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Templeton Global Bond A (TPINX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Templeton Global Bond A (TPINX) Fund

    Last Trade: $12.23 on 5/26/2017, Change: +0.04 (0.33%)

 

Graph of Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) ManagerFund Manager - Michael Hasenstab

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 15.4 years
Fund Family: Franklin Templeton Investments
Fund Category: World Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.46)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: US News (2011),

 

Graph of Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) ProfileTempleton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Templeton Global Bond A Fund seeks current income with capital appreciation and growth of income. Templeton Global Bond A Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in bonds, including debt securities of any maturity, such as bonds, notes, bills and debentures. It may invest up to 25% of total assets in bonds that are rated below investment grade. Templeton Global Bond A Fund also may invest a significant portion of assets in emerging markets. It is non-diversified.

 

Templeton Global Bond A (TPINX) Fund Strength What we like about Templeton Global Bond A (TPINX) Fund

Data for Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) management has been with Templeton Global Bond A Fund for 15.4 years
  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 43.19% vs World Bond average of 98.56%. It is good that Templeton Global Bond A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) has a lower expense ratio than its World Bond average: 0.88% vs 1.02%

Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) Weakness What we are cautious about Templeton Global Bond A (TPINX) Fund

Data for Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -6.30% vs 1.90% World Bond category median performance)
  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return -0.90% vs 0.54% World Bond category median performance)
  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 1.16% vs 1.21% World Bond category median performance)
  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) is less safe compared to its World Bond peers
  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 6.25 that is higher than category average of 5.04
  • Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) carries a 4.25% load
  • Asset base in Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Some World Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares International Treasury Bond (IGOV)7.67%7.02%0.06%
iShares International Treasury Bond (BUNL)31.50%33.76%14.50%
iShares International Treasury Bond (JGBL)3.56%3.80%2.98%
iShares 1-3 Year International Trs Bd (ISHG)4.29%3.12%-4.04%
AdvisorShares Madrona Global Bond ETF (FWDB)3.94%2.02%2.18%

 

Graph of Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) Net Asset TrackingTempleton Global Bond A (TPINX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Templeton Global Bond A fund (TPINX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$49.97B
03/2016$50.90B
02/2016$53.21B
More historic net asset information on Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX)

  

Graph of Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) Portfolio TrackingTempleton Global Bond A (TPINX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Templeton Global Bond A fund (TPINX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/201644.88%0%50.65%3.96%
12/201542.99%0%53.15%3.67%
09/201550.23%0%46.63%3.02%
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graph of Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Templeton Global Bond A (TPINX) Fund

Discover what Templeton Global Bond A Fund (TPINX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Mexico(Utd Mex St) 7.75% [6.13%]
United Mexican States 7.62435% [4.15%]
Foederative Republik Brasilien, Bras 10% [3.44%]
Portugal(Rep Of) 3.875% [1.81%]
Brazil Federative Rep 10% [1.75%]
Brazil Federative Rep [1.64%]
Malaysia (Govt Of) 4.012% [1.44%]
Indonesia(Rep Of) 8.375% [1.43%]

Dec 30, 2015
Mexico(Utd Mex St) 7.75% [5.3%]
Foederative Republik Brasilien, Bras 10% [2.54%]
United Mexican States 7.62435% [2.47%]
Hungary Rep 6.375% [1.8%]
Portugal(Rep Of) 3.875% [1.77%]
Brazil Federative Rep [1.33%]
Brazil Federative Rep 10% [1.33%]
Malaysia (Govt Of) 4.012% [1.29%]
Brazil(Fed Rep Of) 10% [1.28%]

Sep 29, 2015
Mexico(Utd Mex St) 7.75% [4.29%]
United Mexican States 7.62435% [2.22%]
Hungary Rep 6.375% [1.82%]
Portugal(Rep Of) 3.875% [1.75%]
Korea(Republic Of) 3% [1.54%]
Ireland(Rep Of) 5.4% [1.48%]
Poland(Rep Of) 4.75% [1.42%]
Foederative Republik Brasilien, Bras 10% [1.24%]
Brazil(Fed Rep Of) 10% [1.19%]
Malaysia (Govt Of) 4.012% [1.17%]
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