Templeton Frontier Markets Fund

This fund or share class has been closed to new investors.

This fund or share class has been closed to new investors.

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.34 1.10 -7.95 0.40 3.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -9.59 -0.79 -8.99 -0.17 2.67
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 8.23 8.98 -0.39 4.50 1.80
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 3.08 6.54 -0.44 5.19 3.72
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.14 3.17 -6.75 1.90 3.60
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.49 1.25 -7.80 1.33 3.05
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 5.23 8.71 -0.40 5.18 1.75
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 6.04 8.04 0.56 6.51 4.10

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -20.62 22.82 4.97 -21.99 -15.14 16.89 24.96 -18.87 18.59 43.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -24.96 15.80 -1.10 -26.49 -20.01 10.14 17.78 -23.52 11.78 35.71
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) -16.20 32.32 3.16 -14.07 7.21 26.32 9.25 -18.38 24.24 11.72
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) -12.71 29.11 5.18 -15.51 8.28 14.71 18.32 -17.91 24.73 27.93

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.55 -4.34 3.33 -33.92 4.06 40.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.16 -9.59 -2.36 -37.57 -1.68 33.17
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 13.15 8.23 29.42 -1.92 55.26 21.44
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 9.05 3.08 20.91 -2.17 65.92 48.85
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.34 -3.14 9.82 -29.50 20.77 46.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.42 -8.49 3.81 -33.37 14.16 38.00
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 12.14 5.23 28.43 -1.98 65.65 20.35
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 12.69 6.04 26.10 2.81 87.95 53.83

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.30 1.70 -8.39 -0.07
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.56 1.54 -5.57 0.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -8.61 -0.20 -9.43 -0.63
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -4.72 0.08 -6.30 0.00
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -2.08 3.79 -7.20 1.43
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -0.85 3.14 -4.75 1.60
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -7.49 1.86 -8.24 0.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -4.07 1.65 -5.48 1.15

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 08/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 2.33%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 2.01%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 08/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 1-year period

Beta 0.80
Sharpe Ratio -0.03
Standard Deviation 12.87

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI Frontier Markets Index
  • MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index