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PMVBX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 35.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.0%
  • Net Assets $500 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.73
$11.94
$22.20

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.82%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 5.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 72.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Apr 03, 2017
  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare PMVBX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$62.37

+0.29%

$225.37 B

0.61%

$0.38

21.98%

0.63%

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$284.18

0.00%

$134.60 B

0.56%

$1.58

33.93%

0.20%

$16.99

-0.24%

$130.71 B

0.00%

$0.00

23.92%

0.85%

$233.14

-0.08%

$130.28 B

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$1.74

28.61%

0.04%

$120.01

-0.10%

$130.28 B

0.46%

$0.55

27.85%

0.17%

PMVBX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 35.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.91%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Putnam Sustainable Future Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Putnam
  • Inception Date
    Jan 16, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    B
  • 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.


PMVBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PMVBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 35.8% -69.4% 106.4% 13.56%
1 Yr 41.1% -9.0% 155.9% 20.88%
3 Yr 16.5%* -5.1% 45.9% 64.60%
5 Yr 14.0%* -9.5% 35.0% 80.30%
10 Yr 13.1%* 5.5% 23.4% 82.24%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PMVBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 11.5% -28.8% 76.0% 92.22%
2018 -27.8% -64.5% 10.6% 96.80%
2017 5.8% -68.7% 64.3% 92.89%
2016 10.6% -56.6% 15.3% 2.17%
2015 -11.6% -82.5% 11.4% 88.26%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PMVBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 35.8% -69.5% 106.4% 13.56%
1 Yr 36.1% -10.5% 153.3% 30.11%
3 Yr 15.8%* -7.0% 45.9% 66.74%
5 Yr 13.8%* -10.5% 35.0% 81.01%
10 Yr 13.1%* 5.5% 23.4% 81.04%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PMVBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 11.5% -28.8% 76.0% 92.30%
2018 -27.8% -64.5% 16.5% 98.24%
2017 5.8% -24.8% 64.3% 97.35%
2016 10.6% -56.6% 17.1% 4.52%
2015 -11.6% -38.0% 17.3% 94.42%

NAV & Total Return History


PMVBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PMVBX Category Low Category High PMVBX % Rank
Net Assets 500 M 10.3 K 225 B 63.54%
Number of Holdings 84 1 2370 33.55%
Net Assets in Top 10 121 M 425 K 89.8 B 72.98%
Weighting of Top 10 24.11% 10.7% 100.0% 96.39%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Danaher Corp 3.63%
  2. Adobe Inc 3.57%
  3. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 3.11%
  4. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc Class A 2.19%
  5. GoDaddy Inc A 2.16%
  6. RingCentral Inc Class A 2.09%
  7. DocuSign Inc 2.08%
  8. Dynatrace Inc 2.07%
  9. First Republic Bank 2.02%
  10. Ball Corp 1.88%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PMVBX % Rank
Stocks
94.77% 56.28% 112.08% 86.97%
Cash
3.94% -12.08% 40.08% 13.65%
Preferred Stocks
1.28% 0.00% 2.39% 1.67%
Other
0.00% -7.45% 18.94% 52.14%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.89% 41.76%
Bonds
0.00% -0.47% 13.73% 42.87%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PMVBX % Rank
Technology
34.38% 0.00% 54.96% 39.51%
Healthcare
23.30% 0.00% 69.42% 6.10%
Consumer Cyclical
12.23% 0.00% 44.53% 75.89%
Consumer Defense
8.31% 0.00% 18.61% 6.75%
Financial Services
6.64% 0.00% 41.61% 82.35%
Industrials
5.82% 0.00% 27.72% 42.70%
Basic Materials
4.34% 0.00% 13.33% 6.54%
Communication Services
1.92% 0.00% 67.67% 98.18%
Utilities
1.64% 0.00% 11.79% 12.93%
Real Estate
1.42% 0.00% 23.28% 58.53%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 19.81% 65.50%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PMVBX % Rank
US
85.12% 54.86% 106.92% 87.07%
Non US
9.65% 0.00% 36.31% 21.64%

PMVBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PMVBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.82% 0.01% 23.28% 14.26%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 1.50% 32.34%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 86.63%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

PMVBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% 15.70%
Deferred Load 5.00% 1.00% 5.50% 2.94%

Trading Fees

PMVBX 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.

PMVBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 72.00% 0.00% 464.00% 75.85%

PMVBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PMVBX Category Low Category High PMVBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 18.74% 45.68%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PMVBX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PMVBX Category Low Category High PMVBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.91% -8.87% 2.43% 91.78%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PMVBX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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PMVBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Stephanie Dobson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 21, 2018

2.53

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

2.53

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
0.06 52.78 7.85 0.75