3 / 5 Stars
4 4 4 4 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 326 Large Value Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 28.85 percent over the past year, 13.88 percent over the past three years, 23.92 percent over the past five years, and 5.82 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||1.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||13.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||23.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||5.8%|
The investment seeks capital growth and current income. The fund invests mainly in common stocks of large U.S. companies, with a focus on value stocks that offer the potential for capital growth, current income, or both. Value stocks are issued by companies that the advisor believes are currently undervalued by the market. The adviser may consider, among other factors, a company's valuation, financial strength, growth potential, competitive position in its industry, projected future earnings, cash flows and dividends when deciding whether to buy or sell investments.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Putnam Fund for Growth and Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.79 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.