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) -3.86 0.34 -7.29 0.11 3.49
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.86 0.34 -7.29 0.11 3.49
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) -3.86 0.34 -7.29 0.11 3.49
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.86 0.34 -7.29 0.11 3.49
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
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -20.29 23.25 5.54 -21.63 -14.86 17.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -20.29 23.25 5.54 -21.63 -14.86 17.42
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) -16.20 32.32 3.16 -14.07 7.21 26.32 9.25 -18.38
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) -12.71 29.11 5.18 -15.51 8.28 14.71 18.32 -17.91

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) 3.60 -3.86 1.02 -31.51 1.08 45.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.60 -3.86 1.02 -31.51 1.08 45.58
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) 3.60 -3.86 1.02 -31.51 1.08 45.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.60 -3.86 1.02 -31.51 1.08 45.58
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 -2.95 0.84 -7.87 -0.46
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.20 0.94 -5.15 0.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -2.95 0.84 -7.87 -0.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.20 0.94 -5.15 0.19
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -2.95 0.84 -7.87 -0.46
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.20 0.94 -5.15 0.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -2.95 0.84 -7.87 -0.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.20 0.94 -5.15 0.19

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 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.80
Sharpe Ratio -0.07
Standard Deviation 12.85

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