While the managers backing Putnam Floating Rate Income are experienced, the team of analysts supporting the strategy has been in flux recently. Coupled with an undistinctive process that has led to mediocre long-term returns, it supports a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral for all share classes but one that receives a Negative rating due to its high price.
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