Putnam International Value Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 1 3 3
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D- (Sell)

#36 in Foreign Large Value

U.S. News evaluated 93 Foreign Large Value 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 19.01 percent over the past year, 7.14 percent over the past three years, 15.81 percent over the past five years, and 5.40 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date -0.7%
1 Year 19.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 7.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 5.4%

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Summary

The investment seeks capital growth; current income is a secondary objective. The fund invests mainly in common stocks of large and midsize companies outside the United States, with a focus on value stocks. Value stocks are those that the adviser believes are currently undervalued by the market. It invests mainly in developed countries, but may invest in emerging markets. The fund may also use derivatives, such as futures, options, certain foreign currency transactions, and warrants and swap contracts, for both hedging and non-hedging purposes.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Putnam International Value Fund has an expense ratio of 1.35 percent.

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Risk

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

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