Putnam Premier Income Trust Company Profile (NYSE:PPT)

About Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)

Putnam Premier Income Trust logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income consistent with the preservation of capital by allocating its investments among the United States Government sector, high yield sector and international sector of the fixed-income securities market. The Fund's portfolio includes the United States Government and agency mortgage obligations, mortgage-backed securities, corporate bonds and notes, foreign government and agency bonds and notes, senior loans, common stocks, purchased swap options outstanding, preferred stocks and preferred stocks. The Fund may invest in higher-yielding, lower-rated bonds that may have a higher rate of default. The Fund may invest its assets in securitized debt instruments, including mortgage-backed and asset-backed investments. Putnam Investment Management, LLC is the Fund's investment manager.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed End Funds
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:PPT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.31
  • 52 Week Range: $4.72 - $5.68
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.31
  • Dividend Yield: 5.9%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 371,912 shs.
  • Beta: 0.39
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)

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, September 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.026 per share on Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a $0.31 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.78%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 23rd. View Putnam Premier Income Trust's Dividend History.

Who are some of Putnam Premier Income Trust's key competitors?

Who are Putnam Premier Income Trust's key executives?

Putnam Premier Income Trust's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jameson A. Baxter, Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • Robert L. Reynolds, President, Trustee
  • Jonathan S. Horwitz, Principal Executive Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Compliance Liaison
  • James Clark, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Janet C. Smith, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Assistant Treasurer
  • Michael J. Higgins, Vice President, Treasurer and Clerk
  • Nancy E. Florek, Vice President, Assistant Clerk, Assistant Treasurer, Corporate Governance, Director - Proxy Voting and Corporate Governance
  • Susan G. Malloy, Vice President, Assistant Treasurer
  • Robert T. Burns, Chief Legal Officer, Vice President
  • Mark C. Trenchard, Vice President, BSA Compliance Officer

Who owns Putnam Premier Income Trust stock?

Putnam Premier Income Trust's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.52%), MML Investors Services LLC (0.29%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.00%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.00%), Geneva Advisors LLC (0.15%) and BB&T Securities LLC (0.15%). Company insiders that own Putnam Premier Income Trust stock include D William Kohli and Walter C Donovan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Putnam Premier Income Trust.

Who sold Putnam Premier Income Trust stock? Who is selling Putnam Premier Income Trust stock?

Putnam Premier Income Trust's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Geneva Advisors LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Shufro Rose & Co. LLC, Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC and Raymond James Trust N.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Putnam Premier Income Trust.

Who bought Putnam Premier Income Trust stock? Who is buying Putnam Premier Income Trust stock?

Putnam Premier Income Trust's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arlington Capital Management Inc., Sterneck Capital Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, BB&T Securities LLC, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co, Advisor Group Inc. and Pinnacle Associates Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Putnam Premier Income Trust stock in the last two years include D William Kohli and Walter C Donovan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Putnam Premier Income Trust.

How do I buy Putnam Premier Income Trust stock?

Shares of Putnam Premier Income Trust can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages 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 Putnam Premier Income Trust stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.40.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE PPT)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  24 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  26 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  50
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)
Next Dividend:11/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.31
Dividend Yield:5.74%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)

