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TEPLX Templeton Growth A

  • Fund
  • TEPLX
  • Price as of: Apr 23, 2019
  • $22.91 + $0.02 + 0.09%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

TEPLX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.4%
  • Net Assets $12 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$22.91
$20.21
$27.61

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.03%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 28.77%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Large Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.75%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Templeton Growth Fund, Inc.
  • Fund Family Name Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date Nov 29, 1954
  • Shares Outstanding 429370844
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The Templeton Growth Fund, Inc. Class A (TEPLX) is an actively managed fund that seeks to grow investor capital. The fund focuses on both domestic and international growth stocks across the globe. TEPLX may also invest in emerging-market stocks. The fund uses various fundamental metrics to find those stocks that have great growth prospects and that are trading for low valuations. The fund mainly holds large-cap equities.

Given its ‘go anywhere’ approach to finding growth, TEPLX makes for a great subcore position in a broader equity portfolio. The fund is managed by Franklin Advisers.

TEPLX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEPLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.5% -24.9% 32.3% 88.66%
1 Yr -15.6% -70.0% 17.6% 91.60%
3 Yr 0.5%* -31.3% 24.1% 83.33%
5 Yr -2.4%* -21.4% 14.0% 82.83%
10 Yr 6.3%* -9.4% 15.2% 65.43%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEPLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -24.0% -73.8% -0.3% 85.66%
2017 15.7% -19.8% 49.8% 62.78%
2016 7.5% -73.5% 24.7% 14.83%
2015 -8.0% -27.7% 17.2% 73.75%
2014 -4.6% -40.2% 18.4% 68.98%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEPLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.5% -24.9% 32.3% 88.79%
1 Yr -15.6% -70.0% 20.8% 94.32%
3 Yr 0.5%* -31.3% 24.6% 92.78%
5 Yr -2.4%* -21.4% 17.6% 93.73%
10 Yr 6.3%* -9.4% 16.9% 85.85%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEPLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -24.0% -73.8% 1.8% 90.83%
2017 15.7% -10.3% 53.2% 83.01%
2016 7.5% -21.0% 26.9% 22.97%
2015 -8.0% -26.7% 18.6% 83.46%
2014 -4.6% -23.9% 18.4% 83.93%

NAV & Total Return History

TEPLX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

TEPLX Category Low Category High TEPLX % Rank
Net Assets 12 B 4.68 M 95.4 B 6.96%
Number of Holdings 88 2 8051 42.91%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.41 B 595 K 17.1 B 11.73%
Weighting of Top 10 21.44% 6.7% 298.5% 74.10%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Royal Dutch Shell PLC B 2.51%

  2. Oracle Corp 2.50%

  3. SES SA DR 2.25%

  4. BP PLC 2.19%

  5. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 2.07%

  6. Singapore Telecommunications Ltd 2.07%

  7. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.02%

  8. Citigroup Inc 2.01%

  9. Standard Chartered PLC 1.94%

  10. Eni SpA 1.87%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High TEPLX % Rank
Stocks
97.74% -0.01% 102.02% 43.30%
Cash
2.27% -9.48% 49.39% 46.91%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.00% 56.44%
Other
0.00% -2.48% 25.01% 64.82%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 27.19% 51.29%
Bonds
0.00% -0.03% 99.49% 52.45%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TEPLX % Rank
Financial Services
22.14% 0.00% 48.19% 13.44%
Healthcare
17.91% 0.00% 27.75% 10.21%
Energy
10.91% 0.00% 48.35% 10.72%
Communication Services
9.80% 0.00% 41.86% 5.17%
Industrials
9.04% 0.00% 83.48% 62.27%
Technology
9.01% 0.00% 79.52% 78.17%
Consumer Defense
7.07% -0.72% 39.78% 53.36%
Consumer Cyclical
5.73% 0.00% 55.16% 83.46%
Basic Materials
3.95% 0.00% 33.77% 49.10%
Utilities
1.08% 0.00% 87.61% 53.75%
Real Estate
1.08% -0.30% 97.30% 55.17%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TEPLX % Rank
Non US
67.38% 0.00% 99.72% 9.66%
US
30.36% -0.01% 96.55% 86.98%

TEPLX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TEPLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.03% 0.01% 164.00% 73.20%
Management Fee 0.68% 0.00% 1.96% 36.04%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 32.42%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.47% 75.90%

Sales Fees

TEPLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 0.08% 5.75% 63.40%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

TEPLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

TEPLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 28.77% 0.00% 1856.00% 29.84%

TEPLX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TEPLX Category Low Category High TEPLX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.73% 16.60%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

TEPLX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

TEPLX Category Low Category High TEPLX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.75% -1.98% 6.88% 20.10%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

TEPLX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

36.6

Category Average

6.65

Category Mode

6.87

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