Franklin Gold and Precious Metals warrants a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral across all share classes because the differentiated portfolio its tenured manager constructs hasn’t reliably added value over the long term.
Will FRGOX outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable FRGOX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the FRGOX 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 FRGOX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.