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Franklin Gold and Precious Metals A (acc) USD

Ranked 10 out of 21 in - Gold & Precious Metals over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Fred Fromm

Fred Fromm joined Franklin Templeton Investments as a management trainee in 1992 after gaining a BA in business economics from the University of California. He is currently vice president, portfolio manager and senior securities analyst at the company, and is lead manager on the Franklin Natural Resources Fund. He is a CFA Charterholder and is also a member of the Securities Analysts of San Francisco (SASF).

Stephen Land

Stephen Land has been at Franklin Templeton for the whole of his investment career. Having graduated with a BS in managerial economics from the University of California, he joined the Franklin Templeton Management Training program in 1997. He currently holds the position of vice president as well as managing the Franklin Natural Resources Fund.

Objective

The Funds principal investment objective is capital appreciation. Its secondary objective is income. Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests principally its net assets in securities issued by gold and precious metals operation companies. Gold and precious metals operation companies include companies that mine, process, or deal in gold or other precious metals, such as silver, platinum and palladium, including mining finance and exploration companies as well as operating companies with long-, medium-, or short-life mines.

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Performance

Gold & Precious Metals over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 6.8%
2018 -13.0% -13.2% 5.5% -12.6% 8.9%
2017 -9.7% 10.8% -11.1% -8.3% 0.1%
2016 81.7% 47.3% 45.7% 2.6% -17.4%
2015 -16.8% 0.3% -2.2% -13.6% -1.8%
2014 -5.5% 13.1% 10.2% -15.5% -10.2%
2013 -49.3% -11.8% -38.3% 9.3% -14.8%
2012 -19.5% -6.4% -16.9% 20.2% -13.9%
2011 -24.1% -7.3% -7.9% -7.5% -3.9%
2010 12.5% 13.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
B2Gold Corp ORD 6.61%
Newcrest Mining Ltd ORD 5.54%
Barrick Gold Corp ORD 5.38%
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd DR 5.17%
Alamos Gold Inc ORD 4.98%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd ORD 3.71%
OceanaGold Corp ORD 3.64%
Centerra Gold Inc ORD 3.59%
Newmont Mining Corp ORD 3.43%
Torex Gold Resources Inc ORD 2.98%
31/03/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Hong Kong
  13. Hungary
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Jersey
  17. Korea
  18. Latvia
  19. Liechtenstein
  20. Lithuania
  21. Luxembourg
  22. Macau
  23. Netherlands
  24. Norway
  25. Poland
  26. Portugal
  27. Singapore
  28. Slovakia
  29. Spain
  30. Sweden
  31. Switzerland
  32. United Arab Emirates
  33. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/04/2010
  • Share Class size79Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0496367417

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment1.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).