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Franklin Small Cap Growth Fund Class R (FSSRX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital growth. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of small cap companies. The equity securities in which the fund invests are predominantly common stock. For this fund, small cap companies are companies with market capitalizations not exceeding (i) $1.5 billion or (ii) the highest market capitalization in the Russell 2000  Index, whichever is greater, at the time of purchase. It may invest in equity securities of larger companies. The fund, from time to time, may have significant positions in particular sectors such as information technology and healthcare.


1 month+8.57% 3 years+18.15%
3 months+1.22% 5 years+12.75%
1 year+0.58% Since inception+7.14%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+12.75%+12.11%
Expense ratio1.37%1.37%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.800.78
Net assets$3.1B$770.2M
Average market cap$1.2B$2.8B
Average P/E23.126.9
Portfolio turnover30%30%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyFranklin Templeton Investments
Fund manager & tenureMichael McCarthy / 15 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$250.00


U.S. stock97.07%
International stock0.72%
Fixed income0.66%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Hardware 17.39%
Healthcare 15.24%
Business service 9.88%
Consumer goods 9.44%
Financial service 8.49%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
VSAT ViaSat Inc1.68%
TWOU 2U Inc1.68%
ABCO Advisory Board Co1.65%
CALD Callidus Software Inc1.64%
ECOL US Ecology Inc1.64%
LOPE Grand Canyon Education Inc1.63%
DWRE Demandware Inc1.57%
ZOES Zoe's Kitchen Inc1.45%
EPAY Bottomline Technologies (DE) Inc1.41%
PRXL PAREXEL International Corp1.33%