Franklin Natural Resources Fund

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 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -25.21 -6.50 -10.06 -2.45 5.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -25.21 -6.50 -10.06 -2.45 5.61
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -25.21 -6.50 -10.06 -2.45 5.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -25.21 -6.50 -10.06 -2.45 5.61
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -16.23 -2.80 -5.68 1.31
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 9.38

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -23.53 0.54 34.89 -27.64 -19.90 9.87 -4.62 -11.46 30.52 62.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -23.53 0.54 34.89 -27.64 -19.90 9.87 -4.62 -11.46 30.52 62.79
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49 2.20 -7.35 23.88 37.54
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46

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 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.19 -25.21 -18.27 -41.15 -21.99 277.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.19 -25.21 -18.27 -41.15 -21.99 277.55
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.19 -25.21 -18.27 -41.15 -21.99 277.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.19 -25.21 -18.27 -41.15 -21.99 277.55
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 9.45 -16.23 -8.16 -25.35 13.91
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 784.50

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 -25.61 -6.88 -10.39 -2.75
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -14.62 -4.83 -7.22 -1.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -25.61 -6.88 -10.39 -2.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -14.62 -4.83 -7.22 -1.76
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -25.61 -6.88 -10.39 -2.75
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -14.62 -4.83 -7.22 -1.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -25.61 -6.88 -10.39 -2.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -14.62 -4.83 -7.22 -1.76

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

Beta 1.12
Sharpe Ratio -0.37
Standard Deviation 21.61

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