Putnam RetirementReady 2050 Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned 22.08 percent over the past year, 12.40 percent over the past three years, and 15.43 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 5.9%
1 Year 22.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 12.4%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.4%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks capital appreciation and current income consistent with a decreasing emphasis on capital appreciation and an increasing emphasis on current income as it approaches its target date. The fund's asset allocation strategy may be attractive to investors who plan to retire or otherwise intend to begin making periodic withdrawals of their investments in or about 2050. It is designed to provide diversification among different asset classes by investing a majority of its assets in other Putnam mutual funds, referred to as underlying funds.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Putnam RetirementReady 2050 Fund has an expense ratio of 0.25 percent.

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Risk

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

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