Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.43 3.93 2.77 3.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.43 3.93 2.77 3.74
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 8.62 2.41 1.19 1.11 1.16
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 2.28 1.67 1.07 0.58 0.88
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.43 3.93 2.77 3.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.43 3.93 2.77 3.74
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 8.62 2.41 1.19 1.11 1.16
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 2.28 1.67 1.07 0.58 0.88

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.43 -2.19 6.84 1.90 0.19 5.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.43 -2.19 6.84 1.90 0.19 5.23
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 8.62 -6.72 5.99 2.50 -3.64 -0.58
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 2.28 1.87 0.86 0.33 0.05 0.04

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.43 7.43 12.27 14.63 25.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.43 7.43 12.27 14.63 25.70
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 8.62 8.62 7.39 6.07 11.68 7.44
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 2.28 2.28 5.09 5.49 5.97 5.58
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/11/2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.43 7.43 12.27 14.63 25.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.43 7.43 12.27 14.63 25.70
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index (%) 8.62 8.62 7.39 6.07 11.68 7.44
ICE BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (%) 2.28 2.28 5.09 5.49 5.97 5.58

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

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SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 10/01/2019 (updated annually)

Management Fee 1.90%
Dividend Expense and Borrowing Fees for Securities Sold Short 0.36%
Additional Expenses 0.28%
Gross Expense Ratio 2.54%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 2.34%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
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Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 12/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.26
Alpha -1.21
Sharpe Ratio 0.67
Correlation 0.91
R-Squared 0.82
Standard Deviation 3.43

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 BofAML US 3-Month Treasury Bill Index