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FKGRX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 25.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.4%
  • Net Assets $18 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$139.41
$81.02
$140.41

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.83%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 4.91%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Compare FKGRX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$66.86

+0.80%

$218.07 B

0.57%

$0.38

30.76%

-

$299.01

+0.92%

$129.99 B

0.55%

$1.63

40.64%

-

$243.41

+0.68%

$125.92 B

0.55%

$1.32

33.62%

-

$125.26

+0.67%

$125.92 B

-

$0.00

33.44%

-

$17.51

+0.63%

$124.79 B

-

$0.00

27.72%

-

FKGRX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 25.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.45%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Apr 01, 1948
  • Shares Outstanding
    84073609
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Serena Perin Vinton

Fund Description

The fund invests substantially in the equity securities of companies that are leaders in their industries. Although it normally invests substantially in the equity securities (principally common stocks) of U.S.-based large and medium market capitalization companies, the fund may invest in companies in new and emerging industries where growth is expected to be above average and may invest up to 25% of its assets in smaller companies.


FKGRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKGRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 25.1% -68.2% 129.1% 63.10%
1 Yr 21.0% -9.0% 135.4% 66.42%
3 Yr 14.3%* -3.8% 41.0% 64.90%
5 Yr 14.4%* -10.6% 33.4% 55.40%
10 Yr 13.7%* 5.1% 22.1% 65.32%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKGRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.7% -28.8% 76.0% 45.00%
2018 -4.8% -64.5% 10.6% 17.39%
2017 23.4% -68.7% 64.3% 29.22%
2016 4.4% -56.6% 15.3% 23.68%
2015 -1.8% -82.5% 11.4% 40.20%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKGRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 25.1% -68.2% 129.1% 63.10%
1 Yr 14.4% -12.7% 133.0% 78.64%
3 Yr 12.2%* -5.7% 41.0% 74.90%
5 Yr 13.1%* -11.6% 33.4% 67.15%
10 Yr 13.0%* 5.1% 22.1% 73.55%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKGRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.7% -28.8% 76.0% 45.31%
2018 -4.8% -64.5% 16.5% 36.31%
2017 26.8% -24.8% 64.3% 44.66%
2016 8.4% -56.6% 17.1% 11.84%
2015 2.0% -38.0% 17.3% 50.15%

NAV & Total Return History


FKGRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FKGRX Category Low Category High FKGRX % Rank
Net Assets 18 B 10.3 K 218 B 8.92%
Number of Holdings 133 1 2364 18.61%
Net Assets in Top 10 5.24 B 425 K 89.8 B 16.79%
Weighting of Top 10 29.11% 10.5% 100.0% 91.93%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 5.60%
  2. Apple Inc 5.33%
  3. Microsoft Corp 4.11%
  4. ServiceNow Inc 2.65%
  5. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 2.23%
  6. Mastercard Inc A 2.14%
  7. Union Pacific Corp 1.97%
  8. Northrop Grumman Corp 1.74%
  9. Intuit Inc 1.72%
  10. Intuitive Surgical Inc 1.69%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FKGRX % Rank
Stocks
99.00% 48.25% 116.73% 46.14%
Cash
0.99% -12.08% 51.74% 49.12%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 67.74%
Other
0.00% -17.43% 18.94% 70.22%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.97% 64.31%
Bonds
0.00% -0.42% 9.62% 64.70%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKGRX % Rank
Technology
29.27% 0.00% 53.57% 65.91%
Healthcare
18.39% 0.00% 69.42% 18.39%
Industrials
18.38% 0.00% 29.16% 0.95%
Consumer Cyclical
8.50% 0.00% 48.24% 95.55%
Communication Services
7.57% 0.00% 67.67% 90.22%
Financial Services
7.17% 0.00% 41.61% 79.12%
Basic Materials
3.67% 0.00% 13.33% 8.83%
Consumer Defense
3.53% 0.00% 19.68% 51.39%
Real Estate
2.11% 0.00% 23.28% 33.43%
Utilities
1.42% 0.00% 11.79% 13.58%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 19.81% 78.18%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKGRX % Rank
US
92.72% 46.80% 116.11% 54.82%
Non US
6.28% 0.00% 36.31% 38.25%

FKGRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FKGRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.83% 0.01% 23.28% 66.14%
Management Fee 0.44% 0.00% 1.50% 17.80%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 45.70%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 1.02% 79.48%

Sales Fees

FKGRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 0.50% 8.50% 56.28%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

FKGRX 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.

FKGRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 4.91% 0.00% 464.00% 3.50%

FKGRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FKGRX Category Low Category High FKGRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 17.80% 66.01%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FKGRX Category Low Category High FKGRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.45% -8.87% 2.43% 26.52%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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FKGRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Serena Perin Vinton


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2008

11.93

11.9%

Serena Perin Vinton is an SVP and portfolio manager with Franklin Equity Group. Ms. Perin Vinton joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1991. She served as an analyst and portfolio manager in the international fixed-income group for four years, before joining the Franklin Equity Group in 1995. Ms. Perin Vinton previously worked as a research assistant for a British member of Parliament in London. Ms. Perin Vinton earned her B.A. in business economics from Brown University. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.

Robert Rendler


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2016

4.5

4.5%

Robert Rendler, CFA, is Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst of Franklin Templeton Investments. Mr. Rendler joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2005.

Christopher Anderson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2020

0.75

0.8%

Chris Anderson is a research analyst and portfolio manager with the Franklin Equity Group, focusing on equity research and analysis of companies in the business services and insurance industries. Mr. Anderson previously was an investment associate at Blum Capital Partners, an investment associate at Fox Paine & Company and an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Anderson holds a B.Sc in management science and engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 52.87 7.74 0.83
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