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) 1.12 0.73 -5.30 -0.36 2.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.12 0.73 -5.30 -0.36 2.80
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) -4.53 -0.32 -7.93 -0.56 2.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.53 -0.32 -7.93 -0.56 2.81
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) -20.77 22.43 4.80 -22.19 -15.37 16.65 24.73 -19.07 18.37 43.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -20.77 22.43 4.80 -22.19 -15.37 16.65 24.73 -19.07 18.37 43.42
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) 3.25 1.12 2.20 -23.84 -3.52 35.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.25 1.12 2.20 -23.84 -3.52 35.94
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) 2.97 -4.53 -0.97 -33.85 -5.46 35.57
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.97 -4.53 -0.97 -33.85 -5.46 35.57
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 2.23 1.37 -5.71 -0.78
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.75 1.27 -3.66 -0.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 2.23 1.37 -5.71 -0.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.75 1.27 -3.66 -0.12
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.48 0.31 -8.33 -0.98
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.65 0.46 -5.53 -0.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.48 0.31 -8.33 -0.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.65 0.46 -5.53 -0.28

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

Gross Expense Ratio 2.58%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 2.26%
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 -0.07
Standard Deviation 12.75

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