SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

June 23, 2010 15:19 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - June 23, 2010) -  The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declare the following distributions today.

  RECORD PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS DATE DATE
     
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class B Shares (PHBBX)    
$0.0400 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10
     
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class C Shares (PCHYX)    
$0.0400 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10
     
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class M Shares (PHIMX)    
$0.0430 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10
     
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class R Shares (PHDRX)    
$0.0430 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10
     
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class Y Shares (PHYYX)    
$0.0470 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10
     
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class B Shares (PBIOX)    
$0.0160 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10
     
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class C Shares (PCIOX)    
$0.0160 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10
     
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class M Shares (a)    
$0.0180 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10
     
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class R Shares (a)    
$0.0210 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10
     
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class Y Shares (PIIYX)    
$0.0240 per share investment income 06/23/10 06/25/10

Section 19 Disclosure

Income Strategies Fund
$0.001 per share of this fund's dividend represents a return of capital. This is only an estimate for the current fund fiscal year based on information we have at this time. In January 2011, we will provide final information about all 2010 distributions for your tax filing. See the Additional Disclosure  below for more details.

Additional Disclosure
If a fund's dividend included an estimated distribution such as a return of capital or capital gain: For the purposes of this disclosure, a fund's dividend sources are determined in accordance with accounting principles, which may vary from federal tax treatment. The sources of dividends are estimated at the time of declaration. Actual results may vary. Any non-taxable return of capital cannot be determined until after the end of the fund's fiscal year. In January 2011, you will receive information as to the federal tax status of this and other distributions from the fund in the preceding calendar year.

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