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    Putnam Small Cap Growth B (PNSBX)

    20.96 Down 0.10(0.47%) Feb 9

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    Putnam Small Cap Growth B
    Putnam Funds TrustOne Post Office SquareBoston MA 02109
    Phone: 800-225-1581
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Small Growth
    Fund Family:Putnam
    Net Assets:134.58M
    Year-to-Date Return:-11.89%
    Morningstar Rating:2 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Mar 18, 2002
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Small Growth
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    Management Information 
    Pam Gao
    Lead Manager since May 4, 2010
    Ms. Gao is a Portfolio Manager on the Small Cap Value and Small and Emerging Growth teams. She is responsible for conducting quantitative research for these portfolios. Ms. Gao also manages small cap value and small cap growth sleeves for Putnam Global Asset Allocation Portfolios. Before assuming this position, she was a Quantitative Analyst on the Large Cap Growth Team. Ms. Gao originally joined Putnam in 2000, and then rejoined in 2002 after completing an M.S.degree in Financial Mathematics. A CFA charterholder, Ms. Gao has six years of investment industry experience.
    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
    PNSBX can be purchased from 56 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund invests mainly in common stocks of small U.S. companies, with a focus on growth stocks. Growth stocks are issued by companies whose earnings are expected to grow faster than those of similar firms, and whose business growth and other characteristics may lead to an increase in stock price. It invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in companies of a size similar to those in the Russell 2000 Growth Index.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend : N/A
    Last Cap Gain (Dec 4, 2007) : 3.04
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Oct 5, 2010) : 91.00%
    Average for Category:64.66%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpensePNSBXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.96%1.33%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.96%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.96%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:1.00%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A5.48%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: 5.00%2.04%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:915545
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,257887
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,0911,835
    * Per $10,000 invested