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Franklin Natural Resources A (acc) USD

Ranked 21 out of 21 in - Natural Resources over 36 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Matt Adams

Matt Adams graduated from Cornell University where he studied economics, accounting and finance and from the University of Chicago where he graduated with an MBA. He joined Franklin Templeton in 2005 where he manages the Franklin Natural Resources Fund. Prior to this he worked as an equity analyst at Smith Barney, Bear Stearns and Robertson Stephens. His previous research experience includes enterprise software, internet and transportation industries. Matt has been managing funds for over five years and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Fred Fromm

Fred Fromm joined Franklin Templeton Investments as a management trainee in 1992 after gaining a BA in business economics from the University of California. He is currently vice president, portfolio manager and senior securities analyst at the company, and is lead manager on the Franklin Natural Resources Fund. He is a CFA Charterholder and is also a member of the Securities Analysts of San Francisco (SASF).

Stephen Land

Stephen Land has been at Franklin Templeton for the whole of his investment career. Having graduated with a BS in managerial economics from the University of California, he joined the Franklin Templeton Management Training program in 1997. He currently holds the position of vice president as well as managing the Franklin Natural Resources Fund.


The Fund's investment objective is capital appreciation and current income. The Fund invests primarily in equity and debt securities as well as depositary receipts of (i) companies which perform a substantial part of their business in the natural resources sector, and (ii) companies which hold a substantial part of their participations in companies referred to in (i), including small and mid-size companies. For the Fund's investment purpose, the natural resources sector includes companies that own, produce, refine, process, transport and market natural resources and companies that provide related services. The base currency of the Fund is US dollar.

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Natural Resources over : 30/11/2014 - 30/11/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -4.8% -14.1% 4.8%
2016 58.1% 9.9% 21.0% 6.7% 11.5%
2015 -24.4% 3.7% -6.0% -20.6% -2.3%
2014 -16.2% 3.7% 7.7% -7.8% -18.6%
2013 5.9% 11.2% -7.6% 3.3% -0.2%
2012 -9.7% 1.8% -14.4% 6.7% -2.8%
2011 -12.0% 9.1% -6.8% -25.6% 16.2%
2010 32.7% 10.1% -12.4% 12.6% 22.1%
2009 41.4% 2.0% 6.3% 22.5% 6.5%
2008 -31.7% -3.9% 22.9% -27.4% -20.5%
2007 6.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Schlumberger NV ORD 4.42
Halliburton Co ORD 3.70
Noble Energy Inc ORD 3.52
Anadarko Petroleum Corp ORD 3.40
Occidental Petroleum Corp ORD 3.33
EOG Resources Inc ORD 3.12
Royal Dutch Shell PLC DR 2.95
Suncor Energy Inc ORD 2.87
Kinder Morgan Inc ORD 2.55
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp ORD 2.50

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Guernsey
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Hungary
  15. Ireland
  16. Italy
  17. Jersey
  18. Korea
  19. Latvia
  20. Lithuania
  21. Luxembourg
  22. Macau
  23. Netherlands
  24. Norway
  25. Poland
  26. Portugal
  27. Singapore
  28. Slovakia
  29. South Africa
  30. Spain
  31. Sweden
  32. Switzerland
  33. Taiwan
  34. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date12/07/2007
  • Share Class size223Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0300736062

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).