Fund Description

The fund seeks capital appreciation and current income by investing predominantly in the securities of public utility companies, with a focus on companies operating in the U.S. electricity and gas sector.

Strategy Statement

"Over the fund's 60-year history, we've remained committed to our investment approach, working to provide investors with current income and relatively low volatility during various economic conditions."

Management

John Kohli, CFA

John Kohli, CFA®

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 1992
  • Managed Fund Since 1998
Blair Schmicker, CFA

Blair Schmicker, CFA®

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 2006
  • Managed Fund Since 2009