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Franklin High Yield Tax Free Inc A1

FRHIX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -1.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.7%
  • Net Assets $6.38 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 13.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.03
$9.16
$10.45

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.64%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 3.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 11.98%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Sep 07, 2018
  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare FRHIX to Popular High Yield Municipal Bond Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$16.79

0.00%

$18.84 B

0.00%

$0.00

-6.67%

0.99%

$9.77

-0.10%

$9.68 B

0.00%

$0.00

-5.15%

1.13%

$10.00

0.00%

$8.81 B

0.00%

$0.00

-2.82%

0.57%

$12.72

0.00%

$8.16 B

0.00%

$0.00

-2.00%

0.88%

$16.11

0.00%

$7.63 B

0.00%

$0.00

-2.01%

0.68%

FRHIX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.97%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin High Yield Tax Free Income Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Mar 18, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding
    373950072
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Wiley

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities whose interest is free from federal income taxes, including the federal alternative minimum tax. It may invest in municipal securities rated in any rating category, including defaulted securities.


FRHIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRHIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.4% -11.5% 2.0% 12.32%
1 Yr 2.3% -8.2% 5.7% 12.62%
3 Yr 4.0%* 1.6% 7.8% 48.31%
5 Yr 3.7%* 2.2% 7.9% 73.74%
10 Yr 4.2%* 3.1% 7.7% 81.76%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRHIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 3.0% -0.7% 11.7% 94.17%
2018 -2.5% -5.7% 95.6% 54.17%
2017 -0.7% -0.7% 8.6% 100.00%
2016 -3.0% -6.7% -0.8% 48.15%
2015 -1.1% -4.0% 2.9% 88.81%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRHIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.4% -11.5% 2.0% 12.32%
1 Yr -1.5% -8.2% 5.7% 67.76%
3 Yr 2.6%* 1.3% 7.8% 79.71%
5 Yr 2.9%* 2.0% 7.9% 89.39%
10 Yr 3.8%* 3.1% 7.7% 88.51%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRHIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 3.0% -0.7% 12.0% 94.17%
2018 -2.5% -5.7% 4.2% 58.33%
2017 -0.7% -0.7% 9.8% 100.00%
2016 -3.0% -6.1% 1.1% 51.23%
2015 -1.1% -4.0% 5.3% 88.81%

NAV & Total Return History


FRHIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FRHIX Category Low Category High FRHIX % Rank
Net Assets 6.38 B 582 K 18.8 B 15.28%
Number of Holdings 907 3 3468 25.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 875 M -37.3 M 2.48 B 5.56%
Weighting of Top 10 13.66% 4.8% 99.9% 44.60%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. SAN JOAQUIN HILLS CALIF TRANSN CORRIDOR AGY TOLL RD REV 0% 2.09%
  2. PUBLIC AUTH FOR COLO ENERGY NAT GAS PUR REV 6.5% 2.01%
  3. SAN JOAQUIN HILLS CALIF TRANSN CORRIDOR AGY TOLL RD REV 0% 2.00%
  4. LIBERTY N Y DEV CORP REV 5.25% 1.43%
  5. CALIFORNIA ST 5.25% 1.26%
  6. METROPOLITAN WASH D C ARPTS AUTH DULLES TOLL RD REV 6.5% 1.21%
  7. JEFFERSON CNTY ALA SWR REV 0% 1.16%
  8. SOUTH CAROLINA ST PUB SVCS AUTH REV 5.12% 0.92%
  9. SAN JOAQUIN HILLS CALIF TRANSN CORRIDOR AGY TOLL RD REV 0% 0.82%
  10. MASSACHUSETTS ST SPL OBLIG DEDICATED TAX REV 5.5% 0.76%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FRHIX % Rank
Bonds
100.78% 0.00% 145.58% 4.15%
Other
0.03% -1.80% 2.00% 8.80%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.73% 15.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -46.20% 0.00% 1.85%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.85%
Cash
-0.81% -1.38% 100.00% 95.83%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRHIX % Rank
Municipal
99.73% 0.00% 100.00% 26.85%
Cash & Equivalents
0.27% 0.00% 100.00% 69.91%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 4.63%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.85%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 9.75% 35.65%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 0.83% 12.04%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRHIX % Rank
US
94.25% 0.00% 138.90% 42.59%
Non US
6.53% 0.00% 13.46% 30.09%

FRHIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FRHIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.64% 0.18% 7.04% 81.69%
Management Fee 0.46% 0.00% 1.60% 24.88%
12b-1 Fee 0.10% 0.00% 1.00% 19.49%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.35% 71.43%

Sales Fees

FRHIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 3.75% 1.00% 4.75% 54.35%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

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

FRHIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 11.98% 2.00% 314.00% 17.13%

FRHIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FRHIX Category Low Category High FRHIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.44% 5.07%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FRHIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FRHIX Category Low Category High FRHIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.97% -0.98% 5.67% 28.50%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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FRHIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Wiley


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1991

28.77

28.8%

John Wiley, Senior Vice President, has been a lead portfolio manager since 1993. Wiley has been an analyst or portfolio manager with Franklin Templeton Investments, his employer since 1989. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Francisco Rivera


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2004

15.76

15.8%

Francisco Rivera,Vice President, has been a lead portfolio manager since 1996. He has primary responsibility for the investments. 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 1994.

Daniel Workman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 25, 2009

10.85

10.9%

Daniel Workman, CFA, has been an analyst or portfolio manager since 2009,providing research and advice on the purchases and sales of individual securities, and portfolio risk assessment. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2003.

Ben Barber


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2020

0.16

0.2%

Mr. Barber is the Head of the Municipals team. Mr. Barber joined the Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. in 1999 as a portfolio manager, and prior to that, he was with Franklin Advisers from 1991 to 1999. Barber is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, the California Society of Municipal Analysts and the Municipal Bond Club of San Francisco.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.07 28.77 7.28 0.86