NAVIGATE INTEREST RATES

Actively managed strategies stay nimble as income opportunities change.

Putnam Floating Rate Income Fund
PFLRX
Seeks to benefit from higher rates
Effective duration: 0.39
EXPAND SHORT-TERM CHOICES

A wider range of short-term securities can offer benefits to long-term portfolios.

DIVERSIFY TO HELP REDUCE RISK

Core portfolio holdings can do more to improve risk-adjusted performance.

PURSUE GREATER RETURNS

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Putnam Equity Spectrum Fund
PYSAX
Unconstrained equity strategy
High Sharpe ratio: 0.95

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Standard deviation: Measures how widely a set of values varies from the mean. It is a historical measure of the variability of return earned by an investment portfolio over a 3-year period.


Duration: Duration provides a measure of a fund's interest-rate sensitivity. The longer a fund's duration, the more sensitive the fund is to shifts in interest rates.


Sharpe ratio: Measure of historical adjusted performance calculated by dividing the fund's return minus the risk-free rate (ML 3-month T-bill) by the standard deviation of the fund's return. The higher the ratio, the better the fund's return per unit of risk.


Alpha: Measure of performance on a risk-adjusted basis. Alpha takes the volatility of a mutual fund and compares its risk-adjusted performance with that of a benchmark index. The excess return of the fund relative to the return of the benchmark index is a fund's alpha.


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