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TGBAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.9%
  • Net Assets $12.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 48.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.39
$9.35
$10.03

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.69%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 60.07%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$12.07

+0.17%

$136.89 B

4.37%

$0.53

-0.33%

1.09%

$10.35

+0.10%

$39.46 B

2.58%

$0.27

-0.19%

0.73%

$8.44

+0.24%

$23.41 B

3.52%

$0.30

0.36%

0.78%

$12.60

+0.24%

$16.05 B

2.13%

$0.27

-0.08%

0.96%

$9.46

+0.32%

$12.56 B

4.22%

$0.40

-3.47%

0.93%

TGBAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 4.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Templeton Global Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Jan 02, 1997
  • Shares Outstanding
    632436893
  • Share Class
    Adv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Michael Hasenstab

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in "bonds." Bonds include debt obligations of any maturity, such as bonds, notes, bills and debentures. It invests predominantly in bonds issued by governments, government-related entities and government agencies located around the world. The fund may invest up to 25% of its total assets in bonds that are rated below investment grade or, if unrated determined by the investment manager to be of comparable quality. It is non-diversified.


TGBAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TGBAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.5% -21.9% 20.8% 96.84%
1 Yr -2.0% -28.9% 61.0% 97.93%
3 Yr -2.1%* -12.2% 11.2% 97.32%
5 Yr 0.9%* -14.0% 14.6% 95.07%
10 Yr 1.3%* -2.0% 12.6% 96.10%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TGBAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -8.6% -49.2% 314.3% 94.43%
2019 -5.2% -35.1% 15.3% 99.56%
2018 -5.1% -48.0% 3.4% 49.43%
2017 -0.9% -14.8% 11.2% 91.08%
2016 3.7% -11.2% 10.7% 39.41%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TGBAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.5% -21.9% 19.7% 96.59%
1 Yr -2.0% -33.0% 61.0% 97.15%
3 Yr -2.1%* -13.9% 11.2% 97.17%
5 Yr 0.9%* -15.0% 14.6% 94.28%
10 Yr 1.3%* -2.0% 12.6% 95.26%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TGBAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -8.6% -49.2% 314.3% 94.43%
2019 -5.2% -35.1% 15.3% 99.56%
2018 -5.1% -48.0% 8.0% 63.21%
2017 -0.9% -14.8% 15.2% 93.71%
2016 3.7% -11.2% 17.7% 53.53%

NAV & Total Return History


TGBAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

TGBAX Category Low Category High TGBAX % Rank
Net Assets 12.6 B 1.04 M 137 B 4.33%
Number of Holdings 169 2 7706 72.41%
Net Assets in Top 10 6.5 B -3.65 B 25.1 B 1.53%
Weighting of Top 10 48.46% 4.3% 100.0% 24.72%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Franklin IFT Money Market 13.34%
  2. Mexico (United Mexican States) 6.75% 6.33%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 6.08%
  4. Mexico (United Mexican States) 6.5% 4.75%
  5. Japan (Government Of) 0% 4.51%
  6. Indonesia (Republic of) 9.5% 3.75%
  7. The Republic of Korea 1.38% 3.74%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 2.62% 3.38%
  9. Mexico (United Mexican States) 8% 3.31%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 3.23%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High TGBAX % Rank
Bonds
78.88% -148.49% 302.14% 70.28%
Cash
21.17% -210.92% 260.09% 16.60%
Stocks
0.01% -84.00% 210.59% 67.98%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 33.23% 90.80%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 206.37% 97.70%
Other
-0.05% -41.76% 106.30% 94.51%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TGBAX % Rank
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 47.15% N/A
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 99.98% N/A
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 22.98% N/A

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TGBAX % Rank
US
0.01% -80.43% 210.59% 61.43%
Non US
0.00% -3.57% 7.42% 90.80%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TGBAX % Rank
Government
78.84% 0.00% 99.63% 0.89%
Cash & Equivalents
21.16% 0.00% 100.00% 16.86%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 67.54% 92.85%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 99.09% 98.47%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 99.62%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 50.93% 89.66%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TGBAX % Rank
Non US
59.45% -5.98% 105.85% 6.39%
US
19.43% -148.77% 209.58% 90.42%

TGBAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TGBAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.69% 0.01% 6.50% 85.15%
Management Fee 0.48% 0.00% 2.25% 19.65%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.70% 77.91%

Sales Fees

TGBAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

TGBAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 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.

TGBAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 60.07% 0.00% 498.00% 27.99%

TGBAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TGBAX Category Low Category High TGBAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.25% 91.30%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

TGBAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

TGBAX Category Low Category High TGBAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 4.31% -1.28% 18.14% 14.79%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

TGBAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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TGBAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Hasenstab


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2001

19.34

19.3%

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D., is EVP and CIO for Templeton Global Macro, responsible for global macroeconomic and country-specific analysis, and interest rate, currency and sovereign credit market outlooks. He is an economic advisor to the CEO of Franklin Resources, Inc., providing perspective and insight through the lens of Templeton Global Macro.Dr. Hasenstab holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Asia Pacific School of Economics and Management at Australian National University, a master's degree in economics of development from the Australian National University, and a B.A. from Carleton College

Calvin Ho


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2018

2.33

2.3%

Calvin Ho, Ph.D., is a senior vice president and director of research for Templeton Global Macro. Dr. Ho also serves as a portfolio manager for a number of funds, including Templeton Global Bond Fund, Templeton Global Total Return Fund and Templeton Emerging Market Bond Fund. Dr. Ho joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2005 after obtaining his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley. He has been a core part of the Templeton Global Macro team since 2005, working closely with Dr. Michael Hasenstab as a lead research analyst. Dr. Ho holds both B.A. and Ph.D. in economics from University of California, Berkeley.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 27.35 5.44 2.33