Franklin Natural Resources Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 04/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -13.50 -0.20 -8.52 1.80 6.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -13.50 -0.20 -8.52 1.80 6.43
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -9.11 0.99 -4.95 4.44
S&P 500 Index (%) 13.49 14.88 11.63 15.32 9.46
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -6.22 4.06 -7.65 3.02 6.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.22 4.06 -7.65 3.02 6.44
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -2.38 4.58 -4.16 5.31
S&P 500 Index (%) 9.50 13.52 10.91 15.92 9.31

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -23.53 0.54 34.89 -27.64 -19.90 9.87 -4.62 -11.46 30.52 62.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -23.53 0.54 34.89 -27.64 -19.90 9.87 -4.62 -11.46 30.52 62.79
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49 2.20 -7.35 23.88 37.54
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 04/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 17.37 -13.50 -0.61 -35.92 19.51 343.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 17.37 -13.50 -0.61 -35.92 19.51 343.97
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 16.67 -9.11 3.01 -22.43 54.40
S&P 500 Index (%) 18.25 13.49 51.58 73.32 316.02 767.61
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 16.91 -6.22 12.67 -32.84 34.68 342.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 16.91 -6.22 12.67 -32.84 34.68 342.21
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 16.21 -2.38 14.36 -19.15 67.81
S&P 500 Index (%) 13.65 9.50 46.25 67.81 338.09 733.85

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 04/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -13.96 -0.61 -8.85 1.49
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -7.73 -0.16 -6.20 1.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -13.96 -0.61 -8.85 1.49
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -7.73 -0.16 -6.20 1.41
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -6.73 3.63 -8.00 2.71
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -3.40 3.10 -5.60 2.39
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -6.73 3.63 -8.00 2.71
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -3.40 3.10 -5.60 2.39

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2018 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.81%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.81%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 04/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.09
Sharpe Ratio -0.08
Standard Deviation 19.22

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
  • S&P 500 Index

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