Putnam Global Technology Fund

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

U.S. News evaluated 51 Technology 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 28.11 percent over the past year, 7.94 percent over the past three years, and 19.85 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 2.1%
1 Year 28.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 7.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 19.8%
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 that have, or will develop, products, processes or services that will provide advances and improvements through technology to consumers, enterprises and governments worldwide. It may also use derivatives, and may engage in short sales of securities. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Putnam Global Technology Fund has an expense ratio of 1.86 percent.

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Risk

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

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