Putnam Allstate Advisor

Putnam Investors Subaccount

The subaccount seeks long-term growth of capital and any increased income that results from this growth.

Fund Description

The subaccount invests in stocks of large, well-established companies. Its portfolio may include stocks of companies whose products, services, and names are recognized and respected around the world. The subaccount is managed with no predetermined style bias; its portfolio may contain both growth and value stocks.

Sales Story

Seeking great companies for investorsA "go-anywhere" approach: The fund is not rigidly limited to a single style. Its manager can invest in growth or value stocks, targeting those that can perform well in a variety of market conditions.Disciplined process: The fund's manager use exhaustive fundamental research to look for large U.S. companies whose stock prices do not reflect their long-range prospects.Leading research: The portfolio manager is supported by Putnam's Global Equity Research Group, whose analysts visit with hundreds of companies each year.

Management team

Daily Pricing as of 04/23/14

with optional enhanced death benefits
Unit Value $11.599593 $11.338426
Unit Value Change -0.022809 -0.022343

‡ Lipper Ranking as of 03/31/14

Category: Large-Cap Core-PCM

  Percentile ranking Rank/Funds in category
10 yrs. 63% 91/145
1 yr. 11% 24/234
3 yrs. 14% 30/218
5 yrs. 9% 18/200

Variable annuities are long-term investments designed for retirement purposes. Withdrawals prior to age 59 1/2 may be subject to a 10% IRS penalty.The fund involves the risk that the stock prices of the companies in the portfolio will fall or will fail to rise. Many factors can adversely affect a stock's performance, including both general financial market conditions and factors related to a specific company or industry.

You can lose money by investing in a fund. Any given fund may not achieve its goal, and is not intended as a complete investment program. All funds have risk. The value and/or returns of a portfolio will fluctuate with market conditions. You may have more or less than the original amount invested when you redeem your shares.

‡ Lipper is an industry research firm whose rankings are based on total return performance, vary over time, and do not reflect the effects of sales charges. Past performance is not indicative of future results.