Franklin FTSE South Korea ETF (FLKR)

NYSEARCA: FLKR · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.16 (0.76%)
Mar 28, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $247.73M
Expense Ratio 0.09%
PE Ratio 7.83
Shares Out 12.10M
Dividend (ttm) $0.61
Dividend Yield 2.96%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 29, 2022
Payout Ratio 24.97%
1-Year Return -19.56%
Volume 2,613
Open 20.66
Previous Close 20.50
Day's Range 20.61 - 20.70
52-Week Low 16.64
52-Week High 25.74
Beta 1.00
Holdings 162
Inception Date Nov 2, 2017

About FLKR

The Franklin FTSE South Korea ETF (FLKR) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the FTSE South Korea RIC Capped index. The fund tracks a market cap-weighted index of large- and mid-cap South Korean companies. FLKR was launched on Nov 2, 2017 and is managed by Franklin Templeton.

Asset Class Equity
Category Miscellaneous Region
Region Asia-Pacific
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol FLKR
Index Tracked FTSE South Korea RIC Capped

Top 10 Holdings

47.05% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 005930.KS 17.86%
SK Hynix Inc 000660.KS 5.24%
Samsung SDI Co Ltd 006400.KS 4.31%
LG Chem Ltd 051910.KS 3.69%
NAVER Corp 035420.KS 3.25%
POSCO Holdings Inc 005490.KS 2.81%
Hyundai Motor Co 005380.KS 2.78%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred 005935.KQ 2.62%
LG Energy Solution Ltd 373220.KS 2.26%
Kia Corp 000270.KS 2.22%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 29, 2022 $0.13766 Jan 9, 2023
Dec 16, 2022 $0.3993 Dec 22, 2022
Jun 17, 2022 $0.07396 Jun 28, 2022
Dec 13, 2021 $0.40423 Dec 21, 2021
Jun 10, 2021 $0.1847 Jun 18, 2021
Dec 14, 2020 $0.30404 Dec 23, 2020
Full Dividend History


Franklin Templeton's Mann on 2023, Smart Beta, Income

Investors have a ton on their plate this year, from inflation to rising rates to the prospect of a recession in the second half of the year.

1 month ago - ETF Trends

Keep an Eye on South Korea ETF FLKR

U.S. investors may be wary of domestic equities right now, and they'd have good reason, given how overvalued they are. Market watchers in the U.S.

2 months ago - ETF Trends

Single Nation ETFs May Rebound in 2023

Investors have had a lot of volatility to face when looking to their international equities slice this year, from Russia's invasion of Ukraine and global energy costs to China's “Zero COVID” policies ...

Other symbols: FLTW
3 months ago - ETF Trends

South Korea Ups Rates, Predicts Economic Recovery

The Bank of Korea delivered back-to-back interest rate hikes and forecasts further aggressive increases to bring consumer inflation down from 13-year highs. The country's central bank announced Thursd...

10 months ago - ETF Trends

3 South Korea ETFs for Q2 2021

3 South Korea ETFs for Q2 2021 are KORU, FLKR, and EWY.

Other symbols: EWYKORU
2 years ago - Investopedia

Top Fund Managers Flock to South Korean Tech Stocks

Investing in international markets is not a new theme. In addition to the lucrative returns associated with this strategy, investors often place importance on the diversification benefits of expanding...

Other symbols: BENBLKEWY
2 years ago - GuruFocus

2 South Korea ETFs for Q1 2021

2 South Korea ETFs for Q1 2021 are FLKR and EWY.

Other symbols: EWY
2 years ago - Investopedia

Is South Korea Crowding Your Emerging Markets Allocation?

By John Welling, Director, Equity Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices Key to evaluating core international equity benchmarks is an understanding of the country exposures offered. Developed and emerging mar...

Other symbols: EWY
2 years ago - ETF Trends

3 South Korea ETFs for Q4 2020

3 South Korea ETFs for Q4 2020 are FLKR, EWY, and FKO.

Other symbols: EWY
2 years ago - Investopedia

Can South Korean ETFs Survive the Covid-19 Havoc?

Thanks to the aggravating coronavirus outbreak, South Korea is expected to see a drop in domestic consumption levels, disturbed supply chain and slowdown in economic recovery.

Other symbols: EWY
3 years ago - Zacks Investment Research

2 Asian Country ETFs Set to Outperform in 2020

Compelling value, policy easing and some country-specific tailwinds make these Two Asian ETFs good buys for 2020.

3 years ago - Zacks Investment Research

Here's Why You Should Invest in South Korea ETFs Now

South Korea ETFs should surge amid policy easing and the initial U.S.-China trade deal.

Other symbols: EWY
3 years ago - Zacks Investment Research

5 International Value ETFs Enjoying High Momentum

These international value ETFs have been in the list of top gainers over the last five days. These are also known for sturdy yields, which make them nice picks amid the current global market volatilit...

Other symbols: HDEFIDOG
3 years ago - Zacks Investment Research

US Imposes Duties on Vietnam Steel: ETFs in Focus

The imposition of hefty tariffs on certain steel imports from Vietnam puts certain ETFs with exposure to a few Southeast Asian nations in focus.

Other symbols: EWTEWYFLTWVNM
4 years ago - Zacks Investment Research