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 11/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.67 0.24 -5.75 -0.84 2.29
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.33 0.24 -5.75 -0.84 2.29
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 10.10 8.92 1.36 5.17 1.78
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 7.80 8.44 1.26 5.17 3.73
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.05 -0.84 -8.40 -1.05 2.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.99 -0.84 -8.40 -1.05 2.30
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) -21.17 21.85 4.27 -22.57 -15.84 16.08 24.14 -19.49 17.86 42.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -21.95 20.85 3.27 -23.29 -16.63 15.08 23.14 -20.27 16.86 41.72
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 11/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.82 0.67 0.74 -25.65 -8.13 28.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.82 -0.33 0.74 -25.65 -8.13 28.62
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 13.41 10.10 29.21 6.99 65.49 21.72
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 10.15 7.80 27.50 6.48 65.59 50.36
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) 2.53 -5.05 -2.51 -35.52 -10.00 28.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.53 -5.99 -2.51 -35.52 -10.00 28.25
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 11/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 1.79 0.94 -6.03 -1.16
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.49 0.92 -3.93 -0.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.79 0.94 -6.03 -1.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.90 0.92 -3.93 -0.46
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.99 -0.16 -8.67 -1.36
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.95 0.08 -5.81 -0.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.94 -0.16 -8.67 -1.36
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.51 0.08 -5.81 -0.61

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

Gross Expense Ratio 3.08%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 2.76%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 11/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.79
Sharpe Ratio -0.11
Standard Deviation 12.73

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