Walter D. Scully,CPA

Portfolio Manager, Analyst

Mr. Scully is a Portfolio Manager and an Analyst in the Equity Research group, focusing on the U.S. consumer discretionary sector. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Focused Equity Fund and Putnam Research Fund. As an Analyst, Mr. Scully is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis, developing insights on material sustainability issues, assessing valuations, and making buy/sell recommendations for companies in the consumer cyclicals industries. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 1996.

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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

Labor force changes leave restaurants feeling the pinch

2/20/2014

A lackluster U.S. economic recovery and declining consumer sentiment often get blamed for weak sales at restaurants. However, another important ...


Consumers benefit, but not all consumer-sector stocks

7/21/2010

What are the potential implications for consumer-sector stocks? At the margin, we think the impact of increased regulation and taxation on ...