SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 11, 2009 14:07 ET

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

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 11, 2009) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions today.

                                                         RECORD    PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                              DATE      DATE

The Putnam Fund for Growth and Income - Class B Shares (PGIBX)
$0.0040 per share extra taxable income                   12/11/09  12/15/09

The Putnam Fund for Growth and Income - Class C Shares (PGRIX)
$0.0040 per share extra taxable income                   12/11/09  12/15/09

The Putnam Fund for Growth and Income - Class M Shares (PGRMX)
$0.0070 ordinary income distribution                     12/11/09  12/15/09
$0.0040 per share extra taxable income

The Putnam Fund for Growth and Income - Class R Shares (PGCRX)
$0.0150 per ordinary income distribution                 12/11/09  12/15/09
$0.0040 per share extra taxable income

The Putnam Fund for Growth and Income - Class Y Shares (PGIYX)
$0.0290 per ordinary income distribution                 12/11/09  12/15/09
$0.0040 per share extra taxable income