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Franklin MicroCap Value Fund Class A (FRMCX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small value
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks high total return, of which capital appreciation and income are components. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in investments of microcap companies. The fund managers consider microcap companies as companies with market capitalizations (share price times the number of shares of common stock outstanding) under $500 million at the time of purchase. The fund generally invests in equity securities of companies that the fund's investment manager believes are undervalued at the time of purchase and have the potential for capital appreciation. It may invest up to 25% of its total assets in foreign securities.


1 month-2.01% 3 years+1.07%
3 months+0.09% 5 years+10.25%
1 year+11.15% Since inception+11.11%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small value

Performance 5-yr return+10.25%+14.56%
Expense ratio1.21%1.34%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.041.03
Net assets$332.2M$837.2M
Average market cap$286.6M$2.6B
Average P/E15.519.1
Portfolio turnover9%9%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyFranklin Templeton Investments
Fund manager & tenureBruce Baughman / 20 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$250.00


U.S. stock94.32%
International stock2.53%
Fixed income0.05%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 28.42%
Business service 18.45%
Financial service 16.53%
Consumer goods 13.57%
Consumer service 13.36%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
HCSG Healthcare Services Group Inc2.95%
HURC Hurco Companies Inc2.76%
SENEA Seneca Foods Corp2.63%
HDNG Hardinge Inc2.61%
STRL Sterling Construction Company Inc2.60%
BHB Bar Harbor Bankshares2.37%
MLR Miller Industries Inc2.33%
ALG Alamo Group Inc2.31%
ROCK Gibraltar Industries Inc2.28%
DLA Delta Apparel Inc2.25%