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Franklin U.S. Government Securities Fund

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Symbol FKUSX
CUSIP 353 496 607
Fund Number 110
Inception Date1 May 31, 1970
Distributions Monthly
Total Net Assets
(all share classes)
As of 03/31/2014
$7,101.4
(millions)

As of  04/22/2014

NAV2 $6.50  
NAV Change $0.01  
POP3 $6.79  
YTD Total Return at NAV 1.68%
Distribution Rate at NAV 3.56%
30-day Standardized Yield4,5
As of 03/31/2014 (updated monthly)
2.65%

Average Annual Total Returns
As of Quarter End 03/31/2014

w/ Sales Charge w/o Sales Charge
1 Yr -4.41% -0.15%
5 Yrs 2.40% 3.31%
10 Yrs 3.60% 4.06%
Life 6.45% 6.55%

Expense Ratio and Sales Charge As of 02/01/2014 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio6 0.73%
Net Expense Ratio 0.73%
Max Initial Sales Charge 4.25%
CDSC 0.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.15%
Average Annual Total Returns
Calendar Year Returns
Cumulative Total Returns and Hypothetical $10K Investment
After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns
Average Annual Total Returns
As of 12/31/2013
at NAV

Quarter EndMonth End - As of 12/31/2013 1 Yr 3 Yrs 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Life
Inception
05/31/1970
No Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.68 2.16 3.45 4.07 6.56
Sales Charge (%) -5.83 0.69 2.57 3.62 6.45
Average Annual Total Returns
As of 03/31/2014
at NAV

Quarter EndMonth End - As of 03/31/2014 1 Yr 3 Yrs 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Life
Inception
05/31/1970
No Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.15 2.49 3.31 4.06 6.55
Sales Charge (%) -4.41 1.01 2.40 3.60 6.45
Volatility Measures
As of 03/31/2014
Updated Quarterly, based on a 3-year period
Source: Thomson Financial
Beta12 0.84
Alpha13 -0.07
Sharpe Ratio14 1.07
R-Squared15 97.00
Standard Deviation16 2.29
Benchmarks17
A benchmark is a comparable broad-based index that can be used to evaluate a fund's performance.
Barclays Intermediate U.S. Gov't Bond Index

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