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TEFTX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.4%
  • Net Assets $3.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$7.88
$5.30
$7.90

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.94%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 42.37%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Compare TEFTX to Popular International Large-Cap Value Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$48.29

+0.67%

$42.64 B

1.69%

$0.81

10.50%

0.63%

$29.64

+1.13%

$27.53 B

0.29%

$0.09

13.61%

1.05%

$11.28

+0.89%

$14.00 B

2.56%

$0.29

11.79%

0.01%

$43.98

+0.71%

$13.41 B

1.45%

$0.63

9.27%

0.35%

$15.79

+0.64%

$13.12 B

1.21%

$0.19

10.96%

0.81%

TEFTX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.81%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Templeton Foreign Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    May 01, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding
    6996899
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Christopher Peel

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in foreign securities. These securities are predominantly equity securities of companies located outside the U.S., including developing markets. The equity securities in which the fund invests are predominantly common stock, and may include small and mid capitalization companies. Although the investment manager will search for investments across a large number of regions, countries and sectors, from time to time, based on economic conditions, it may have significant positions in particular regions, countries or sectors.


TEFTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEFTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.1% 2.0% 127.7% 42.33%
1 Yr 48.1% 25.6% 85.7% 62.50%
3 Yr 1.4%* -2.7% 11.7% 83.95%
5 Yr 5.4%* 2.7% 11.0% 86.63%
10 Yr 2.5%* -2.2% 7.0% 88.72%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEFTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -1.8% -23.1% 99.5% 64.27%
2019 9.0% -2.4% 31.6% 91.76%
2018 -15.9% -35.7% 1.2% 12.69%
2017 15.5% 6.2% 32.1% 84.77%
2016 9.6% -9.2% 208.8% 6.64%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEFTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.1% 2.0% 127.7% 42.33%
1 Yr 47.1% 19.6% 85.7% 58.04%
3 Yr 1.4%* -3.9% 11.7% 79.02%
5 Yr 5.4%* 2.3% 11.0% 81.46%
10 Yr 2.5%* -2.2% 7.0% 86.47%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEFTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -1.8% -23.1% 99.5% 64.27%
2019 9.0% -2.4% 31.6% 91.76%
2018 -15.9% -35.7% 1.2% 25.68%
2017 15.5% 6.2% 32.4% 89.40%
2016 9.6% -7.3% 219.6% 10.33%

NAV & Total Return History


TEFTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

TEFTX Category Low Category High TEFTX % Rank
Net Assets 3.8 B 2.06 M 42.6 B 13.72%
Number of Holdings 65 1 3448 75.73%
Net Assets in Top 10 973 M -49.1 M 12.6 B 13.19%
Weighting of Top 10 28.10% 5.9% 100.0% 33.33%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.82%
  2. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.82%
  3. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.82%
  4. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.82%
  5. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.81%
  6. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.81%
  7. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.81%
  8. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.81%
  9. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.81%
  10. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.81%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High TEFTX % Rank
Stocks
94.40% 62.98% 101.91% 90.24%
Cash
5.59% -45.85% 37.01% 8.44%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.09% 36.94%
Other
0.00% -2.96% 5.38% 45.65%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.72% 28.76%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 41.95% 31.13%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TEFTX % Rank
Financial Services
18.66% 0.00% 46.08% 60.90%
Industrials
15.46% 0.00% 42.32% 44.15%
Technology
13.46% 0.00% 20.43% 11.70%
Healthcare
12.50% 0.00% 18.10% 22.87%
Consumer Cyclical
9.77% 0.00% 23.49% 66.22%
Basic Materials
8.73% 0.00% 32.65% 51.60%
Energy
8.27% 0.00% 31.10% 19.41%
Communication Services
4.15% 0.96% 20.73% 80.32%
Real Estate
4.07% 0.00% 16.85% 15.16%
Consumer Defense
3.24% 0.00% 34.05% 83.51%
Utilities
1.70% 0.00% 36.16% 70.48%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TEFTX % Rank
Non US
91.13% 61.50% 101.88% 84.43%
US
3.27% -0.01% 24.75% 18.21%

TEFTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TEFTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.94% 0.01% 21.16% 15.24%
Management Fee 0.69% 0.00% 1.30% 36.77%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 88.83%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.47% 77.05%

Sales Fees

TEFTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.00% 34.21%

Trading Fees

TEFTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

TEFTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 42.37% 2.00% 462.00% 41.69%

TEFTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TEFTX Category Low Category High TEFTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 4.24% 36.41%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

TEFTX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

TEFTX Category Low Category High TEFTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.81% -0.94% 9.83% 90.44%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

TEFTX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

Dividend Payout History

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TEFTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Christopher Peel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2017

3.5

3.5%

Christopher Peel, CFA, SVP is a research analyst and portfolio manager for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Peel is a manager for Templeton Growth Fund. He has global research responsibility for software, IT services and consulting, and integrated oils. Mr. Peel is Group Coordinator for the Energy sector. Mr. Peel holds a B.Sc. in computer science from the University of Nottingham (UK).

Herbert Arnett


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2017

3.5

3.5%

Herbert Arnett, SVP is Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Arnett is a manager for Templeton Growth Fund Inc. and Templeton World Fund. He has global research responsibilities for large-cap and small-cap Media, Internet Software and Services, as well US Telecoms. Mr. Arnett holds a B.A. in finance and an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.

Peter Moeschter


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2019

2.16

2.2%

Peter M. Moeschter, CFA, EVP is a portfolio manager in the Templeton Global Equity Group with responsibility for various global and international equity mandates. He is the sector team leader of global utilities. Mr. Moeschter holds a B.B.A. (honors) from Wilfrid Laurier University and an M.B.A. from York University.

Warren Pustam


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 24, 2019

1.69

1.7%

Mr. Pustam joined Franklin Templeton in 2013.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 28.52 6.6 2.87