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Templeton Growth VIP 2
Release date as of 2023-04-30. Data on page is subject to change.
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As of 2023-04-30
Out of 339
Global Large-Stock Blend Funds
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Total Fund Assets ($ Mil)
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  Investment Objective & Strategy  
The investment seeks long-term capital growth.
The fund invests primarily in the equity securities of companies located anywhere in the world, including developing markets. The equity securities in which the fund primarily invests are common stock. Although the fund seeks investments across a number of countries and sectors, from time to time, based on economic conditions, it may have substantial positions in particular countries or sectors.
  Morningstar Category: Global Large-Stock Blend
Global large-stock blend portfolios invest in a variety of international stocks and typically skew towards large caps that are fairly representative of the global stock market in size, growth rates, and price. World large stock blend portfolios have few geographical limitations. It is common for these portfolios to invest the majority of their assets in developed markets, with the remainder divided among the globe’s emerging markets. These portfolios are not significantly overweight U.S. equity exposure relative to the Morningstar Global Market Index and maintain at least a 20% absolute U.S. exposure. 
  Investment Risks
There are no additional fund specific investment risks (e.g. liquidity risk, currency risk, foreign investment risk, etc.) associated with this fund beyond the normal risks generally associated with investing in a mutual fund.
  Portfolio Profile
Asset Allocation
% of Net Assets
Bullet U.S. Stocks U.S. Stocks 44.3
Bullet Non-U.S. Stocks Non-U.S. Stocks 48.8
Bullet Bonds Bonds 0.0
Bullet Cash Cash 7.0
Bullet Other Other 0.0
Asset Allocation Rescaled Graph
Data through 2023-04-30
Morningstar Equity Sectors
% of Stocks
Cyclical 24.30
Basic Materials 2.53
Consumer Cyclical 17.24
Financial Services 4.53
Real Estate 0.00
Sensitive 44.19
Communication Services 10.71
Energy 6.25
Industrials 13.92
Technology 13.31
Defensive 31.50
Consumer Defensive 12.13
Healthcare 19.37
Utilities 0.00
Data through 2023-04-30
Morningstar World Regions
% Fund
Americas 47.6
North America 47.6
Latin America 0.0
Greater Europe 37.5
United Kingdom 16.3
Europe Developed 21.1
Europe Emerging 0.0
Africa/Middle East 0.0
Greater Asia 15.0
Japan 7.4
Australasia 0.0
Asia Developed 6.0
Asia Emerging 1.5
Data through 2023-04-30
Holding Status
Total Number of Stock Holdings 60
Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
% of Net Assets in Top 10 Holdings 25.09
Turnover % (as of 2022-12-31) 34.43
30 Day SEC Yield % 0.68
Top Holdings
Sector Country % of Net
BP PLC United Kingdom 3.08
Unilever PLC United Kingdom 2.61
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV Belgium 2.55
Alphabet Inc Class A United States 2.54
Medtronic PLC United States 2.53
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd South Korea 2.52
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc United States 2.40
TJX Companies Inc United States 2.33
UnitedHealth Group Inc United States 2.27
Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC United Kingdom 2.26
Data through 2023-04-30
  Principal Risks   
Emerging Markets, Foreign Securities, Loss of Money, Not FDIC Insured, Country or Region, Value Investing, Active Management, Market/Market Volatility, Industry and Sector Investing, Other, Restricted/Illiquid Securities, Derivatives, Small Cap, Mid-Cap
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  Other Information
Inception Date: 1999-01-06
Portfolio Manager(s)
Peter M. Moeschter   (2019-02-01)
Peter M. Moeschter, CFA, EVP is a portfolio manager in the Templeton Global Equity Group with responsibility for various global and international equity mandates. He is the sector team leader of global utilities. Mr. Moeschter holds a B.B.A. (honors) from Wilfrid Laurier University and an M.B.A. from York University.
Christopher James Peel   (2017-05-01)
Christopher Peel, CFA, SVP is a research analyst and portfolio manager for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Peel is a manager for Templeton Growth Fund. He has global research responsibility for software, IT services and consulting, and integrated oils. Mr. Peel is Group Coordinator for the Energy sector. Mr. Peel holds a B.Sc. in computer science from the University of Nottingham (UK).
Herbert J Arnett Jr.   (2017-05-01)
Herbert Arnett, SVP is Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Arnett is a manager for Templeton Growth Fund Inc. and Templeton World Fund. He has global research responsibilities for large-cap and small-cap Media, Internet Software and Services, as well US Telecoms. Mr. Arnett holds a B.A. in finance and an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.
Warren Pustam   (2019-07-24)
Mr. Pustam joined Franklin Templeton in 2013.
Investment Advisor(s)
Templeton Global Advisors Limited
Franklin Templeton Investments
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