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MQIFX Franklin Mutual Quest Z

  • Fund
  • MQIFX
  • Price as of: Oct 11, 2019
  • $13.86 + $0.10 + 0.73%

MQIFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.7%
  • Net Assets $4.35 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 25.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.86
$12.60
$16.23

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.78%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 115.52%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$100,000

IRA

$250

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Allocation

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.96%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Franklin Mutual Quest Fund
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Sep 26, 1980
  • Shares Outstanding 218631699
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Shawn M. Tumulty

Fund Description

The Mutual Quest Fund Class Z (MQIFX) is an actively managed international fund, the objective of which is growth of capital while providing some income. The fund does this by investing in undervalued mid- to large-cap equity securities. The majority of the fund’s portfolio is held in international stocks and it can also invest in special situations and distressed firms in order to help unlock value from them. MQIFX seeks to limit volatility as well and will use screens to help identify the best candidates for value.

Given its focus on foreign stocks, MQIFX makes for an ideal subcore position. The fund is internally managed by Franklin Advisors.

MQIFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MQIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.0% -8.8% 18.8% 85.78%
1 Yr -4.4% -23.2% 10.1% 93.84%
3 Yr 4.4%* -10.3% 10.2% 28.41%
5 Yr 3.7%* -8.7% 7.7% 20.39%
10 Yr 6.9%* -2.8% 9.4% 12.08%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MQIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -18.5% -32.7% 0.0% 95.67%
2017 2.3% -3.7% 19.3% 93.08%
2016 7.3% -9.5% 13.7% 3.34%
2015 -10.7% -19.1% 1.0% 89.63%
2014 -10.8% -21.3% 8.3% 96.80%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MQIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.0% -8.8% 18.8% 85.78%
1 Yr -4.4% -23.2% 10.1% 94.08%
3 Yr 4.4%* -10.3% 10.2% 57.67%
5 Yr 3.7%* -8.7% 7.9% 54.05%
10 Yr 6.9%* -2.8% 9.4% 26.57%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MQIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -18.5% -32.7% 0.0% 97.46%
2017 7.3% -3.7% 22.1% 82.42%
2016 16.3% -9.5% 20.7% 0.91%
2015 -5.6% -15.9% 6.2% 69.90%
2014 3.6% -21.3% 10.1% 49.82%

NAV & Total Return History

MQIFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MQIFX Category Low Category High MQIFX % Rank
Net Assets 4.35 B 1.73 M 111 B 23.26%
Number of Holdings 139 52 3759 82.94%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.09 B -15.8 M 19.6 B 23.83%
Weighting of Top 10 25.65% 5.3% 224.0% 39.49%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Sorenson Communications Llc 4.09%

  2. British American Tobacco PLC 4.01%

  3. Vistra Energy Corp 2.74%

  4. LEE Enterprises Inc 9.5% 2.28%

  5. Liberty Global PLC C 2.26%

  6. Eli Lilly and Co 2.18%

  7. Imperial Brands PLC 2.09%

  8. Voya Financial Inc 2.03%

  9. Brighthouse Financial Inc 2.00%

  10. Baidu Inc ADR 1.98%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MQIFX % Rank
Stocks
62.44% 20.81% 78.86% 25.23%
Bonds
20.25% 20.05% 64.02% 99.53%
Cash
16.88% -10.06% 50.88% 11.92%
Preferred Stocks
0.44% 0.00% 18.53% 28.97%
Other
0.00% -8.20% 48.30% 92.52%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 5.94% 96.50%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MQIFX % Rank
Financial Services
11.65% 0.00% 16.11% 11.82%
Consumer Defense
8.54% 0.00% 13.50% 12.77%
Technology
6.87% 0.00% 22.00% 68.56%
Healthcare
6.59% 0.00% 13.92% 44.21%
Communication Services
6.28% 0.00% 9.51% 4.49%
Consumer Cyclical
5.25% 0.00% 27.50% 51.06%
Energy
5.02% -0.52% 12.30% 21.04%
Industrials
4.93% 0.02% 12.82% 59.34%
Utilities
2.74% 0.00% 12.72% 23.88%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 7.38% 100.00%
Real Estate
-0.16% -0.16% 60.06% 100.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MQIFX % Rank
US
38.72% -0.12% 62.07% 20.33%
Non US
23.72% 0.17% 60.41% 41.12%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MQIFX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
17.01% -24.17% 51.73% 11.92%
Corporate
14.83% -0.53% 49.57% 44.39%
Government
3.92% -28.14% 43.92% 85.75%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 55.61% 98.83%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 8.28% 94.86%
Derivative
-0.13% -8.96% 28.96% 91.12%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MQIFX % Rank
US
20.25% -7.69% 53.76% 70.09%
Non US
0.00% -14.45% 40.88% 98.13%

MQIFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MQIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.78% 0.07% 26.19% 75.97%
Management Fee 0.68% 0.00% 2.05% 62.56%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.30% 91.63%

Sales Fees

MQIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.20% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MQIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.20% 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.

MQIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 115.52% 14.00% 586.00% 83.06%

MQIFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MQIFX Category Low Category High MQIFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 4.88% 98.14%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MQIFX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Semi-Annually Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MQIFX Category Low Category High MQIFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.96% -0.82% 5.19% 18.45%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MQIFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Annually Annually

MQIFX - Managers

Shawn M. Tumulty

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2003

15.84

15.8%

Mr. Tumulty has been a portfolio manager for Mutual Quest Fund since 2003 and assumed the duties of lead portfolio manager in 2009. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2000.


Keith Luh

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2010

8.75

8.8%

KEITH LUH, CFA, has been a portfolio manager for Franklin Mutual since 2009. He has been an analyst for Franklin Mutual since 2005, when he joined Franklin Templeton Investments. Previously, he worked in the investment banking group at Volpe Brown Whelan and Co., LLC and the derivative products trading group at BNP.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.05

Category High

27.76

Category Average

6.56

Category Mode

6.75