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    Putnam Global Health Care A (PHSTX)

    57.19 Up 0.04(0.07%) May 26

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    Putnam Global Health Care A
    Putnam Health Sciences TrustOne Post Office Sq Mailstop A 14Boston MA 02109
    Phone: 800-225-1581
    Fund Overview 
    Fund Family:Putnam
    Net Assets:1.51B
    Year-to-Date Return:-9.84%
    Morningstar Rating:2 stars
    Fund Inception Date:May 28, 1982
    Morningstar Style Box 
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    Management Information 
    Kelsey Chen
    Lead Manager since Jan 31, 2005
    Kelsey Chen, Ph.D. Analyst Investment Management Dr. Chen is an Analyst in the Global Equity Research Group, 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 is also a portfolio manager of Putnam Global Health Care Fund, Putnam Global Sector Fund, and Putnam Research Fund. Dr. Chen, who joined Putnam in 2000, has been in the investment industry since 1999. Experience Salomon Smith Barney Summer Associate, 1999 University of Texas Medical School Project Manager, 1998 Education Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A. University of Texas Medical School, Ph.D. Wuhan University, B.S.
    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 142 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. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of companies in the health care industries. The fund is non-diversified.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend : 0.00
    Last Cap Gain (Dec 22, 2015) : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (May 23, 2016) : 20.00%
    Average for Category:44.87%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpensePHSTXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.10%1.32%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.10%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.10%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:5.75%5.30%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.31%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:905595
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,146863
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,8381,704
    * Per $10,000 invested