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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$24.36

$1.92 B

0.07%

$0.02

1.72%

Vitals

YTD Return

10.0%

1 yr return

16.0%

3 Yr Avg Return

11.6%

5 Yr Avg Return

11.1%

Net Assets

$1.92 B

Holdings in Top 10

21.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.1
$21.34
$24.78

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.72%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load 5.00%

TRADING FEES

Turnover 93.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$0

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Allocation--50% to 70% Equity


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$24.36

$1.92 B

0.07%

$0.02

1.72%

PGEBX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    George Putnam Balanced Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Putnam
  • Inception Date
    Apr 27, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    B
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Paul Scanlon

Fund Description

The fund invests mainly in a combination of bonds and common stocks (growth or value stocks or both) of large U.S. companies, with a greater focus on common stocks. For example, the managers may purchase stocks of companies with stock prices that reflect a value lower than that which the managers place on the company.


PGEBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PGEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.0% -3.7% 108.5% 41.19%
1 Yr 16.0% -5.2% 66.4% 84.48%
3 Yr 11.6%* -3.2% 18.7% 15.91%
5 Yr 11.1%* 0.6% 16.2% 16.15%
10 Yr 10.4%* 2.6% 14.3% 32.35%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PGEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 7.9% -39.0% 28.7% 40.69%
2019 16.3% -13.1% 26.1% 21.82%
2018 -10.9% -32.7% 0.0% 43.19%
2017 13.7% -6.5% 22.4% 5.05%
2016 6.6% -43.7% 18.6% 14.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PGEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.0% -3.7% 108.5% 41.32%
1 Yr 11.0% -5.2% 66.4% 93.47%
3 Yr 10.8%* -3.2% 18.7% 23.35%
5 Yr 10.8%* -0.5% 16.2% 17.02%
10 Yr 10.4%* 1.9% 14.3% 29.86%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PGEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 7.9% -39.0% 28.7% 40.69%
2019 16.3% -13.1% 26.1% 25.00%
2018 -10.9% -32.7% 0.8% 71.05%
2017 13.7% -3.7% 31.9% 42.09%
2016 6.6% -43.7% 19.8% 40.77%

NAV & Total Return History


PGEBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PGEBX Category Low Category High PGEBX % Rank
Net Assets 1.92 B 50 209 B 35.19%
Number of Holdings 614 1 15392 19.39%
Net Assets in Top 10 419 M -197 M 47.4 B 41.73%
Weighting of Top 10 21.81% 8.5% 100.0% 86.18%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 3.89%
  2. Alphabet Inc Class A 3.35%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 3.03%
  4. Apple Inc 2.44%
  5. United States Treasury Bonds 3% 1.86%
  6. Facebook Inc Class A 1.86%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 1.73%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 1.64%
  9. Activision Blizzard Inc 1.61%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 2.375% 1.59%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PGEBX % Rank
Stocks
61.67% 0.00% 135.66% 53.72%
Bonds
34.57% 0.00% 118.02% 34.00%
Cash
2.68% -54.99% 100.00% 57.45%
Convertible Bonds
1.01% 0.00% 26.51% 22.81%
Preferred Stocks
0.07% 0.00% 21.17% 50.24%
Other
0.00% -6.69% 67.29% 69.98%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PGEBX % Rank
Technology
20.66% 0.00% 55.61% 33.57%
Financial Services
16.25% 0.00% 56.11% 30.84%
Consumer Cyclical
14.11% 0.00% 39.16% 7.95%
Healthcare
13.43% 0.00% 52.26% 40.81%
Communication Services
10.47% 0.00% 28.34% 21.35%
Industrials
8.87% 0.00% 33.21% 72.24%
Consumer Defense
6.47% 0.00% 27.35% 47.21%
Utilities
3.13% 0.00% 99.35% 35.11%
Energy
3.00% 0.00% 59.30% 52.43%
Basic Materials
2.14% 0.00% 34.29% 82.33%
Real Estate
1.47% 0.00% 99.15% 81.61%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PGEBX % Rank
US
57.40% 0.00% 134.30% 27.07%
Non US
4.27% 0.00% 36.57% 70.45%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PGEBX % Rank
Corporate
36.81% 0.00% 99.51% 46.57%
Government
35.05% 0.00% 100.00% 26.83%
Securitized
20.97% 0.00% 90.03% 30.26%
Cash & Equivalents
6.78% 0.00% 100.00% 69.15%
Derivative
0.22% 0.00% 32.65% 31.44%
Municipal
0.17% 0.00% 98.19% 53.07%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PGEBX % Rank
US
33.04% 0.00% 65.18% 19.98%
Non US
1.53% -17.26% 95.28% 82.27%

PGEBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PGEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.72% 0.06% 5.49% 14.84%
Management Fee 0.52% 0.00% 2.00% 58.34%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 83.22%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.83% N/A

Sales Fees

PGEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 5.00% 1.00% 5.00% 0.86%

Trading Fees

PGEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

PGEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 93.00% 0.00% 435.00% 78.16%

PGEBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PGEBX Category Low Category High PGEBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.07% 0.00% 2.99% 41.14%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PGEBX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PGEBX Category Low Category High PGEBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.06% -2.06% 11.02% 95.52%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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PGEBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Paul Scanlon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2016

5.67

5.7%

Mr. Scanlon is a Co-Head of Fixed Income, specializing in global credit and tax-exempt strategies. He is responsible for managing all facets of the corporate credit investment process and overseeing Putnam's taxexempt team. In addition, he is accountable for the research, trading, and creation of stand-alone corporate credit portfolios as well as a number of multi-sector strategies. Mr. Scanlon joined Putnam in 1999 and has been in the investment industry since 1986. Paul is a CFA charterholder.

Kathryn Lakin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2019

2.59

2.6%

Ms. Lakin is Director of Equity Research. She is responsible for managing a team of analysts, associates, and interns covering multiple sectors. In addition, she is a portfolio manager of Putnam's small-cap core strategy. Ms. Lakin joined Putnam in 2012 and has been in the investment industry since 2008. Prior to joining Putnam, Ms. Lakin was an Equity Research Analyst from 2011 to 2012 and an Equity Research Associate from 2008 to 2011 at Fidelity Investments. Ms. Lakin earned an M.B.A. from Yale School of Management and a B.A. from Wellesley College.

Andrew Benson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 31, 2021

0.08

0.1%

Mr. Benson is a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income group. He specializes in investment-grade and crossover strategies within the Corporate and Tax-Exempt Credit team. Mr. Benson is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam’s Core Bond, Core Bond Intermediate, Core Plus, Investment-Grade Corporate Credit, Short Duration Bond, Stable Value, and Ultra Short Duration Income strategies as well as crossover credit and preferred mandates. He 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 the portfolio level. Mr. Benson has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2008. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Benson was an Investment-Grade Trader and an Analyst in the Global Credit Research group, focusing on high-yield and investment-grade issuers in the food, beverage, restaurant, and supermarket sectors. Earlier, he served as a High-Yield Trader and Investment Associate, covering the gaming, technology, and auto supplier sectors. Mr. Benson earned a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 37.78 6.29 1.75