Franklin U.S. Government Securities Series Class C (FRUGX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Intermediate government
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in U.S. government securities. It invests substantially all of its assets in Government National Mortgage Association obligations (Ginnie Maes). The mortgage loans may have either fixed or adjustable interest rates. As the underlying mortgage loans are paid off, Ginnie Maes provide investors with monthly payments of interest and principal as well as any unscheduled prepayments on the underlying mortgage loans.


1 month-0.23% 3 years+0.69%
3 months+0.11% 5 years+2.69%
1 year+3.44% Since inception+4.76%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Intermediate government

Performance 5-yr return+2.69%+3.62%
Expense ratio1.23%0.97%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.151.21
Net assets$6.9B$1.3B
Average market cap--$67.2B
Average P/E--17.6
Portfolio turnover46%46%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyFranklin Templeton Investments
Fund manager & tenureRoger Bayston / 21 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$250.00


Fixed income100.81%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- GNMA 3.5%3.96%
-- GNMA2.61%
-- GNMA 4.5%2.28%
-- GNMA 4%2.00%
-- GNMA 3.5%1.85%
-- GNMA 4.5%1.75%
-- GNMA 4.5%1.71%
-- GNMA 4.5%1.65%
-- GNMA 4%1.63%
-- GNMA 4%1.45%

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