Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund
Employs a flexible approach, allowing its managers to opportunistically invest anywhere in the world without geographic constraints, while maintaining a rigorous commitment to deep value investing and a focus on reducing downside risk.
|Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund
Class Z Shares
As of March 31, 2014
|fi360 Fiduciary Score®
(# of Peers)
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- Global Diversification
Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund includes investments across 15 countries as of 3/31/14.2 Although global diversification does not assure a profit or protect against a loss, it may help plan participants provide a hedge against U.S. economic conditions and other domestic risk.
- Strong Performance Record
Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund Class Z share performance ranked in the top quartile of the Morningstar World Stock category for the 10-year period ended 3/31/14.3
- A Record of Low Volatility
Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund Class Z shares delivered low relative volatility with a beta of 0.79 when compared to the MSCI World Value (NTR) Index for the 3-year period ended 3/31/14.4
- Low Expenses, Active Management
As of 3/31/14, Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund Class Z shares net expense ratio was 1.02%, versus 1.04% for the Lipper Global Large-Cap Value category average.