FKUTX : FRANKLIN UTILITIES A

 
 
 
 
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ZACKS RANK: 5 - STRONG SELL

Ticker: FKUTX
Manager: John Kohli
Manager Since: 01/98
NAV (08/01/2014): 16.73
Objective: Utilities - Equity
Peer: UT LV
Net Assets ($mil): 3558.61
Inception: 09/30/1948
FKUTX : Description

The fund was incepted in September 1948 and is managed by Franklin Advisers. The objective of this fund is to seek capital appreciation and current income. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in the securities of public utilities companies. The fund invests more than 25% of its total assets in companies operating in the utilities industry. The manager expects that more than 50% of the fund's assets will be invested in electric utilities securities. The fund invests primarily in equity securities. The fund may invest up to 25% of its assets in debt securities. The fund offers dividends quarterly and capital gains, if any annually.

FKUTX : Composition - 07/14
Stocks 97.21%
Foreign Stocks 5.13%
Cash 1.25%
Bonds 1.41%
Foreign Bonds 0.00%
Preferred 0.00%
Convertible 0.00%
Other 0.13%
Foreign Hedged 0.00%
Composition Horizontal Bar Chart
FKUTX : Style Analysis - 07/14
Large Growth NA
Large Value NA
Small Growth NA
Small Value NA
Foreign Stock NA
Emerging Market NA
Precious Metals NA
Intermediate Bond NA
High Yield Bond NA
Foreign Bond NA
Style Analysis Horizontal Bar Chart
FKUTX : Risk Analysis
Beta v. S&P 500 0.47
Beta v. EAFE -0.11
Beta v. Barclays Agg Bond 1.59
Alpha 3 Yr 11.78
Alpha 5 Yr 8.47
R-Sq 3 Yr 0.09
R-Sq 5 Yr 0.25
Std Dev 3 Yr 10.02
Std Dev 5 Yr 10.23
Sharpe 3 Yr 1.62
Sharpe 5 Yr 1.59
FKUTX : Fees
Expense Ratio 0.75
% Max Load 4.25
% Min Load 0.00
% Deferred Load NA
% Redemption NA
% Max 12 B1 Fee 0.15
% Max Mgt Fee 0.46
FKUTX : Purchase Choices:
Min Initial Investment 1000
Min Subsequent Investment 0
FKUTX : Returns Analysis - Annual

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  2004200520062007200820092010201120122013YTD
NAV ($) 11.0911.7713.6614.7410.5211.2911.6013.3713.6214.9416.73
Total Return (%) 23.1110.7323.8816.41-25.5713.806.8419.445.6413.7318.20
Annual Dividend Yield (%) 3.813.322.912.333.753.733.523.173.463.122.68
Relative Performance
Rel Performance-S&P500(%) 122.4458.4180.93109.17114.30-126.16-82.17173.44-103.46-186.47110.93
Rel Performance-Obj.Ret.(%) 6.06-17.42-3.549.58122.44-82.83-40.38143.66-59.67-64.7651.99
Ret.Quintile vs Obj(1 is best) 34341441451
Turnover, Yields, and Gains
Fund Assets Net($mil) 1,4511,6551,9272,1581,7691,5431,8242,2203,0763,2753,559
Annual Turnover (%) 16.1318.627.9710.848.3215.495.275.211.274.579.44
Annual Dividend Paid ($) 0.440.410.420.370.410.440.420.440.490.480.23
Annual Capital Gains Paid($) 0.000.090.440.760.080.160.000.000.000.040.00
FKUTX : Returns Analysis - Trailing Total Return
  1 Month 3 Month 6 Month YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year 15 Year 20 Year
Total Return (through 07/14) 4.97% 8.81% 18.20% 18.20% 22.04% 15.72% 15.77% 11.16% 9.22% 10.02%
Ret. Percentile vs. Obj. (1 is best) 13 30 15 15 54 25 51 33 15 36
FKUTX : Stock Portfolio Snapshot - 07/14
Average Price/Earnings 15.94
Average Price/Book 1.82
Average EPS Growth 3.10
Average Market Value 24,067.00
FKUTX : Stock Sector Breakout - 07/14
Stock Sector Breakout
FKUTX : Top Holdings - 07/14
Name Weight Shares
NEXTERA ENERGY INC 4.87 2,700,000
DUKE ENERGY CORP 4.77 3,550,000
EDISON INTL 4.70 4,400,000
DOMINION RESOURCES INC VA 4.69 3,500,000
EXELON CORP 3.10 4,900,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER 3.92 4,100,000
SOUTHERN CO/THE 3.56 4,300,000
P G & E CORP 3.50 4,300,000
SEMPRA ENERGY 4.38 2,400,000