Putnam Global Sector

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 3 2 3 2
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
1 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D+ (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 304 World Stock 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 26.50 percent over the past year, and 9.23 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 2.1%
1 Year 26.5%
3 Years (Annualized) 9.2%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks capital appreciation. The investment allocates assets among eight Putnam global sector funds to provide exposure to sectors of the global market in approximately the same proportions as the sector weightings in the MSCI World Index and seeks to rebalance the fund's allocations quarterly to remain in alignment with the index. Each underlying fund is a non-diversified fund concentrating in the market sector specified in its name, and each invests mainly in common stocks of large and midsize companies worldwide. It invests in emerging markets, uses derivatives and engages in short sales of securities.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Putnam Global Sector has an expense ratio of 1.00 percent.

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Risk

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

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