Franklin Convertible Securities Fund

This fund or share class has been closed to new investors.

This fund or share class has been closed to new investors.

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 04/15/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.18 11.53 9.64 9.78 9.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.18 11.53 9.64 9.78 9.42
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) 4.82 9.84 7.47 9.76
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 04/15/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.58 7.72 7.16 8.81 9.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.58 7.72 7.16 8.81 9.05
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) -0.81 7.08 5.88 9.21

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 24.18 4.56 18.24 7.96 1.03 4.62 23.50 13.60 -5.27 20.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 24.18 4.56 18.24 7.96 1.03 4.62 23.50 13.60 -5.27 20.70
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) 25.86 3.45 12.61 7.22 -1.35 8.34 26.33 15.66 -5.59 26.61

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 04/15/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.15 3.18 38.73 58.45 154.16 1,859.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.15 3.18 38.73 58.45 154.16 1,859.67
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) -4.48 4.82 32.53 43.38 153.91
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 04/15/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -13.31 -5.58 24.99 41.30 132.60 1,636.24
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -13.31 -5.58 24.99 41.30 132.60 1,636.24
ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index (%) -12.04 -0.81 22.78 33.06 141.41

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 0.40 8.84 7.29 7.89
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.76 8.14 6.73 7.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.40 8.84 7.29 7.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.76 8.14 6.73 7.18
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -8.12 5.13 4.86 6.94
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -2.21 5.37 4.87 6.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -8.12 5.13 4.86 6.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.21 5.37 4.87 6.44

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.61%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.59%
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 1.09
Sharpe Ratio 0.68
Standard Deviation 14.44

Benchmarks

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

  • ICE BofAML All Alternatives U.S. Convertibles Index