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Release date as of 2022-05-31. Data on page is subject to change.
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Overall Morningstar
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Out of 427
Allocation--30% to 50% Equity Funds
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As of 2022-05-31
As of 2022-03-31
Total Fund Assets ($ Mil)
3,407.29
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  Investment Objective & Strategy  
The investment seeks to maximize income while maintaining prospects for capital appreciation.
The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of debt and equity securities. It may shift its investments from one asset class to another based on the investment manager's analysis of the best opportunities for the fund's portfolio in a given market. The fund may invest up to 100% of its total assets in debt securities that are rated below investment grade (also known as "junk bonds"), including a portion in defaulted securities. It may also invest up to 25% of its assets in foreign securities, either directly or through depositary receipts.
  Morningstar Category: Allocation--30% to 50% Equity
Funds in allocation categories seek to provide both income and capital appreciation by primarily investing in multiple asset classes, including stocks, bonds, and cash. These moderately conservative strategies prioritize preservation of capital over appreciation. They typically expect volatility similar to a strategic equity exposure between 30% and 50%. 
  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 32.8
Bullet Non-U.S. Stocks Non-U.S. Stocks 4.7
Bullet Bonds Bonds 43.9
Bullet Cash Cash 5.4
Bullet Other Other 13.2
Asset Allocation Rescaled Graph
Data through 2022-05-31
Morningstar Equity Sectors
% of Stocks
Cyclical 16.79
Basic Materials 4.07
Consumer Cyclical 0.78
Financial Services 11.94
Real Estate 0.00
Sensitive 38.95
Communication Services 7.27
Energy 13.06
Industrials 10.21
Technology 8.41
Defensive 44.26
Consumer Defensive 5.63
Healthcare 15.26
Utilities 23.37
Data through 2022-05-31
Morningstar Fixed-Income Sectors
% Fund
Government 14.60
Corporate 76.30
Securitized 0.49
Municipal 0.00
Cash & Equivalents 8.62
Other 0.00
Data through 2022-05-31
Credit Analysis
% Bonds
AAA 17.75
AA 0.00
A 1.72
BBB 11.53
BB 18.57
B 29.57
Below B 17.50
Not Rated 3.37
Data through 2022-03-31
Credit Analysis Graph
Holding Status
Total Number of Stock Holdings 54
Total Number of Bond Holdings 126
% of Net Assets in Top 10 Holdings 17.88
Turnover % (as of 2021-12-31) 39.27
30 Day SEC Yield % ---
Top Holdings
Sector Country Maturity Date Market Value ($000) % of Net Assets
United States Treasury Notes 1.75% --- USA 2025-03-15 97,422 2.85
United States Treasury Notes 1.5% --- USA 2025-02-15 92,013 2.70
Franklin IFT Money Market --- USA --- 71,445 2.09
Chevron Corp USA --- 61,131 1.79
Community Health Systems Incorporated 6.875% --- USA 2029-04-15 54,810 1.61
United States Treasury Notes 2.75% --- USA 2023-05-31 50,307 1.47
United States Treasury Notes 2.25% --- USA 2024-03-31 49,791 1.46
Exxon Mobil Corp USA --- 48,000 1.41
Lockheed Martin Corp USA --- 44,011 1.29
Texas Instruments Inc USA --- 41,362 1.21
Data through 2022-05-31
  Principal Risks   
Credit and Counterparty, Prepayment (Call), Foreign Securities, Loss of Money, Not FDIC Insured, Value Investing, Active Management, Income, Interest Rate, Market/Market Volatility, Convertible Securities, Depositary Receipts, High-Yield Securities, Industry and Sector Investing, Mortgage-Backed and Asset-Backed Securities, Other, Restricted/Illiquid Securities, Derivatives, Structured Products
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  Other Information
Inception Date: 1999-01-06
Portfolio Manager(s)
Edward D. Perks   (2002-03-01)
Edward Perks is chief investment officer of Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions and president of Franklin Advisers, Inc. In this role, Mr. Perks has oversight of myriad multi-asset investment capabilities designed to meet client needs for specific investment solutions. Mr. Perks joined Franklin Templeton in 1992. Mr. Perks holds a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder, a member of the CFA Institute, and the Security Analysts of San Francisco (SASF).
Todd Brighton   (2017-03-01)
Todd Brighton is a vice president, portfolio manager and research analyst for Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions. He is the lead manager of the Franklin Liberty US Low Volatility ETF. Mr. Brighton analyzes equity and equity-linked investments for the Core/Hybrid team and specializes in the development of volatility-based strategies. Mr. Brighton joined Franklin Templeton in 2000. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of San Francisco.
Brendan Circle   (2019-02-01)
Brendan Circle is a vice president, portfolio manager, and research analyst for Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions. In this role, Mr. Circle serves as a comanager of Franklin Income Fund and related portfolios, as well as Franklin Managed Income Fund. He also specializes in analyzing investment opportunities across the fixed income markets for the Multi-Asset Solutions team. Mr. Circle joined Franklin Templeton in 2014. Mr. Circle is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder, as well as a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of San Francisco.
Investment Advisor(s)
Franklin Advisers, Inc.
Issuer
Franklin Templeton Investments
Subadvisor(s)
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