FRDPX: Franklin Rising Dividends A

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FRDPX Franklin Rising Dividends A


Profile

FRDPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.7%
  • Net Assets $22 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$69.84
$59.05
$71.48

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.87%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 2.65%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.16%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin Rising Dividends Fund Class A
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Jan 14, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding
    199812035
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Nicholas Getaz

Fund Description

The Franklin Rising Dividends Fund Class A (FRDPX) is an actively managed fund that aims to provide rising income to investors. FRDPX does this by focusing its attention on U.S. stocks of any size that pay dividends. Managers of the fund look for stocks that have consistent dividend increases and long dividend-paying histories within a framework of other fundamental metrics.

FRDPX features low costs and makes a great core holding for income investors or a subcore holding for those looking for total return. The fund is managed by Franklin Advisory Services.


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Performance

FRDPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.3% -3.0% 3.0% 58.24%
1 Yr 20.7% -73.2% 37.4% 40.15%
3 Yr 9.3%* -33.7% 55.6% 39.20%
5 Yr 6.7%* -25.3% 29.3% 40.95%
10 Yr 9.7%* -8.7% 16.0% 44.55%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.9% -72.6% 38.1% 27.75%
2018 -9.5% -67.0% 10.0% 22.45%
2017 16.2% -32.8% 302.5% 31.99%
2016 10.2% -26.1% 19.7% 15.60%
2015 -8.3% -82.5% 7.8% 67.27%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.3% -3.0% 3.0% 58.24%
1 Yr 20.7% -73.2% 37.4% 38.99%
3 Yr 10.8%* -33.7% 55.6% 43.39%
5 Yr 9.5%* -14.4% 29.3% 33.47%
10 Yr 11.8%* -4.2% 16.0% 34.74%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FRDPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.9% -72.6% 38.1% 27.75%
2018 -9.1% -67.0% 10.0% 49.00%
2017 20.3% -22.1% 302.5% 42.00%
2016 14.4% -16.4% 23.8% 8.20%
2015 -3.5% -26.4% 106.5% 66.95%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

FRDPX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank
Net Assets 22 B 135 K 898 B 4.95%
Number of Holdings 64 1 3580 72.97%
Net Assets in Top 10 9.07 B 46.7 K 169 B 2.92%
Weighting of Top 10 41.13% 2.2% 144.5% 15.99%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 7.34%
  2. Roper Technologies Inc 5.60%
  3. Stryker Corp 3.84%
  4. Accenture PLC Class A 3.82%
  5. Linde PLC 3.72%
  6. Honeywell International Inc 3.57%
  7. Becton, Dickinson and Co 3.47%
  8. Air Products & Chemicals Inc 3.43%
  9. Texas Instruments Inc 3.22%
  10. Medtronic PLC 3.12%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FRDPX % Rank
Stocks
98.83% 81.61% 145.87% 51.14%
Cash
1.16% -77.63% 18.40% 46.35%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -17.98% 6.21% 44.89%
Other
0.00% -1.81% 22.43% 46.27%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.79% 42.61%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 77.09% 48.13%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRDPX % Rank
Industrials
26.02% 0.00% 30.59% 0.74%
Healthcare
19.47% 0.00% 29.56% 4.35%
Technology
17.39% 0.00% 42.83% 68.45%
Basic Materials
11.41% -0.14% 13.68% 0.33%
Consumer Defense
10.01% 0.00% 28.92% 17.42%
Consumer Cyclical
7.89% 0.00% 35.48% 80.94%
Energy
4.82% -1.47% 14.95% 27.94%
Financial Services
2.88% 0.00% 49.34% 99.42%
Communication Services
0.10% 0.00% 25.09% 96.22%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 19.47% 90.14%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 65.29% 92.52%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FRDPX % Rank
US
95.11% 80.11% 144.61% 63.07%
Non US
3.72% 0.00% 20.06% 31.66%

Expenses

FRDPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.87% 0.00% 119.91% 56.51%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 2.00% 42.79%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 38.56%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 0.85% 66.17%

Sales Fees

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 1.50% 5.75% 56.42%
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

FRDPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 2.65% 0.00% 838.00% 1.56%

Distributions

FRDPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.23% 0.00% 16.04% 21.69%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High FRDPX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.16% -2.85% 3.34% 48.30%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FRDPX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

FRDPX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Nicholas Getaz


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2014

5.92

5.9%

Nicholas Getaz, CFA, Portfolio Manager/Research Analyst of Franklin Advisory Services. Mr. Getaz joined Franklin Templeton Investments in March 2011 as a research analyst. He has been in the investment industry for more than 15 years. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Getaz worked as a research analyst with Goldman Sachs Asset Management, conducting bottom-up, fundamental research into companies in the Industrials, Transportation, Energy and Materials sectors. He began his career in the European Financial Sponsor team in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs.

Matthew Quinlan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 01, 2019

0.75

0.8%

Matt Quinlan is a vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager for the Franklin Equity Group. Mr. Quinlan is the leader of the Consumer Research Team and he has research coverage responsibilities for the retail and consumer products sectors. He also analyzes debt and equity investments for the multi-asset solutions team. He holds a B.A. in history from UCLA and an M.B.A. from The Anderson School at UCLA.

Amritha Kasturirangan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2019

0.25

0.3%

Amritha Kasturirangan, CFA®, is a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst of Franklin Advisers. She joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2009 and has been an analyst for the Rising Dividends strategy since April 2012.

Nayan Sheth


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2019

0.25

0.3%

Nayan Sheth, CFA®, is a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst of Franklin Advisers. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2014 and has been an analyst for the Rising Dividends strategy since January 2014.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 33.48 6.06 0.5