Franklin Gold and Precious Metals A
(FKRCX)
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16.41
+0.24
+1.48%
:

Previous Close

16.17

Net Assets

632.08M

Yield

0.00%

Front load

5.75

Expenses

1.07%

Category

Equity Precious Metals

Morningstar Risk

Average

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

  • FKRCX

  • Category

    • 2013

    • -48.03%

    • -

    • 2012

    • -14.78%

    • -

    • 2011

    • -24.84%

    • -

    • 2010

    • 49.21%

    • -

    • 2013

    • 2012

    • 2011

      • Q1

      • -17.97%

      • -3.43%

      • -5.48%

      • Q2

      • -38.15%

      • -18.28%

      • -7.69%

      • Q3

      • 17.52%

      • 24.59%

      • -10.68%

      • Q4

      • -12.83%

      • -13.33%

      • -3.55%

      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

        • Goldcorp Inc

        • 5.37

        • 2,198,845

        • 0

        • B2Gold Corp

        • 5.09

        • 19,935,194

        • -1,050,000

        • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR

        • 4.75

        • 3,154,023

        • -175,000

        • Eldorado Gold Corp

        • 4.70

        • 7,017,500

        • 405,000

        • Randgold Resources Ltd ADR

        • 4.52

        • 610,023

        • -37,000

        • Newcrest Mining Ltd

        • 4.49

        • 5,168,461

        • 200,000

        • Centamin PLC

        • 3.54

        • 37,739,732

        • -700,000

        • Barrick Gold Corp

        • 3.35

        • 2,091,283

        • -130,000

        • Nevsun Resources Ltd

        • 3.25

        • 9,903,600

        • -500,000

        • Platinum Group Metals Ltd

        • 3.10

        • 29,686,820

        • -534,800

        • Name

        • Rating

        • YTD Return %

          • First Eagle Gold A Load Waived

          • ★★★★★
          • 6.96

          • First Eagle Gold A

          • ★★★★★
          • 6.96

          • First Eagle Gold I

          • ★★★★★
          • 7.21

          • First Eagle Gold C

          • ★★★★★
          • 6.32

          • Van Eck Intl Investors Gold I

          • ★★★★
          • 11.29

          • Wells Fargo Advantage Precious Metals I

          • ★★★★
          • 6.67

          • OCM Gold Advisors

          • ★★★★
          • 7.38

          • Wells Fargo Advantage Prciou Metals Adm

          • ★★★★
          • 6.51

          • Invesco Gold & Precious Metals Invstor

          • ★★★★
          • 6.49

          • Wells Fargo Advantage Precious Metals A

          • ★★★★
          • 6.42

          • Name

          • FKRCX

          • Category

            • Expense Ratio

            • 1.07%

            • 1.39%

            • Net Assets

            • 632.08M

            • 172.00M

            • Dividend Yield

            • 1.22%

            • 2.28

            • Price/Book

            • 1.10

            • 1.05

            • Price/Sales

            • 1.71

            • 1.97

            • Price/Cash Flow

            • 8.10

            • 7.42

            Profile

            Name of Issuer

            Franklin Templeton Investments

            Fund Style

            Open

            Fund Manager

            Frederick Fromm

            Investment Style

            Medium Blend

            The investment seeks capital appreciation; current income is a secondary consideration. The fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in securities of gold and precious metals operation companies. It may buy securities of gold and precious metals operation companies located anywhere in the world and in general invests predominantly in companies located outside the U.S. The fund may invest in companies without regards to market capitalization, including small- and mid-capitalization companies. It also invests in American, Global and European Depositary Receipts. The fund 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

            5/19/1969