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PGEBX George Putnam Balanced B

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Fund PGEBX George Putnam Balanced B DODBX Dodge & Cox Balanced PRWCX T. Rowe Price Capital Appreciation  
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100% 90% 89%
Annual Fees
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$183.40
(1.76% Exp. Ratio)
$55.23
(0.53% Exp. Ratio)
$72.94
(0.70% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 4.20% annual return
$20,193.88 $29,331.40 $27,864.21
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$9,137.51 +$7,670.32
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 2.50%
3 YR 5.01%
5 YR 8.10%
10 YR 2.28%
1 YR RETURN 6.32%
3 YR 6.48%
5 YR 11.77%
10 YR 5.57%
1 YR RETURN 5.42%
3 YR 9.29%
5 YR 12.32%
10 YR 8.12%
Description
The investment seeks to provide a balanced investment composed of a well-diversified portfolio of stocks and bonds which produce both capital growth and current income. 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.
The investment seeks regular income, conservation of principal, and an opportunity for long-term growth of principal and income. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of equity securities and debt securities. Under normal circumstances no less than 25% and no more than 75% of total assets will be invested in equity securities. The fund may invest up to 20% of its total assets in U.S. dollar-denominated securities of non-U.S. issuers traded in the United States that are not in the S&P 500 Index.
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 50% of its total assets in stocks and the remaining assets are generally invested in convertible securities, corporate and government debt (including mortgage- and asset-backed securities), and bank loans (which represent an interest in amounts owed by a borrower to a syndicate of lenders) in keeping with the fund's objective. It may also invest up to 25% of its total assets in foreign securities.

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