Franklin Convertible Securities Fund

This fund or share class has been closed to new investors.

This fund or share class has been closed to new investors.

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 02/29/2020

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/02/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.07 11.72 8.74 9.67 8.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.07 11.72 8.74 9.67 8.03
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) 12.48 11.80 8.53 11.22
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/02/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.98 14.21 9.76 9.79 8.13
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 21.98 14.21 9.76 9.79 8.13
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) 25.86 13.61 9.17 11.37

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 02/29/2020

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 4.70 9.44 6.82 8.16
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.07 8.48 6.21 7.31
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.71 9.44 6.82 8.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 4.49 8.48 6.21 7.31
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 20.27 11.88 7.83 8.27
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 14.61 10.44 7.03 7.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 19.27 11.88 7.83 8.27
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 14.02 10.44 7.03 7.40

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.98 3.46 17.07 6.87 0.09 3.52 22.31 12.54 -6.24 19.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 21.98 2.49 16.07 5.87 -0.88 2.54 21.31 11.54 -7.15 18.50
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) 25.86 3.45 12.61 7.22 -1.35 8.34 26.33 15.66 -5.59 26.61

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 02/29/2020

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/02/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.20 -0.89 7.07 39.46 52.00 151.73 559.83
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.73 -1.88 6.07 39.46 52.00 151.73 559.83
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) 2.68 0.05 12.48 39.76 50.63 189.57
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/02/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.57 22.98 22.98 48.96 59.33 154.39 565.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.59 21.98 21.98 48.96 59.33 154.39 565.77
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) 7.69 25.86 25.86 46.61 55.08 193.41

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 02/29/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 9.97 9.48 10.16
Standard Deviation (ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index) 9.33 9.16 10.50
Beta 1.01 0.98 0.93
Sharpe Ratio 1.01 0.81 0.89
Information Ratio -0.02 0.07 -0.53
Tracking Error 3.21 3.01 2.93

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 03/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.61%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.59%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 02/29/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.01
Sharpe Ratio 1.01
Standard Deviation 9.97

Benchmarks

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  • ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index