NYSE:PPT - Putnam Premier Income Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.89 -0.02 (-0.41 %) (As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$4.91Today's Range$4.89 - $4.9452-Week Range$4.56 - $5.50Volume270,231 shsAverage Volume301,514 shsMarket Capitalization$524.47 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield6.56%Beta0.41 ProfileDiscussionChartDividendFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 public fixed income markets across the globe. The fund primarily invests in U.S. high-grade and high-yield bonds with an average credit quality of BBB by S&P Corporation. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital Government Bond Index. Putnam Premier Income Trust was formed on February 29, 1988 and is domiciled in the United States. Receive PPT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PPT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:PPT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A WebN/A PhoneN/ADebt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-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 / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares107,250,000Market Cap$524.47 million OptionableNot Optionable Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Putnam Premier Income Trust's stock symbol? Putnam Premier Income Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PPT." How often does Putnam Premier Income Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Putnam Premier Income Trust? Putnam Premier Income Trust announced a monthly dividend on Monday, November 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.035 per share on Wednesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 20th. View Putnam Premier Income Trust's Dividend History. Has Putnam Premier Income Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about PPT stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Putnam Premier Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the investment management company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Putnam Premier Income Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Putnam Premier Income Trust include Nuveen Municipal Value Fund (NUV), Gabelli Equity Trust (GAB), Tri-Continental (TY), Adams Diversified Equity Fund (ADX), Tortoise Energy Infrastructure (TYG), PIMCO Corporate&Income Opportunity Fund (PTY), Royce Value Trust (RVT), Hercules Capital (HTGC), Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA), Boulder Growth & Income Fund (BIF), PIMCO High Income Fund (PHK), Apollo Investment (AINV), AllianceBernstein Global Hgh Incm Fd (AWF), Tekla Healthcare Investors (HQH) and Solar Capital (SLRC). Who are Putnam Premier Income Trust's key executives? Putnam Premier Income Trust's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Robert Lloyd Reynolds, Pres and Interested Trustee (Age 66)Mr. Jonathan S. Horwitz, Principal Exec. Officer, Exec. VP and Compliance Liaison (Age 63)Mr. Steven D. Krichmar, Principal Financial Officer and VP (Age 60)Ms. Janet C. Smith, Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Assistant Treasurer (Age 53)Mr. Robert R. Leveille, Chief Compliance Officer and VP (Age 49) Who are Putnam Premier Income Trust's major shareholders? Putnam Premier Income Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Sit Investment Associates Inc. (6.10%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Putnam Premier Income Trust. Which institutional investors are buying Putnam Premier Income Trust stock? PPT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Putnam Premier Income Trust. How do I buy shares of Putnam Premier Income Trust? Shares of PPT 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 Premier Income Trust's stock price today? One share of PPT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.89. How big of a company is Putnam Premier Income Trust? Putnam Premier Income Trust has a market capitalization of $524.47 million. MarketBeat Community Rating for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE PPT)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 95 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 110 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 205MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Putnam Premier Income Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PPT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PPT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?