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Franklin Income A (FKINX) Fund Ranking and Research

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

    Last Trade: $2.24 on 8/26/2016, Change: -0.01 (-0.44%)

 

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

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 14.3 years
Fund Family: Franklin Templeton Investments
Fund Category: Allocation--30% to 50% Equity
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.57)     (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 May 30, 2016

  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) management has been with Franklin Income A Fund for 14.3 years
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 4.80% vs 4.31% Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category median performance)
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 44.81% vs Allocation--30% to 50% Equity average of 48.09%. It is good that Franklin Income A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a lower expense ratio than its Allocation--30% to 50% Equity average: 0.61% vs 0.81%

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 May 30, 2016

  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -4.83% vs -1.15% Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category median performance)
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 2.73% vs 3.44% Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category median performance)
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 9.34 that is higher than category average of 5.82
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) carries a 4.25% load
See Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PowerShares CEF Income Composite ETF (PCEF)6.79%0.95%3.50%
iShares Core Conservative Allocation (AOK)000
iShares Core Moderate Allocation (AOM)3.37%-0.12%4.15%

 

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
05/2016$77.69B
03/2016$75.79B
02/2016$72.70B
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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
03/20163.23%54.24%31.59%7.35%
12/20154.58%55.08%29.98%6.65%
09/20151.63%59.77%29.96%4.8%
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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

Mar 30, 2016
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A [2.56%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [1.62%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [1.56%]
General Electric Company Common [1.47%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.38%]
United Technologies Corporation [1.19%]
Basf SE [1.19%]
Ford Motor Company Common Stock [1.12%]
AstraZeneca PLC [1.11%]
Total SA ADR [1.05%]

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%]
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