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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
0.60% 3.971B 4.28% 39.64%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
-61.89M -2.19% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to maximize income to support monthly distributions, while maintaining the prospects for capital appreciation. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of stocks (substantially dividend paying) and debt securities. It normally invests at least 25% of its total assets in debt securities, including bonds, notes, debentures and money market securities. In addition, the fund normally invests at least 25% of its total assets in equity securities, primarily common and preferred stock.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol FBFZX
Equity Style Large Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Allocation
Broad Category Allocation
Category Name Allocation--50% to 70% Equity
Category Index Morningstar Mod Tgt Risk TR USD
Prospectus Objective Balanced
Fund Owner Firm Name Franklin Templeton Investments
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Bloomberg US Agg Bond TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Edward Perks 15.84 yrs
Todd Brighton 5.17 yrs
Brendan Circle 3.17 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1 Year
% Rank: 72
-61.89M
-4.545B Category Low
5.029B Category High
3 Months
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As of April 30, 2022

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of May 19, 2022. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
-2.57%
12.34%
9.95%
-2.82%
18.39%
5.70%
15.54%
-7.66%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
28.71%
-17.68%
-8.29%
16.20%
8.18%
-5.74%
15.13%
3.26%
17.16%
-4.75%
-0.14%
9.12%
12.36%
-5.50%
20.53%
9.91%
14.24%
-10.66%
-1.08%
7.13%
15.27%
-6.45%
19.09%
15.37%
11.54%
-13.90%
-3.03%
9.74%
9.65%
-7.82%
16.28%
7.34%
16.51%
-6.73%
As of May 19, 2022.

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (5-19-22) 4.28%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-22) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Stock
Weighted Average PE Ratio 17.30
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
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Bond
Current Yield 4.02%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
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As of March 31, 2022

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 5/1/2013
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 3/1/2022
Share Classes
FBFQX Retirement
FBFZX Adv
FBLAX A
FBMCX C
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No

Asset Allocation

As of March 31, 2022.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 2.09% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 51.42% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 34.59% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.96% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 11.18% Upgrade Upgrade
Other -0.23% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Texas Instruments Inc 2.26% 167.62 -1.57%
United States Treasury Notes 0.375%
2.04% -- --
Bank of America Corp 1.97% 34.45 -1.23%
Chevron Corp 1.75% 166.86 -0.71%
Pfizer Inc 1.57% 50.65 0.50%
Verizon Communications Inc 1.52% 49.10 0.43%
Southern Co Unit - Series A (2019) 1.50% 54.75 -0.54%
NextEra Energy Inc Unit
1.49% -- --
Raytheon Technologies Corp 1.42% 90.25 -2.55%
Credit Suisse Ag London Brh Pfd 0%
1.41% -- --

Fees & Availability

Fees
Actual 12B-1 Fee --
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Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
Maximum Front Load --
Maximum Deferred Load --
Maximum Redemption Fee --
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
Purchase Details
Open to New Investors Yes
Open to Existing Investors Yes
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to maximize income to support monthly distributions, while maintaining the prospects for capital appreciation. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of stocks (substantially dividend paying) and debt securities. It normally invests at least 25% of its total assets in debt securities, including bonds, notes, debentures and money market securities. In addition, the fund normally invests at least 25% of its total assets in equity securities, primarily common and preferred stock.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol FBFZX
Equity Style Large Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Allocation
Broad Category Allocation
Category Name Allocation--50% to 70% Equity
Category Index Morningstar Mod Tgt Risk TR USD
Prospectus Objective Balanced
Fund Owner Firm Name Franklin Templeton Investments
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Bloomberg US Agg Bond TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Edward Perks 15.84 yrs
Todd Brighton 5.17 yrs
Brendan Circle 3.17 yrs

Fundamentals

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Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (5-19-22) 4.28%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-22) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Stock
Weighted Average PE Ratio 17.30
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
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Forecasted Dividend Yield Upgrade
Forecasted PE Ratio Upgrade
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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Bond
Current Yield 4.02%
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As of March 31, 2022

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 5/1/2013
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 3/1/2022
Share Classes
FBFQX Retirement
FBFZX Adv
FBLAX A
FBMCX C
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No

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