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Franklin ClearBridge Sustainable International Growth Fund Series A

International Equity

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NAVPS
(04-17-2024)
$18.23
Change
-$0.13 (-0.72%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at January 31, 2024

As at February 29, 2024

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Franklin ClearBridge Sustainable International Growth Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (January 03, 1989): 5.17%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 2.12% 9.96% 18.99% 9.96% 10.52% 8.87% 1.92% 8.08% 1.64% 0.22% 1.13% 2.28% 0.74% 1.94%
Benchmark 3.12% 7.59% 16.68% 7.59% 15.23% 9.95% 5.89% 11.85% 7.22% 5.75% 6.70% 7.66% 6.18% 6.93%
Category Average 2.83% 15.60% 15.60% 7.06% 12.44% 8.30% 4.27% 10.73% 6.20% 4.82% 5.67% 6.45% 5.01% 5.58%
Category Rank 572 / 783 126 / 775 118 / 763 126 / 775 489 / 742 389 / 719 581 / 694 548 / 656 616 / 620 538 / 540 475 / 476 422 / 423 365 / 366 336 / 337
Quartile Ranking 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 2.30% -3.95% 1.12% 0.89% -2.22% -5.24% -0.58% 6.89% 1.83% 2.41% 5.14% 2.12%
Benchmark 2.76% -3.45% 1.52% 3.11% -1.30% -3.65% -1.92% 7.38% 2.98% 0.90% 3.40% 3.12%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

12.50% (November 2020)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-14.13% (September 2008)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 0.71% 14.77% -5.46% 12.46% -11.15% 7.10% -6.05% 11.54% -16.24% 10.24%
Benchmark 4.12% 19.41% -1.70% 18.37% -6.81% 16.27% 8.01% 8.97% -10.67% 15.74%
Category Average 1.55% 13.82% -2.56% 17.84% -8.91% 17.54% 7.87% 8.64% -12.60% 13.75%
Quartile Ranking 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 2 4 4
Category Rank 259/ 325 240/ 363 334/ 408 400/ 468 394/ 531 590/ 599 642/ 653 183/ 684 568/ 707 654/ 738

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

14.77% (2015)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-16.24% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 91.36
Canadian Equity 8.05
Cash and Equivalents 0.59

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 20.48
Healthcare 18.68
Consumer Goods 16.02
Industrial Goods 11.07
Financial Services 9.43
Other 24.32

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Europe 67.13
Asia 21.58
North America 8.64
Latin America 1.45
Africa and Middle East 0.92
Other 0.28

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Novo Nordisk A/S Cl B 5.07
ASML Holding NV 4.22
Nestle SA Cl N 3.94
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 3.45
Industria de Diseno Textil SA 3.27
Sap SE 3.17
Tokyo Electron Ltd 3.02
Sony Group Corp 2.99
London Stock Exchange Group PLC 2.98
Canadian Pacific Kansas City Ltd 2.76

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Franklin ClearBridge Sustainable International Growth Fund Series A

Median

Other - International Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.84% 15.81% 13.78%
Beta 1.03% 1.08% 1.04%
Alpha -0.04% -0.06% -0.05%
Rsquared 0.86% 0.88% 0.88%
Sharpe 0.02% 0.06% 0.11%
Sortino 0.00% -0.01% -0.01%
Treynor 0.00% 0.01% 0.01%
Tax Efficiency 92.25% 76.18% 74.61%
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 12.07% 14.84% 15.81% 13.78%
Beta 1.00% 1.03% 1.08% 1.04%
Alpha -0.04% -0.04% -0.06% -0.05%
Rsquared 0.87% 0.86% 0.88% 0.88%
Sharpe 0.49% 0.02% 0.06% 0.11%
Sortino 1.04% 0.00% -0.01% -0.01%
Treynor 0.06% 0.00% 0.01% 0.01%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% 92.25% 76.18% 74.61%

Fundata ESG Metrics

Fundata ESG Score

The E, S, and G scores are averaged for each security in the portfolio, to arrive at an ESG score for each security. We take the portfolio weighted average of the ESG scores for each fund and rank them against their peers to arrive at the Fundata ESG Score from 0-100.

Fundata E Score

Three scores under the Environment bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Environment Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Pollution Prevention, (2) Environmental Transparency, (3) Resource Efficiency.

Fundata S Score

Six scores under the Social bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Social Score for each fund from 0-100. (1) Compensation and Satisfaction, (2) Diversity and Rights, (3) Education and Work Conditions, (4) Community and Charity, (5) Human Rights, (6) Sustainability Integration.

Fundata G Score

Three scores under the governance bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Governance Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Board Effectiveness, (2) Management Ethics, (3) Disclosure and Accountability.

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Fund Details

Start Date January 03, 1989
Instrument Type Mutual Fund (Responsible Investment)
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $330

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
TML705
TML735
TML742

Investment Objectives

The Fund’s investment objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of issuers outside Canada and the U.S. while following a sustainable investment approach.

Investment Strategy

The Fund may invest up to 15% of its assets in equity securities of issuers in emerging markets. The Fund may invest in China A-securities directly through Stock Connect. In selecting investments for the Fund’s portfolio, the sub-advisor seeks to identify equity securities that offer above-average growth potential and trade at a significant discount to the sub-advisor’s assessment of their intrinsic value.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
ClearBridge Investments, LLC. 05-03-2021
Michael Testorf 06-10-2021
Elisa Mazen 06-10-2021
Pawel Wroblewski 06-10-2021

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Advisor Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Custodian J.P. Morgan Bank Canada
Registrar Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Distributor Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.10%
Management Fee 1.75%
Load Choice of Front or Back
FE Max 6.00%
DSC Max 6.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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