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Grant Bowers

Grant Bowers

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About Grant Bowers

Grant Bowers studied at the University of California graduating with a degree in economics. He joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1993 as a fixed income analyst and in 1998 joined the Franklin Equity Group as an analyst. His research coverage has included the telecom, media, publishing, transportation and business services industries. He is currently the lead manager on the Franklin US Opportunities Fund. Outside of fund management, Bowers is a keen fan of the outdoors and enjoys shooting.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

2009

  • ORated A in Oct 2009
  • NRated A in Nov 2009
  • DRated A in Dec 2009

2010

  • JRated A in Jan 2010
  • FRated A in Feb 2010
  • MRated A in Mar 2010
  • ARated A in Apr 2010
  • MRated AA in May 2010
  • JRated A in Jun 2010
  • JRated A in Jul 2010
  • ARated A in Aug 2010
  • SRated A in Sep 2010
  • ONot rated in Oct 2010
  • NNot rated in Nov 2010
  • DRated A in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated A in Jan 2011
  • FRated A in Feb 2011
  • MRated AA in Mar 2011
  • ARated AA in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JNot rated in Jun 2011
  • JNot rated in Jul 2011
  • ANot rated in Aug 2011
  • SNot rated in Sep 2011
  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DRated A in Dec 2011

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MNot rated in May 2012
  • JNot rated in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
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  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
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  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014

2015

  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015
  • ANot rated in Apr 2015
  • MNot rated in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2015
  • ARated A in Aug 2015
  • SRated A in Sep 2015
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2015
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2015
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2015

2016

  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ANot rated in Aug 2016
  • SNot rated in Sep 2016
  • ONot rated in Oct 2016
  • NNot rated in Nov 2016
  • DNot rated in Dec 2016

2017

  • JNot rated in Jan 2017
  • FNot rated in Feb 2017
  • MNot rated in Mar 2017
  • ANot rated in Apr 2017
  • MNot rated in May 2017
  • JNot rated in Jun 2017

Performance

Equity - US
over : 31/05/2014 - 31/05/2017
Rank 325/1264 Equity - US
Manager Return
325 Grant Bowers 28.9%
326 Jean Park 28.9%
327 Robert Bacarella 28.9%
327 Christopher Walsh 28.9%
327 Robert J. Bacarella 28.9%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 10.6%
2016 -2.3% -5.6% -0.5% 7.0% -2.7%
2015 5.2% 7.2% 0.6% -7.4% 5.4%
2014 7.3% -0.8% 4.2% 0.4% 3.4%
2013 39.2% 10.9% 2.0% 12.7% 9.2%
2012 5.3% -0.7%

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New dawn in tech: two ways to tap the ‘Internet of Things’

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$4.7bn US equity expert reveals biggest market trend for 2015

VIDEO: Franklin Templeton’s Grant Bowers outlines how he is tapping the emerging theme in his blockbuster fund.

Golden gains: five top US managers trade views on equities

VIDEO: Matt Goodburn reports from California where leading managers from Neptune, PIMCO, Matthews Asia and Franklin Templeton reveal their equity expectations for 2014.

Shale boom will boost US consumer stocks, says $4bn manager

Franklin Templeton's Grant Bowers says the impact of cheap energy will help underpin growing consumer spending.

Google at $1,000 ‘not expensive’, says Franklin Templeton’s Bowers

US equity specialist Grant Bowers believes the internet giant is fairly valued against a muddle-through economy.

Global currencies in ‘race to the bottom’, says $2.7bn manager

US equity specialist Conrad Herrmann has added to his domestic-facing names as worldwide QE impacts dollar strength.

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.