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Putnam US Government Income Y (PUSYX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Putnam US Government Income Y (PUSYX) Fund

    Last Trade: $12.75 on 7/26/2017, Change: +0.03 (0.24%)

 

Graph of Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) ManagerFund Manager - Michael V. Salm

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 9.8 years
Fund Family: Putnam
Fund Category: Intermediate Government
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.62)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Lipper Awards (2011),

 

Graph of Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) ProfilePutnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Putnam US Government Income Y Fund seeks as high a level of current income as is consistent with preservation of capital. Putnam US Government Income Y Fund invests at least 80% of total assets in U.S. government securities. It may invest up to 20% of total assets in mortgaged-backed or asset-backed securities of private issuers rated AAA or its equivalent at the time of purchase.

 

Putnam US Government Income Y (PUSYX) Fund Strength What we like about Putnam US Government Income Y (PUSYX) Fund

Data for Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) management has been with Putnam US Government Income Y Fund for 9.8 years
  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 2.24% vs 1.94% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 1,388.00% vs Intermediate Government average of 225.56%. It is good that Putnam US Government Income Y management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.12, lower than category average of 2.61
  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) has a lower expense ratio than its Intermediate Government average: 0.60% vs 0.89%
  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) Weakness What we are cautious about Putnam US Government Income Y (PUSYX) Fund

Data for Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -1.28% vs 1.80% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 1.94% vs 2.25% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate Government peers
  • Asset base in Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX)Compare with other top Intermediate Government category mutual funds

Aadditional top Intermediate Government mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Putnam US Government Income Y-0.34-1.282.241.94
BlackRock GNMA Instl (BGNIX)2.032.372.652.94Compare
Federated Mortgage Instl (FGFIX)2.822.772.802.65Compare
Fidelity GNMA (FGMNX)2.002.242.782.88Compare

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Compare Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX)Compare with Intermediate Government category ETFs

Some Intermediate Government ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Trs ETF (ITE)1.45%1.93%1.54%
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond (IEI)000
iShares Agency Bond (AGZ)000
Schwab Intermediate-Term US Trs ETF (SCHR)000
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Govt Bd ETF (VGIT)000

 

Graph of Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) Net Asset TrackingPutnam US Government Income Y (PUSYX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Putnam US Government Income Y fund (PUSYX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$988.31M
03/2016$1.00B
02/2016$1.01B
More historic net asset information on Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX)

  

Graph of Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) Portfolio TrackingPutnam US Government Income Y (PUSYX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Putnam US Government Income Y fund (PUSYX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20160%0%98.76%1.24%
12/20150%0%98.75%1.25%
09/20150%0%98.36%1.64%
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graph of Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Putnam US Government Income Y (PUSYX) Fund

Discover what Putnam US Government Income Y Fund (PUSYX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Ginnie Mae Jumbos TBA 3% 2046-04-01 [22.35%]
Ginnie Mae Jumbos TBA 4.5% 2046-04-01 [15.95%]
Ginnie Mae Jumbos TBA 3.5% 2046-04-01 [12.19%]
Fncl 2.50 2013 [7.63%]
GNMA 3.5% [5.92%]
FNMA [4.95%]
GNMA 4% [4.32%]
GNMA [4.18%]

Dec 30, 2015
Ginnie Mae Jumbos TBA 3% 2045-01-01 [21.73%]
Govt Natl Mtg Asso 4.5% [15.97%]
Govt Natl Mtg Asso 3.5% [8.95%]
Fncl 2.50 2013 [7.52%]
FNMA 4% TBA [6.23%]
GNMA 3.5% [5.88%]
GNMA 5% TBA [5.62%]
Govt Natl Mtg Asso 4% [4.98%]
FNMA [4.89%]
GNMA 4% [4.38%]

Sep 29, 2015
Govt Natl Mtg Asso 3% [17.06%]
Fannie Mae Single Family TBA 3% 2045-11-01 [16.51%]
Govt Natl Mtg Asso 3.5% [7.55%]
Ginnie Mae Jumbos TBA 4.5% 2045-10-01 [7.54%]
Fncl 2.50 2013 [7.2%]
GNMA 3.5% [5.55%]
Ginnie Mae Jumbos TBA 5% 2045-10-01 [5.2%]
Fed Natl Mort Assc 5.5% [4.54%]
Fed Natl Mort Assc 4% [4.53%]
GNMA 4% [4.14%]
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