Franklin Rising Dividends Fund Class A (FRDPX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large blend
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation; preservation of capital- while not a goal- is also an important consideration. 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-3.57% 3 years+9.85%
3 months+3.90% 5 years+12.17%
1 year+16.70% Since inception+9.64%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large blend

Performance 5-yr return+12.17%+14.24%
Expense ratio0.90%0.98%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.331.37
Net assets$20.1B$5.6B
Average market cap$52.7B$126.0B
Average P/E27.323.7
Portfolio turnover3%3%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

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


U.S. stock98.79%
Fixed income1.03%
International stock0.16%
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 Inc4.87%
MSFT Microsoft4.63%
ALB Albemarle Corp4.54%
HON Honeywell3.38%
SYK Stryker Corp3.37%
PX Praxair Inc3.22%
BDX Becton Dickinson and Co3.21%
ACN Accenture3.19%
TXN Texas Instruments2.97%
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc2.74%