Franklin Utilities Adv
(FRUAX)
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17.47
+0.13
+0.75%
:

Previous Close

17.34

Net Assets

562.39M

Yield

3.07%

Front load

None

Expenses

0.60%

Category

Utilities

Morningstar Risk

Below Average

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

  • FRUAX

  • Category

    • 2013

    • 13.96%

    • -

    • 2012

    • 5.77%

    • -

    • 2011

    • 19.60%

    • -

    • 2010

    • 7.06%

    • -

    • 2013

    • 2012

    • 2011

      • Q1

      • 11.95%

      • 0.42%

      • 3.87%

      • Q2

      • -1.51%

      • 5.90%

      • 5.50%

      • Q3

      • -0.11%

      • 1.33%

      • 0.40%

      • Q4

      • 3.46%

      • -1.85%

      • 8.71%

      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

        • Edison International

        • 4.75

        • 4,750,000

        • 0

        • Duke Energy Corporation

        • 4.74

        • 3,550,000

        • 0

        • NextEra Energy Inc

        • 4.70

        • 2,800,000

        • 100,000

        • Sempra Energy

        • 4.52

        • 2,400,000

        • 0

        • Dominion Resources Inc

        • 4.44

        • 3,600,000

        • 100,000

        • American Electric Power Co Inc

        • 3.82

        • 4,100,000

        • 0

        • PG&E Corp

        • 3.46

        • 4,300,000

        • 0

        • Southern Co

        • 3.35

        • 4,300,000

        • 0

        • Exelon Corp

        • 3.35

        • 5,500,000

        • 0

        • Williams Companies Inc

        • 2.97

        • 3,000,000

        • 0

        • Name

        • Rating

        • YTD Return %

          • Hennessy Gas Utility Index Investor

          • ★★★★★
          • 16.41

          • MFS® Utilities I

          • ★★★★★
          • 10.70

          • Prudential Jennison Utility A LW

          • ★★★★★
          • 17.75

          • MFS® Utilities A Load Waived

          • ★★★★★
          • 10.48

          • Prudential Jennison Utility R

          • ★★★★★
          • 17.60

          • Prudential Jennison Utility Z

          • ★★★★★
          • 18.07

          • MFS® Utilities C

          • ★★★★
          • 9.87

          • Franklin Utilities Adv

          • ★★★★
          • 17.32

          • Fidelity® Telecom and Utilities

          • ★★★★
          • 10.53

          • Fidelity Advisor® Utilities I

          • ★★★★
          • 15.21

          • Name

          • FRUAX

          • Category

            • Expense Ratio

            • 0.60%

            • 1.28%

            • Net Assets

            • 562.39M

            • 368.69M

            • Dividend Yield

            • 3.71%

            • 3.45

            • Price/Book

            • 1.75

            • 1.85

            • Price/Sales

            • 1.73

            • 1.53

            • Price/Cash Flow

            • 6.83

            • 7.08

            Profile

            Name of Issuer

            Franklin Templeton Investments

            Fund Style

            Open

            Fund Manager

            Blair Schmicker

            Investment Style

            Large Value

            The investment seeks capital appreciation and current income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in the securities of public utilities companies. These are companies that provide electricity, natural gas, water, and communications services to the public and companies that provide services to public utilities companies. It concentrates (invests more than 25% of its total assets) in companies operating in the utilities industry. The fund invests primarily in equity securities, which consist mainly of common stocks.

            Purchase Information

            Initial Purchase 0
            Initial Purchase: IRA NA
            Initial Purchase: AIP NA
            Front load None
            Back Load None

            Inception

            12/31/1996