FKDNX: Franklin DynaTech A

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FKDNX Franklin DynaTech A


Profile

FKDNX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 30.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 22.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 18.9%
  • Net Assets $18.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$115.59
$70.13
$127.95

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.86%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 20.01%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 30.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 23.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.26%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin DynaTech Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Jan 02, 1968
  • Shares Outstanding
    67911850
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Rupert Johnson

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies that the investment manager believes are leaders in innovation, take advantage of new technologies, have superior management, and benefit from new industry conditions in the dynamically changing global economy. It invests predominantly in common stock. The investment manager may invest in companies in any economic sector or of any market capitalization and may invest in companies both inside and outside of the United States.


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FKDNX - Fund Company Quick Screens


Performance

FKDNX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKDNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.4% -35.7% 64.2% 5.02%
1 Yr 36.7% -21.5% 90.3% 4.04%
3 Yr 22.3%* -42.4% 30.5% 2.25%
5 Yr 18.9%* -25.9% 26.1% 3.39%
10 Yr 15.7%* -9.6% 15.7% 0.35%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKDNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.3% -14.9% 45.5% 1.99%
2018 0.2% -73.8% 5.4% 1.12%
2017 36.9% -76.0% 54.2% 3.85%
2016 -2.3% -22.2% 28.3% 86.25%
2015 5.9% -36.4% 17.2% 4.21%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKDNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.4% -35.7% 64.2% 5.02%
1 Yr 36.7% -21.5% 90.3% 4.04%
3 Yr 23.0%* -32.6% 30.5% 2.25%
5 Yr 20.7%* -20.9% 26.2% 2.71%
10 Yr 17.7%* -9.6% 18.7% 1.40%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKDNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.3% -14.9% 45.5% 1.99%
2018 0.2% -73.8% 5.4% 1.12%
2017 39.3% 1.4% 54.2% 3.64%
2016 1.2% -22.2% 29.2% 69.18%
2015 8.5% -36.4% 18.6% 2.97%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

FKDNX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FKDNX Category Low Category High FKDNX % Rank
Net Assets 18.5 B 174 K 117 B 13.31%
Number of Holdings 154 24 9700 38.23%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.81 B -252 M 25.1 B 12.46%
Weighting of Top 10 28.57% 9.8% 65.6% 51.20%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 7.62%
  2. Microsoft Corp 3.66%
  3. Shopify Inc A 3.04%
  4. ServiceNow Inc 2.61%
  5. PayPal Holdings Inc 2.33%
  6. Adyen NV 1.98%
  7. Alphabet Inc A 1.95%
  8. Mastercard Inc A 1.83%
  9. Sea Ltd ADR 1.82%
  10. MercadoLibre Inc 1.74%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FKDNX % Rank
Stocks
97.33% 2.12% 100.38% 56.83%
Cash
2.67% -5.94% 89.42% 37.20%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 6.74% 27.30%
Other
0.00% -0.30% 20.43% 26.79%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.76% 18.09%
Bonds
0.00% -11.97% 19.43% 25.09%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKDNX % Rank
Technology
40.38% 3.47% 44.50% 1.37%
Healthcare
18.76% -4.43% 26.41% 14.85%
Consumer Cyclical
12.86% 0.57% 54.49% 32.42%
Communication Services
11.58% -0.46% 67.67% 43.00%
Financial Services
8.65% -3.32% 32.66% 88.57%
Real Estate
4.78% -1.40% 8.72% 7.17%
Industrials
2.01% -5.03% 23.74% 94.37%
Utilities
0.60% -0.68% 11.38% 63.14%
Consumer Defense
0.40% -1.09% 26.14% 94.71%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 11.01% 73.38%
Basic Materials
0.00% -0.64% 13.19% 91.47%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKDNX % Rank
US
79.29% -5.21% 79.29% 0.34%
Non US
18.04% -0.77% 86.53% 90.44%

Expenses

FKDNX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FKDNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.86% 0.08% 44.68% 78.96%
Management Fee 0.46% 0.00% 1.75% 20.82%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 20.72%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.76% 68.44%

Sales Fees

FKDNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 0.10% 5.75% 44.44%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FKDNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 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.

FKDNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 20.01% 0.00% 995.00% 23.90%

Distributions

FKDNX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FKDNX Category Low Category High FKDNX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.74% 10.92%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FKDNX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FKDNX Category Low Category High FKDNX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.26% -2.05% 7.25% 88.89%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

FKDNX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Rupert Johnson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 1968

52.7

52.7%

Rupert H. Johnson, Jr. is Vice Chairman, Member - Office of the Chairman and Director of Franklin Resources, Inc. He serves as an officer, director and trustee of some of the subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. and of 47 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments. He is also Chairman and Director of Franklin Templeton funds. Mr. Johnson joined Franklin in 1965 after serving as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Washington and Lee University. He is a member on the board of United Religions Initiative and the BASIC Fund. He has served as a member of the executive committee as well as the Board of Governors of The Investment Company Institute. He also served on the board of the San Francisco Zoological Society and has been active with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. He is a former trustee of both Santa Clara University and Washington and Lee University.

Matthew Moberg


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2004

15.93

15.9%

Moberg is a Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst of Franklin Advisers, Inc. He provides research and advice on the purchases and sales of individual securities, and portfolio risk assessment. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1998. Moberg holds the Certified Public Accountant designation. Mr. Moberg earned his B.A. in history from Washington and Lee University and an M.B.A. with distinction from the University of Michigan.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 52.7 7.46 14.76