Franklin Rising Dividends Fund
Focuses on companies that have a history of consistently paying and increasing their dividends over time, which generally is an indicator of stability and growth.
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: $236,857
- Disciplined Investment Process
Franklin Rising Dividends Fund employs a rigorous, research-driven stock selection process with a focus on companies that feature (1) consistent dividend increases, (2) substantial dividend increases, (3) strong balance sheet, (4) reinvestment of earnings and (5) attractive price (low P/E ratio).
- Strong Performance Record
Franklin Rising Dividends Fund Class A share performance ranked in the top quartile of the Morningstar Large Blend category for the 5-year period ended 9/30/13.3