SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 14, 2011 15:48 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 14, 2011) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions.

RECORD PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS DATE DATE
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class B Shares (PSIBX)
$0.0330 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class C Shares (PDVCX)
$0.0330 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class M Shares (PDVMX)
$0.0360 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class R Shares (PDVRX)
$0.0360 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PDVYX)
$0.0380 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class B Shares (PGSBX)
$0.0570 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
$0.0270 per share short - term capital gain
$0.2830 per share long - term capital gain
$0.3670 per share total
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class C Shares (PGVCX)
$0.0570 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
$0.0270 per share short - term capital gain
$0.2830 per share long - term capital gain
$0.3670 per share total
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class M Shares (PGSMX)
$0.0620 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
$0.0270 per share short - term capital gain
$0.2830 per share long - term capital gain
$0.3720 per share total
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class R Shares (PGVRX)
$0.0620 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
$0.0270 per share short - term capital gain
$0.2830 per share long - term capital gain
$0.3720 per share total
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PUSYX)
$0.0680 per share investment income 12/14/2011 12/20/2011
$0.0270 per share short - term capital gain
$0.2830 per share long - term capital gain
$0.3780 per share total

Section 19 Disclosure

U.S. Government Income Trust
As of December 12, 2011 the fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $.286 per share, of which $.816 represent unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

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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