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    Franklin Gold and Precious Metals A (FKRCX)

    14.00 Up 0.07(0.50%) Jul 2

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    Franklin Gold and Precious Metals A
    Franklin Gold & Precious Metals FundOne Franklin ParkwaySan Mateo, CA 94403-1906
    Phone: 800-632-2301
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Equity Precious Metals
    Fund Family:Franklin Templeton Investments
    Net Assets:819.28M
    Year-to-Date Return:5.57%
    Morningstar Rating:3 stars
    Fund Inception Date:1969-05-19
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Equity Precious Metals
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    Management Information 
    Steve M. Land
    Lead Manager since Apr 1, 1999
    Land joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1997. Land holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
    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
    FKRCX can be purchased from 141 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks capital appreciation; current income is a secondary consideration. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of gold and precious metals operation companies. It may buy securities of gold and precious metals operation companies located anywhere in the world and in general invests predominantly in companies located outside the U.S. The fund may invest in companies without regards to market capitalization, including small- and mid-capitalization companies. It also invests in American, Global and European Depositary Receipts. The fund is non-diversified.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Nov 30, 2014) : 0.16
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Jun 30, 2015) : 16.13%
    Average for Category:44.55%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseFKRCXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.07%1.41%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.07%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.07%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:5.75%5.27%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.12%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:896621
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,131963
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,8061,898
    * Per $10,000 invested