Franklin Income Fund
For investors looking for income, this fund’s name says it all. For over 60 years, the Fund has consistently provided income to its investors. Adhering to a disciplined, value-oriented approach, Franklin Income Fund invests in stocks, bonds and convertibles—with no set proportions on its asset allocation—which leads to strategic diversification. This flexibility allows the fund to adjust across different market cycles to find the most attractive investment opportunities.
January 1, 1993–December 31, 2012
$100,000 Initial Investment (Class A with Sales Charge), 4% Initial Withdrawal, 3% Annual Increase, Reinvest Dividends and Capital Gains
Income Summary Illustration
TOTAL INCOME: $107,481
Account Value After Taking Income
ENDING PORTFOLIO VALUE: $258,380
- Sector Expertise
Franklin Income Fund’s managers tap the sector expertise of Franklin's equity and credit analysts when selecting investments for the fund, which helps maintain the fund's highly diversified approach.
- Strong Performance Record
Franklin Income Fund Class A shares performance ranked in the top quartile of the Morningstar Conservative Allocation category for the 1-, 3-, 5- and 10-year periods ended 9/30/13.2