Franklin Adjustable U.S. Government Securities Fund

4 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
C- (Hold)

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The fund has returned 0.48 percent over the past year, 1.06 percent over the past three years, 1.45 percent over the past five years, and 2.65 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 0.5%
1 Year 0.5%
3 Years (Annualized) 1.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 1.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 2.6%

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The investment seeks a high level of current income, while providing lower volatility of principal than a fund that invests in fixed-rate securities. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in "adjustable-rate U.S. government mortgage securities." "Adjustable-rate U.S. government mortgage securities" include adjustable-rate mortgage securities (ARMS) and other mortgage-backed securities with interest rates that adjust periodically to reflect prevailing market interest rates.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Franklin Adjustable U.S. Government Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.62 percent.

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Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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