• Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund

Franklin Templeton Investments

  • Global
  • Precious Metals/Minerals

Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund

FGPMX

Summary

The fund seeks primarily capital appreciation and secondarily current income by investing in companies across any size outside the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

Next, the research team Invests in securities of gold and precious metals operation companies.

Gold and precious metals operation companies include companies that mine, process, or deal in gold or other precious metals, such as silver, platinum, and palladium, including mining finance and exploration companies More

Price

Last Close

$21.41 ( -0.1 )

52 Week HL

$29.37 - $20.52

Net Assets

$533 M

Expense Ratio

1.68 %

Top 10 Holdings

Mar 01, 2021

Company Name

  • BARRICK GOLD
  • NEWMONT CORP
  • NEWCREST MINING
  • IMPALA PLATINUM
  • IMPALA PLATINUM

Holding

  • 5.50
  • 4.06
  • 3.57
  • 3.45
  • 3.31

Company Name

  • B2GOLD CORP
  • ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI
  • SSR MINING
  • PERSEUS MINING
  • TERANGA GOLD
  • Total

Holding

  • 3.29
  • 3.24
  • 2.98
  • 2.86
  • 2.74
  • 35%

Manager

Name

Frederick G. Fromm

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-9.1 %

3 Year

58.55%

5 Year

29.84%

Best

52.07%
2019

Worst

-17.76%
2018

Returns +
Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 10.7% -10.4% -28.8% 9.8% -9.5% - - - - - -
Q2 -18.4% 5.5% 69.6% 13.3% -1.5% -7.6% - - - - -
Q3 - -3.5% 13.5% 10.1% -13% -4.8% - - - - -
Q4 - 4.8% -5% 15.5% 5.5% 0.5% - - - - -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -6.5% 10.2% 7.4% -9.3% -9.4% - - - - - - -
2021 -7.1% -5.7% 2.2% 8.1% 9.9% -11.3% 2.3% -4.9% -0.8% 2.4% 4% -9.1%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
FGPMX -9%-12%30%52%-18%------
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -9%-40%15%24%-12%------

FGPMX S&P 500

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