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FRDPX Franklin Rising Dividends A

  • Fund
  • FRDPX
  • Price as of: Jul 18, 2019
  • $67.57 + $0.33 + 0.49%
  • Category
  • Total Dividend

FRDPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.0%
  • Net Assets $20.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$67.57
$51.97
$67.91

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.87%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 1.63%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Total Dividend
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 22.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.14%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Rising Dividends Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Jan 14, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding 194581457
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Donald G. Taylor

Fund Description

The Franklin Rising Dividends Fund Class A (FRDPX) is an actively managed fund that aims to provide rising income to investors. FRDPX does this by focusing its attention on U.S. stocks of any size that pay dividends. Managers of the fund look for stocks that have consistent dividend increases and long dividend-paying histories within a framework of other fundamental metrics.

FRDPX features low costs and makes a great core holding for income investors or a subcore holding for those looking for total return. The fund is managed by Franklin Advisory Services.

FRDPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.1% -74.0% 22.3% 0.94%
1 Yr 7.4% -78.5% 16.1% 4.70%
3 Yr 8.1%* -38.2% 11.6% 3.55%
5 Yr 6.0%* -23.4% 8.5% 3.64%
10 Yr 10.7%* -6.2% 11.2% 2.72%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -9.5% -51.6% -2.1% 9.27%
2017 16.2% -14.6% 32.9% 14.84%
2016 10.2% -2.7% 31.0% 18.57%
2015 -8.3% -22.5% 3.6% 55.70%
2014 7.4% -34.1% 14.2% 19.16%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.1% -74.0% 22.3% 0.94%
1 Yr 7.4% -75.6% 17.0% 16.61%
3 Yr 10.6%* -32.5% 13.4% 12.90%
5 Yr 8.9%* -18.7% 22.1% 9.60%
10 Yr 12.8%* -5.3% 18.3% 6.52%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -9.1% -32.1% 0.3% 39.94%
2017 20.3% -14.6% 37.7% 12.90%
2016 14.4% -1.7% 31.0% 26.71%
2015 -3.5% -21.8% 106.5% 43.65%
2014 8.7% -34.1% 20.9% 44.95%

NAV & Total Return History

FRDPX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank
Net Assets 20.6 B 3.96 M 44.3 B 1.56%
Number of Holdings 71 15 1944 54.06%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.87 B 1.42 M 15.5 B 1.56%
Weighting of Top 10 41.03% 5.7% 94.5% 9.38%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 6.70%

  2. Roper Technologies Inc 6.35%

  3. Stryker Corp 3.93%

  4. Honeywell International Inc 3.81%

  5. Accenture PLC Class A 3.72%

  6. Linde PLC 3.69%

  7. Air Products & Chemicals Inc 3.43%

  8. Becton, Dickinson and Co 3.42%

  9. Texas Instruments Inc 3.04%

  10. Medtronic PLC 2.93%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FRDPX % Rank
Stocks
99.00% 0.00% 101.34% 26.88%
Cash
1.00% -8.41% 26.82% 64.06%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.59% 23.75%
Other
0.00% -1.85% 3.77% 13.75%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.05% 17.50%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 96.37% 17.81%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRDPX % Rank
Industrials
24.89% 0.00% 28.81% 2.82%
Healthcare
18.84% 0.00% 23.41% 6.27%
Technology
16.73% 0.00% 28.59% 12.54%
Basic Materials
11.66% 0.00% 17.85% 2.19%
Consumer Defense
10.47% 0.00% 25.35% 46.08%
Consumer Cyclical
7.49% 0.00% 37.64% 57.68%
Energy
5.37% 0.00% 19.74% 70.85%
Financial Services
3.55% 0.00% 28.33% 94.67%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 41.19% 90.28%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 16.63% 70.85%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 22.02% 91.54%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRDPX % Rank
US
95.31% 0.00% 100.00% 18.75%
Non US
3.69% 0.00% 101.08% 68.75%

FRDPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.87% 0.08% 5.53% 77.74%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.07% 1.25% 9.69%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 23.39%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.40% 75.00%

Sales Fees

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 0.00% 5.75% 52.86%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 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.

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 1.63% 1.63% 307.00% 0.31%

FRDPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.52% 90.31%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Quarterly Quarterly Quarterly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.14% -0.63% 5.00% 80.88%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FRDPX - Managers

Donald G. Taylor

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 1996

23.09

23.1%

Don Taylor is the president and chief investment officer for Franklin Equity Group's US Value team. He is lead portfolio manager for Franklin Rising Dividends Fund and related products. Mr. Taylor has more than 30 years of experience in the investment industry. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 1996, Mr. Taylor was a portfolio manager for Fidelity Management and Research Company and Pilgrim Group. In addition, he worked for Tait, He holds a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Nicholas P.B. Getaz

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2014

5.41

5.4%

Nicholas Getaz, CFA, Portfolio Manager/Research Analyst of Franklin Advisory Services. Mr. Getaz joined Franklin Templeton Investments in March 2011 as a research analyst. He has been in the investment industry for more than 15 years. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Getaz worked as a research analyst with Goldman Sachs Asset Management, conducting bottom-up, fundamental research into companies in the Industrials, Transportation, Energy and Materials sectors. He began his career in the European Financial Sponsor team in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs.


Matthew D. Quinlan

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 01, 2019

0.25

0.3%

Matt Quinlan is a vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager for the Franklin Equity Group. Mr. Quinlan is the leader of the Consumer Research Team and he has research coverage responsibilities for the retail and consumer products sectors. He also analyzes debt and equity investments for the multi-asset solutions team. He holds a B.A. in history from UCLA and an M.B.A. from The Anderson School at UCLA.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.93

Category Average

6.11

Category Mode

0.05