SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

June 16, 2011 14:40 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Jun 16, 2011) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions.

RECORDPAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONSDATEDATE
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class B Shares (PAMBX)
$0.0300 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class C Shares (a)
$0.0300 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class M Shares (PAMMX)
$0.0340 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class R Shares (PAMRX)
$0.0340 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class Y Shares (a)
$0.0380 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Balanced Portfolio - Class B Shares (PABBX)
$0.0260 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Balanced Portfolio - Class C Shares (AABCX)
$0.0270 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Balanced Portfolio - Class M Shares (PABMX)
$0.0340 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Balanced Portfolio - Class R Shares (PAARX)
$0.0410 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Balanced Portfolio - Class Y Shares (PABYX)
$0.0550 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Conservative Portfolio - Class B Shares (PACBX)
$0.0070 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Conservative Portfolio - Class C Shares (PACCX)
$0.0070 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Conservative Portfolio - Class M Shares (PACMX)
$0.0090 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Conservative Portfolio - Class R Shares (PACRX)
$0.0110 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011
Putnam Asset Allocation: Conservative Portfolio - Class Y Shares (PACYX)
$0.0150 per share investment income6/16/20116/20/2011

(a) Quotron symbol pending

SECTION 19 DISCLOSURE

Asset Allocation Funds: Conservative Portfolio
$0.001 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 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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