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Franklin Liberty Short Duration U.S. Government ETF

etf
FTSD
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$95.66 -0.01 0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note
FTSD (ETF)

Franklin Liberty Short Duration U.S. Government ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$95.66 -0.01 0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note
FTSD (ETF)
Franklin Liberty Short Duration U.S. Government ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$95.66 -0.01 0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note

FTSD - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.7%
  • Net Assets $516 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 35.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$95.67
$94.29
$96.39

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.43%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 169.35%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Short Government

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Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$20.68

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$13.40 B

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1.97%

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3.02%

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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$86.37

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$21.20 B

1.18%

$1.02

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2.07%

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$61.98

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1.92%

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$51.41

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$7.88 B

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1.86%

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$3.12 B

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2.40%

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$120.85

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$903.98 M

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FTSD - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 2.23%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Franklin Liberty Short Duration U.S. Government ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inception Date
    Nov 04, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    5401000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Patrick Klein

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government, its agencies, or instrumentalities. To pursue its investment goal, it may invest in certain interest rate-related derivative transactions, principally U.S. Treasury futures contracts. The fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund ("ETF") that does not seek to replicate the performance of a specified index.


FTSD - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FTSD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.4% -1.1% 6.0% 68.13%
1 Yr 2.8% 0.5% 5.5% 69.15%
3 Yr 2.2%* 0.9% 4.1% 64.89%
5 Yr 1.7%* 0.2% 3.0% 57.45%
10 Yr N/A* -0.1% 2.4% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FTSD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 -0.5% -1.4% 3.3% 79.78%
2018 -1.0% -80.0% 0.1% 64.77%
2017 -1.6% -4.6% 0.4% 82.14%
2016 -1.0% -4.1% 900.0% 80.95%
2015 22.5% -3.6% 22.5% 1.22%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FTSD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.5% -1.1% 6.0% 67.03%
1 Yr 2.8% -3.1% 5.5% 59.14%
3 Yr 2.2%* 0.0% 4.1% 58.06%
5 Yr 1.7%* 0.0% 3.0% 50.54%
10 Yr N/A* -0.1% 2.4% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FTSD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 -0.5% -1.4% 3.3% 79.78%
2018 -1.0% -80.0% 2.2% 68.18%
2017 -1.6% -4.6% 1.2% 85.71%
2016 -1.0% -4.1% 900.0% 84.52%
2015 22.5% -3.6% 22.5% 1.22%

FTSD - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FTSD Category Low Category High FTSD % Rank
Net Assets 516 M 1.55 M 21.2 B 48.42%
Number of Holdings 409 1 1629 28.42%
Net Assets in Top 10 111 M 1.39 M 10.3 B 64.21%
Weighting of Top 10 35.61% 17.3% 100.0% 48.28%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 7.27%
  2. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 6.41%
  3. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 6.40%
  4. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 5.03%
  5. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 3.72%
  6. Government National Mortgage Association 3% 2.99%
  7. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 2.86%
  8. Government National Mortgage Association 3% 2.64%
  9. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 2.52%
  10. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 2.31%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FTSD % Rank
Bonds
88.26% 39.95% 102.57% 84.21%
Cash
11.73% -8.33% 60.05% 16.84%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 90.53%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 90.53%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 5.77% 90.53%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 90.53%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FTSD % Rank
Securitized
69.36% 0.00% 94.35% 33.68%
Government
17.84% 0.00% 100.00% 74.74%
Cash & Equivalents
10.58% 0.00% 60.05% 30.53%
Corporate
2.22% 0.00% 48.60% 11.58%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 90.53%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 6.03% 93.68%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FTSD % Rank
US
89.63% 39.95% 102.57% 75.79%
Non US
-1.37% -1.37% 17.39% 100.00%

FTSD - Expenses

Operational Fees

FTSD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.43% 0.03% 2.31% 76.34%
Management Fee 0.30% 0.03% 0.80% 36.17%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.45% 81.25%

Sales Fees

FTSD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FTSD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 0.25% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

FTSD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 169.35% 0.00% 499.00% 78.89%

FTSD - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FTSD Category Low Category High FTSD % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.51% 0.00% 1.67% 3.16%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FTSD Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FTSD Category Low Category High FTSD % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.23% 0.47% 2.73% 13.04%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FTSD Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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FTSD - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Patrick Klein


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 04, 2013

6.99

7.0%

Dr. Patrick Klein is a portfolio manager and research analyst for Franklin Templeton Investments' Investment Grade Bond Department. He is part of the team managing the multi-sector, fixed income strategies with a focus on securitized products, inflation, and portfolio construction. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2005, Dr. Klein was a principal member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories. He was responsible for modeling and computer simulation of material behavior. Dr. Klein earned his B.S. dual degree in mechanical engineering and material science and engineering from Cornell University. He also earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.

Paul Varunok


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 15, 2019

1.05

1.1%

Mr. Varunok is portfolio manager of Franklin Advisers. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2001. Previously, Varunok was a fixed-income analyst for Prudential Securities, Inc.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 34.85 10.38 5.75