SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

February 24, 2010 11:35 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions.

                                                           RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                                DATE     DATE

The George Putnam Fund of Boston - Class B Shares (PGEBX)  2/24/10  2/26/10
$ 0.0280 per share investment income

The George Putnam Fund of Boston - Class C Shares (PGPCX)  2/24/10  2/26/10
$ 0.0290 per share investment income

The George Putnam Fund of Boston - Class M Shares (PGEMX)  2/24/10  2/26/10
$0.0360 per share investment income

The George Putnam Fund of Boston - Class R Shares (PGPRX)  2/24/10  2/26/10
$ 0.0420 per share investment income

The George Putnam Fund of Boston - Class Y Shares (PGEYX)  2/24/10  2/26/10
$ 0.0570 per share investment income

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class B Shares
$0.0040 per share investment income                        2/24/10  2/26/10

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class C Shares
$0.0040 per share investment income                        2/24/10  2/26/10

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class M Shares
$0.0070 per share investment income                        2/24/10  2/26/10

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class R Shares
$0.0100 per share investment income                        2/24/10  2/26/10

Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class Y Shares
$0.0160 per share investment income                        2/24/10  2/26/10