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Franklin Strategic Income C (FSGCX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Franklin Strategic Income C (FSGCX) Fund

    Last Trade: $10.58 on 4/17/2014, Change: 0.00 (0%)

 

Graph of Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) ManagerFund Manager - Christopher Molumphy

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 19.9 years
Fund Family: Franklin Templeton Investments
Fund Category: Multisector Bond
Fund Performance: Mar 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.47)     (What does this score mean?)
Molumphy is Executive Vice President and Director of Advisers. Mr. Molumphy has been a portfolio manager of the Fund since its inception, providing research and advice on the purchases and sales of individual securities, and portfolio risk assessment. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1988.  Get more insights on Christopher Molumphy

 

Graph of Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) ProfileFranklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Franklin Strategic Income C Fund seeks high current income; capital appreciation is a secondary consideration. Franklin Strategic Income C Fund normally invests at least 65% of assets in U.S. and foreign debt securities, including those in emerging markets. It may invest up to 100% of assets in high-yield, lower-quality debt securities. Franklin Strategic Income C Fund may invest in many different securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government or its agencies or instrumentalities. It may invest a portion of assets in bank loans and loan participations.

 

Franklin Strategic Income C (FSGCX) Fund Strength What we like about Franklin Strategic Income C (FSGCX) Fund

Data for Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) management has been with Franklin Strategic Income C Fund for 19.9 years
  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 3.11% vs 2.53% Multisector Bond category median performance)
  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 47.27% vs Multisector Bond average of 99.73%. It is good that Franklin Strategic Income C management does not trade extensively for its return.

Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) Weakness What we are cautious about Franklin Strategic Income C (FSGCX) Fund

Data for Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 5.41% vs 5.46% Multisector Bond category median performance)
  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 10.04% vs 11.27% Multisector Bond category median performance)
  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) is less safe compared to its Multisector Bond peers
  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 5.44 that is higher than category average of 4.98
  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.27% than its Multisector Bond average of 1.11%
  • Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) carries a 1% load
See Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) performance details as of Mar 30, 2014

 

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Graph of Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) Net Asset TrackingFranklin Strategic Income C (FSGCX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Franklin Strategic Income C fund (FSGCX)

DateNet Asset
03/2014$8.60B
02/2014$8.45B
01/2014$8.43B
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Graph of Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) Portfolio TrackingFranklin Strategic Income C (FSGCX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Franklin Strategic Income C fund (FSGCX)

DateCashStockBondOther
12/201317.61%0.06%75.43%6.8%
09/201317.29%0.06%76.57%5.89%
06/201320.35%0.2%76.46%2.76%
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graph of Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Franklin Strategic Income C (FSGCX) Fund

Discover what Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX) manager is buying

Dec 30, 2013
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd [1.1%]
FNMA 4% [0.94%]
Uruguay Rep 4.375% [0.72%]
Univ Calif Revs For Prev Rev Bds 5% [0.61%]
United Mexican States 7.25% [0.58%]
FNMA 3% [0.57%]
Mexico(Utd Mex St) 8% [0.57%]
Korea Treasury Bond [0.56%]
Community Health Systems Inc [0.56%]
Bk Of Korea 2.47% [0.56%]

Sep 29, 2013
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd [1.8%]
FNMA 4% [0.99%]
FNMA 3% [0.71%]
Uruguay Rep 4.375% [0.65%]
Mexico(Utd Mex St) 8% [0.58%]
Community Health Systems Inc [0.56%]
Reynolds Group Holdings Inc [0.52%]
US Treasury Note 3.75% [0.52%]
Del Monte Foods Co [0.48%]
Ireland(Rep Of) 5% [0.46%]

Jun 29, 2013
FNMA 3% [0.83%]
Mexico(Utd Mex St) 8% [0.61%]
Community Health Systems Inc [0.6%]
Reynolds Group Holdings Inc [0.56%]
US Treasury Note 3.75% [0.54%]
Del Monte Foods Co [0.51%]
Intelsat Jackson Holdings Sa [0.48%]
Uruguay Rep 4.375% [0.46%]
FNMA 3.5% [0.45%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Franklin Strategic Income C Fund (FSGCX)

  

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