SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

September 28, 2010 15:47 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions.

FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS RECORD PAYMENT
  DATE DATE
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class B Shares (PVSBX)    
$0.0660 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class C Shares (PVSCX)    
$0.0700 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class M Shares (PVSMX)    
$0.0820 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class R Shares (PVSRX)    
$0.0900 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class Y Shares (PVSYX)    
$0.1140 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Convertible Income Growth Fund - Class B Shares (PCNBX)    
$0.1060 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Convertible Income Growth Fund - Class C Shares (PRCCX)    
$0.1070 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Convertible Income Growth Fund - Class M Shares (PCNMX)    
$0.1180 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Convertible Income Growth Fund - Class R Shares (PCVRX)    
$0.1310 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Convertible Income Growth Fund - Class Y Shares (PCGYX)    
$0.1540 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class B Shares (PEQNX)    
$0.0210 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class C Shares (PEQCX)    
$0.0230 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class M Shares (PEIMX)    
$0.0310 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class R Shares (PEGRX)    
$0.0400 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PEIYX)    
$0.0570 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class B Shares (PUTBX)    
$0.0540 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class C Shares (a)    
$0.0550 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class M Shares (PUTMX)    
$0.0620 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class R Shares (PUTRX)    
$0.0690 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class Y Shares (a)    
$0.0830 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class B Shares (a)    
$0.0030 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class C Shares (a)    
$0.0030 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class M Shares (a)    
$0.0060 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class R Shares (a)    
$0.0100 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10
     
Putnam Retirement Ready Maturity Fund - Class Y Shares (a)    
$0.0180 per share investment income 9/28/10 9/30/10

(a) Quotron symbol pending

Section 19 Disclosure

Capital Spectrum
$0.065 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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