. Apple Inc 2.38%

  10. Adobe Inc 2.18%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FKACX % Rank
Stocks
95.18% 85.30% 101.37% 85.28%
Other
3.25% -0.63% 3.74% 1.50%
Cash
1.58% -2.02% 14.62% 43.75%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.08% 70.33%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 66.22%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.29% 68.04%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKACX % Rank
Technology
33.03% 6.68% 62.82% 50.71%
Financial Services
16.84% 0.00% 39.16% 15.59%
Healthcare
12.60% 0.68% 45.99% 63.29%
Consumer Cyclical
11.10% 0.00% 34.07% 90.43%
Industrials
9.09% 0.00% 28.35% 52.45%
Real Estate
5.68% 0.00% 7.16% 2.06%
Consumer Defense
3.20% 0.00% 18.23% 74.05%
Communication Services
1.82% 0.00% 13.96% 45.89%
Basic Materials
1.10% 0.00% 10.95% 64.24%
Energy
0.72% -0.01% 11.07% 43.91%
Utilities
0.00% -0.01% 7.75% 75.55%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKACX % Rank
US
93.71% 79.62% 100.21% 48.10%
Non US
1.47% 0.00% 16.82% 73.73%

FKACX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.69% 0.00% 283.30% 19.76%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 1.40% 28.24%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 93.01%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.02% 77.22%

Sales Fees

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 68.28%

Trading Fees

FKACX 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.

FKACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 24.21% 0.00% 476.00% 23.96%

FKACX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 15.70% 77.93%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FKACX Category Low Category High FKACX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.07% -7.60% 1.83% 94.41%

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

12.51

12.5%

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

3.33

3.3%

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

0.0

Category High

51.7

Category Average

8.11

Category Mode

0.33