Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2021

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Current performance may differ from figures shown. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions, and you may have a gain or a loss when you sell your shares.
Month EndAs of 03/31/2021 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 15.43 4.15 4.64 4.13
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 15.43 4.15 4.64 4.13
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 16.15 3.46 3.95 1.35 2.04
ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 0.12 1.49 1.19 0.63 0.82
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2021 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 15.43 4.15 4.64 4.13
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 15.43 4.15 4.64 4.13
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 16.15 3.46 3.95 1.35 2.04
ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 0.12 1.49 1.19 0.63 0.82

Calendar Year Returns

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Current performance may differ from figures shown. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions, and you may have a gain or a loss when you sell your shares.
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.36 7.43 -2.19 6.84 1.90 0.19 5.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.36 7.43 -2.19 6.84 1.90 0.19 5.23
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 6.81 8.62 -6.72 5.99 2.50 -3.64 -0.58
ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 0.67 2.28 1.87 0.86 0.33 0.05 0.04

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2021

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Current performance may differ from figures shown. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions, and you may have a gain or a loss when you sell your shares.
Month EndAs of 03/31/2021 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.24 15.43 12.98 25.48 35.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.24 15.43 12.98 25.48 35.28
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 1.29 16.15 10.75 21.37 14.41 16.24
ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 0.03 0.12 4.55 6.09 6.51 6.31
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2021 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.24 15.43 12.98 25.48 35.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.24 15.43 12.98 25.48 35.28
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 1.29 16.15 10.75 21.37 14.41 16.24
ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 0.03 0.12 4.55 6.09 6.51 6.31

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2021

Month EndAs of 03/31/2021 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 15.21 3.80 4.25
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 9.29 3.14 3.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 15.21 3.80 4.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 9.29 3.14 3.50
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2021 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 15.21 3.80 4.25
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 9.29 3.14 3.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 15.21 3.80 4.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 9.29 3.14 3.50

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 10/01/2020 (updated annually)

Management Fee 1.89%
Dividend Expense and Borrowing Fees for Securities Sold Short 0.20%
Additional Expenses 0.30%
Gross Expense Ratio 2.39%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 2.18%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 03/31/2021 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.28
Alpha -1.56
Sharpe Ratio 0.50
Correlation 0.90
R-Squared 0.80
Standard Deviation 5.61

Benchmarks

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

  • HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index
  • ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index