FRGOX - Franklin Gold and Precious Metals C

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Franklin Gold and Precious Metals C

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-7.18%
Yield9.35%
Morningstar Rating★★
Inception DateApr 30, 1995

Fund Operations

Last Dividend1.27
Last Cap Gain0.00
Holdings Turnover13.99%
Average for CategoryN/A

Fees & Expenses

ExpenseFRGOXCategory Average
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net)1.73%1.39%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio1.73%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio1.73%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee1.00%N/A
Max Front End Sales LoadN/A5.08%
Max Deferred Sales Load1.00%1.62%
3 Yr Expense Projection545N/A
5 Yr Expense Projection939N/A
10 Yr Expense Projection2,041N/A