SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

January 13, 2010 11:50 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Multi-Class Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 13, 2010) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions.

                                                    RECORD         PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                           DATE            DATE

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class B Shares
 (PSIBX)
$0.0620 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class C Shares
 (PDVCX)
$0.0630 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class M Shares
 (PDVMX)
$0.0650 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class R Shares
 (PDVRX)
$0.0660 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class Y Shares
 (PDVYX)
$0.0690 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class B
 Shares  (PGSBX)
$0.0490 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class C
 Shares (PGVCX)
$0.0490 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class M
 Shares (PGSMX)
$0.0550 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class R
 Shares (PGVRX)
$0.0550 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class Y
 Shares (PUSYX)
$0.0610 per share investment income               01/13/10        01/20/10