Address And Details

One Post Office Square , Canton, MA 02109
Fund Manager Paul Drury
Manager Tenure 13 Years 4 Months

Strategy And Objective

Putnam Pennsylvania Tax Exempt Income Fund seeks as high a level of current income exempt from federal income tax and Pennsylvania personal income tax as we believe is consistent with preservation of capital. This section contains greater detail on each funds main investment strategies and the related risks you would face as a fund shareholder. It is important to keep in mind that risk and reward generally go hand in hand; the higher the potential reward, the greater the risk.As mentioned in the fund summaries, we pursue each funds goal by investing mainly in tax-exempt investments that are investment-grade in quality. Under normal circumstances, we invest at least 80% of a funds net assets in tax-exempt investments. This investment policy cannot be changed without the approval of a funds shareholders. Certain states may impose additional requirements on the composition of a funds portfolio in order for distributions from that fund to be exempt from state taxes. Tax-exempt investments. These investments are issued by or for states, territories or possessions of the United States or by their political subdivisions, agencies, authorities or other government entities, and the income from these investments is exempt from both federal and the applicable states income tax. These investments are issued to raise money for public purposes, such as loans for the construction of housing, schools or hospitals, or to provide temporary financing in anticipation of the receipt of taxes and other revenue. They also include private activity obligations of public authorities to finance privately owned or operated facilities. Changes in law or adverse determinations by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or a state tax authority could make the income from some of these obligations taxable. For instance, the IRS could rule that income from certain types of state-issued bonds would no longer be considered tax-exempt. Investments in securities of issuers located outside the applicable state may be applied toward meeting a requirement to invest in a tax-exempt investment if the security pays interest that is exempt from federal and the applicable states income tax. Interest income from private activity bonds may be subject to federal AMT for individuals. As a policy that cannot be changed without the approval of fund shareholders, we cannot include these investments for the purpose of complying with the 80% investment policies described above. Corporate shareholders will be required to include all exempt interest dividends in determining their federal AMT. For more information, including possible state, local and other taxes, contact your tax advisor. General obligations. These are backed by the issuers authority to levy taxes and are considered an obligation of the issuer. They are payable from the issuers general unrestricted revenues, although payment may depend upon government appropriation or aid from other governments. These investments may be vulnerable Prospectus 23 to legal limits on a governments power to raise revenue or increase taxes, as well as economic or other developments that can reduce revenues. Revenue obligations. These are payable from revenue earned by a particular project or other revenue source. They include private activity bonds such as industrial development bonds, which are paid only from the revenues of the private owners or operators of the facilities. Investors can look only to the revenue generated by the project or the private company operating the project rather than the credit of the state or local government authority issuing the bonds. Revenue obligations are typically subject to greater credit risk than general obligations because of the relatively limited source of revenue. Interest rate risk. The values of bonds and other debt instruments usually rise and fall in response to changes in interest rates. Declining interest rates generally increase the value of existing debt instruments, and rising interest rates generally decrease the value of existing debt instruments. Changes in a debt instruments value usually will not affect the amount of interest income paid to a fund, but will affect the value of a funds shares. Interest rate risk is generally greater for investments with longer maturities.

Net Asset Value

as of 5:33 PM ET 09/23/2021


  • 1 Week
  • n/a
  • 1 Month
  • -0.52%
  • 3 Months
  • -0.31%
  • 1 Yr Return
  • +1.91%
  • 5 Yr Return
  • +2.89%

Equity Sector Breakdown

ConsumerDurables n/a
Energy n/a
Finance n/a
Health n/a
IndustrialCyclical n/a
NonDurables n/a
RetailTrade n/a
Services n/a
Technology n/a
Utilities n/a

Asset Allocation

Asset Type % Of Allocation
Bonds 98.71%
Other 1.29%
Stocks 0.00%
Cash 0.00%
Preferred 0.00%
Convertible 0.00%
ForeignStocks 0.00%
ForeignBonds 0.00%
ForeignHedged 0.00%
Total Net Assets 9.04 M

Risk Measures

Criteria 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Alpha -0.76 -0.78 -1.02
Beta 0.98 0.90 0.94
R Squared 0.96 0.95 0.95
Std Deviation 4.01 3.62 3.48
Sharpe Ratio 0.80 0.34 n/a

Purchase Information

as of 6:38 PM ET 09/21/2021
Minimum Initial $500
Minimum Additional $0
Minimum Initial IRA $0


Timeframe Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 05/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 05/31/2021
1 Year
  • +3.71%
  • +5.81%
+3.71% +5.81%
3 Year
  • +4.36%
  • +4.13%
+4.36% +4.13%
10 Year
  • +2.97%
  • +3.19%
+2.97% +3.19%
Life Of Fund
  • +3.04%
  • +3.05%
+3.04% +3.05%

Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Company Name % Of Assets

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