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Franklin India Growth Fund

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Symbol FINGX
CUSIP 353 61F 857
Fund Number 141
Inception Date1 Jan 31, 2008
Distributions Annually
Total Net Assets
(all share classes)
As of 03/31/2014
$60.4
(millions)

As of  04/23/2014

NAV2 $9.58  
NAV Change $0.01  
POP3 $10.16  
YTD Total Return at NAV 9.74%
Distribution Rate at NAV N/A
30-day Standardized Yield
N/A

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

w/ Sales Charge w/o Sales Charge
1 Yr 2.03% 8.27%
5 Yrs 14.55% 15.91%
10 Yrs
Life -0.89% 0.07%

Expense Ratio and Sales Charge As of 03/01/2014 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio4,5 2.26%
Net Expense Ratio 1.68%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.75%
CDSC 0.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.28%

Fund Description

Strategy Statement
Portfolio Managers
Stephen H. Dover
"Our stable and experienced investment team utilizes their in-depth regional knowledge and a fundamental, bottom-up research methodology to invest in the Indian equity market."

Stephen H. Dover, CFA®
Joined Franklin Templeton in 1997
Managed Fund since 2008

Strategy, Benefits, Results

Strategy

  • We are long-term, bottom-up investors targeting companies we believe have incorrectly priced growth prospects.
  • We focus on companies with revenue and free cash-flow growth potential as well as the ability to sustain high return on capital in the long term.
  • We strive to evaluate businesses, managements and identify trends to make better long-term investment decisions.

Benefits

  • India Expertise. Our team scouts for investment ideas across all market capitalizations and meets face-to-face with companies.
  • Local Presence. Franklin Templeton has had a local presence in India since 1993, and has gained valuable market experience for making investment selections.
  • Attractive Growth Drivers. Economic and demographic drivers of growth lead us to believe that India may offer excellent long-term investment opportunities.

Results

Hypothetical $10K Investment

Hypothetical $10K Investment

Investing in the Fund

What Are the Risks?
  • All investments involve risks, including possible loss of principal.
  • Special risks are associated with foreign investing, including currency fluctuations, economic instability and political developments.
  • Investments in developing markets involve heightened risks, including companies’ smaller sizes, lesser liquidity and potential lack of established legal, political, business and social frameworks to support securities markets in country.
  • The fund may also experience greater volatility than a fund that is more broadly diversified geographically.
  • The fund is designed for the aggressive portion of a well-diversified portfolio.
  • These and other risk considerations are discussed in the fund’s prospectus.

Minimum Investment

$1,000.00

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