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Fund of the Week: Franklin Biotechnology Discovery Fund (FBDIX)

Shauna O'Brien Oct 29, 2014


As biotechnology stocks continue to rally, we have decided to dig into this fund’s details this week.


Inside the Fund


Year-to-date, the fund is up about 26%, which is in-line with the NASDAQ Biotechnology index. This fund has 100% of its holdings in the healthcare sector. The fund’s holdings range from micro to giant sized. The majority of these holdings are U.S.-based stocks.

Historical Performance


The fund’s top five holdings account for over 33% of its portfolio. Excluding BIIB, all of its top holdings have rallied over the last three months.


The Bottom Line


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