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PGTMX Putnam Global Technology M

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Fund PGTMX Putnam Global Technology M FSELX Fidelity® Select Semiconductors PRSCX T. Rowe Price Science & Tech  
100% 86% 88%
Annual Fees
(1.81% Exp. Ratio)
(0.77% Exp. Ratio)
(0.84% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.69% annual return
$30,442.37 $41,759.04 $40,884.27
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$11,316.66 +$10,441.90
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 28.79%
3 YR 17.15%
5 YR 15.83%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 41.73%
3 YR 25.03%
5 YR 22.36%
10 YR 10.79%
1 YR RETURN 32.75%
3 YR 17.45%
5 YR 18.19%
10 YR 11.13%
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 technology industries. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in common stocks. It invests at least 80% of assets in securities of companies principally engaged in the design, manufacture, or sale of electronic components; equipment vendors to electronic component manufacturers; electronic component distributors; and electronic instruments and electronic systems vendors. The fund invests in domestic and foreign issuers. It uses fundamental analysis of factors such as each issuer's financial condition and industry position, as well as market and economic conditions to select investments. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund will normally invest at least 80% of its net assets (including any borrowings for investment purposes) in the common stocks of companies expected to benefit from the development and use of science and/or technology. While most assets will typically be invested in U.S. common stocks, it may invest in foreign stocks in keeping with the fund's objectives. The fund may sell securities for a variety of reasons, such as to secure gains, limit losses, or redeploy assets into more promising opportunities.

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