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Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C (FCITX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C (FCITX) Fund

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Graph of Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) ManagerFund Manager - John Patrick Pomeroy

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 27.9 years
Fund Family: Franklin Templeton Investments
Fund Category: Muni National Interm
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: E (Score: 0.38)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) ProfileFranklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund seeks to provide investors with as high a level of income exempt from federal income taxes as is consistent with prudent investment and the preservation of shareholder's capital. Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund invests at least 80% of total assets in securities whose interest is free from federal income taxes, including the federal alternative minimum tax. It does not necessarily focus its investments in a particular state. Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund may invest up to 35% of its total assets in municipal securities issued by U.S. territories.

 

Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C (FCITX) Fund Strength What we like about Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C (FCITX) Fund

Data for Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) management has been with Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund for 27.9 years
  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 6.62% vs Muni National Interm average of 22.40%. It is good that Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 3.11, lower than category average of 3.29

Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) Weakness What we are cautious about Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C (FCITX) Fund

Data for Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 3.71% vs 4.71% Muni National Interm category median performance)
  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 2.34% vs 3.10% Muni National Interm category median performance)
  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 3.60% vs 4.14% Muni National Interm category median performance)
  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) is less safe compared to its Muni National Interm peers
  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.21% than its Muni National Interm average of 0.80%
  • Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) carries a 1% load
See Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C1.533.712.343.60
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USAA Tax Exempt Intermediate-Term (USATX)2.525.223.514.92Compare

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Some Muni National Interm ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Market Vectors Intermediate Muni ETF (ITM)2.55%7.15%4.62%
iShares National AMT-Free Muni Bond (MUB)2.19%5.72%4.01%
PIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bd Actv ETF (MUNI)1.61%4.98%2.60%
Columbia Intermediate Municipal Bond ETF (GMMB)000

 

Graph of Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) Net Asset TrackingFranklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C (FCITX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C fund (FCITX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$4.57B
03/2016$4.52B
02/2016$4.47B
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Graph of Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) Portfolio TrackingFranklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C (FCITX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C fund (FCITX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20169.49%0%90.51%0%
12/201510.55%0%89.45%0%
09/20154.63%0%95.37%0%
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graph of Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C Fund (FCITX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Franklin Federal Interm-Term T/F Inc C (FCITX) Fund

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Mar 30, 2016
Arizona St Ctfs Partn Cops 5.25% [1.03%]
Washington St For Issues Dtd P Ref Bd 5% [0.82%]
Pennsylvania St Tpk Commn Tpk Rev Bds 5% [0.81%]
San Antonio Tex Elec & Gas Rev Rev 5.25% [0.77%]
Virginia St Res Auth 5% [0.73%]
Alabama St Pub Sch & College A Cap Im 5% [0.68%]
Hawaii St Go Bds 5% [0.68%]
California St Var Purp 5.25% [0.67%]
Metropolitan Transn Auth 5% [0.66%]
New Jersey St Transn Tr Fd Aut Trans 5% [0.65%]

Dec 30, 2015
Arizona St Ctfs Partn Cops 5.25% [1.06%]
Washington St For Issues Dtd P Ref Bd 5% [0.83%]
Pennsylvania St Tpk Commn Tpk Rev Bds 5% [0.83%]
San Antonio Tex Elec & Gas Rev Rev 5.25% [0.77%]
Virginia St Res Auth 5% [0.73%]
Alabama St Pub Sch & College A Cap Im 5% [0.69%]
Hawaii St Go Bds 5% [0.69%]
California St Var Purp 5.25% [0.69%]
Metropolitan Transn Auth 5% [0.68%]
New Jersey St Transn Tr Fd Aut Trans 5% [0.67%]

Sep 29, 2015
Arizona St Ctfs Partn Cops 5.25% [1.11%]
Pennsylvania St Tpk Commn Tpk Rev Bds 5% [0.87%]
Washington St For Issues Dtd P Ref Bd 5% [0.85%]
San Antonio Tex Elec & Gas Rev Rev 5.25% [0.8%]
Virginia St Res Auth 5% [0.75%]
California St Var Purp 5.25% [0.72%]
Alabama St Pub Sch & College A Cap Im 5% [0.71%]
Washington St For Issues Dtd P Var Pu 5% [0.71%]
Hawaii St Go Bds 5% [0.7%]
Metropolitan Transn Auth 5% [0.69%]
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