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FRSGX Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth A

  • Fund
  • FRSGX
  • Price as of: Sep 17, 2019
  • $37.08 + $0.36 + 0.98%

FRSGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 25.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.2%
  • Net Assets $3.42 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$37.08
$27.52
$40.20

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.88%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 54.28%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 25.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.25%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Feb 14, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding 71473014
  • 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 25.4% 2.8% 40.0% 62.78%
1 Yr -7.2% -44.9% 10.2% 51.80%
3 Yr 3.2%* -25.0% 22.0% 70.02%
5 Yr -3.2%* -30.8% 13.9% 74.70%
10 Yr 3.1%* -13.7% 15.5% 78.76%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.3% -51.7% 3.1% 52.05%
2017 11.7% -21.1% 34.8% 71.66%
2016 -2.1% -61.7% 40.3% 73.27%
2015 -10.7% -54.0% 12.2% 71.86%
2014 -11.8% -23.5% 15.2% 88.09%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 25.4% 2.8% 40.0% 62.78%
1 Yr -7.2% -44.9% 16.3% 68.62%
3 Yr 8.5%* -16.4% 25.1% 70.23%
5 Yr 5.7%* -21.9% 14.8% 64.68%
10 Yr 10.8%* -8.3% 16.2% 54.58%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.3% -51.7% 12.2% 68.03%
2017 21.6% -7.0% 39.4% 61.81%
2016 4.4% -61.7% 40.3% 49.67%
2015 -1.9% -54.0% 12.2% 55.35%
2014 7.4% -23.5% 15.2% 40.94%

NAV & Total Return History

FRSGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank
Net Assets 3.42 B 1.54 M 33.4 B 22.45%
Number of Holdings 129 15 2522 16.33%
Net Assets in Top 10 570 M 542 K 5.96 B 28.76%
Weighting of Top 10 16.04% 5.8% 95.0% 89.98%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. SBA Communications Corp 1.87%

  2. CoStar Group Inc 1.81%

  3. Verisk Analytics Inc 1.74%

  4. Microchip Technology Inc 1.66%

  5. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 1.58%

  6. IDEX Corp 1.53%

  7. Square Inc A 1.50%

  8. Global Payments Inc 1.49%

  9. GoDaddy Inc A 1.44%

  10. MSCI Inc 1.42%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FRSGX % Rank
Stocks
97.46% 81.47% 127.86% 63.82%
Cash
2.54% -27.86% 18.53% 33.40%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.16% 84.23%
Other
0.00% -11.42% 2.60% 83.30%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 83.30%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.08% 83.49%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRSGX % Rank
Technology
36.50% 0.00% 53.07% 9.46%
Industrials
14.51% 0.00% 34.69% 77.55%
Consumer Cyclical
11.87% 2.71% 48.02% 79.41%
Healthcare
11.42% 0.00% 27.70% 81.45%
Financial Services
7.60% 0.00% 40.09% 36.92%
Consumer Defense
6.51% 0.00% 17.49% 18.18%
Real Estate
3.69% 0.00% 48.92% 40.26%
Basic Materials
2.91% 0.00% 17.78% 37.85%
Energy
1.00% 0.00% 11.00% 42.67%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.52% 86.64%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 10.33% 92.02%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRSGX % Rank
US
95.15% 80.19% 123.93% 49.91%
Non US
2.31% 0.00% 17.26% 69.02%

FRSGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.88% 0.00% 244.89% 78.57%
Management Fee 0.46% 0.00% 1.50% 4.45%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 59.05%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 0.72% 78.15%

Sales Fees

FRSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 2.50% 5.75% 74.63%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% 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 54.28% 1.24% 384.00% 55.02%

FRSGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.27% 84.79%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FRSGX Category Low Category High FRSGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.25% -2.07% 1.51% 42.86%

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

26.52

26.5%

Michael A. McCarthy is the Director of Research and a Chartered Financial Analyst. From 1985 until forming the Company in August 1990, he was a portfolio manager at Heilweil, Hollander & Jacobs in Atlanta. In 1987, he was appointed head portfolio manager at Heilweil, Hollander & Jacobs. Michael McCarthy has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a MS in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


John P. Scandalios

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2016

3.0

3.0%

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

0.08

Category High

32.68

Category Average

8.05

Category Mode

9.01