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Franklin Growth A (FKGRX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Franklin Growth A (FKGRX) Fund

    Last Trade: $73.76 on 4/29/2016, Change: -0.33 (-0.45%)

 

Graph of Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) ManagerFund Manager - Conrad B. Herrmann

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 24.3 years
Fund Family: Franklin Templeton Investments
Fund Category: Large Growth
Fund Performance: Mar 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.72)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) ProfileFranklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Franklin Growth A Fund seeks capital appreciation. Although the fund normally invests substantially in the equity securities of U.S.-based large and medium market capitalization companies, it may invest in companies in new and emerging industries where growth is expected to be above average and may invest up to 40% of assets in smaller companies. Franklin Growth A Fund may also invest up to 40% of assets in foreign securities and up to 10% of assets in non-U.S. dollar denominated securities.

 

Franklin Growth A (FKGRX) Fund Strength What we like about Franklin Growth A (FKGRX) Fund

Data for Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) as of Mar 30, 2016

  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) management has been with Franklin Growth A Fund for 24.3 years
  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -1.12% vs -2.12% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 12.04% vs 11.25% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 10.66% vs 10.12% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 5.05% vs Large Growth average of 53.00%. It is good that Franklin Growth A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 10.69, lower than category average of 12.71
  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Growth average: 0.88% vs 1.16%

Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) Weakness What we are cautious about Franklin Growth A (FKGRX) Fund

Data for Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) as of Mar 30, 2016

  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) carries a 5.75% load
See Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) performance details as of Mar 30, 2016

 

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Compare Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX)Compare with other top Large Growth category mutual funds

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AB Core Opportunities Advisor (ADGYX)-0.991.4212.4612.13Compare
Sterling Capital Special Opps R (BOPRX)2.636.1914.1411.18Compare

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Compare Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX)Compare with Large Growth category ETFs

Some Large Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares Russell Top 200 Growth (IWY)0.72%5.43%14.53%
iShares Russell Top 200 Growth (QQQ)-2.09%4.54%18.02%
SPDR S&P 500 Growth ETF (SPYG)0.73%3.64%13.86%
Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF (VOOG)0.56%3.39%13.86%
iShares S&P 500 Growth (IVW)0.45%3.31%13.76%

 

Graph of Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) Net Asset TrackingFranklin Growth A (FKGRX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Franklin Growth A fund (FKGRX)

DateNet Asset
03/2016$11.85B
02/2016$10.97B
01/2016$11.76B
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Graph of Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) Portfolio TrackingFranklin Growth A (FKGRX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Franklin Growth A fund (FKGRX)

DateCashStockBondOther
12/201513.22%86.74%0%0.04%
09/201512.51%87.49%0%0%
06/201510.83%89.17%0%0%
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graph of Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Franklin Growth A (FKGRX) Fund

Discover what Franklin Growth A Fund (FKGRX) manager is buying

Dec 30, 2015
Apple Inc. [3.6%]
Alaska Air Group, Inc. Common S [2.19%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [2.01%]
Northrop Grumman Corporation Co [1.77%]
Walt Disney Company (The) Commo [1.51%]
Amgen Inc. [1.38%]
Boeing Company (The) Common Sto [1.35%]
Biogen Inc. [1.3%]
Microsoft Corporation [1.27%]
Union Pacific Corporation Commo [1.23%]

Sep 29, 2015
Apple Inc. [3.98%]
Alaska Air Group, Inc. Common S [2.28%]
Northrop Grumman Corporation Co [1.64%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [1.61%]
Walt Disney Company (The) Commo [1.55%]
Cytec Industries Inc. Common St [1.32%]
Biogen Inc. [1.31%]
Boeing Company (The) Common Sto [1.29%]
General Dynamics Corporation Co [1.24%]
Amgen Inc. [1.24%]

Jun 29, 2015
Apple Inc. [4.27%]
Alaska Air Group, Inc. Common S [1.75%]
Biogen Idec Inc. [1.71%]
Walt Disney Company (The) Commo [1.63%]
Northrop Grumman Corporation Co [1.48%]
Amgen Inc. [1.3%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [1.29%]
Boeing Company (The) Common Sto [1.29%]
Mettler-Toledo International, I [1.23%]
General Dynamics Corporation Co [1.2%]
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