Fund Description

The fund’s investment goal is to maximize total return. The Fund emphasizes investing in securities with the potential to provide high current income and long-term capital appreciation, consistent with reasonable risk. The Fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities, with a focus on financially strong “blue chip” companies, as well as securities convertible into common stocks, and may also invest up to 20% of its net assets in debt securities.

Strategy Statement

"We believe the fund provides opportunity to participate in the growth potential of the equity market, while seeking high current income and reduced overall risk. "


Matt Quinlan

Matt Quinlan

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 2005
  • Managed Fund Since 2011
Alan Muschott, CFA

Alan Muschott, CFA®

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 1998
  • Managed Fund Since 2005
Todd Brighton, CFA

Todd Brighton, CFA®

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 2000
  • Managed Fund Since 2015

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