(As of 3/31/2024)

Franklin Bissett Core Plus Bond Fund Series A

(Canadian Fixed Income)
FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
(11/24/2000)
3.32 %
YTD Return -0.73 %
NAVPS
(4/19/2024)
$9.75
Change $0.01 / 0.13 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of March 31, 2024)
MER 1.22 %
Assets ($mil) $1,984.27
Rank (1Yr) 238/604
Std Dev (3Yr) 6.13 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 3/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load Choice of Front or Back
Max Front End 6.00 %
Max Back End 6.00 %
Sales Status Open
 
Objective
The Fund seeks high current income and some long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in Canadian federal and provincial government, and corporate bonds, debentures and short-term notes.
Fund Manager

Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.

Portfolio Manager

Thomas O'Gorman, Franklin Bissett Investment Management

Darcy Briggs, Franklin Bissett Investment Management

Adrienne Young, Franklin Bissett Investment Management

Sub-Advisor
Data not available
 
Asset Allocation
(As of January 31, 2024)
Sector Allocation
(As of January 31, 2024)
Geographic Allocation
(As of January 31, 2024)
Top 10 Holdings
NameAssetSectorGeographicPercent
Ontario Province 2.65% 02-Dec-2050Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada2.88%
PSP Capital Inc 4.15% 01-Jun-2033Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada2.37%
United States Treasury 4.13% 15-Aug-2053Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States2.32%
Ontario Province 3.45% 02-Jun-2045Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada2.00%
United States Treasury 3.88% 15-Aug-2033Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States1.90%
Canada Housing Trust No 1 3.95% 15-Jun-2028Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.43%
Saskatchewan Province 5.60% 05-Sep-2035Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.39%
United States Treasury 3.63% 31-May-2028Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States1.37%
Alberta Province 3.10% 01-Jun-2050Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.22%
Manitoba Province 5.70% 05-Mar-2037Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.14%

Performance Data (As of March 31, 2024)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 0.58 -0.73 7.24 -0.73 2.60 -1.65 0.11 1.53
Benchmark 0.48 -1.28 6.84 -1.28 1.93 -1.50 0.22 2.01
Quartile Ranking 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2

Calendar Return (%) 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund 6.56 -12.71 -1.60 7.60 7.16 -0.60 2.92 3.30 0.63 7.28
Benchmark 6.38 -11.46 -2.71 8.61 6.97 1.29 2.70 1.54 3.57 9.10
Quartile Ranking 2 4 1 4 1 4 1 1 4 3

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