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Franklin Convertible Securities A (FISCX)


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Franklin Convertible Securities A

Franklin Investors Securities TrustOne Franklin ParkwaySan Mateo, CA 94403-1906
800-342-5236
Management Information
Alan E. Muschott,Lead Manager since June 30, 2002
ERIC WEBSTER, CFA Research Analyst Franklin Equity Group Franklin Advisers Inc San Mateo, California, United States Eric Webster is a research analyst for Franklin Equity Group. Mr. Webster specializes in research of the housing industry, with coverage responsibilities of companies within the home building, building products, and construction materials industries as well as the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs). In addition, Mr. Webster also covers waste & environmental services companies. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 2012, Mr. Webster previously worked as an associate at LitiNomics and Charles River Associates International, where he performed economic damages and valuation analysis for clients involved in class-action securities fraud litigation, merger disputes, and intellectual property infringement cases. Mr. Webster earned a B.S. in physics and B.A. in economics from the University of California at San Diego, an M.B.A. in analytic finance and economics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
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Fund Overview

CategoryConvertibles
Fund FamilyFranklin Templeton Investments
Net Assets2.42B
YTD Return10.10%
Yield2.35%
Morningstar Rating★★★★
Inception DateApr 14, 1987

Fund Operations

Last Dividend0.08
Last Cap Gain0.00
Holdings Turnover28.03%
Average for CategoryN/A

Fees & Expenses

ExpenseFISCXCategory Average
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net)0.85%1.36%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio0.86%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio0.87%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee0.25%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load5.75%4.34%
Max Deferred Sales LoadN/A2.41%
3 Yr Expense Projection836N/A
5 Yr Expense Projection1,029N/A
10 Yr Expense Projection1,585N/A