SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 30, 2009 13:59 ET

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

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 30, 2009) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declare the following distributions.

                                                 RECORD         PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                       DATE            DATE
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Putnam Retirement Ready 2010 Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$0.6770 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2010 Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$0.6720 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2010 Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.5110 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2010 Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$0.7500 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2010 Fund - Class Y Shares (PRRGX)
$0.8050 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2015 Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$0.6240 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2015 Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$0.6580 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2015 Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.6490 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2015 Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$0.7150 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2015 Fund - Class Y Shares (PRRLX)
$0.7610 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2020 Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$0.5690 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2020 Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$0.5900 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2020 Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.5870 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2020 Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$0.6300 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2020 Fund - Class Y Shares (PRRNX)
$0.6950 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2025 Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$0.4360 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2025 Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$0.4500 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2025 Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.4960 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2025 Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$0.5050 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2025 Fund - Class Y Shares (PRRPX)
$0.5680 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2030 Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$0.5240 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2030 Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$0.5360 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2030 Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.5430 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2030 Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$0.5770 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2030 Fund - Class Y Shares (PRRTX)
$0.6360 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2035 Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$0.8860 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2035 Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$0.8890 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2035 Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.9030 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2035 Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$0.9420 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2035 Fund - Class Y Shares (PRRYX)
$1.000 per share investment income              12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2040 Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$1.4280 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2040 Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$1.4730 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2040 Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$1.4790 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2040 Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$1.5070 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2040 Fund - Class Y Shares (PRZZX)
$1.5670 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2045 Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$1.6270 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2045 Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$1.6390 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2045 Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$1.6490 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2045 Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$1.6840 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2045 Fund - Class Y Shares (PRVYX)
$1.7480 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2050 Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$1.7810 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2050 Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$1.8010 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2050 Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$1.8230 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2050 Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$1.8560 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready 2050 Fund - Class Y Shares (a)
$1.9020 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class B Shares (a)
$0.0020 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09
$0.2390 per share extra taxable income
$0.2410 per share total

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$0.0010 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09
$0.2390 per share extra taxable income
$0.2400 per share total

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class M Shares (a)
$0.0050 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09
$0.2390 per share extra taxable income
$0.2440 per share total

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$0.0090 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09
$0.2390 per share extra taxable income
$0.2480 per share total

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class Y Shares (a)
$0.0170 per share investment income             12/30/09        12/31/09
$0.2390 per share extra taxable income
$0.2560 per share total

(a) Quotron symbol pending