Franklin Income has generated a solid yield, and its total returns have been strong at times, but it hasn’t consistently outperformed on a risk-adjusted basis. The fund’s team and process both lack a clear competitive advantage. Its Morningstar Analyst Rating remains Neutral across its share classes.
Will FRIAX outperform in future?
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The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable FRIAX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the FRIAX 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 FRIAX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.