Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 54.35 -0.49 0.47 -1.95 4.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 54.35 -0.49 0.47 -1.95 4.90
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 68.18 6.67 4.87 -1.88
S&P 500 Index (%) 2.92 12.71 10.12 13.45 10.09
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 11.84 -7.52 -3.37 -2.95 4.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 11.84 -7.52 -3.37 -2.95 4.56
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 19.94 -1.87 2.32 -3.07
S&P 500 Index (%) 10.42 14.20 10.71 14.70 10.13

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 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 44.61 54.35 -1.47 2.36 -17.84 1,009.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 44.61 54.35 -1.47 2.36 -17.84 1,009.69
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 45.03 68.18 21.37 26.86 -17.26
S&P 500 Index (%) 18.34 2.92 43.15 61.89 253.08 12,467.01
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/19/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.94 11.84 -20.91 -15.74 -25.88 835.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 21.94 11.84 -20.91 -15.74 -25.88 835.72
FTSE Gold Mines Index (%) 25.27 19.94 -5.50 12.18 -26.81
S&P 500 Index (%) 18.54 10.42 48.89 66.33 294.16 12,488.36

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 54.35 -1.67 -0.32 -3.05
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 32.17 -0.94 -0.01 -1.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 54.35 -1.67 -0.32 -3.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 32.17 -0.94 -0.01 -1.32
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 11.84 -8.61 -4.12 -4.05
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 7.01 -6.07 -2.82 -1.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 11.84 -8.61 -4.12 -4.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 7.01 -6.07 -2.82 -1.89

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 12/01/2018 (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 08/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.91
Sharpe Ratio -0.08
Standard Deviation 24.25

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