Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 50.41 3.22 5.87 -5.27 4.73
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 50.41 3.22 5.87 -5.27 4.73
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 42.97 9.96 10.57 -5.23
S&P 500 Index (%) 16.11 14.89 10.98 13.44 10.20
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 39.53 -5.25 2.55 -4.04 4.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 39.53 -5.25 2.55 -4.04 4.70
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 52.26 1.72 7.23 -4.01
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 10.11

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -17.89 0.05 56.01 -22.20 -9.96 -47.89 -14.55 -24.64 49.55 70.00
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -17.89 0.05 56.01 -22.20 -9.96 -47.89 -14.55 -24.64 49.55 70.00
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) -10.04 10.23 60.72 -20.47 -14.18 -52.25 -14.01 -15.06 29.93 30.50
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 11/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 34.63 50.41 9.97 33.01 -41.82 933.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 34.63 50.41 9.97 33.01 -41.82 933.12
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 29.59 42.97 32.93 65.27 -41.56
S&P 500 Index (%) 27.63 16.11 51.62 68.34 252.89 13,454.20
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 31.55 39.53 -14.93 13.44 -33.79 909.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 31.55 39.53 -14.93 13.44 -33.79 909.47
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 31.15 52.26 5.26 41.78 -33.57
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 12,702.14

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 50.41 2.00 5.04 -6.34
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 29.84 1.90 4.20 -3.59
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 50.41 2.00 5.04 -6.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 29.84 1.90 4.20 -3.59
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 39.53 -6.36 1.75 -5.12
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 23.40 -4.44 1.61 -2.73
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 39.53 -6.36 1.75 -5.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 23.40 -4.44 1.61 -2.73

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 12/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.73%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.73%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 11/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.89
Sharpe Ratio 0.07
Standard Deviation 22.77

Benchmarks

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

  • FTSE Gold Mines Index
  • S&P 500 Index