Franklin Natural Resources Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -17.44 -6.35 -8.72 -2.67 5.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -17.44 -6.35 -8.72 -2.67 5.48
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -6.01 -2.11 -4.85 1.20
S&P 500 Index (%) 14.33 14.92 10.78 13.70 9.44
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -25.21 -6.50 -10.06 -2.45 5.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -25.21 -6.50 -10.06 -2.45 5.61
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -16.23 -2.80 -5.68 1.31
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 9.38

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -17.88 -6.73 -9.05 -2.97
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -9.97 -4.70 -6.29 -1.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -17.88 -6.73 -9.05 -2.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -9.97 -4.70 -6.29 -1.91
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -25.61 -6.88 -10.39 -2.75
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -14.62 -4.83 -7.22 -1.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -25.61 -6.88 -10.39 -2.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -14.62 -4.83 -7.22 -1.76

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -23.53 0.54 34.89 -27.64 -19.90 9.87 -4.62 -11.46 30.52 62.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -23.53 0.54 34.89 -27.64 -19.90 9.87 -4.62 -11.46 30.52 62.79
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49 2.20 -7.35 23.88 37.54
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -9.37 -2.75 -17.44 -17.87 -36.62 -23.75 267.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -9.37 -2.75 -17.44 -17.87 -36.62 -23.75 267.86
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -3.47 8.08 -6.01 -6.19 -22.02 12.63
S&P 500 Index (%) 2.43 23.16 14.33 51.73 66.81 260.96 803.66
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -10.93 -0.19 -25.21 -18.27 -41.15 -21.99 277.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -10.93 -0.19 -25.21 -18.27 -41.15 -21.99 277.55
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -4.48 9.45 -16.23 -8.16 -25.35 13.91
S&P 500 Index (%) 1.70 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 784.50

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 10/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 21.61 23.44 23.44
Standard Deviation (S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index) 18.82 20.05 20.09
Beta 1.12 1.15 1.15
Sharpe Ratio -0.37 -0.41 -0.14
Information Ratio -0.85 -0.72 -0.73
Tracking Error 5.01 5.37 5.33

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 10/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.16 1.17 1.16
Beta Bear 0.98 0.99 1.10
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.94 1.00 0.95
% of Positive Months 50.00 45.00 53.33
Gains/Losses 0.87 0.82 1.00
Maximum Drawdown
29.75 37.79 54.79

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.79%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.79%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.12
Sharpe Ratio -0.37
Standard Deviation 21.61

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
  • S&P 500 Index