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 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.31 -0.10 -7.72 -0.32 3.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -9.56 -1.96 -8.76 -0.88 2.52
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 6.18 7.36 -0.92 3.99 1.61
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 3.79 6.01 -0.50 4.52 3.63
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.31 -0.10 -7.72 -0.32 3.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -9.56 -1.96 -8.76 -0.88 2.52
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 6.18 7.36 -0.92 3.99 1.61
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 3.79 6.01 -0.50 4.52 3.63

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 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.13 -4.31 -0.29 -33.07 -3.15 38.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.51 -9.56 -5.75 -36.76 -8.50 31.36
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 10.97 6.18 23.71 -4.50 47.88 19.10
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 8.27 3.79 19.12 -2.45 55.59 47.78
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.13 -4.31 -0.29 -33.07 -3.15 38.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.51 -9.56 -5.75 -36.76 -8.50 31.36
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 10.97 6.18 23.71 -4.50 47.88 19.10
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 8.27 3.79 19.12 -2.45 55.59 47.78

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.27 0.50 -8.16 -0.78
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.53 0.62 -5.40 -0.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -8.58 -1.37 -9.19 -1.35
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -4.70 -0.81 -6.13 -0.53
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.27 0.50 -8.16 -0.78
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.53 0.62 -5.40 -0.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -8.58 -1.37 -9.19 -1.35
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -4.70 -0.81 -6.13 -0.53

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 09/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 1-year period

Beta 0.79
Sharpe Ratio -0.13
Standard Deviation 12.84

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