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 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.12 1.33 -7.74 0.65 3.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.12 1.33 -7.74 0.65 3.46
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 8.23 8.98 -0.39 4.50 1.80
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 3.08 6.54 -0.44 5.19 3.72
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.84 3.43 -6.54 2.17 3.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.84 3.43 -6.54 2.17 3.86
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 5.23 8.71 -0.40 5.18 1.75
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 6.04 8.04 0.56 6.51 4.10

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 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.71 -4.12 4.05 -33.17 6.74 44.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.71 -4.12 4.05 -33.17 6.74 44.85
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 13.15 8.23 29.42 -1.92 55.26 21.44
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 9.05 3.08 20.91 -2.17 65.92 48.85
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/14/2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.48 -2.84 10.66 -28.69 23.91 50.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.48 -2.84 10.66 -28.69 23.91 50.06
MSCI Frontier Markets Index (%) 12.14 5.23 28.43 -1.98 65.65 20.35
MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Select Countries Capped Index (%) 12.69 6.04 26.10 2.81 87.95 53.83

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 -3.13 1.90 -8.24 0.12
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.40 1.71 -5.45 0.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.13 1.90 -8.24 0.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.40 1.71 -5.45 0.62
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.84 4.01 -7.05 1.63
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -0.65 3.33 -4.62 1.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.84 4.01 -7.05 1.63
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.65 3.33 -4.62 1.80

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 08/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.80
Sharpe Ratio -0.01
Standard Deviation 12.80

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