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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
3.57% -13.80% 508.33M 44714.20
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
2.24% 33.00% -- Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in master limited partnerships (MLPs) and midstream entities in the energy sector. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its Managed Assets in energy MLPs and energy midstream entities. The Fund considers an entity to be within the energy sector if it derives at least 50% of its revenues from the business of exploring, developing, producing, gathering, transporting, processing, storing, refining, distributing, mining or marketing natural gas, natural gas liquids (including propane), crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Energy Limited Partnership
Category Index Morningstar MLP Composite TR USD
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Natural Resources
Fund Owner Firm Name Franklin Templeton Investments
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Alerian MLP TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Chris Eades 11.28 yrs
Michael Clarfeld 11.28 yrs
Peter Vanderlee 11.28 yrs
Richard Freeman 11.28 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
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2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
7.45%
-40.75%
13.17%
7.85%
-24.79%
19.97%
-66.71%
98.52%
4.94%
-0.87%
7.51%
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16.95%
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20.85%
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56.58%
8.37%
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20.80%
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As of October 15, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (10-15-21) 2.24%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield (3-5-20) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 14.78
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of August 31, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of August 31, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of August 31, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.85% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.15% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
MPLX LP Partnership Units 8.37% 31.12 0.61%
Enterprise Products Partners LP 7.98% 24.25 0.62%
Targa Resources Corp 6.35% 55.71 0.91%
Williams Companies Inc 6.01% 29.55 0.61%
ONEOK Inc 5.90% 65.12 0.88%
Magellan Midstream Partners LP 5.54% 48.75 1.75%
DCP Midstream LP 5.33% 32.92 1.14%
Western Midstream Partners LP 4.89% 23.38 0.47%
Energy Transfer LP 4.71% 9.99 0.50%
Enbridge Inc 4.57% 52.72 0.08%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in master limited partnerships (MLPs) and midstream entities in the energy sector. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its Managed Assets in energy MLPs and energy midstream entities. The Fund considers an entity to be within the energy sector if it derives at least 50% of its revenues from the business of exploring, developing, producing, gathering, transporting, processing, storing, refining, distributing, mining or marketing natural gas, natural gas liquids (including propane), crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Energy Limited Partnership
Category Index Morningstar MLP Composite TR USD
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Natural Resources
Fund Owner Firm Name Franklin Templeton Investments
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Alerian MLP TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Chris Eades 11.28 yrs
Michael Clarfeld 11.28 yrs
Peter Vanderlee 11.28 yrs
Richard Freeman 11.28 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (10-15-21) 2.24%
30-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 14.78
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 6/25/2010
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2019
Last Prospectus Date 4/1/2013
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund Yes
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No