PMVAX: Putnam Sustainable Future A

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PMVAX Putnam Sustainable Future A


Profile

PMVAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 27.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.6%
  • Net Assets $503 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.12
$13.55
$24.30

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.07%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 72.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 27.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.18%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Putnam Sustainable Future Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Putnam
  • Inception Date
    Nov 01, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Stephanie Dobson

Fund Description

The fund invests mainly in common stocks of U.S. companies of any size, with a focus on companies whose products and services adviser believes provide solutions that directly contribute to sustainable social, environmental and economic development (Impact Companies). The adviser considers, among other factors, a company's impact on sustainable environmental, social and economic development, 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.


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Performance

PMVAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PMVAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 27.4% -91.6% 86.2% 14.88%
1 Yr 34.3% -92.0% 115.1% 12.52%
3 Yr 5.0%* -59.0% 39.7% 64.32%
5 Yr 4.6%* -41.4% 33.3% 67.24%
10 Yr 7.9%* -18.4% 17.5% 50.07%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PMVAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 26.3% -67.9% 49.9% 35.07%
2018 -27.8% -65.5% 10.6% 95.26%
2017 5.8% -46.3% 52.2% 92.30%
2016 10.6% -56.6% 15.3% 1.68%
2015 -11.6% -82.5% 11.4% 88.37%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PMVAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 27.4% -91.6% 86.2% 14.88%
1 Yr 34.3% -92.0% 115.1% 12.52%
3 Yr 5.0%* -57.9% 39.7% 80.68%
5 Yr 4.6%* -38.8% 33.3% 85.71%
10 Yr 7.9%* -17.0% 21.6% 79.95%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PMVAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 26.3% -67.9% 49.9% 35.15%
2018 -27.8% -65.5% 16.5% 96.67%
2017 5.8% -28.2% 52.2% 97.14%
2016 10.6% -56.6% 17.1% 4.10%
2015 -11.6% -38.0% 17.3% 94.44%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

PMVAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PMVAX Category Low Category High PMVAX % Rank
Net Assets 503 M 818 K 235 B 66.20%
Number of Holdings 81 2 2263 33.49%
Net Assets in Top 10 108 M 399 K 71.6 B 74.79%
Weighting of Top 10 24.46% 13.5% 100.0% 97.53%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Adobe Inc 3.58%
  2. Danaher Corp 3.37%
  3. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.89%
  4. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc Class A 2.40%
  5. GoDaddy Inc A 2.16%
  6. RingCentral Inc Class A 2.07%
  7. Dynatrace Inc 2.07%
  8. First Republic Bank 2.02%
  9. DocuSign Inc 1.96%
  10. McCormick & Co Inc Non-Voting 1.94%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PMVAX % Rank
Stocks
93.96% 60.93% 103.32% 91.26%
Cash
3.49% -5.73% 39.07% 14.00%
Preferred Stocks
2.55% 0.00% 2.55% 0.31%
Other
0.00% -1.64% 18.70% 79.20%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.70% 76.80%
Bonds
0.00% -0.48% 13.73% 78.42%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PMVAX % Rank
Technology
34.62% 4.67% 54.73% 28.38%
Healthcare
23.11% 0.00% 60.93% 6.34%
Consumer Cyclical
10.39% 0.00% 44.53% 84.69%
Consumer Defense
8.66% 0.00% 19.15% 7.27%
Industrials
7.43% 0.00% 24.88% 30.63%
Financial Services
6.92% 0.00% 41.40% 83.37%
Basic Materials
4.58% 0.00% 13.33% 7.04%
Communication Services
1.65% 0.00% 34.83% 96.60%
Utilities
1.58% 0.00% 11.79% 14.08%
Real Estate
1.07% 0.00% 22.16% 64.97%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 7.94% 86.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PMVAX % Rank
US
82.44% 60.93% 100.05% 96.91%
Non US
11.52% 0.00% 18.83% 8.82%

Expenses

PMVAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PMVAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.07% 0.01% 24.73% 49.88%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 1.40% 30.94%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 49.93%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

PMVAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.50% 8.50% 37.70%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% 4.55%

Trading Fees

PMVAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

PMVAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 72.00% 0.00% 464.00% 76.20%

Distributions

PMVAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PMVAX Category Low Category High PMVAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.69% 77.23%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PMVAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Semi-Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PMVAX Category Low Category High PMVAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.18% -8.87% 2.43% 64.05%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PMVAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Semi-Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

PMVAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Stephanie Dobson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 21, 2018

2.45

2.5%

Ms. Dobson is a Portfolio Manager and an Analyst in the Equity Research group, specializing in sustainable investing. She is an assistant portfolio manager of Putnam Sustainable Future Fund and Putnam Sustainable Leaders Fund. Ms. Dobson is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis and valuation of companies, evaluating their performance across environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, and identifying potential risks and opportunities related to these factors. She is a partner and member of the Investment Committee at Social Venture Partners, a global philanthropic network that works to strengthen nonprofit organizations in local communities. Ms. Dobson joined Putnam in 2017 and has been in the investment industry since 2011.

Katherine Collins


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 21, 2018

2.45

2.5%

Ms. Collins is Head of Sustainable Investing. She is responsible for leading Putnam's investment research, strategy implementation, and thought leadership on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles. Ms. Collins collaborates with portfolio managers and analysts on ESG integration, assessing the fundamental relevance of ESG issues at a security level, and the potential for alpha generation and risk mitigation at a portfolio level. In addition, she is a portfolio manager of Putnam Sustainable Future Fund and Putnam Sustainable Leaders Fund. A recognized thought leader, Ms. Collins provides analysis on current and emerging trends in sustainable investing. She is the author of The Nature of Investing: Resilient Investment Strategies through Biomimicry. In 2009, Ms. Collins founded Honeybee Capital, an independent investment research firm focused on ESG principles. She joined Putnam in 2017 and has been in the investment industry since 1990. Ms. Collins serves on numerous boards, including Last Mile Health, Santa Fe Institute, Omega Institute, and Harvard Divinity School Dean's Council.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 37.28 8.34 1.34