Franklin Strategic Income is well-resourced, but its goal of providing higher income than peers has exposed it to increased levels of risk, resulting in a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral for all share classes.
Will FRSTX outperform in future?
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The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable FRSTX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the FRSTX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of FRSTX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.