Putnam High Income Securities Fund Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:PCF)

$8.92 +0.04 (+0.45 %)
(As of 02/23/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.92
Today's Range$8.88 - $8.93
52-Week Range$8.46 - $9.31
Volume25,643 shs
Average Volume26,668 shs
Market Capitalization$114.87 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.97%
Beta0.69

About Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF)

Putnam High Income Securities Fund is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund provides high current income as a primary objective and capital appreciation as a secondary objective. The Fund pursues its objective by investing in convertible bonds and convertible preferred stocks. The Fund also invests in high-yielding non-convertible securities with the potential for capital appreciation. It is a business trust. The Fund provides investment services across a range of equity, fixed income, absolute return and alternative strategies. The Fund invests in various industries, such as technology, electronics, financials, banking, healthcare, communication services, pharmaceuticals, food, telecommunications and medical technology. Putnam Investment Management, LLC is the investment manager of the Fund. Putnam Investments Limited is the investment sub-advisor of the Fund.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Closed End Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:PCF
CUSIPN/A
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares12,940,000

Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Putnam High Income Securities Fund's stock symbol?

Putnam High Income Securities Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PCF."

How often does Putnam High Income Securities Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Putnam High Income Securities Fund?

Putnam High Income Securities Fund announced a monthly dividend on Monday, January 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.0283 per share on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 22nd. View Putnam High Income Securities Fund's Dividend History.

Who are some of Putnam High Income Securities Fund's key competitors?

Who are Putnam High Income Securities Fund's key executives?

Putnam High Income Securities Fund's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John A Hill, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 75)
  • Robert L. Reynolds, President, Trustee (Age 65)
  • Jonathan S. Horwitz, Principal Executive Officer, Executive Vice President, Compliance Liaison (Age 61)
  • Jameson A. Baxter, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board (Age 74)
  • Steven D. Krichmar, Vice President, Principal Financial Officer (Age 58)
  • Janet C. Smith, Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Assistant Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Robert R. Leveille, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 48)
  • Michael J. Higgins, Vice President,Treasurer, Clerk (Age 41)
  • Nancy E. Florek, Vice President, Director of Proxy Voting and Corporate Governance, Assistant Clerk, and Associate Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Susan G. Malloy, Vice President, Assistant Treasurer (Age 60)

Who owns Putnam High Income Securities Fund stock?

Putnam High Income Securities Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BULLDOG INVESTORS, LLC (14.72%), Bulldog Investors LLC (12.75%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (6.90%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (2.18%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.33%) and W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co (0.74%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Putnam High Income Securities Fund.

Who sold Putnam High Income Securities Fund stock? Who is selling Putnam High Income Securities Fund stock?

Putnam High Income Securities Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co and Guggenheim Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Putnam High Income Securities Fund.

Who bought Putnam High Income Securities Fund stock? Who is buying Putnam High Income Securities Fund stock?

Putnam High Income Securities Fund's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc., Bulldog Investors LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Doliver Capital Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Putnam High Income Securities Fund.

How do I buy Putnam High Income Securities Fund stock?

Shares of Putnam High Income Securities Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Putnam High Income Securities Fund's stock price today?

One share of Putnam High Income Securities Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.92.

How big of a company is Putnam High Income Securities Fund?

Putnam High Income Securities Fund has a market capitalization of $114.87 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Putnam High Income Securities Fund (PCF)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  66 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  63 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  129
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Putnam High Income Securities Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

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Earnings

Earnings History for Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF)


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Dividends

Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) Dividend Information

Next Dividend:3/1/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.35
Dividend Yield:3.92%
Dividend Growth:-3.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Frequency:Monthly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF)

Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/29/2018monthly$0.033.69%2/22/20182/23/20183/1/2018
1/29/2018monthly$0.033.69%3/22/20183/23/20184/2/2018
11/20/2017monthly$0.033.79%1/23/20181/24/20182/1/2018
11/20/2017monthly$0.033.79%12/21/201712/22/20171/2/2018
10/23/2017monthly$0.033.78%11/22/201711/24/201712/1/2017
9/18/2017monthly$0.033.84%10/23/201710/24/201711/1/2017
8/10/2017monthly$0.033.94%9/21/20179/22/201710/2/2017
8/9/2017monthly$0.033.94%8/22/20178/24/20179/1/2017
6/26/2017monthly$0.034.21%7/20/20177/24/20178/1/2017
5/22/2017monthly$0.034.24%6/21/20176/23/20177/3/2017
4/21/2017monthly$0.034.27%5/22/20175/24/20176/1/2017
3/17/2017$0.034/20/20174/24/20175/1/2017
1/31/2017monthly$0.034.41%3/22/20173/24/20174/3/2017
1/31/2017monthly$0.034.41%2/21/20172/23/20173/1/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE PCF) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 34.57%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF)

Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE PCF) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/1/2018Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy23,948$9.14$218,884.72View SEC Filing  
1/30/2018Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy4,297$9.13$39,231.61View SEC Filing  
1/25/2018Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy3,358$9.19$30,860.02View SEC Filing  
1/18/2018Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy260,243$9.10$2,368,211.30View SEC Filing  
1/16/2018Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy13,750$9.10$125,125.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2018Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy6,337$9.10$57,666.70View SEC Filing  
1/3/2018Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy200$9.06$1,812.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy2,189$8.97$19,635.33View SEC Filing  
11/17/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy3,164$8.94$28,286.16View SEC Filing  
11/14/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy18,600$8.90$165,540.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy25,907$8.94$231,608.58View SEC Filing  
11/7/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy6,560$9.00$59,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy7,609$8.95$68,100.55View SEC Filing  
10/27/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy19,433$8.92$173,342.36View SEC Filing  
10/25/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy9,501$8.92$84,748.92View SEC Filing  
10/23/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy2,800$8.96$25,088.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy700$8.96$6,272.00View SEC Filing  
10/11/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy35,885$8.91$319,735.35View SEC Filing  
9/13/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy8,908$8.75$77,945.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy21,200$8.72$184,864.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy39,275$8.69$341,299.75View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy7,584$8.50$64,464.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy59,526$8.44$502,399.44View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy18,169$8.42$152,982.98View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy31,812$8.38$266,584.56View SEC Filing  
1/27/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy43,818$8.43$369,385.74View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE PCF) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Why Putnam Has Struggled With Its Absolute Return FundsWhy Putnam Has Struggled With Its Absolute Return Funds
www.msn.com - February 2 at 8:05 AM
Putnam High Income Securities Fund (PCF) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.03Putnam High Income Securities Fund (PCF) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 29 at 5:36 PM
Putnam High Income Securities Fund to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (PCF)Putnam High Income Securities Fund to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (PCF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 29 at 5:36 PM
Putnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled forPutnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for
www.nasdaq.com - January 22 at 3:29 PM
3 Top-Ranked Putnam Mutual Funds to Invest In3 Top-Ranked Putnam Mutual Funds to Invest In
www.nasdaq.com - December 28 at 5:13 PM
Putnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Plans $0.03 Monthly DividendPutnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Plans $0.03 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 6:27 PM
Putnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Announces $0.03 Monthly DividendPutnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Announces $0.03 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 6:26 PM
Putnam High Income Bond Fund Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (PCF)Putnam High Income Bond Fund Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (PCF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 23 at 6:44 PM
Putnam declares monthly distribution on fundsPutnam declares monthly distribution on funds
seekingalpha.com - October 12 at 8:08 AM
Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Closed-End FundsPutnam Announces Distribution Rates for Closed-End Funds
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 3:18 PM
Putnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.03Putnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 5:44 PM
Putnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.03Putnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 6:18 PM
Putnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Plans Dividend of $0.03Putnam High Income Bond Fund (PCF) Plans Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 2:20 PM

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