Franklin Convertible Securities 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 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 04/15/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.93 11.24 9.36 9.50 9.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.73 9.16 8.13 8.89 9.14
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) 4.82 9.84 7.47 9.76
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 04/15/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.80 7.44 6.88 8.53 8.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -11.00 5.43 5.68 7.92 8.76
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) -0.81 7.08 5.88 9.21

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 23.88 4.26 17.94 7.74 0.77 4.34 23.20 13.39 -5.58 20.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 17.04 -1.46 11.14 1.52 -5.04 -1.65 16.11 6.87 -11.01 13.58
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) 25.86 3.45 12.61 7.22 -1.35 8.34 26.33 15.66 -5.59 26.61

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 04/15/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.23 2.93 37.66 56.42 147.94 1,800.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -7.61 -2.73 30.07 47.81 134.30 1,697.01
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) -4.48 4.82 32.53 43.38 153.91
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 04/15/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -13.38 -5.80 24.03 39.49 126.75 1,584.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -18.14 -11.00 17.20 31.83 114.34 1,492.12
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) -12.04 -0.81 22.78 33.06 141.41

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.27 8.67 7.12 7.73
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.60 7.97 6.56 7.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -5.26 6.63 5.92 7.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.80 6.34 5.57 6.48
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -8.25 4.96 4.70 6.77
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -2.35 5.20 4.70 6.26
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -13.30 3.00 3.52 6.17
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -5.49 3.64 3.78 5.75

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 03/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.86%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.84%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 04/30/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.09
Sharpe Ratio 0.66
Standard Deviation 14.43

Benchmarks

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

  • ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index