SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 04, 2009 16:19 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 4, 2009) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions today.

                                                      RECORD      PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                            DATE        DATE
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Putnam Capital Opportunities Fund - Class R
 Shares (PCORX)
$0.0160 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Capital Opportunities Fund - Class Y
 Shares (PYCOX)
$0.0490 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Growth Opportunities Fund - Class M
 Shares (PGOMX)
$0.0010 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Growth Opportunities Fund - Class R
 Shares (PGORX)
$0.0360 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Growth Opportunities Fund - Class Y
 Shares (PGOYX)
$0.0860 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Investors Fund - Class B Shares (PNVBX)
$0.0750 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Investors Fund - Class C Shares (PCINX)
$0.0820 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Investors Fund - Class M Shares (PNVMX)
$0.1080 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Investors Fund - Class R Shares (PIVRX)
$0.1330 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Investors Fund - Class Y Shares (PNVYX)
$0.1780 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Mid Cap Value Fund - Class Y Shares (PMVYX)
$0.0360 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam New Opportunities Fund - Class Y Shares (PNOYX)
$0.1440 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Research Fund - Class B Shares (PRFBX)
$0.0020 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Research Fund - Class C Shares (PRACX)
$0.0290 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Research Fund - Class M Shares (PRFMX)
$0.0530 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Research Fund - Class R Shares (PRSRX)
$0.0850 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Research Fund - Class Y Shares (PURYX)
$0.1360 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Small Cap Value Fund - Class B Shares (PSLBX)
$0.0840 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Small Cap Value Fund - Class C Shares (PSLCX)
$0.0900 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Small Cap Value Fund - Class M Shares (PSLMX)
$0.1060 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Small Cap Value Fund - Class R Shares (a)
$0.1290 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Small Cap Value Fund - Class Y Shares (PYSVX)
$0.1550 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Voyager Fund - Class B Shares (PVOBX)
$0.0740 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Voyager Fund - Class C Shares (PVFCX)
$0.1080 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Voyager Fund - Class M Shares (PVOMX)
$0.1150 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Voyager Fund - Class R Shares (PVYRX)
$0.1610 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

Putnam Voyager Fund - Class Y Shares (PVYYX)
$0.2250 per share investment income                    12/4/09     12/8/09

(a) Quotron symbol pending