Franklin Natural Resources Fund

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

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -27.18 -13.09 -9.37 -4.75 4.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -27.18 -13.09 -9.37 -4.75 4.77
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -17.09 -7.72 -5.79 -0.49
S&P 500 Index (%) 8.19 9.87 9.23 12.65 9.21
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.23 -5.37 -3.72 -2.18 5.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.23 -5.37 -3.72 -2.18 5.98
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -2.05 -1.41 1.39
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 9.66

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.23 -23.53 0.54 34.89 -27.64 -19.90 9.87 -4.62 -11.46 30.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.23 -23.53 0.54 34.89 -27.64 -19.90 9.87 -4.62 -11.46 30.52
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49 2.20 -7.35 23.88
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06

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

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -24.03 -27.18 -34.35 -38.86 -38.54 216.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -24.03 -27.18 -34.35 -38.86 -38.54 216.76
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -19.47 -17.09 -21.41 -25.81 -4.84
S&P 500 Index (%) -8.27 8.19 32.62 55.49 229.18 784.97
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.23 10.23 -15.25 -17.28 -19.76 316.96
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.23 10.23 -15.25 -17.28 -19.76 316.96
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 17.63 -6.02 -6.86 14.84
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 864.73

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

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -27.51 -13.49 -9.73 -5.04
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -15.74 -9.52 -6.69 -3.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -27.51 -13.49 -9.73 -5.04
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -15.74 -9.52 -6.69 -3.32
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 9.74 -5.80 -4.10 -2.48
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 6.39 -4.04 -2.78 -1.59
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 9.74 -5.80 -4.10 -2.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 6.39 -4.04 -2.78 -1.59

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.79%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.79%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 02/29/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.15
Sharpe Ratio -0.62
Standard Deviation 24.00

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
  • S&P 500 Index