FGADX - Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Adv

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Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Adv

Franklin Gold & Precious Metals FundOne Franklin ParkwaySan Mateo, CA 94403-1906
800-342-5236
Management Information
Steve M. Land,Lead Manager since March 31, 1999
Land joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1997. Land holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
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Fund Overview

CategoryEquity Precious Metals
Fund FamilyFranklin Templeton Investments
Net Assets981.36M
YTD Return-6.35%
Yield8.95%
Morningstar Rating★★★
Inception DateDec 30, 1996

Fund Operations

Last Dividend0.10
Last Cap Gain0.00
Holdings Turnover13.99%
Average for CategoryN/A

Fees & Expenses

ExpenseFGADXCategory Average
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net)0.73%1.39%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio0.73%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio0.73%N/A
Max 12b1 FeeN/AN/A
Max Front End Sales LoadN/A5.08%
Max Deferred Sales LoadN/A1.62%
3 Yr Expense Projection233N/A
5 Yr Expense Projection406N/A
10 Yr Expense Projection906N/A