Franklin Low Duration Total Return A
(FLDAX)
US Markets Closed
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10.11
+0.00
+0.01%
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Previous Close

10.11

Net Assets

1.56B

Yield

1.93%

Front load

2.25

Expenses

0.80%

Category

Short-Term Bond

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

  • FLDAX

  • Category

    • 2013

    • 1.22%

    • -

    • 2012

    • 4.08%

    • -

    • 2011

    • 0.60%

    • -

    • 2010

    • 4.79%

    • -

    • 2013

    • 2012

    • 2011

      • Q1

      • 0.50%

      • 2.03%

      • 1.06%

      • Q2

      • -0.57%

      • -0.09%

      • 0.89%

      • Q3

      • 0.64%

      • 1.53%

      • -1.94%

      • Q4

      • 0.65%

      • 0.57%

      • 0.61%

      Composition
      Bond 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

        • US Treasury Bill

        • 2.82

        • 64,400,000

        • 64,400,000

        • US Treasury Bill

        • 2.19

        • 50,000,000

        • 50,000,000

        • US Treasury Bill

        • 2.08

        • 47,500,000

        • 47,500,000

        • US Treasury Note 2.125%

        • 1.96

        • 44,200,000

        • 0

        • PowerShares Senior Loan ETF

        • 1.65

        • 1,555,000

        • 905,000

        • US Treasury Note 4.25%

        • 1.54

        • 34,000,000

        • 0

        • US Treasury Note 1.875%

        • 1.33

        • 30,000,000

        • 0

        • US Treasury Note 4.125%

        • 0.67

        • 15,000,000

        • 0

        • Wachovia Corp New FRN

        • 0.64

        • 14,723,000

        • 0

        • Apple FRN

        • 0.57

        • 13,000,000

        • 0

        • Name

        • Rating

        • YTD Return %

          • Transamerica Short-Term Bond I2

          • ★★★★★
          • 2.00

          • Virtus Multi-Sector S/T Bd T

          • ★★★★★
          • 1.47

          • Columbia Limited Duration Credit Instl

          • ★★★★★
          • 2.17

          • Thompson Bond

          • ★★★★★
          • 2.46

          • Thornburg Limited Term Income Instl

          • ★★★★★
          • 4.28

          • Virtus Multi-Sector S/T Bd B

          • ★★★★★
          • 1.71

          • Virtus Multi-Sector S/T Bd A

          • ★★★★★
          • 2.11

          • Thornburg Limited Term Income C

          • ★★★★★
          • 3.89

          • Metropolitan West Low Duration Bond I

          • ★★★★★
          • 1.57

          • Thornburg Limited Term Income A LW

          • ★★★★★
          • 4.06

          • Name

          • FLDAX

          • Category

            • Expense Ratio

            • 0.80%

            • 0.83%

            • Net Assets

            • 1.56B

            • 640.53M

            • Dividend Yield

            • -

            • 2.30

            • Price/Book

            • -

            • 2.21

            • Price/Sales

            • -

            • 1.52

            • Price/Cash Flow

            • -

            • 7.30

            Profile

            Name of Issuer

            Franklin Templeton Investments

            Fund Style

            Open

            Fund Manager

            Roger Bayston

            Investment Style

            -

            The investment seeks a high level of current income while preserving of capital. The fund invests primarily in investment grade debt securities and investments, including government and corporate debt securities, mortgage- and asset-backed securities, floating rate corporate loans and debt securities, and municipal securities, targeting an estimated average portfolio duration of three years or less. It may also invest up to 20% of its total assets in non-investment grade debt securities.

            Purchase Information

            Initial Purchase 1,000
            Initial Purchase: IRA 250
            Initial Purchase: AIP 50
            Front load 2.25
            Back Load 2.25

            Inception

            11/17/2004