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Franklin US Opportunities

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Franklin US Opportunities W Acc
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Pound Sterling
  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    The Fund aims to provide capital appreciation in the long term through investment in US equities.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    Grant Bowers Since 30-Jan-2009

    Grant Bowers is a vice president of Franklin Global Advisers and lead portfolio manager of Franklin Growth...


    Sara Araghi Since 01-May-2016

    Manager biography not available


  • How has this fund performed?

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    Cumulative Performance as at 21/10/2016
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    Franklin US Opportunities W Acc +9.8 +22.2 +28.1 +60.8 +135.9
    IA North America +7.1 +19.1 +30.7 +57.0 +124.8

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in IA North America?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 100 / 118 56 / 103
    ? Quartile 4 3

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

    Mstar Analyst

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 15.49 14.09
    ? Alpha -5.54 -1.55
    ? Beta 1.13 1.14
    ? Sharpe 1.51 0.87
    ? Info Ratio -0.59 0.03
    ? R2 0.94 0.83
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 108
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial 0.00%
    Annual 0.75%
    ? OCF 0.83%
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial £ 1,000,000
    Additional £ 250
  • Prices

      Unit type Currency Bid Offer Date Yield Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    Franklin US Opportunities W Acc ACC GBX 213.66 21 Oct 2016 n/a G26I B7KCG40 GB00B7KCG406

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  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (31 Aug 2016)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 US Equities 97.48
    2 Cash & Cash Equivalents 2.52

    Top Holdings (31 Aug 2016)

    Rank Largest Holdings %  
    1 ALPHABET INC 5.12
    2 FACEBOOK INC 4.19
    3 VISA INC 4.07
    4 CELGENE CORP 3.58
    5 AMAZON.COM INC 3.50
    6 ALLERGAN PLC 3.17
    9 APPLE INC 2.77
    10 MICROSOFT CORP 2.28
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: OEIC
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Trustee / Depositary: BNY Mellon Trust & Depositary (UK) Limited
    Registrar: ACD Services
    Multi-Manager: NO
    Dividend policy: Mar 31 (Final)
    Fund size: £130.5m / $159.5m (30-Sep-16)
    Unit Launch: 31-May-2012
    Fund Launch: 30-Jan-2009
    Savings plan: NO
    Pricing times: 12:00 Daily
    Dealing times: Mon-Fri
    Dealing frequency: Daily
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  • Contact Details

    London Office, Franklin Templeton Investments, The Adelphi, 1 - 11 John Adam Street, LONDON, LONDON, WC2N 6HT

    +44 20 7073 8701 (Fax Number)
    +44 (0) 20 7073 8690 (Main Number)

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Pound Sterling (GBP). You can switch the fund’s native currency using the currency selector towards the top of this page.

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