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FRSGX Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth A

  • Fund
  • FRSGX
  • Price as of: May 23, 2019
  • $35.43 - $0.50 - 1.39%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

FRSGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.8%
  • Net Assets $3.52 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$35.43
$27.52
$40.31

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.02%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.35%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 19.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.41%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Feb 14, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding 72224129
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael McCarthy

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of small-capitalization and mid-capitalization companies. Small-cap companies are companies within the market capitalization range of companies in the Russell 2500™ Index and mid-cap companies are companies within the market capitalization range of companies in the Russell Midcap® Index, at the time of purchase. It, from time to time, may have significant positions in particular sectors such as information technology, consumer discretionary, industrials and healthcare.

FRSGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.9% -22.6% 30.8% 48.20%
1 Yr -5.7% -45.4% 17.4% 52.94%
3 Yr 3.2%* -24.5% 26.1% 58.96%
5 Yr -2.8%* -28.9% 15.2% 68.32%
10 Yr 4.9%* -10.4% 18.0% 72.29%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.3% -52.1% 9.2% 50.00%
2017 11.7% -38.9% 36.0% 66.73%
2016 -2.1% -61.7% 27.9% 73.26%
2015 -10.7% -82.5% 12.2% 68.02%
2014 -11.8% -23.5% 17.9% 89.13%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.9% -22.6% 30.8% 48.01%
1 Yr -5.7% -45.4% 26.3% 68.69%
3 Yr 8.4%* -14.5% 27.5% 63.39%
5 Yr 6.2%* -21.6% 17.9% 55.64%
10 Yr 12.8%* -6.3% 20.7% 49.10%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.3% -51.7% 12.2% 65.97%
2017 21.6% -7.0% 56.2% 58.56%
2016 4.4% -61.7% 27.9% 53.29%
2015 -1.9% -54.0% 12.2% 49.22%
2014 7.4% -23.5% 18.1% 39.84%

NAV & Total Return History

FRSGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank
Net Assets 3.52 B 1.44 M 32.8 B 22.96%
Number of Holdings 129 7 2229 16.89%
Net Assets in Top 10 583 M 607 K 6.08 B 25.43%
Weighting of Top 10 16.56% 6.7% 93.6% 86.15%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microchip Technology Inc 2.27%

  2. Verisk Analytics Inc 1.88%

  3. SBA Communications Corp 1.72%

  4. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 1.68%

  5. CoStar Group Inc 1.65%

  6. GoDaddy Inc A 1.61%

  7. MSCI Inc 1.51%

  8. Fortive Corp 1.49%

  9. Rockwell Automation Inc 1.38%

  10. IDEX Corp 1.37%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FRSGX % Rank
Stocks
96.65% 5.68% 128.37% 57.69%
Cash
3.35% -28.36% 90.76% 41.75%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.95% 61.67%
Other
0.00% -9.13% 12.79% 67.36%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.41% 60.91%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 60.37% 61.48%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRSGX % Rank
Technology
36.94% 0.00% 64.91% 9.68%
Industrials
13.56% 0.00% 40.82% 71.73%
Consumer Cyclical
12.53% 1.18% 47.93% 68.31%
Healthcare
12.28% 0.00% 35.79% 56.93%
Financial Services
7.78% 0.00% 42.38% 46.68%
Consumer Defense
5.40% 0.00% 16.94% 29.60%
Real Estate
3.37% 0.00% 41.91% 59.39%
Basic Materials
2.49% 0.00% 13.91% 50.85%
Energy
1.13% 0.00% 14.77% 56.93%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 11.40% 72.49%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 18.08% 23.91%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRSGX % Rank
US
94.18% 5.51% 123.87% 46.49%
Non US
2.47% 0.00% 25.73% 58.25%

FRSGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.02% 0.07% 6.14% 68.12%
Management Fee 0.46% 0.06% 1.50% 4.36%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 47.68%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.72% 74.09%

Sales Fees

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 0.00% 5.75% 66.67%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 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.

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 38.35% 1.85% 495.00% 43.26%

FRSGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 65.28%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.41% -2.55% 4.79% 54.08%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FRSGX - Managers

Michael McCarthy

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 1993

26.18

26.2%

Michael McCarthy, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Director of Equity Research for Franklin Equity Group. Mr. McCarthy joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1992. Prior to his role as Director of Equity Research, he served as the Technology Team Leader as a research analyst in the technology services sector. Mr. McCarthy is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and earned his B.A. in history from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a member of the Security Analysts of San Francisco (SASF) and the CFA Institute.


John P. Scandalios

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2016

2.66

2.7%

John P. Scandalios is a vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager with Franklin Equity Group. He is the co-manager of the Franklin Technology Fund, Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth Fund and is a member of the Technology/Communications Research Team. Mr. Scandalios specializes in research analysis of the semiconductor industry. Mr. Scandalios joined Franklin Templeton Investments(FTI) as an analyst in 1996. Prior to FTI, he completed the management-training program at Chase Manhattan in New York, and was an assistant portfolio manager for Chase Private Bank in Los Angeles.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

33.21

Category Average

8.53

Category Mode

8.67