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Franklin Income A (FKINX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Franklin Income A (FKINX) Fund

    Last Trade: $1.94 on 2/10/2016, Change: +0.00 (0%)

 

Graph of Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) ManagerFund Manager - Edward D. Perks

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 13.8 years
Fund Family: Franklin Templeton Investments
Fund Category: Conservative Allocation
Fund Performance: Jan 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.43)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) ProfileFranklin Income A Fund (FKINX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Franklin Income A Fund seeks to maximize income while maintaining prospects for capital appreciation. Franklin Income A Fund normally invests in a diversified portfolio of debt and equity securities. It may invest up to 100% of total assets in debt securities that are rated below investment-grade, but it is not currently expected that the fund will invest more than 50% of assets in these securities. Franklin Income A Fund seeks income by selecting investments such as corporate, foreign and U.S. Treasury bonds, as well as stocks with attractive dividend yields. It may also invest up to 25% of assets in foreign securities.

 

Franklin Income A (FKINX) Fund Strength What we like about Franklin Income A (FKINX) Fund

Data for Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) as of Jan 30, 2016

  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) management has been with Franklin Income A Fund for 13.8 years
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a lower expense ratio than its Conservative Allocation average: 0.61% vs 0.80%

Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) Weakness What we are cautious about Franklin Income A (FKINX) Fund

Data for Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) as of Jan 30, 2016

  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -10.15% vs -3.56% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 0.89% vs 2.30% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 3.79% vs 3.83% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) is less safe compared to its Conservative Allocation peers
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 44.81% that is higher than the Conservative Allocation average of 44.41%. This could mean Franklin Income A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -3.29 is worse than category average of -0.91, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.14
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 8.94 that is higher than category average of 5.09
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) carries a 4.25% load
  • Asset base in Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) performance details as of Jan 30, 2016

 

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Compare Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX)Compare with Conservative Allocation category ETFs

Some Conservative Allocation ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PowerShares CEF Income Composite ETF (PCEF)-2.73%-4.78%0.29%
iShares Core Moderate Allocation (AOM)-1.59%-2.83%3.28%
iShares Core Conservative Allocation (AOK)-1.07%-2.43%2.46%

 

Graph of Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) Net Asset TrackingFranklin Income A (FKINX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Franklin Income A fund (FKINX)

DateNet Asset
01/2016$76.37B
12/2015$80.41B
11/2015$80.41B
More historic net asset information on Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX)

  

Graph of Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) Portfolio TrackingFranklin Income A (FKINX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Franklin Income A fund (FKINX)

DateCashStockBondOther
12/20154.58%55.08%29.98%6.65%
09/20151.63%59.77%29.96%4.8%
06/20153.23%50.83%37.09%5.06%
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graph of Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Franklin Income A (FKINX) Fund

Discover what Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) manager is buying

Dec 30, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A [2.4%]
General Electric Company Common [1.63%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.41%]
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Comm [1.32%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [1.27%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [1.21%]
United Technologies Corporation [1.13%]
Exxon Mobil Corporation Common [1.12%]
Target Corporation Common Stock [1.08%]
Jpmorgan Chase FRN [1.07%]

Sep 29, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A [2.4%]
General Electric Company Common [2.17%]
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Comm [1.67%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [1.45%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.4%]
Southern Company (The) Common S [1.27%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [1.19%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [1.1%]
Target Corporation Common Stock [1.07%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [1.06%]

Jun 29, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A [1.93%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [1.49%]
General Electric Company Common [1.39%]
Target Corporation Common Stock [1.32%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [1.24%]
BP [1.22%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.18%]
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com [1.14%]
Southern Company (The) Common S [1.14%]
RIO TINTO [1.11%]
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