Franklin Biotechnology Discovery A
(FBDIX)
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164.45
+3.26
+2.02%
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Previous Close

161.19

Net Assets

1.34B

Yield

0.00%

Front load

5.75

Expenses

1.10%

Category

Health

Morningstar Risk

Above Average

Morningstar Rating ★★★★
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Performance
Returns %
Key statistics
  • Composition
  • Performance
  • Top Holdings
  • Top Rated Funds
  • Fund vs. Category
Quarterly Returns
  • Annual

  • FBDIX

  • Category

    • 2013

    • 68.64%

    • -

    • 2012

    • 29.35%

    • -

    • 2011

    • 8.35%

    • -

    • 2010

    • 17.28%

    • -

    • 2013

    • 2012

    • 2011

      • Q1

      • 19.37%

      • 17.50%

      • 5.22%

      • Q2

      • 8.99%

      • 9.69%

      • 7.31%

      • Q3

      • 24.98%

      • 5.55%

      • -15.24%

      • Q4

      • 3.72%

      • -4.91%

      • 13.22%

      Composition
      Sector Weightings
      Equity Investment Style
      The two dimensions of the Fund Style box measure the average size of companies that have been in the FUND, from the top to bottom, and the average valuation characteristics of the FUND's past stock holdings, from left to right.
      • Name

      • % Portfolio Weight

      • Shares Held

      • Change

        • Celgene Corp

        • 9.44

        • 1,550,400

        • 335,000

        • Gilead Sciences Inc

        • 8.44

        • 1,234,600

        • -309,200

        • Biogen Idec Inc

        • 7.32

        • 344,461

        • 0

        • Amgen Inc

        • 5.08

        • 562,600

        • -44,400

        • Medivation Inc

        • 3.91

        • 615,254

        • -272,700

        • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc

        • 3.08

        • 133,109

        • -72,700

        • Illumina Inc

        • 2.77

        • 263,400

        • -4,500

        • Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc

        • 2.72

        • 255,500

        • 1,800

        • Puma Biotechnology Inc

        • 2.64

        • 171,944

        • -34,400

        • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc

        • 2.56

        • 354,200

        • -44,600

        • Name

        • Rating

        • YTD Return %

          • VALIC Company I Health Sciences

          • ★★★★★
          • 22.36

          • Prudential Jennison Health Sciences A LW

          • ★★★★★
          • 22.77

          • Prudential Jennison Health Sciences Z

          • ★★★★★
          • 23.05

          • T. Rowe Price Health Sciences

          • ★★★★★
          • 22.66

          • Fidelity® Select Pharmaceuticals Port

          • ★★★★
          • 18.99

          • BlackRock Health Sciences Opps Inv A LW

          • ★★★★
          • 21.32

          • Fidelity Advisor® Health Care A LW

          • ★★★★
          • 24.29

          • Fidelity Advisor® Biotechnology A LW

          • ★★★★
          • 25.07

          • Franklin Biotechnology Discovery A LW

          • ★★★★
          • 25.50

          • Janus Global Life Sciences A

          • ★★★★
          • 23.50

          • Name

          • FBDIX

          • Category

            • Expense Ratio

            • 1.10%

            • 1.45%

            • Net Assets

            • 1.34B

            • 711.24M

            • Dividend Yield

            • 0.15%

            • 0.61

            • Price/Book

            • 7.30

            • 4.82

            • Price/Sales

            • 10.37

            • 3.25

            • Price/Cash Flow

            • 22.26

            • 19.29

            Profile

            Name of Issuer

            Franklin Templeton Investments

            Fund Style

            Open

            Fund Manager

            Jerel Banks

            Investment Style

            Large Growth

            The investment seeks capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of biotechnology companies and discovery research firms. It predominantly invests in equity securities, primarily common stock. In addition to its investments in biotechnology companies, the fund may also invest up to 20% of its net assets in equity or debt securities of any type of foreign or U.S. issuer. It is non-diversified.

            Purchase Information

            Initial Purchase 1,000
            Initial Purchase: IRA 250
            Initial Purchase: AIP 50
            Front load 5.75
            Back Load 5.75

            Inception

            9/15/1997