Putnam Premier Income Trust is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Putnam Investment Management, LLC. More Details
Share Price & News
How has Putnam Premier Income Trust's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PPT is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PPT's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: PPT underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 45.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PPT underperformed the US Market which returned 36.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Putnam Premier Income Trust's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Putnam Premier Income Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PPT ($4.84) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($3.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PPT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PPT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Capital Markets industry average.
PE vs Market: PPT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PPT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PPT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (19x).
How is Putnam Premier Income Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Putnam Premier Income Trust has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Putnam Premier Income Trust performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PPT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PPT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PPT is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 17.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PPT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PPT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PPT has a negative Return on Equity (-4.75%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Putnam Premier Income Trust's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PPT's short term assets ($145.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($504.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: PPT's short term assets ($145.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($20.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PPT's debt to equity ratio (5.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PPT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.1% to 5.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if PPT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: PPT is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Putnam Premier Income Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PPT's dividend (6.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: PPT's dividend (6.45%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.64%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PPT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PPT's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PPT is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Putnam Premier Income Trust has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|President and Interested Trustee||12.5yrs||no data||0.00010% |
|Independent Trustee||36.17yrs||US$6.56k||no data|
|Independent Trustee||24.17yrs||US$4.86k||0.00019% |
|Independent Trustee||37.17yrs||US$5.70k||0.00078% |
|Independent Trustee||37.17yrs||US$5.47k||0.0024% |
|Independent Trustee||11.83yrs||US$4.81k||no data|
|Independent Trustee||12.17yrs||US$3.63k||0.00010% |
|Independent Trustee||11.17yrs||US$3.63k||0.00010% |
|Independent Trustee||20.17yrs||US$4.67k||no data|
|Independent Trustee||13.67yrs||US$3.63k||no data|
|Independent Trustee||14.42yrs||US$3.93k||0.00010% |
Experienced Board: PPT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Putnam Premier Income Trust's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Putnam Premier Income Trust
- Ticker: PPT
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$499.604m
- Shares outstanding: 103.22m
- Website: https://www.putnam.com/individual/mutual-funds/closed-end-funds/funds/80-premier-income-trust
- Putnam Premier Income Trust
- 100 Federal Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PPT||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Feb 1988|
Putnam Premier Income Trust is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Putnam Investment Management, LLC. The fund is co-managed by Putnam Investments Limited. It invests in the pub...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2021/03/06 23:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/05 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.