PRICE AND YTD RETURN As of 04/29/2016

NAV down $-0.10 $16.76
POP $17.78
YTD Total return at Nav -0.24%

AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS As of Quarter end 03/31/2016

Sales Charge

1 YEAR RETURN -11.38%
5 YEAR RETURN 6.17%
10 YEAR RETURN 4.31%

KEY STATS

Investment Category Fund of Funds
Distributions Semiannually
CUSIP 354 72P 786
Fund Number 470
Inception Date Aug 15, 2003
Total Net Assets (all share classes) As of 03/31/2016 $685.7 (M)
Distribution Rate at NAV N/A
30-Day Standardized yield N/A

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES, & FEES As of 05/01/2015 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.06%
Net Expense Ratio 1.06%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.75%
CDSC 0.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.29%

Fund Description

The fund, which invests in four underlying Franklin Templeton funds, seeks capital appreciation through a multi-disciplined approach, investing primarily in U.S. and international stocks, across a range of market capitalizations. The fund invests in approximately equal allocations of 25% to Franklin Flex Cap Growth Fund, Franklin Growth Fund, Franklin Mutual Shares Fund and Templeton Growth Fund, respectively.

Strategy Statement

"As a result of the strategies utilized by its underlying funds, we believe the fund provides a diversified approach across investing styles, offering potential for long-term growth."

T. Anthony Coffey, CFA®, MBA

Management

T. Anthony Coffey, CFA, MBA

T. Anthony Coffey, CFA®, MBA

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 1989
  • Managed Fund Since 2003

Overall Morningstar Rating As of 03/31/2016

Rating Category: Large Growth

Morningstar
The fund's overall Morningstar Rating measures risk-adjusted returns and is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) rating metrics.

Historical Morningstar Rating As of 03/31/2016

Years Ratings Funds
in category
3
1 Stars
1524
5
1 Stars
1315
10
2 Stars
937

Morningstar Style Box As of 12/31/2015

Strategy, Benefits, Results

Strategy

  • We invest in four underlying funds—Franklin Flex Cap Growth Fund, Franklin Growth Fund, Templeton Growth Fund and Franklin Mutual Shares Fund.
  • These underlying funds form a portfolio consisting of both growth- and value-style stocks from around the world across a range of market capitalizations.

Benefits

  • Diversification. We typically seek broad industry and country exposures for added diversification opportunities.
  • Low Common Holdings. The distinct investment approaches of the underlying managers generally leads to a low number of holdings common to all three underlying funds.
  • Automatic Rebalancing. We maintain consistent exposures to distinct investment strategies throughout changing market environments.

Investing In The Fund

What Are the Risks?
  • All investments involve risks, including possible loss of principal.
  • Because the Franklin Corefolio Allocation Fund invests in underlying funds that may engage in a variety of investment strategies involving certain risks, this fund of funds may be subject to those same risks.
  • Stock prices fluctuate, sometimes rapidly and dramatically, due to factors affecting individual companies, particular industries or sectors, or general market conditions.
  • Foreign investing carries additional risks such as currency and market volatility, and political or social instability; risks which are heightened in developing countries.
  • Smaller or relatively new or unseasoned companies can be particularly sensitive to changing economic conditions, and their prospects for growth are less certain than those of larger, more established companies.
  • Value securities may not increase in price as anticipated or may decline further in value.
  • These and other risks, including investments in specialized industry sectors such as the technology sector, which has been among the most volatile in the market, are discussed in the fund’s prospectus.

Minimum Investment

$1,000.00

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