SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

February 16, 2010 11:24 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 16, 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                     02/16/10   02/22/10

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class C Shares (PDVCX)
$0.0620 per share investment income                     02/16/10   02/22/10

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class M Shares (PDVMX)
$0.0650 per share investment income                     02/16/10   02/22/10

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class R Shares (PDVRX)
$0.0650 per share investment income                     02/16/10   02/22/10

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PDVYX)
$0.0690 per share investment income                     02/16/10   02/22/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class B Shares (PGSBX)
$0.0560 per share investment income                     02/16/10   02/22/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class C Shares (PGVCX)
$0.0560 per share investment income                     02/16/10   02/22/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class M Shares (PGSMX)
$0.0620 per share investment income                     02/16/10   02/22/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class R Shares (PGVRX)
$0.0620 per share investment income                     02/16/10   02/22/10

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PUSYX)
$0.0680 per share investment income                     02/16/10   02/22/10