Putnam Global Dividend Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned 17.32 percent over the past year.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 3.3%
1 Year 17.3%
3 Years (Annualized) N/A
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks capital growth and current income. The fund invests mainly in common stocks and other equity or convertible securities of midsize and large companies worldwide that pay or that the managers expect to pay dividends, with a focus on value stocks that offer the potential for capital growth, current income, or both. It invests mainly in developed countries, but may invest in emerging markets. Value stocks are issued by companies that the managers believe are currently undervalued by the market and that the managers believe may produce attractive levels of dividend income.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Putnam Global Dividend Fund has an expense ratio of 1.34 percent.

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Risk

Risk is N/A compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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