SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

May 17, 2011 12:24 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions.

RECORDPAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONSDATEDATE
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class B Shares (PSIBX)
$0.0450 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class C Shares (PDVCX)
$0.0450 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class M Shares (PDVMX)
$0.0480 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class R Shares (PDVRX)
$0.0480 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PDVYX)
$0.0520 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class B Shares (PGSBX)
$0.0560 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class C Shares (PGVCX)
$0.0560 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class M Shares (PGSMX)
$0.0620 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class R Shares (PGVRX)
$0.0620 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PUSYX)
$0.0680 per share investment income5/16/20115/20/2011

Section 19 Disclosure

Diversified Income Trust

$0.017 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 2012, we will provide final information about all 2011 distributions for your tax filing. See the additional disclosure paragraph 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 2012, 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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