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PNOPX Putnam Sustainable Leaders A

  • Fund
  • PNOPX
  • Price as of: Mar 22, 2019
  • $86.48
  • - $1.90
  • - 2.15%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

PNOPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.0%
  • Net Assets $4.42 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$86.48
$69.38
$103.54

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.99%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 87.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.04%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Putnam Sustainable Leaders Fund
  • Fund Family Name Putnam
  • Inception Date Aug 31, 1990
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Katherine Collins

Fund Description

The Putnam Multi-Cap Growth Fund Class A (PNOPX) is an actively managed fund that aims to grow investor capital over time by selecting stocks that are deemed to have the best chance for rising earnings. PNOPX’s managers use a variety of screens to look for various growth metrics. The fund can invest in any stock domiciled within the United States of any market capitalization. There is no sector requirement.

As a multicap growth fund, PNOPX can be used as a subcore position in a broader equity portfolio. The fund is internally managed by Putnam.

PNOPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PNOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 16.1% -97.0% 26.8% 13.43% 1
1 Yr -6.8% -52.0% 75.7% 71.70% 4
3 Yr 9.5% * -15.1% 31.4% 27.28% 2
5 Yr 2.0% * -4.7% 17.8% 57.41% 3
10 Yr 11.3% * 3.4% 22.8% 31.12% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PNOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -16.7% -91.4% 439.4% 70.45% 4
2017 22.9% -43.6% 104.4% 19.30% 1
2016 7.6% -56.6% 121.2% 8.44% 1
2015 -11.4% -41.2% 45.5% 84.56% 5
2014 0.4% -30.1% 41.8% 55.18% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PNOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 16.1% -100.0% 26.8% 13.28% 1
1 Yr -6.8% -71.3% 2606.2% 72.36% 4
3 Yr 9.5% * -21.9% 43.7% 27.76% 2
5 Yr 7.6% * -5.8% 17.8% 42.62% 3
10 Yr 23.0% * 3.2% 22.8% 25.24% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PNOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -16.7% -91.4% 439.4% 71.17% 4
2017 22.9% -43.6% 104.4% 19.44% 1
2016 7.6% -56.6% 382.6% 15.68% 1
2015 -0.2% -41.2% 615.0% 80.04% 5
2014 17.7% -100.0% 357.8% 18.36% 1

NAV & Total Return History

PNOPX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

PNOPX Category Low Category High PNOPX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 4.42 B 373 K 185 B 5.78% 2
Number of Holdings 91 1 2060 8.35% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 1.43 B 0 48.6 B 6.30% 2
Weighting of Top 10 36.4% 0.0% 1323.8% 17.74% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 2.71%
  2. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.33%
  3. Visa Inc Class A 4.28%
  4. Amazon.com Inc 3.84%
  5. Microsoft Corp 6.21%
  6. Becton, Dickinson and Co 3.25%
  7. Novozymes A/S B 3.01%
  8. Unilever NV DR 3.54%
  9. Danaher Corp 2.97%
  10. Adobe Inc 3.27%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High PNOPX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.83% 0.00% 114.53% 6.49% 2
Cash
0.90% -1291.33% 100.00% 16.58% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.21% 0.00% 14.01% 3.08% 1
Other
0.05% -15.02% 42.89% 5.46% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.22% 2
Bonds
0.00% -0.09% 1276.80% 3.34% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PNOPX % Rank Quintile
Technology
32.56% -1.29% 62.60% 9.32% 2
Healthcare
17.63% -1.03% 94.29% 8.93% 2
Consumer Cyclical
15.67% -2.22% 31.43% 15.10% 3
Financial Services
14.19% -2.38% 39.70% 12.28% 2
Consumer Defense
8.58% -1.43% 20.13% 5.98% 1
Basic Materials
4.49% -1.18% 12.25% 4.05% 1
Industrials
3.95% -0.37% 25.62% 26.61% 5
Utilities
1.76% -0.21% 16.45% 5.46% 1
Real Estate
0.00% -0.04% 11.06% 15.87% 4
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 17.81% 21.02% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 15.12% 20.12% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PNOPX % Rank Quintile
US
81.61% 0.00% 113.51% 27.89% 5
Non US
17.22% 0.00% 92.29% 2.12% 1

PNOPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PNOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.99% 0.00% 24.91% 13.38% 2
Management Fee 0.51% 0.00% 1.44% 3.60% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.23% 2
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.02% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

PNOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PNOPX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 1.50% 8.50% 1.18% 3
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

PNOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PNOPX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% N/A N/A

Turnover 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.

PNOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PNOPX Rank Quintile
Turnover 87.00% 0.00% 650.00% 4.57% 5

PNOPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PNOPX Category Low Category High PNOPX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.5% 0.00% 11.75% 6.64% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PNOPX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PNOPX Category Low Category High PNOPX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.04% -14.30% 3.70% 10.35% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PNOPX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

PNOPX - Managers

Katherine Collins

Manager

Start Date

Jan 17, 2018

Tenure

1.12

Tenure Rank

13.8%

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.


R. Shepherd Perkins

Manager

Start Date

Jan 17, 2018

Tenure

1.12

Tenure Rank

13.8%

Mr. Perkins is a Co-Head of Equities. He is responsible for providing strategic direction to portfolio managers and equity research analysts. In addition, Mr. Perkins is a portfolio manager of Putnam's Global Core Equity strategies. He joined Putnam in 2011 and has been in the investment industry since 1993. Prior to joining Putnam, Mr. Perkins was at Fidelity Investments, serving as Portfolio Manager of Fidelity Mid-Cap Stock Fund from 2005 to 2011; Portfolio Manager of Fidelity OTC Fund from 2003 to 2004; and an Analyst, covering the health-care, telecommunications, and technology sectors, from 1997 to 2003. Prior to these roles, he was an Equity Research Associate, covering the chemicals sector, at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Perkins earned a B.A. in Economics from Amherst College.


Stephanie Henderson

Manager

Start Date

Mar 21, 2018

Tenure

0.94

Tenure Rank

14.1%

Ms. Henderson 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. Henderson 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. Henderson joined Putnam in 2017 and has been in the investment industry since 2011.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.2

Category Average

7.89

Category Mode

4.2