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Franklin Mutual Shares Fund  – 
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Fund Description
The fund seeks capital appreciation, with income as a secondary goal. Its strategy is focused on undervalued mid- and large-cap equity securities, which may include foreign securities and, to a lesser extent, distressed securities and merger arbitrage.
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All amounts subject to change. Estimated net investment income distributions are based on fund earnings to date and forecasts through year end. Important legal information.

Net Investment Income
Estimated Distribution Ranges for September 2015
[Record Date 9/3/15]
Class A: $0.03 - $0.05
Class C: $0.03 - $0.05
Class R: $0.03 - $0.05
Class R6: $0.03 - $0.05
Class Z: $0.03 - $0.05

 
Net Assets (millions) 5,386.60
Class A as of July 31, 2015
Portfolio Managers
Peter Langerman
Tenure at Franklin Mutual Series: 1986-2002, 2005
Managed Fund: 1986-2001, 2005
F. David Segal, CFA®
Joined Franklin Mutual Series in 2002
Managed Fund since 2005
Deborah A. Turner, CFA®
Joined Franklin Mutual Series in 1993
Managed Fund since 2001
Fund Highlights
as of July 31, 2015
Top 10 Holdings
WHITE MOUNTAINS INSURANCE GROUP LTD 2.81%
MICROSOFT CORP 2.72%
MERCK & CO INC 2.68%
MEDTRONIC PLC 2.63%
ELI LILLY & CO 2.16%
TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD 2.14%
PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP INC 2.05%
TIME WARNER CABLE INC 2.05%
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC 1.98%
APPLE INC 1.76%
Asset Mix
as of July 31, 2015
(updated monthly)
Performance : View Details
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Current performance may differ from figures shown. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions, and you may have a gain or loss when you sell your shares.
Expense Ratio and Sales Charge Information

Expense Ratio: 1.10%
Max. Initial Sales Charge: 5.75%
CDSC: 0.00%

Hypothetical $10,000 Investment as of 06/30/2015
$10,000 invested in the fund at inception, with all dividend and capital gain distributions reinvested, including sales charges, would be worth:
$17,444,272.00
Distributions : View Details  
Distribution amounts may be estimates.  
Dividend Frequency  
Semiannually  
Most Recent Fund Distributions
Distribution Amount
Preliminary short-term capital gains per share 0.0000-0.0000
Preliminary long-term capital gains per share 0.1400-0.1800
Distribution Schedule
Record date 09/03/15
Ex-Dividend date 09/04/15
Payable date 09/09/15
Reinvestment date 09/04/15
Fund Facts  
Inception date 07/01/49
Fund number 474
CUSIP number 628 380 602
Minimum initial investment $1,000
Max. initial sales charge 5.75%
CDSC 0.00%
Expense ratio
as of May 01, 2015 (updated annually)
1.10%
12b - 1 fees 0.30%
Beta
as of July 31, 2015 (updated quarterly)
0.87
Fund Prices : Historical Prices as of 08/31/2015
Daily prices are the most current available.
NAV (Net Asset Value)
$28.40
NAV change (+/-) -$0.12
POP (Public Offering Price)
$30.13
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