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Franklin FTSE Japan Index ETF (FLJA : NEO)

Geographic Equity

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(04-18-2024)
$25.88
Change
-$0.09 (-0.35%)
Open $26.01
Day Range $25.88 - $26.01
Volume 971

As at March 31, 2024

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Franklin FTSE Japan Index ETF

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (February 20, 2019): 7.48%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 2.40% 12.67% 18.51% 12.67% 23.56% 12.89% 5.51% 9.97% 7.36% - - - - -
Benchmark 4.14% 6.62% 15.26% 6.62% 13.96% 3.95% 9.11% 16.99% 9.96% 9.65% 8.48% 9.70% 7.76% 7.67%
Category Average 1.90% 16.61% 16.61% 9.75% 26.90% 12.31% 9.03% 17.22% 9.46% 6.89% 8.45% 9.53% 7.29% 7.75%
Category Rank 16 / 30 10 / 30 12 / 30 10 / 30 18 / 30 11 / 30 20 / 27 23 / 27 22 / 26 - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 4 4 - - - - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.68% 1.53% 1.06% 2.65% 0.60% -2.27% -1.88% 5.63% 1.50% 5.50% 4.29% 2.40%
Benchmark 2.90% -4.95% 3.36% 2.58% -1.37% -3.33% -3.21% 7.48% 3.91% 0.55% 1.82% 4.14%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

8.89% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-7.29% (February 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - - - - 13.43% -0.22% -9.80% 16.01%
Benchmark 10.55% -8.32% 21.08% 9.10% -8.89% 22.88% 5.60% 25.09% -5.84% 11.75%
Category Average 5.58% 3.66% 2.24% 28.39% -9.85% 12.16% 14.68% 11.64% -10.77% 19.30%
Quartile Ranking - - - - - - 3 3 2 3
Category Rank - - - - - - 14/ 27 20/ 27 13/ 27 20/ 30

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

16.01% (2023)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-9.80% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 99.95
Cash and Equivalents 0.05

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Consumer Goods 22.00
Industrial Goods 13.28
Financial Services 12.29
Industrial Services 12.26
Technology 10.19
Other 29.98

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 99.89
North America -0.01
Other 0.12

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Toyota Motor Corp 6.51
Tokyo Electron Ltd 2.45
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 2.44
Sony Group Corp 2.28
Keyence Corp 1.95
Mitsubishi Corp 1.87
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd 1.82
Hitachi Ltd 1.73
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.59
Mitsui & Co Ltd 1.47

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is value.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Franklin FTSE Japan Index ETF

Median

Other - Geographic Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 12.24% 11.99% -
Beta 0.48% 0.37% -
Alpha 0.01% 0.04% -
Rsquared 0.28% 0.23% -
Sharpe 0.28% 0.49% -
Sortino 0.38% 0.61% -
Treynor 0.07% 0.16% -
Tax Efficiency 84.07% - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 6 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 8.68% 12.24% 11.99% -
Beta 0.41% 0.48% 0.37% -
Alpha 0.16% 0.01% 0.04% -
Rsquared 0.36% 0.28% 0.23% -
Sharpe 1.95% 0.28% 0.49% -
Sortino 5.66% 0.38% 0.61% -
Treynor 0.42% 0.07% 0.16% -
Tax Efficiency 96.72% 84.07% - -

Fundata ESG Metrics

Fundata ESG Score

The E, S, and G scores are averaged for each security in the portfolio, to arrive at an ESG score for each security. We take the portfolio weighted average of the ESG scores for each fund and rank them against their peers to arrive at the Fundata ESG Score from 0-100.

Fundata E Score

Three scores under the Environment bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Environment Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Pollution Prevention, (2) Environmental Transparency, (3) Resource Efficiency.

Fundata S Score

Six scores under the Social bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Social Score for each fund from 0-100. (1) Compensation and Satisfaction, (2) Diversity and Rights, (3) Education and Work Conditions, (4) Community and Charity, (5) Human Rights, (6) Sustainability Integration.

Fundata G Score

Three scores under the governance bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Governance Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Board Effectiveness, (2) Management Ethics, (3) Disclosure and Accountability.

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Fund Details

Start Date February 20, 2019
Instrument Type Exchange Traded Fund
Share Class Do-It-Yourself
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Semi Annual
Assets ($mil) -
52 Week High $27.35
52 Week Low $21.70
Annual Dividend $0.43
Annual Yield -
Index FTSE Japan Index
Shares Outstanding -
Registered Plan Eligible Yes

ETF Characteristics

Exposure 1x performance
Asset Class High -
Asset Class Medium -
Asset Class Low -
Leveraged -
Inverse -
Advisor Series -
Covered Call Strategy No

Investment Objectives

Seeks to replicate, to the extent reasonably possible before fees and expenses, the performance of the FTSE Japan Index, or any successor thereto. It invests directly or indirectly, primarily in equity securities of large- and mid-capitalization Japanese issuers.

Investment Strategy

To achieve its investment objective, the fund may hold: (i) the Constituent Securities of the applicable Index, to the extent reasonably possible, in approximately the same proportion as they are reflected in that Index, and/or (ii) a subset of the Constituent Securities and/or other securities selected by the Portfolio Advisor that collectively reflect the aggregate investment characteristics of the applicable Index, and/or (iii) in a Franklin U.S. ETF that seeks to track the FTSE Japan Index.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Dina Ting 01-15-2019
Joe Diederich 07-29-2022
Basit Amin 07-29-2022
Hailey Harris 07-29-2022

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Advisor Franklin Advisory Services LLC
Custodian State Street Trust Company Canada
Registrar State Street Trust Company Canada
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Fees

MER -
Management Fee 0.09%

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