Franklin Gold and Precious Metals 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 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.48 -8.54 1.34 -8.11 1.93
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.46 -8.54 1.34 -8.11 1.93
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.48 -8.54 1.34 -8.11 1.93
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.46 -8.54 1.34 -8.11 1.93

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 -2.48 -8.53 0.64 -8.91
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.47 -6.35 0.75 -5.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.46 -8.53 0.64 -8.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.05 -6.35 0.75 -5.18
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -2.48 -8.53 0.64 -8.91
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.47 -6.35 0.75 -5.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.46 -8.53 0.64 -8.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.05 -6.35 0.75 -5.18

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 50.42 -18.70 -0.96 54.47 -22.98 -10.79 -48.42 -15.40 -25.40 48.09
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 49.42 -19.52 -1.95 53.47 -23.75 -11.68 -48.93 -16.23 -26.11 47.09
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 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -29.06 -29.06 -2.48 -23.49 6.86 -57.07 61.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -29.77 -29.77 -3.46 -23.49 6.86 -57.07 61.10
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -29.06 -29.06 -2.48 -23.49 6.86 -57.07 61.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -29.77 -29.77 -3.46 -23.49 6.86 -57.07 61.10

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 25.43 33.61 32.65
Standard Deviation (FTSE Gold Mines Index) 24.13 34.83 33.61
Beta 0.96 0.92 0.92
Sharpe Ratio -0.40 0.01 -0.27
Information Ratio -1.08 -0.67 -0.29
Tracking Error 10.62 10.74 11.28

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.14 0.99 0.92
Beta Bear 1.00 0.87 0.86
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.60 0.77 0.85
Gains/Losses 0.84 1.17 0.93

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.73%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.73%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 0.96
Sharpe Ratio -0.40
Standard Deviation 25.43

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