Dividend History by Quarter for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE PPT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/18/2017monthly$0.035.82%10/23/201710/24/201711/1/2017
8/10/2017monthly$0.035.97%9/21/20179/22/201710/2/2017
8/9/2017Monthly$0.035.97%8/22/20178/24/20179/1/2017
6/26/2017monthly$0.035.78%7/20/20177/24/20178/1/2017
5/22/2017monthly$0.036%6/21/20176/23/20177/3/2017
4/21/2017monthly$0.036%5/22/20175/24/20176/1/2017
3/17/2017Monthly$0.034/20/20174/24/20175/1/2017
1/30/2017monthly$0.035.91%2/21/20172/23/20173/1/2017
1/30/2017monthly$0.035.91%3/22/20173/24/20174/3/2017
11/21/2016monthly$0.036.49%1/20/20171/24/20172/1/2017
11/21/2016monthly$0.036.49%12/21/201612/23/20161/3/2017
10/24/2016monthly$0.036.5%11/21/201611/23/201612/1/2016
9/19/2016monthly$0.036.53%10/20/201610/24/201611/1/2016
8/9/2016monthly$0.036.41%9/21/20169/23/201610/3/2016
8/9/2016monthly$0.036.41%8/22/20168/24/20169/1/2016
6/27/2016monthly$0.036.75%7/20/20167/22/20168/1/2016
5/23/2016monthly$0.036.65%6/22/20166/24/20167/1/2016
3/21/2016monthly$0.036.57%5/20/20165/24/20166/1/2016
3/21/2016monthly$0.036.57%4/20/20164/22/20165/2/2016
2/1/2016monthly$0.036.64%2/22/20162/24/20163/1/2016
2/1/2016monthly$0.036.64%3/22/20163/24/20164/1/2016
11/23/2015monthly$0.036.2%1/20/20161/22/20162/1/2016
11/23/2015monthly$0.036.2%12/21/201512/23/20151/4/2016
10/19/2015monthly$0.036.23%11/20/201511/24/201512/1/2015
9/21/2015monthly$0.036.27%10/21/201510/23/201511/2/2015
8/7/2015monthly$0.036.28%9/22/20159/24/201510/1/2015
8/7/2015monthly$0.036.28%8/20/20158/24/20159/1/2015
6/22/2015monthly$0.036.06%7/22/20157/24/20158/3/2015
5/26/2015monthly$0.035.99%6/22/20156/24/20157/1/2015
3/23/2015monthly$0.035.93%4/22/20154/24/20155/1/2015
3/23/2015monthly$0.035.93%5/20/20155/22/20156/1/2015
1/26/2015monthly$0.035.95%3/20/20153/24/20154/1/2015
1/26/2015monthly$0.035.95%2/20/20152/24/20153/2/2015
11/17/2014monthly$0.035.84%1/21/20151/23/20152/2/2015
11/17/2014monthly$0.035.84%12/19/201412/23/20141/2/2015
10/20/2014monthly$0.035.89%11/20/201411/24/201412/1/2014
9/22/2014monthly$0.035.74%10/22/201410/24/201411/3/2014
8/7/2014monthly$0.035.81%9/22/20149/24/201410/1/2014
8/7/2014monthly$0.035.81%8/20/20148/22/20149/2/2014
6/23/2014monthly$0.035.58%7/22/20147/24/20148/1/2014
5/19/2014monthly$0.035.66%6/20/20146/24/20147/1/2014
3/24/2014monthly$0.035.67%5/21/20145/23/20146/2/2014
3/24/2014monthly$0.035.67%4/22/20144/24/20145/1/2014
1/27/2014monthly$0.035.79%3/20/20143/24/20144/1/2014
1/27/2014monthly$0.035.79%2/20/20142/24/20143/3/2014
11/25/2013monthly$0.035.77%1/22/20141/24/20142/3/2014
11/25/2013monthly$0.035.77%12/19/201312/23/20131/2/2014
9/23/2013monthly$0.035.88%10/22/201310/24/201311/1/2013
9/23/2013monthly$0.035.88%11/20/201311/22/201312/2/2013
8/12/2013monthly$0.035.89%8/21/20138/23/20139/3/2013
8/12/2013monthly$0.035.89%9/20/20139/24/201310/1/2013
5/20/2013monthly$0.035.65%6/20/20136/24/20137/1/2013
3/25/2013monthly$0.035.64%4/22/20134/24/20135/1/2013
3/25/2013monthly$0.035.64%5/22/20135/24/20136/3/2013
2/25/2013monthly$0.035.65%3/20/20133/22/20134/1/2013
2/7/2013monthly$0.035.58%2/20/20132/22/20133/1/2013
12/17/2012monthly$0.035.83%12/20/201212/24/20121/2/2013
12/17/2012monthly$0.035.83%1/22/20131/24/20132/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 12.88%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/4/2016Walter C DonovanInsiderBuy118,798$4.70$558,350.60View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Walter C DonovanInsiderBuy136,552$4.65$634,966.80View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015D William KohliInsiderBuy50,000$4.91$245,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015D William KohliInsiderBuy50,000$4.91$245,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2015Walter C DonovanInsiderBuy265,000$5.10$1,351,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2015D William KohliInsiderBuy69,186$5.24$362,534.64View SEC Filing  
4/7/2014D William KohliInsiderBuy75,000$5.51$413,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014D William KohliInsiderBuy25,000$5.50$137,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Michael V SalmInsiderBuy85,000$5.51$468,350.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)
Latest Headlines for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (PPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 5:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 1:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) Announces $0.03 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 2:20 PM
nasdaq.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July
www.nasdaq.com - July 20 at 5:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 5:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 5:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (PPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 7:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (ppt) to Issue $0.03 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:30 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPutnam declares monthly distribution on Closed-End Funds
seekingalpha.com - December 21 at 8:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPUTNAM PREMIER INCOME TRUST Financials
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 7:11 PM
nasdaq.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for
www.nasdaq.com - November 18 at 6:31 PM
seekingalpha.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust goes ex-dividend today
seekingalpha.com - October 20 at 7:08 PM
bloomberg.com logoPerisai Bondholders Reject Oil Rig Contractor’s Proposal
www.bloomberg.com - October 3 at 11:30 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust declares $0.026 dividend
seekingalpha.com - September 15 at 10:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPutnam Premier Income Trust (PPT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 2:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDefending against cyber threats
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 7:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill the rocky road continue for the markets?
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 6:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPutnam Announces Ex-Dividend Date Change for Closed-End Funds
finance.yahoo.com - December 21 at 4:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPutnam Announces Distribution Rates for Closed-End Funds
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 9:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoConsidering the Investment Impact of Baby Boomers’ Retirement
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 8:02 AM

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