Templeton Frontier Markets 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 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.67 1.25 -4.84 0.14 3.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.67 1.25 -4.84 0.14 3.30
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 10.10 8.92 1.36 5.17 1.78
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 7.80 8.44 1.26 5.17 3.73
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.09 0.14 -7.51 -0.07 3.31
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.09 0.14 -7.51 -0.07 3.31
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 6.18 7.36 -0.92 3.99 1.61
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 3.79 6.01 -0.50 4.52 3.63

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -20.43 23.11 5.22 -21.85 -14.96 17.25 25.38 -18.65 18.97 44.09
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -20.43 23.11 5.22 -21.85 -14.96 17.25 25.38 -18.65 18.97 44.09
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) -16.20 32.32 3.16 -14.07 7.21 26.32 9.25 -18.38 24.24 11.72
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) -12.71 29.11 5.18 -15.51 8.28 14.71 18.32 -17.91 24.73 27.93

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 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.77 1.67 3.78 -21.95 1.37 43.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.77 1.67 3.78 -21.95 1.37 43.54
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 13.41 10.10 29.21 6.99 65.49 21.72
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 10.15 7.80 27.50 6.48 65.59 50.36
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.30 -4.09 0.42 -32.31 -0.70 42.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.30 -4.09 0.42 -32.31 -0.70 42.89
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 10.97 6.18 23.71 -4.50 47.88 19.10
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 8.27 3.79 19.12 -2.45 55.59 47.78

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 2.72 1.81 -5.35 -0.39
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.09 1.64 -3.36 0.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 2.72 1.81 -5.35 -0.39
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.09 1.64 -3.36 0.23
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.10 0.70 -8.01 -0.60
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.38 0.79 -5.28 0.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.10 0.70 -8.01 -0.60
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.38 0.79 -5.28 0.07

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 08/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 2.08%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.76%
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 0.79
Sharpe Ratio -0.03
Standard Deviation 12.66

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI Frontier Markets Index
  • MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index