Franklin MicroCap Value Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 12/12/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -21.07 -7.05 -1.29 4.42 8.96
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -21.07 -7.05 -1.29 4.42 8.96
Russell 2000 Value Index (%) -23.84 -6.06 0.30 5.30 8.01
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 12/12/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -27.37 -10.26 -3.45 3.73 8.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -27.37 -10.26 -3.45 3.73 8.50
Russell 2000 Value Index (%) -29.64 -9.51 -2.42 4.79 7.52

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 18.40 -17.52 8.48 29.22 -7.10 -3.55 35.99 20.83 0.10 22.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 18.40 -17.52 8.48 29.22 -7.10 -3.55 35.99 20.83 0.10 22.41
Russell 2000 Value Index (%) 22.39 -12.86 7.84 31.74 -7.47 4.22 34.52 18.05 -5.50 24.50

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/12/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -26.46 -21.07 -19.70 -6.28 54.06 709.96
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -26.46 -21.07 -19.70 -6.28 54.06 709.96
Russell 2000 Value Index (%) -27.72 -23.84 -17.09 1.53 67.61 554.81
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/12/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -34.07 -27.37 -27.72 -16.10 44.29 626.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -34.07 -27.37 -27.72 -16.10 44.29 626.18
Russell 2000 Value Index (%) -35.66 -29.64 -25.91 -11.55 59.65 482.91

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -24.00 -9.21 -3.63 2.44
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -9.05 -4.58 -0.47 3.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -24.00 -9.21 -3.63 2.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -9.05 -4.58 -0.47 3.87
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -30.07 -12.34 -5.74 1.77
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -12.50 -6.64 -1.82 3.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -30.07 -12.34 -5.74 1.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -12.50 -6.64 -1.82 3.52

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 03/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.98%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.97%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 04/30/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.93
Sharpe Ratio -0.39
Standard Deviation 22.31

Benchmarks

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

  • Russell 2000 Value Index