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 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.87 -0.17 -2.38 0.09 3.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.87 -0.17 -2.38 0.09 3.44
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 12.90 7.13 3.92 5.95 2.13
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 6.79 6.37 3.10 5.60 3.91
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.62 1.56 -2.83 0.53 3.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.62 1.56 -2.83 0.53 3.67
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 18.34 9.49 3.07 5.73 2.16
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 14.83 8.98 2.84 5.64 4.09

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.62 -20.29 23.25 5.54 -21.63 -14.86 17.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.62 -20.29 23.25 5.54 -21.63 -14.86 17.42
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 18.34 -16.20 32.32 3.16 -14.07 7.21 26.32 9.25 -18.38
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 14.83 -12.71 29.11 5.18 -15.51 8.28 14.71 18.32 -17.91

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.22 -1.87 -0.50 -11.34 0.90 46.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.22 -1.87 -0.50 -11.34 0.90 46.51
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) -0.06 12.90 22.95 21.18 78.16 26.93
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) -1.57 6.79 20.33 16.48 72.40 54.29
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.62 6.62 4.75 -13.36 5.42 49.84
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.62 6.62 4.75 -13.36 5.42 49.84
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 18.34 18.34 31.22 16.31 74.49 27.00
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 14.83 14.83 29.42 15.02 73.06 56.75

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.10 0.87 -2.17 -0.24
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.87 1.00 -1.17 0.37
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.10 0.87 -2.17 -0.24
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.87 1.00 -1.17 0.37
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 8.76 2.62 -2.62 0.20
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 6.05 2.34 -1.51 0.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 8.76 2.62 -2.62 0.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 6.05 2.34 -1.51 0.70

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.99%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.59%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 01/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.82
Sharpe Ratio -0.12
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