Putnam Global Industrial Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 2 1 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C+ (Hold)

U.S. News evaluated 11 Industrials 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 39.84 percent over the past year, 14.28 percent over the past three years, and 27.87 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 3.2%
1 Year 39.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 14.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 27.9%
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 manager believes have favorable investment potential. Potential investments include companies involved in the research, development, manufacture, distribution, supply or sale of industrial products, services or equipment. 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 Industrial Fund has an expense ratio of 1.10 percent.

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Risk

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

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