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Franklin Income A (FKINX) Fund Ranking and Research

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

    Last Trade: $2.33 on 7/2/2015, Change: +0.01 (0.43%)

 

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

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 13.2 years
Fund Family: Franklin Templeton Investments
Fund Category: Conservative Allocation
Fund Performance: May 30, 2015
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.69)     (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, 2015

  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) management has been with Franklin Income A Fund for 13.2 years
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 10.87% vs 7.37% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 9.99% vs 7.20% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 36.03% vs Conservative Allocation average of 42.56%. 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 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 May 30, 2015

  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -0.37% vs 3.09% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) is less safe compared to its Conservative Allocation peers
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 6.91 that is higher than category average of 4.24
  • Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) carries a 4.25% load
See Franklin Income A Fund (FKINX) performance details as of May 30, 2015

 

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Aadditional top Conservative Allocation mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Franklin Income A2.53-0.3710.879.99
Hartford Balanced Income I (HBLIX)1.964.2910.6311.17Compare
Voya Strategic Allocation Conservative S (ISCVX)3.055.0710.049.05Compare
James Balanced: Golden Rainbow Instl (GLRIX)3.205.9510.329.71Compare

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Some Conservative Allocation ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares S&P Moderate Allocation (AOM)2.16%3.37%7.91%
iShares S&P Conservative Allocation (AOK)1.68%2.51%5.75%
PowerShares CEF Income Composite (PCEF)4.28%1.29%7.68%

 

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
05/2015$93.36B
04/2015$92.43B
03/2015$92.43B
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
03/20153.54%48.18%38.51%4.92%
12/20142.87%47.33%36.57%5.64%
09/20141.47%49.35%35.23%5.94%
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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, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A [1.61%]
Target Corporation Common Stock [1.6%]
General Electric Company Common [1.54%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [1.51%]
BP [1.27%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.19%]
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Comm [1.15%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [1.13%]
General Motors Company Common S [1.1%]
Exelon Corporation Common Stock [1.02%]

Dec 30, 2014
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A [1.81%]
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY [1.57%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [1.51%]
BP [1.48%]
Target Corporation Common Stock [1.48%]
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Comm [1.29%]
RIO TINTO [1.25%]
E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COM [1.2%]
Exelon Corporation Common Stock [1.16%]
THE SOUTHERN COMPANY [1.14%]

Sep 29, 2014
Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A [1.94%]
BP [1.54%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [1.41%]
Target Corporation Common Stock [1.33%]
General Electric Company Common [1.32%]
Southern Company (The) Common S [1.27%]
Exelon Corporation Common Stock [1.22%]
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com [1.14%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.14%]
Merck & Company, Inc. Common St [1.13%]
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