Putnam Global Energy Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 1 1 2
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 48 Equity Energy Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 12.87 percent over the past year, 0.58 percent over the past three years, and 13.16 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.6%
1 Year 12.9%
3 Years (Annualized) 0.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 13.2%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund invests mainly in common stocks (growth or value stocks or both) of large and midsize companies worldwide that the advisor believes have favorable investment potential. Potential investments include companies engaged in the exploration, production, development and refinement of conventional and alternative sources of energy. It may also use derivatives, such as futures, options, certain foreign currency transactions, warrants and swap contracts, for both hedging and non-hedging purposes, and may engage in short sales of securities. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Putnam Global Energy Fund has an expense ratio of 1.60 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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