Franklin Utilities Class C (FRUSX)

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Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation and current income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in the securities of public utilities companies. These are companies that provide electricity- natural gas- water- and communications services to the public and companies that provide services to public utilities companies. It concentrates (invests more than 25% of its total assets) in companies operating in the utilities industry. The fund invests primarily in equity securities- which consist mainly of common stocks.


1 month-1.23% 3 years+4.70%
3 months-9.03% 5 years+8.48%
1 year+0.52% Since inception+8.67%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities

Performance 5-yr return+8.48%+11.08%
Expense ratio1.23%1.17%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.740.80
Net assets$6.0B$1.4B
Average market cap$21.2B$6.3B
Average P/E21.215.3
Portfolio turnover1%1%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyFranklin Templeton Investments
Fund manager & tenureJohn Kohli / 19 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$250.00


U.S. stock92.16%
International stock6.62%
Fixed income1.04%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Utilities 93.68%
Energy 3.75%
Telecommunication 2.57%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
NEE NextEra Energy7.18%
D Dominion Energy Inc5.39%
SRE Sempra Energy4.74%
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc4.55%
DUK Duke Energy4.53%
EXC Exelon4.18%
EIX Edison International4.01%
CMS CMS Energy Corp3.82%
XEL Xcel Energy Inc3.51%
SO Southern Co3.43%