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Franklin U.S. Rising Dividends Fund Series A

U.S. Div & Inc Equity

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NAVPS
(05-16-2024)
$81.61
Change
$0.23 (0.28%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at January 31, 2024

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Franklin U.S. Rising Dividends Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (November 24, 2000): 4.03%

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 -2.94% 3.93% 12.21% 6.22% 9.32% 9.58% 8.39% 12.12% 9.50% 10.75% 9.49% 11.06% 10.25% 10.82%
Benchmark -2.70% 7.00% 19.89% 10.21% 24.18% 16.33% 12.19% 16.16% 13.73% 14.54% 13.35% 15.12% 13.99% 14.98%
Category Average - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Category Rank 194 / 229 186 / 228 193 / 228 173 / 228 176 / 220 119 / 217 120 / 213 124 / 211 66 / 197 44 / 172 40 / 145 28 / 123 29 / 108 24 / 81
Quartile Ranking 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -3.18% 3.61% 0.41% 0.19% -3.98% 0.53% 4.71% 0.88% 2.21% 4.32% 2.64% -2.94%
Benchmark 0.62% 3.76% 2.72% 1.05% -4.85% 0.44% 6.86% 1.80% 3.00% 6.70% 3.07% -2.70%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

10.39% (April 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.19% (January 2009)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 16.78% 12.41% 9.26% 10.43% 0.89% 21.23% 11.97% 23.74% -5.66% 8.03%
Benchmark 24.19% 20.77% 8.65% 13.80% 3.98% 25.18% 16.07% 28.16% -12.52% 23.32%
Category Average - - - - - - - - - -
Quartile Ranking 4 3 4 2 2 2 1 2 3 2
Category Rank 54/ 69 69/ 101 95/ 119 62/ 142 74/ 170 57/ 196 13/ 211 97/ 213 155/ 216 106/ 217

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

23.74% (2021)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-5.66% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
US Equity 87.75
International Equity 10.85
Cash and Equivalents 1.40

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Healthcare 19.75
Technology 18.02
Industrial Goods 17.03
Consumer Services 9.67
Consumer Goods 9.18
Other 26.35

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 89.15
Europe 10.76
Other 0.09

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Microsoft Corp 9.89
Roper Technologies Inc 4.32
Stryker Corp 4.17
Linde PLC 3.73
Accenture PLC Cl A 3.11
UnitedHealth Group Inc 3.00
Visa Inc Cl A 2.96
Analog Devices Inc 2.38
Texas Instruments Inc 2.33
Honeywell International Inc 2.29

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

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

Franklin U.S. Rising Dividends Fund Series A

Median

Other - U.S. Div & Inc Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 12.54% 13.54% 12.24%
Beta 0.79% 0.88% 0.91%
Alpha -0.01% -0.02% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.85% 0.88% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.49% 0.59% 0.79%
Sortino 0.74% 0.82% 1.05%
Treynor 0.08% 0.09% 0.11%
Tax Efficiency 98.64% 97.84% 96.26%
Volatility Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 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 10.14% 12.54% 13.54% 12.24%
Beta 0.80% 0.79% 0.88% 0.91%
Alpha -0.09% -0.01% -0.02% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.85% 0.85% 0.88% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.46% 0.49% 0.59% 0.79%
Sortino 1.02% 0.74% 0.82% 1.05%
Treynor 0.06% 0.08% 0.09% 0.11%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 98.64% 97.84% 96.26%

Fundata ESG Metrics

Fundata ESG Score

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Fundata E Score

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Fundata S Score

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Fundata G Score

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Fund Details

Start Date November 24, 2000
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $1,354

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
TML201
TML301
TML516

Investment Objectives

The Fund is designed to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of American equities, with a focus on investing in companies that have paid consistently rising dividends.

Investment Strategy

Generally, at least 90% of the value of the Fund’s equity holdings will consist of securities of U.S. issuers. Generally, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in equity securities that pay a periodic dividend that has not decreased in the preceding four years.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Nicholas Getaz 02-01-2014
Matt Quinlan 04-01-2019
Franklin Advisers, Inc. 12-08-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Advisor Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Custodian JPMorgan Chase Bank
Registrar Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Distributor Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.10%
Management Fee 1.75%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
FE Max 6.00%
DSC Max 6.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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