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    Putnam Global Health Care A (PHSTX)

    74.26 Down 0.15(0.20%) May 22

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    Putnam Global Health Care A
    Putnam Health Sciences TrustOne Post Office Sq Mailstop A 14Boston MA 02109
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    Phone: 800-225-1581
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Health
    Fund Family:Putnam
    Net Assets:1.76B
    Year-to-Date Return:6.85%
    Yield:0.40%
    Morningstar Rating:1 stars
    Fund Inception Date:May 28, 1982
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Health
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    Management Information 
    Kelsey Chen
    Lead Manager since Jan 31, 2005
    Kelsey Chen Putnam Management 2000 – Present Chen is a dedicated Analyst on the Global Equity Research team covering the health care sector. She is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis and valuation of the companies in this industry and making buy/sell recommendations. She has previously worked as a summer associate at Salomon Smith Barney.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:0
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    PHSTX can be purchased from 139 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund invests mainly in common stocks (growth or value stocks or both) of large and midsize companies worldwide that the manager believes have favorable investment potential. Potential investments include companies that manufacture health care supplies or provide health care-related services, and companies in the research, development, production and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products. The fund is non-diversified.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Dec 22, 2014) : 0.31
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (May 20, 2015) : 22.00%
    Average for Category:49.98%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpensePHSTXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.14%1.37%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.14%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.14%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:5.75%5.28%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.37%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:916592
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,167909
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,8811,787
    * Per $10,000 invested