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    Franklin Real Return A (FRRAX)

    9.86 Up 0.01(0.10%) May 24

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    Franklin Real Return A
    Franklin Investors Securities TrustOne Franklin ParkwaySan Mateo, CA 94403-1906
    Phone: 800-342-5236
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Inflation-Protected Bond
    Fund Family:Franklin Templeton Investments
    Net Assets:248.38M
    Year-to-Date Return:3.64%
    Morningstar Rating:1 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Nov 17, 2004
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Inflation-Protected Bond
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    Management Information 
    T. Anthony Coffey
    Lead Manager since Nov 17, 2004
    Tony Coffey is a vice president and portfolio manager for Franklin Advisers, Inc. He manages fund of fund portfolios for Franklin Templeton Multi Asset Solutions, including the Franklin Templeton Fund Allocator Series, the Franklin LifeSmart Retirement Target funds, the Franklin Templeton Corefolio Allocation Fund and Franklin Templeton Founding Funds Allocation Fund. He also manages Franklin Real Return Fund and Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plan's age-based and risk-based portfolios. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 1989, Mr. Coffey was an associate for Analysis Group, Inc., an economic consulting firm specializing in the use of economic analysis for litigation. He has 24 years of financial services industry experience. Mr. Coffey earned his B.A. in applied mathematics and economics from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and has taught a review class for CFA candidates. He is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco and the CFA Institute.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:1,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:250
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:50
    Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    FRRAX can be purchased from 104 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks total return that exceeds the rate of inflation over an economic cycle. The fund invests primarily in investment grade debt securities; however, it may invest up to 20% of its total assets in below investment grade debt securities. The fund may also invest up to 25% of its total assets in foreign securities, including both securities denominated in foreign currencies and U.S. dollar denominated securities of foreign issuers. It may enter into currency-related transactions involving certain derivative instruments, including currency and cross currency forwards.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Dec 29, 2015) : 0.07
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (May 19, 2016) : 26.57%
    Average for Category:78.85%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseFRRAXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.90%0.76%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.92%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.12%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:4.25%3.65%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.82%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:747355
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:997594
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,7131,235
    * Per $10,000 invested