Jacquelyne J. Cavanaugh

Portfolio Manager, Analyst

Ms. Cavanaugh is a Portfolio Manager and an Analyst in the Equity Research group, focusing on the global financial and U.S. health-care sectors. She is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Focused Equity Fund and Putnam Research Fund. As an Analyst, Ms. Cavanaugh is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis, developing insights on material sustainability issues, assessing valuations, and making buy/sell recommendations for companies in the global investment banking, global brokerage and insurance, alternative asset management, and managed care industries. She joined Putnam in 2011 and has been in the investment industry since 1995.

Products managed

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Focused Equity Fund
Research Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 1257 funds in the Large Blend category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 820 funds in the Large Blend category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1099 funds in the Large Blend category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1257 funds in the Large Blend category.

Blog posts

Banks brace for new derivatives rules


The Dodd-Frank law strives to increase transparency in derivatives trading by moving over-the-counter ...

Bank profitability on the mend


As described in an earlier post, most U.S. banks now have — or are close to having — the capital ...

U.S. banks show new capital strength


In 2010, Congress passed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, popularly known as Dodd- Frank, with the purpose ...