The most notable companies in this group are Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE), Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO), PG&E Corp (NYSE:PCG).
The investment seeks capital appreciation and current income.
The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in the securities of public utilities companies. These are companies that provide electricity, natural gas, water, and communications services to the public and companies that provide services to public utilities companies. It concentrates (invests more than 25% of its total assets) in companies operating in the utilities industry. The fund invests primarily in equity securities, which consist mainly of common stocks.
The average market capitalization across the Franklin Utilities A MF is 42.11B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 11.61B to 118.08B. NEE holds the highest valuation in this group at 118.08B. The lowest valued company is EVRG at 11.61B.
The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Franklin Utilities A MF was 15%. For the same stocks of the MF, the average monthly volume growth was 19% and the average quarterly volume growth was -30%
Fundamental Analysis Ratings
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
Valuation Rating: 56
P/E Growth Rating: 62
Price Growth Rating: 48
SMR Rating: 71
Profit Risk Rating: 45
Seasonality Score: 20 (-100 ... +100)