FKRCX: Franklin Gold and Precious Metals A

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FKRCX Franklin Gold and Precious Metals A


Profile

FKRCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -2.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.1%
  • Net Assets $1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.05
$12.56
$19.45

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.98%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 12.82%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -2.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.15%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund Class A
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    May 19, 1969
  • Shares Outstanding
    37721792
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Steve Land

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Performance

FKRCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKRCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.1% -9.4% 3.8% 58.62%
1 Yr 48.9% -37.6% 52.4% 3.51%
3 Yr 1.7%* -29.8% 14.3% 42.06%
5 Yr 4.1%* -17.7% 11.3% 39.22%
10 Yr -6.7%* -12.0% 8.2% 92.41%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKRCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 51.5% -25.1% 52.1% 2.68%
2018 -18.1% -46.3% -1.6% 43.52%
2017 -0.5% -39.4% 19.1% 85.44%
2016 43.1% 3.4% 50.2% 10.10%
2015 -22.4% -31.0% 0.0% 41.84%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FKRCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.1% -9.4% 3.8% 58.62%
1 Yr 48.9% -37.6% 52.4% 3.51%
3 Yr 1.9%* -29.8% 14.3% 42.06%
5 Yr 5.9%* -13.0% 11.3% 31.37%
10 Yr -3.7%* -12.0% 9.5% 81.01%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FKRCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 51.5% -25.1% 52.1% 2.68%
2018 -18.1% -46.3% -1.6% 44.44%
2017 -0.1% -9.5% 22.7% 90.29%
2016 55.6% 4.1% 73.0% 4.04%
2015 -22.4% -31.0% 0.6% 44.90%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

FKRCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FKRCX Category Low Category High FKRCX % Rank
Net Assets 1 B 10.1 M 1.79 B 21.55%
Number of Holdings 85 21 328 21.55%
Net Assets in Top 10 439 M 3.44 M 1.1 B 21.55%
Weighting of Top 10 43.79% 14.3% 72.8% 53.45%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. B2Gold Corp 6.65%
  2. Barrick Gold Corp 5.72%
  3. Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR 5.23%
  4. Perseus Mining Ltd 5.01%
  5. Newcrest Mining Ltd 4.36%
  6. Newmont Corp 3.93%
  7. Alamos Gold Inc 3.84%
  8. Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd 3.13%
  9. Alacer Gold Corp 3.04%
  10. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 2.87%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FKRCX % Rank
Stocks
99.28% 65.27% 100.45% 66.38%
Cash
0.39% -1.13% 25.13% 34.48%
Convertible Bonds
0.23% 0.00% 0.59% 5.17%
Bonds
0.10% 0.00% 9.59% 12.07%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 69.83%
Other
0.00% -1.03% 22.46% 72.41%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKRCX % Rank
Basic Materials
100.00% 0.32% 100.00% 17.24%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 33.88% 75.00%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 21.03% 81.90%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.03% 73.28%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 50.48% 86.21%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 31.36% 71.55%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 7.43% 71.55%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 77.76% 87.07%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 3.26% 70.69%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 10.61% 72.41%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 16.24% 80.17%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKRCX % Rank
Non US
95.35% 2.00% 94.42% 2.59%
US
3.93% 3.11% 96.90% 98.28%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKRCX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
66.29% 1.38% 100.00% 87.07%
Corporate
33.71% 0.00% 77.28% 12.07%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 69.83%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 69.83%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 69.83%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 21.18% 69.83%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FKRCX % Rank
US
0.10% 0.00% 8.31% 10.34%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 2.25% 70.69%

Expenses

FKRCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FKRCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.98% 0.47% 3.33% 77.59%
Management Fee 0.48% 0.00% 1.25% 4.31%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 41.10%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.03% 0.45% 78.26%

Sales Fees

FKRCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 2.50% 5.75% 67.86%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FKRCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.50% 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.

FKRCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 12.82% 6.00% 504.00% 9.48%

Distributions

FKRCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FKRCX Category Low Category High FKRCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.62% 72.41%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FKRCX Category Low Category High FKRCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.15% -2.27% 3.32% 68.97%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FKRCX 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

FKRCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Steve Land


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 01, 1999

20.76

20.8%

Stephen M. Land, CFA, Portfolio Manager of Franklin Advisers, Inc. Mr. Land has been lead portfolio manager. He has final authority over all aspects of the Fund's investment portfolio, including but not limited to, purchases and sales of individual securities, portfolio risk assessment, and the management of daily cash balances in accordance with anticipated investment management requirements. The degree to which he may perform these functions, and the nature of these functions, may change from time to time. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1997.

Frederick Fromm


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2005

14.01

14.0%

Mr. Fromm has been a portfolio manager of the Fund since 2005, providing research and advice on the purchases and sales of individual securities, and portfolio risk assessment. He joined Franklin Templeton in 1992.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.17 31.93 9.12 9.25