SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

October 21, 2010 14:13 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 21, 2010) -  The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declare the following distributions today.

    RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE
         
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class B Shares (PHBBX)        
$0.0400 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class C Shares (PCHYX)        
$0.0410 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class M Shares (PHIMX)        
$0.0440 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class R Shares (PHDRX)        
$0.0440 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class Y Shares (PHYYX)        
$0.0460 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class B Shares (PBIOX)        
$0.0170 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class C Shares (PCIOX)        
$0.0170 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class M Shares (a)        
$0.0180 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class R Shares (a)        
$0.0200 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class Y Shares (PIIYX)        
$0.0240 per share investment income   10/21/10   10/25/10
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Section 19 Disclosure

Income Strategies Fund
$0.002 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

Additional disclosure
If a fund's dividend included an estimated distribution such as 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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