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How is Franklin Gold and Precious Metals A Fund (FKRCX) Performing?

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Franklin Gold and Precious Metals A (FKRCX - Free Report) a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) invests the majority of its net assets in investments of gold and precious metals operation companies.

This Sector - Precious Metal fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in three major groups; Large Growth, Small Growth and High Yield Bond. Further, as of the last filing, Precious Metal, Foreign Bond and High Yield Bond were the top holdings for FKRCX.

The Franklin Gold and Precious Metals A fund, managed by Franklin/Temp, carries an expense ratio of 1.11%. Moreover, FKRCX requires a minimal initial investment of $1,000.

FKRCX has a history of positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund’s returns over the 1, 3 year benchmarks; 1 year 66.91% and 3 year 3.36%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here .

FKRCX’s performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 36% in 1 year, top 22% over the past 3 years, and in the 41% over the past 5 years.

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