Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund Class AFKRCX

15.68
0.22 / 1.38%
13.44 - 21.40-0.84
NAV in USDNAV change52-week range3-yr sharpe ratio

As of market close Nov 26 2014.

Total returns on $10,000

As of Oct 31 2014.Fund performance

Objective

The investment seeks capital appreciation; current income is a secondary consideration. The fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in securities of gold and precious metals operation companies. It may buy securities of gold and precious metals operation companies located anywhere in the world and in general invests predominantly in companies located outside the U.S. The fund may invest in companies without regards to market capitalization, including small- and mid-capitalization companies. It also invests in American, Global and European Depositary Receipts. The fund is non-diversified.

Profile

Fund typeOpen Ended Investment Company
Investment style (stocks)
Market Cap: Mid
Investment Style: Blend
Morningstar categoryEquity Precious Metals
Launch date19/05/1969
Price currencyUSD
DomicileUnited States
SymbolFKRCX
Manager & start date
Steve Land
01/04/1999
Frederick Fromm
31/12/2005

Investment

Pricing frequencyDaily
Total net assets
548.05m USDAs of Oct 31 2014
Net expense ratio1.01%
Front end load5.75%
Deferred load--
Redemption fee--
Min. initial investment1,000.00 USD
Min. additional investment--
Initial IRA250.00 USD
Additional IRA--
Available for saleUnited States

Diversification

Asset type

Non-US stock
91.07%
Other
3.84%
Cash
2.15%
Non-US bond
1.60%
US stock
1.33%
US bond
0.00%

Top 5 sectors

Basic Materials
92.41%

Top 5 Regions

Canada
56.62%
United Kingdom
13.82%
Australasia
10.28%
Africa
9.10%
United States
1.33%

Sector and region weightings are calculated using only long position holdings of the portfolio.

Sector & regional holdings

Top 5 holdings

Company1 year
change
Portfolio
weight
Long
allocation
Goldcorp Inc
G:TOR
-5.71%5.49%
Newcrest Mining Ltd--5.18%
Eldorado Gold Corp
ELD:TOR
+13.07%5.13%
B2Gold Corp
BTO:TOR
-13.95%4.68%
Randgold Resources Ltd ADR--4.40%
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Sep 30 2014.Top 10 holdings

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