Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.18 0.64 0.79 2.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.18 0.64 0.79 2.48
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) -1.39 -0.54 -0.65 0.23 0.01
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 2.25 1.83 1.19 0.64 0.93
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.18 0.64 0.79 2.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.18 0.64 0.79 2.48
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) -1.39 -0.54 -0.65 0.23 0.01
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 2.25 1.83 1.19 0.64 0.93

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -4.46 0.16 0.31
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -2.39 0.40 0.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.46 0.16 0.31
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.39 0.40 0.47
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -4.46 0.16 0.31
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -2.39 0.40 0.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.46 0.16 0.31
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.39 0.40 0.47

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.43 -2.19 6.84 1.90 0.19 5.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.43 -2.19 6.84 1.90 0.19 5.23
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 8.62 -6.72 5.99 2.50 -3.64 -0.58
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 2.28 1.87 0.86 0.33 0.05 0.04

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -6.76 -6.76 -4.18 1.93 3.99 17.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.76 -6.76 -4.18 1.93 3.99 17.19
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) -6.85 -6.85 -1.39 -1.60 -3.19 2.36 0.07
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 0.57 0.57 2.25 5.58 6.09 6.56 6.19
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -6.76 -6.76 -4.18 1.93 3.99 17.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.76 -6.76 -4.18 1.93 3.99 17.19
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) -6.85 -6.85 -1.39 -1.60 -3.19 2.36 0.07
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 0.57 0.57 2.25 5.58 6.09 6.56 6.19

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 03/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 4.83 4.49
Standard Deviation (S&P 500 Index) 15.00 13.54 13.24
Alpha -2.22 -2.06
Beta 0.29 0.29
Sharpe Ratio -0.22 -0.07
R-Squared 0.84 0.78

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 03/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Correlation Coefficient 0.91 0.88
Beta Bull 0.27 0.19
Beta Bear 0.39 0.33
Upside Capture Ratio 24.31 26.56
Downside Capture Ratio 28.45 33.95
% of Positive Months 66.67 68.33
% of Negative Months 33.33 31.67
Maximum Drawdown
Reporting Period
6.85 (12/19 - 02/20) 6.85 (12/19 - 02/20)

VALUE AT RISKAs of 02/29/2020 (updated monthly)


Value at Risk (Fund) -2.34%

Performance Contribution By Strategy(%) [further-information] As of 02/29/2020 (updated monthly)

Ending Weight (% of Invested Capital) YTD 1 Month 3 Months 1 Year
Long Short Equity 28.29 -1.05 -1.03 -1.03 -1.03
Relative Value 27.46 0.22 -0.03 -0.03 -0.03
Global Macro 26.42 -0.45 -0.28 -0.28 -0.28
Event Driven 17.83 0.12 -0.07 -0.07 -0.07

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 10/01/2019 (updated annually)

Management Fee 1.90%
Dividend Expense and Borrowing Fees for Securities Sold Short 0.36%
Additional Expenses 0.28%
Gross Expense Ratio 2.54%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 2.34%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 03/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.29
Alpha -2.22
Sharpe Ratio -0.22
Correlation 0.91
R-Squared 0.84
Standard Deviation 4.83

Benchmarks

A benchmark is a comparable broad-based index that can be used to evaluate a fund's performance.

  • HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index
  • ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index