Putnam Global Financial Fund

Scorecard
1 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 3 1 4 5
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D- (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 28 Financial Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

See all Putnam funds

See full Financial rankings

See more fund rankings

Performance

The fund has returned 20.67 percent over the past year, 8.56 percent over the past three years, and 17.48 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 0.4%
1 Year 20.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 8.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 17.5%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

See more PGFOX performance

Summary

The investment seeks capital appreciation. This fund concentrates in the financial industries. The advisers invest mainly in common stocks (growth or value stocks or both) of large and midsize companies worldwide that the managers believe have favorable investment potential. Potential investments include commercial and investment banks, savings and loan organizations, brokerage and asset management firms, insurance companies and real estate investment trusts and real estate investment and development companies.

Fees

Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Putnam Global Financial Fund has an expense ratio of 2.10 percent.

See more PGFOX fees

Risk

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

See more PGFOX risk