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Franklin Rising Dividends Fund Advisor Class (FRDAX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in investments of companies that have paid consistently rising dividends. It invests predominantly in equity securities, primarily common stock. The fund may invest in companies of any size, across the entire market spectrum. It may invest up to 25% of its total assets in foreign securities.


1 month+0.18% 3 years+12.74%
3 months+9.14% 5 years+11.71%
1 year-0.80% Since inception+7.52%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large blend

Performance 5-yr return+11.71%+11.68%
Expense ratio0.66%1.08%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.091.01
Net assets$16.6B$3.6B
Average market cap$38.1B$101.5B
Average P/E20.019.3
Portfolio turnover4%4%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyFranklin Templeton Investments
Fund manager & tenureBruce Baughman / 28 Years
Minimal initial investment$0.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock98.74%
International stock0.43%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 26.48%
Industrial materials 26.36%
Consumer goods 13.02%
Consumer service 11.86%
Financial service 11.52%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
ROP Roper Technologies Inc3.72%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson3.17%
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc2.96%
SYK Stryker Corp2.95%
HON Honeywell2.86%
PX Praxair Inc2.86%
MDT Medtronic PLC2.86%
BDX Becton Dickinson and Co2.73%
UTX United Technologies2.71%
MSFT Microsoft2.70%