The reorganization of personnel supporting Franklin California Tax Free Income will not impede its income-focused approach, but more time is needed to evaluate how these adjustments plus process changes will play out. Most share classes for this strategy retain a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral, while the most expensive C share class is rated Negative.
Will FRCTX outperform in future?
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The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable FRCTX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the FRCTX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of FRCTX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.