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Franklin Convertible Securities Fund Class C – FROTX Fund Overview

Last PriceToday's Change52-Week RangeTrading Volume
18.220.15 (+0.83%)17.29 - 19.330.0

Market data as of 6:05PM 03/27/15. Quotes are delayed by at least 15 min.

Overview - FROTX

The investment seeks to maximize total return, consistent with reasonable risk, by seeking to optimize capital appreciation and high current income under varying market conditions. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in convertible securities. It may invest up to 100% of its assets in securities that are rated below investment grade; however, the fund will not invest more than 10% of its assets in securities rated below B. It may invest up to 20% of its net assets in other securities, such as common or preferred stocks and non-convertible debt securities.

Growth of $10,000 (10 Years)

Total Return7.86%
Yield (Trailing 12 Mo.)1.05%
Expense Ratio1.63%
Front LoadNone
Deferred Load1.00%
Minimum Investment$1,000
Management Tenure13 Years
Fund Inception10/02/1995

Trailing Total Returns - FROTX

as of 02/28/2015
TimeframeFROTXS&P 500Convertibles
1 Month4.42%5.75%3.90%
3 Month1.97%2.31%1.89%
1 Year3.08%15.51%4.72%
3 Year10.84%18.00%11.09%
5 Year10.62%16.18%10.37%
10 Year6.63%7.99%6.83%
Since Inception7.86%10.71%--

Sector Allocation - FROTX

as of 02/28/2015
Basic Materials
Consumer Cyclical
Financial Services
Real Estate
Consumer Defensive
Communication Services

Asset Allocation - FROTX

as of 02/28/2015
By PercentShort0%LongNet
Foreign Stock--
Foreign Bond--
Total Net Assets$2.15B
Total Stock Holdings6
Total Bond Holdings3

Top Ten Holdings - FROTX

as of 02/28/2015
CompanyYTD Return% of Assets
Electnc Arts Cv 0.75%--2.56%
Novellus Sys Cv 2.625%--2.54%
Trulia Cv 2.75%--2.27%
Jarden 144A Cv 1.125%--2.21%
Omnicare Cv 3.5%--2.15%
Biomarin Pharma Cv 1.5%--2.15%
Jds Uniphase Cv 0.625%--2.07%
Mgm Resorts Intl Cv 4.25%--2.03%
Palo Alto Networks 144A Cv--2.02%

Valuation & Growth - FROTX

as of 02/28/2015
ValuationFROTXCategory Range
Price/Cash Flow--
Dividend Yield3.2
LT Earnings6.33
Historical Earnings
Sales Growth
Cash-Flow Growth
Book-Value Growth
Key:  Lo 

Morningstar Summary - FROTX, 3 Year

Management Style
Large Cap
Medium Cap
Small Cap
Ratingvs Category
RiskAbove Avg
Key:  Lo 

Tax Analysis - FROTX, 3 Year Avg

Pretax Return10.84%
Tax-adjusted Return9.57%
Tax Cost Ratio1.15%
Potential Cap Gains13.85%

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