Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund

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 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 39.14 -5.50 2.29 -4.29 4.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 31.54 -7.27 1.14 -4.83 4.39
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 39.14 -5.50 2.29 -4.29 4.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 31.54 -7.27 1.14 -4.83 4.39
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 52.26 1.72 7.23 -4.01
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 10.11

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -18.11 -0.12 55.61 -22.41 -10.16 -48.03 -14.78 -24.84 49.21 69.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -22.60 -5.86 46.69 -26.89 -15.30 -51.01 -19.69 -29.16 40.62 59.83
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) -10.04 10.23 60.72 -20.47 -14.18 -52.25 -14.01 -15.06 29.93 30.50
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46

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 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 31.23 39.14 -15.61 12.01 -35.47 822.02
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 23.99 31.54 -20.26 5.82 -39.02 771.61
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 31.23 39.14 -15.61 12.01 -35.47 822.02
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 23.99 31.54 -20.26 5.82 -39.02 771.61
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 31.15 52.26 5.26 41.78 -33.57
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 12,702.14

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 39.14 -6.63 1.50 -5.37
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 23.17 -4.63 1.41 -2.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 31.54 -8.37 0.35 -5.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 18.67 -5.92 0.52 -3.24
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 39.14 -6.63 1.50 -5.37
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 23.17 -4.63 1.41 -2.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 31.54 -8.37 0.35 -5.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 18.67 -5.92 0.52 -3.24

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 12/01/2018 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.98%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.98%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.90
Sharpe Ratio -0.14
Standard Deviation 24.37

Benchmarks

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

  • FTSE Gold Mines Index
  • S&P 500 Index