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TheStreet Ratings

List of 10 Best Franklin Templeton Funds

Top-Rated Mutual Funds

Top-Rated Franklin Templeton Funds as of 3/31/16

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
Franklin Utilities AFKUTXA+C+
Franklin Growth AFKGRXAC+
Franklin CA Interm Tax-Free AFKCIXA-C
Franklin NY Interm Tax-Free Inc AFKNIXB+C
Franklin Rising Dividends AFRDPXB+C+
Franklin Fed Interm-Trm T/F Inc AFKITXBC
Franklin Equity Inc AFISEXBC+
Franklin California Ins Tx-Fr AFRCIXBC-
Franklin Insured Tax-Free Inc AFTFIXBC
Franklin Real Estate Sec AFREEXBC

Source: TheStreet Ratings

TheStreet Ratings' mutual fund rating model compiles and examines financial data on a monthly basis to gauge a mutual fund's risk-adjusted return compared to its competitors.

The 10 Franklin Templeton mutual funds (listed above) are ranked highest by TheStreet Ratings' methodology.

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