Franklin Biotechnology Discovery Fund Class R6 (FRBRX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective 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.


1 month+6.41% 3 years--
3 months+13.86% 5 years--
1 year+33.36% Since inception+43.48%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Health

Performance 5-yr return--+21.57%
Expense ratio0.63%1.45%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.421.44
Net assets$1.7B$3.3B
Average market cap$10.9B$34.2B
Average P/E33.425.1
Portfolio turnover49%49%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyFranklin Templeton Investments
Fund manager & tenureEvan McCulloch / 17 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock89.23%
International stock4.75%
Fixed income1.58%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
CELG Celgene Corp9.79%
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc7.25%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc6.50%
AMGN Amgen Inc5.20%
MDVN Medivation Inc3.42%
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc3.15%
ILMN Illumina Inc2.96%
BMRN Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc2.94%
INCY Incyte Corp Ltd2.87%
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc2.43%

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