William C. Rives,CFA

Portfolio Manager, Analyst

Mr. Rives is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Research Fund. In addition, he is an Analyst in the Equity Research group, focusing on the natural resources, utilities, and health-care sectors. Mr. Rives is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis, developing insights on material sustainability issues, assessing valuations, and making buy/sell recommendations for companies in the midstream oil and gas, medical technology, and all utility industries. Previously at Putnam, he served as an Equity Associate. Mr. Rives has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2013.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi-annual Compare
Research Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 1203 funds in the Large Blend category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 808 funds in the Large Blend category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1058 funds in the Large Blend category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1203 funds in the Large Blend category.