Franklin High Yield Tax-Free Income Fund

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

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 03/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.04 3.09 3.79 5.10 6.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.04 3.09 3.79 5.10 6.08
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 9.42 3.62 3.55 4.40 5.94
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 03/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.20 2.82 3.94 4.91 6.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.20 2.82 3.94 4.91 6.10
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 8.55 3.19 3.66 4.16 5.95

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.03 3.86 1.14 3.37 14.04 -6.71 11.26 12.55 2.90 27.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.03 3.86 1.14 3.37 14.04 -6.71 11.26 12.55 2.90 27.80
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 1.28 5.45 0.25 3.30 9.05 -2.55 6.78 10.70 2.38 12.91

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

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 03/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.34 9.04 9.56 20.45 64.52 628.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.34 9.04 9.56 20.45 64.52 628.32
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 6.94 9.42 11.24 19.08 53.88 595.49
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 03/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.50 8.20 8.70 21.30 61.48 629.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.50 8.20 8.70 21.30 61.48 629.42
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 6.75 8.55 9.88 19.68 50.38 594.25

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

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 9.04 3.09 3.79 5.10
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 7.32 3.40 3.94 5.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 9.04 3.09 3.79 5.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 7.32 3.40 3.94 5.05
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 8.20 2.82 3.94 4.91
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 6.80 3.18 4.06 4.88
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 8.20 2.82 3.94 4.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 6.80 3.18 4.06 4.88

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 07/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.56%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.56%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.44
Standard Deviation 3.46

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index