Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2020

Month EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 49.87 12.81 12.57 -2.94 5.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 41.63 10.71 11.31 -3.49 5.00
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 45.88 20.41 18.55 -2.11
S&P 500 Index (%) 7.51 10.73 10.72 13.99 10.08
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 49.87 12.81 12.57 -2.94 5.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 41.63 10.71 11.31 -3.49 5.00
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 45.88 20.41 18.55 -2.11
S&P 500 Index (%) 7.51 10.73 10.72 13.99 10.08

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2020

Month EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 49.87 12.78 11.76 -3.85
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 29.52 10.02 9.59 -2.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 41.63 10.68 10.51 -4.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 24.65 8.34 8.55 -2.57
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 49.87 12.78 11.76 -3.85
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 29.52 10.02 9.59 -2.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 41.63 10.68 10.51 -4.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 24.65 8.34 8.55 -2.57

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 51.48 -18.11 -0.12 55.61 -22.41 -10.16 -48.03 -14.78 -24.84 49.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 43.12 -22.60 -5.86 46.69 -26.89 -15.30 -51.01 -19.69 -29.16 40.62
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 42.68 -10.04 10.23 60.72 -20.47 -14.18 -52.25 -14.01 -15.06 29.93
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2020

Month EndAs of 06/30/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 69.49 20.51 49.87 43.57 80.78 -25.80 1,182.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 60.22 13.90 41.63 35.70 70.88 -29.89 1,112.50
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 52.79 28.08 45.88 74.58 134.22 -19.20
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.54 -3.08 7.51 35.77 66.45 270.31 13,433.12
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 69.49 20.51 49.87 43.57 80.78 -25.80 1,182.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 60.22 13.90 41.63 35.70 70.88 -29.89 1,112.50
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 52.79 28.08 45.88 74.58 134.22 -19.20
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.54 -3.08 7.51 35.77 66.45 270.31 13,433.12

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 06/30/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 34.28 37.64 35.05
Standard Deviation (FTSE Gold Mines Index) 32.74 38.24 35.66
Beta 0.98 0.94 0.93
Sharpe Ratio 0.33 0.30 -0.10
Information Ratio -0.64 -0.51 -0.07
Tracking Error 11.89 11.63 11.64

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 06/30/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.00 0.97 0.93
Beta Bear 1.01 0.86 0.86
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.82 0.85 0.93
% of Positive Months 44.44 46.67 44.17
Gains/Losses 1.55 1.50 1.07
Maximum Drawdown
31.05 47.88 76.79

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 12/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.98%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.98%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 06/30/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.98
Sharpe Ratio 0.33
Standard Deviation 34.28

Benchmarks

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

  • FTSE Gold Mines Index
  • S&P 500 Index