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Overview of Franklin Small Cap Growth A Fund (FSGRX)

FSGRX

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Franklin Small Cap Growth A (FSGRX - Free Report) a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of companies with market capitalizations less than $1.5 billion. The fund follows a practice of selectively selling investment positions so as to maintain a median market capitalization for its portfolio of approximately $1.5 billion or lower.

This Small Growth fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in two major groups; Small Growth and Small Value. Further, as of the last filing, 2U INC, ZENDESK INC and DIGITALGLOBE INC were the top holdings for FSGRX.

The Franklin Small Cap Growth A fund, managed by Franklin/Temp, carries an expense ratio of 1.11%. Moreover, FSGRX requires a minimal initial investment of $1,000.

FSGRX has a history of positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund’s returns over the 1, 3, 5 year benchmarks; 1 year 15.20%, 3 year 5.81% and 5 year 16.14%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here.

FSGRX’s performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 23% in 1 year, top 47% over the past 3 years, and in the 21% over the past 5 years.

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