FLAX

Franklin FTSE Asia ex Japan ETF
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FLAX Fund Description

FLAX tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap stocks from developed and emerging Asian countries, excluding Japan.

FLAX Factset Analytics Insight

FLAX offers broad, inexpensive exposure to Asian stocks. Excluding Japan boosts the fund’s exposure to China, Korea, and Taiwan—though unlike our segment benchmark, FLAX excludes Australia. Also unlike our benchmark, the fund omits small-cap stocks, a common concession in the space. FLAX is a viable contender and charges an attractive fee, but be sure to use caution when trading.

FLAX MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

Franklin FTSE Asia ex Japan ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BB based on a score of 4.08 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. Franklin FTSE Asia ex Japan ETF ranks in the 22nd percentile within its peer group and in the 22nd percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

FLAX Charts And Performance

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PERFORMANCE [as of 09/12/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
FLAX 4.78% -0.34% 6.76% 1.26% -- -- --
FLAX (NAV) 5.51% 1.01% 7.43% 2.18% -- -- --
FTSE Asia ex Japan RIC Capped Index 5.39% 0.94% 7.49% 2.14% 7.00% 3.34% --
MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan IMI Index -- -- -- -- -- -- --
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

FLAX Summary Data

02/06/18
Open-Ended Fund
0.19%
$16.79M
$137.79K
0.24%

FLAX Portfolio Data

$98.08B
14.05
1.43
2.38%
12/19/19
1087

FLAX Index Data

FTSE Asia ex Japan RIC Capped Index
Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan IMI Index

FLAX Portfolio Management

0.19%
-0.13%
0.09%
-0.22%

FLAX Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

FLAX Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
No Policy
N/A
N/A
High
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FLAX Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/13/19
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of FLAX. FLAX is rated a 4 out of 5.

FLAX Tradability

6,015
$137.79K
960
$23.23K
0.24%
$0.05
0.27%
2.49% / -2.63%
None
8.00%
400,000
0.00
0.05%
0.27%
0
$21.06
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FLAX Sector/Industry Breakdown


FLAX
Segment Benchmark
31.56%
32.14%
29.67%
24.05%
6.95%
7.69%
6.86%
7.27%
5.77%
5.87%
4.70%
4.30%
4.43%
7.36%
3.77%
3.33%
3.54%
3.57%
2.76%
4.42%

FLAX Top 10 Holdings[View All]

5.47%
4.32%
3.98%
2.62%
1.58%
1.44%
1.14%
1.13%
1.08%
27.35%

FLAX Countries


FLAX
Segment Benchmark
37.17%
28.42%
13.63%
11.50%
12.85%
11.48%
11.13%
8.67%
9.32%
7.69%
4.98%
4.03%
3.85%
3.04%
3.03%
2.14%
2.41%
2.10%
1.49%
1.08%

FLAX Regions


FLAX
Segment Benchmark
99.90%
99.60%
0.10%
0.38%
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0.02%

FLAX Economic Development


FLAX
Segment Benchmark
68.73%
75.20%
31.27%
24.80%

FLAX Performance Statistics

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0.00%
MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan IMI Index

FLAX MSCI ESG Ratings

BB
4.08 / 10
22.30
21.73
3.72%
5.76%
314.45

FLAX Benchmark Comparison Holdings

1087
2598
882
71.03%

FLAX Benchmark Comparison Summary


FLAX
Segment Benchmark
1087
2598
$98.08B
$81.05B
14.05
14.62
1.43
1.54
2.66%
2.91%
Low
Low

FLAX Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


FLAX
Segment Benchmark
68.56%
62.26%
26.64%
24.61%
4.73%
10.90%
0.08%
2.22%