Franklin FTSE Japan
ALTAR
Score™
8.1% info Recommen-
dation
OVERWEIGHT
2019E    2020E
P/E
ratio
14.4x P/Sales
ratio
0.8x
P/BV
ratio
1.2x Div.
yield
2.4%


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The Franklin FTSE Japan ETF tracks a market-cap-selected and -weighted index of Japanese equities.

FUND BASICS
Category International Equities
Fund Sponsor Franklin Templeton
Website www.libertyshares.com
Inception date Nov 02, 2017
Assets (mns) $221
Currency USD
Expense ratio 9 bp
Distributions Semi-annual

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian
Weighting Market Cap
Index replication
Uses derivatives No
Options available No

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 506
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $34,121
Large cap (>$10bn) 70.8%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 26.6%
Small cap (<$2bn) 2.6%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 4.5 %
SONY CORP 2.0 %
MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GRO 1.7 %
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP. 1.6 %
TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO LTD 1.6 %
KEYENCE CORP 1.5 %
KDDI CORPORATION 1.3 %
HONDA MOTOR CO LTD 1.3 %
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GR 1.2 %
RECRUIT HOLDINGS CO LTD 1.1 %
Total 17.8 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
JAPAN 98.4 %










HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru October 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
16.0% 8.2% -- -- 0.2%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 0.78 74%
MSCI EAFE 0.94 84%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.70 71%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $26.25
30d moving avg. $25.76
Annualized volatility 13.4%
Short interest (ETF) 0.0%
Relative strength (RSI) 77

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 13
Turnover 0.2%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.11%
ADV underlying (mns) $19,330

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 20 potential alternatives to the Franklin FTSE Japan ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with FLJP. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: FLJP Expense: 9 bp ALTAR Score™: 8.1%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH FLJP
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs FLJP
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs FLJP
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs FLJP
(%)
HFXJ IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Japan 97.5 30 -21 7.8 -0.2
FLJH Franklin FTSE Japan Hedged 96.3 9 0 8.0 -0.0
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan 91.3 19 -10 7.9 -0.1
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan 89.8 47 -38 7.7 -0.4
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged 89.0 45 -36 7.7 -0.4
QJPN SPDR MSCI Japan Quality Mix 88.8 14 -5 8.1 +0.0
JPN Xtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity 83.7 9 0 8.1 +0.0
JPXN iShares JPX-Nikkei 400 83.5 48 -39 7.7 -0.4
GSJY Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta Japan Equity 74.9 25 -16 7.8 -0.3
IPAC iShares Core MSCI Pacific 60.3 9 0 7.5 -0.6
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity 57.0 48 -39 8.7 +0.6
EWJE iShares MSCI Japan Equal Weighted 53.7 15 -6 7.3 -0.8
VPL Vanguard Pacific ETF 53.0 9 0 7.8 -0.3
EWJV iShares MSCI Japan Value 47.6 15 -6 10.1 +2.0
JPMV iShares MSCI Japan Min Volatility 44.9 30 -21 6.7 -1.3
RFAP First Trust Riverfront Dynamic Asia Pacific 43.2 83 -74 7.3 -0.8
SCIJ Global X Scientific Beta Japan 42.8 39 -30 7.0 -1.0
IVLU iShares MSCI Int'l Developed Value Factor 35.8 30 -21 10.4 +2.4
REFA Invesco International Revenue ETF 31.8 42 -33 8.8 +0.8
ISZE iShares MSCI Int'l Developed Size Factor 27.9 30 -21 6.7 -1.3

1Overlap is the percentage of holdings by weight that are identical. For example, if Fund A has a 2% position in Apple, Inc. (AAPL) and Fund B has a 5% position, their overlapping position in AAPL is 2%.

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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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Return on equity

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*Six months ago = 100

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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OVERWEIGHT

Above average appreciation potential. A rating of OVERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 4th quintile (ranking higher than 60%-80%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at attractive valuations and/or having above-average fundamentals.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 9.5 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 1.2 x
Less: Expense ratio 9 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 8.1 %
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MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.57 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.63
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

See RATING tab for calculation of ALTAR Score™
Risk & reward. Uses std. dev. as proxy for risk, ALTAR Score™ for return forecast.
Dividends paid by constituents to the fund. May differ from actual distributions to shareholders due to constituent changes, timing issues or other factors.
Monthly returns based on changes in price plus dividends. May differ from daily returns reported by funds. See below for standardized returns.