SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 20, 2010 15:00 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 20, 2010) -  The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions.

    RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class B Shares (PHYBX)        
$0.0310 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0500 per share total        
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class C Shares (a)        
$0.0310 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0500 per share total        
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class M Shares (PHYMX)        
$0.0340 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0530 per share total        
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class R Shares (a)        
$0.0340 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0530 per share total        
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class Y Shares (PHAYX)        
$0.0360 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0550 per share total        
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class B Shares (PNCBX)        
$0.0300 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class C Shares (PUICX)        
$0.0300 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class M Shares (PNCMX)        
$0.0330 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class R Shares (PIFRX)        
$0.0330 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PNCYX)        
$0.0350 per share investment income   12/20/2010   12/27/2010

(a) Quotron symbol pending

SECTION 19 DISCLOSURE

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 2010, we will provide final information about all 2009 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 2010, 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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