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) 50.42 13.27 13.08 -2.47 5.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 50.42 13.27 13.08 -2.47 5.61
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) 50.42 13.27 13.08 -2.47 5.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 50.42 13.27 13.08 -2.47 5.61
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 50.42 13.18 12.25 -3.41
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 29.85 10.36 10.00 -1.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 50.42 13.18 12.25 -3.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 29.85 10.36 10.00 -1.89
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 50.42 13.18 12.25 -3.41
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 29.85 10.36 10.00 -1.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 50.42 13.18 12.25 -3.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 29.85 10.36 10.00 -1.89

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 52.07 -17.76 0.33 56.38 -21.94 -9.73 -47.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 52.07 -17.76 0.33 56.38 -21.94 -9.73 -47.67
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 42.68 -10.04 10.23 60.72 -20.47 -14.18 -52.25 -14.01 -15.06
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11

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) 69.62 20.71 50.42 45.32 84.89 -22.10 1,526.68
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 69.62 20.71 50.42 45.32 84.89 -22.10 1,526.68
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) 69.62 20.71 50.42 45.32 84.89 -22.10 1,526.68
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 69.62 20.71 50.42 45.32 84.89 -22.10 1,526.68
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 07/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 35.78 37.48 35.59
Standard Deviation (--) 33.83 37.27 35.97
Beta 1.00 0.96 0.94
Sharpe Ratio 0.53 0.55 -0.04
Information Ratio -0.39 -0.58 -0.09
Tracking Error 11.67 11.51 11.37

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 07/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.01 0.98 0.94
Beta Bear 1.01 0.91 0.86
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.90 0.86 0.94
Gains/Losses 1.79 1.79 1.12

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.84%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.58%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 07/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.00
Sharpe Ratio 0.53
Standard Deviation 35.78

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