Franklin Natural Resources Fund

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2018

Month EndAs of 02/28/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -6.84 7.77 -7.66 3.77 6.39
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.84 7.77 -7.66 3.77 6.39
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.68 15.29 10.67 16.67 9.26
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -2.29 7.78 -4.15 5.86
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -23.53 1.22 -9.68 1.71 5.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -23.53 1.22 -9.68 1.71 5.81
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 9.26 8.50 13.12 8.82
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -21.07 1.50 -6.50 2.99

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 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46
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

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2018

Month EndAs of 02/28/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 15.00 -6.84 25.18 -32.86 44.80 334.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 15.00 -6.84 25.18 -32.86 44.80 334.98
S&P 500 Index (%) 11.48 4.68 53.20 66.00 367.39 717.95
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 14.26 -2.29 25.17 -19.09 76.75
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -23.53 -23.53 3.71 -39.89 18.51 278.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -23.53 -23.53 3.71 -39.89 18.51 278.25
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 -4.38 30.42 50.33 243.04 633.71
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -21.07 -21.07 4.57 -28.55 34.29

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2018

Month EndAs of 02/28/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -7.33 7.33 -8.00 3.46
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -3.76 6.02 -5.60 3.00
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -7.33 7.33 -8.00 3.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -3.76 6.02 -5.60 3.00
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -23.94 0.81 -10.01 1.40
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -13.62 0.99 -6.96 1.39
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -23.94 0.81 -10.01 1.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -13.62 0.99 -6.96 1.39

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 02/28/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.11
Sharpe Ratio 0.30
Standard Deviation 21.91

Benchmarks

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

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

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