|Putnam Global Health Care A|
Putnam Health Sciences TrustOne Post Office Sq Mailstop A 14Boston MA 02109
|Fund Inception Date:||May 28, 1982|
Lead Manager since Jan 31, 2005
|Kelsey Chen, Ph.D.
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.
Salomon Smith Barney
Summer Associate, 1999
University of Texas Medical School
Project Manager, 1998
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.
University of Texas Medical School, Ph.D.
Wuhan University, B.S.|
|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||
|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.|
|Last Cap Gain
(Dec 22, 2015)
|Annual Holdings Turnover
(May 23, 2016)
|Average for Category:||44.87%|
|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:
|3 Yr Expense Projection*:||905||595|
|5 Yr Expense Projection*:||1,146||863|
|10 Yr Expense Projection*:||1,838||1,704|