As of 04/17/2014
Average Annual Total Returns
|w/ Sales Charge|
Expense Ratio and Sales Charge As of 03/01/2014 (updated annually)
|Gross Expense Ratio6||0.79%|
|Net Expense Ratio||0.79%|
|Max Initial Sales Charge||2.25%|
Shareholders of record will be mailed a proxy statement/prospectus requesting their votes on the reorganization on or around March 17, 2014.
The fund is proposing to reorganize into Franklin Adjustable U.S. Government Securities Fund on June 18, 2014, subject to shareholder approval. As a result, the fund closed to new investors on January 22, 2014; existing shareholders may continue to purchase additional shares of the fund. Please refer to the prospectus supplement for additional information.
As of 03/31/2014
Strategy, Benefits, Results
i. Some securities owned by the fund, but not shares of the fund, are guaranteed by the U.S. government, its agencies or instrumentalities as to timely payment of principal and interest. The fund’s yield and share price are not guaranteed and will fluctuate with market conditions. Please see the fund’s prospectus for the level of credit support offered by government agency or instrumentality issues.
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