SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

June 10, 2010 17:49 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - June 10, 2010) -  The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declare the following distributions today.

    RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE
         
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class A Shares (PAGVX)        
$0.0460 per share investment income   6/17/10   6/21/10
    7/16/10   7/20/10
         
Putnam Asset Allocation: Balanced Portfolio - Class A Shares (PABAX)        
$0.0730 per share investment income   6/17/10   6/21/10
         
Putnam Asset Allocation: Conservative Portfolio - Class A Shares (PACAX)        
$0.0260 per share investment income   6/17/10   6/21/10
    7/16/10   7/20/10
         
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class A Shares (PVSAX)        
$0.1030 per share investment income   6/28/10   6/30/10
         
Putnam Convertible-Income Growth - Class A Shares (PCONX)        
$0.1420 per share investment income   6/28/10   6/30/10
         
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class A Shares (PDINX)        
$0.0670 per share investment income   6/15/10   6/21/10
    7/14/10   7/20/10
         
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class A Shares (PEYAX)        
$0.0480 per share investment income   6/28/10   6/30/10
         
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class A Shares (PUGIX)        
$0.0760 per share investments income   6/28/10   6/30/10
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGGIX)        
$0.0870 per share investment income   6/24/10   6/30/10
    7/26/10   7/30/10
         
The Putnam Fund for Growth and Income - Class A Shares (PGRWX)        
$0.0220 per share investment income   6/11/10   6/15/10
         
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class A Shares (PHIGX)        
$0.0450 per share investment income   6/23/10   6/25/10
    7/22/10   7/26/10
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class A Shares (PHYIX)        
$0.0350 per share investment income   6/21/10   6/25/10
    7/20/10   7/26/10
Putnam Income Fund - Class A Shares (PINCX)        
$0.0430 per share investment income   6/21/10   6/25/10
    7/20/10   7/26/10
         
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class A Shares (PISFX)        
$0.0220 per share investment income   6/23/10   6/25/10
    7/22/10   7/26/10
         
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGSIX)        
$0.0650 per share investment income   6/15/10   6/21/10
    7/14/10   7/20/10
         

Section 19 Disclosure

Global Income Trust
$0.012 per share of this fund's dividend represents a foreign currency gain. 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.

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.

Putnam Convertible- Income Growth Trust
$0.008 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.

Putnam Equity Income Fund
$0.004 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.

Capital Spectrum
$0.032 per share of this fund's dividend is paid from short-term capital gains. 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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