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Franklin Mutual Shares Z

MUTHX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • Net Assets $7.95 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 26.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.58
$17.02
$28.83

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.78%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 21.71%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Compare MUTHX to Popular U.S. Growth Allocation Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$624.91

+1.54%

$109.20 B

-

-

12.78%

-

$25.19

+2.48%

$7.95 B

3.06%

$0.75

-8.60%

-

$16.34

+1.55%

$3.37 B

1.46%

$0.24

14.27%

-

$23.78

+1.45%

$3.06 B

1.19%

$0.28

15.27%

-

$18.08

+1.18%

$2.60 B

1.14%

$0.20

8.20%

-

MUTHX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.32%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin Mutual Shares Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Jul 01, 1949
  • Shares Outstanding
    175643758
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Deborah Turner

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in equity securities (including securities convertible into, or that the investment manager expects to be exchanged for, common or preferred stock) of U.S. and foreign companies that the investment manager believes are available at market prices less than their value based on certain recognized or objective criteria. It also invests in merger arbitrage securities and the debt and equity of distressed companies. The fund may invest a significant portion (up to 35%) of its assets in foreign securities.


MUTHX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MUTHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.6% -21.2% 22.7% 96.84%
1 Yr -14.9% -24.5% 18.7% 96.88%
3 Yr -2.8%* -5.6% 18.1% 96.75%
5 Yr 1.9%* 0.0% 19.3% 96.71%
10 Yr 5.9%* 3.1% 19.8% 94.35%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MUTHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.6% -13.8% 32.8% 76.97%
2018 -15.3% -39.5% -7.8% 39.31%
2017 1.5% -4.9% 26.4% 94.85%
2016 8.5% -15.1% 16.9% 13.49%
2015 -11.9% -18.7% 4.1% 74.14%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MUTHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.6% -22.5% 22.7% 96.84%
1 Yr -14.9% -24.5% 18.7% 95.63%
3 Yr -2.8%* -5.6% 18.1% 96.10%
5 Yr 1.9%* 0.0% 19.3% 96.71%
10 Yr 5.9%* 3.1% 19.8% 93.55%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MUTHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.6% -13.8% 32.8% 76.97%
2018 -15.3% -38.4% -6.5% 64.83%
2017 8.5% 1.3% 29.9% 93.38%
2016 12.6% 0.1% 19.4% 6.35%
2015 -3.9% -18.7% 4.1% 57.76%

NAV & Total Return History


MUTHX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MUTHX Category Low Category High MUTHX % Rank
Net Assets 7.95 B 4.36 M 109 B 4.19%
Number of Holdings 104 4 9725 16.27%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.06 B 2.33 M 17.8 B 9.04%
Weighting of Top 10 26.34% 11.8% 99.9% 91.72%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Charter Communications Inc A 3.40%
  2. Medtronic PLC 3.26%
  3. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 3.05%
  4. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 3.05%
  5. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 3.05%
  6. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.88%
  7. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.88%
  8. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.88%
  9. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.88%
  10. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.88%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MUTHX % Rank
Stocks
91.55% 37.27% 99.82% 66.27%
Bonds
5.78% 0.00% 137.10% 27.71%
Cash
2.30% -134.36% 13.37% 51.20%
Other
0.38% -5.21% 16.69% 28.31%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.64% 87.35%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.55% 89.16%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MUTHX % Rank
Financial Services
20.61% 6.06% 37.84% 6.02%
Healthcare
19.18% 4.52% 19.38% 3.01%
Technology
15.37% 1.54% 27.66% 91.57%
Consumer Defense
12.65% 1.50% 21.72% 6.63%
Communication Services
9.38% 2.27% 15.90% 35.54%
Consumer Cyclical
6.99% 0.00% 24.20% 94.58%
Industrials
6.47% 3.73% 19.50% 93.37%
Energy
6.30% 0.00% 20.61% 10.84%
Real Estate
1.77% 0.00% 25.75% 98.19%
Utilities
1.30% 0.00% 13.39% 88.55%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 5.37% 98.19%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MUTHX % Rank
US
77.51% 24.10% 99.38% 16.87%
Non US
14.04% 0.44% 41.15% 80.72%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MUTHX % Rank
Corporate
71.28% 0.00% 94.44% 12.05%
Cash & Equivalents
28.72% 2.73% 100.00% 75.30%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 55.43% 84.94%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 29.38% 87.35%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 6.87% 83.73%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 46.80% 91.57%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MUTHX % Rank
US
5.78% 0.00% 118.65% 22.29%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 18.45% 90.36%

MUTHX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MUTHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.78% 0.10% 2.61% 46.36%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.00% 1.00% 82.63%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.31% 82.87%

Sales Fees

MUTHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

MUTHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 21.71% 0.00% 368.00% 40.38%

MUTHX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MUTHX Category Low Category High MUTHX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.54% 70.06%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MUTHX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MUTHX Category Low Category High MUTHX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.32% -1.82% 6.65% 6.33%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MUTHX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Deborah Turner


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2001

19.26

19.3%

Turner is a portfolio manager of Franklin Mutual. She joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1996. Between 1993 and 1996, she was employed at Heine Securities Corporation, the Funds' former manager. She has more than 13 years of experience in the investment management industry.

Peter Langerman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 19, 2005

15.46

15.5%

Langerman is Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Franklin Mutual. He rejoined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2005 and became Lead Portfolio Manager of the Mutual Shares Fund and Mutual Discovery Fund (2009). Langerman originally joined Franklin Templeton in 1996 and left in 2002 to serve as Director of New Jersey's Division of Investment, until 2004. Previously, he served as a Research Analyst with Heine Securities Corporation between 1986 and 1996.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 25.02 6.76 2.73