SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 16, 2011 16:15 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open End Funds

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

    RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE
         
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class B Shares (PAMBX)        
$0.0300 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
$0.4520 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.4820 per share total        
         
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class C Shares (PAMIX)        
$0.0300 per share investment income        
$0.4520 per share long-term capital gain   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
$0.4820 per share total        
         
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class M Shares (PAMMX)        
$0.0340 per share investment income        
$0.4520 per share long-term capital gain   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
$0.4860 per share total        
         
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class R Shares (PAMRX)        
$0.0340 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
$0.4520 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.4860 per share total        
         
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PATYX)        
$0.0380 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
$0.4520 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.4900 per share total        
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund - Class B Shares (PABBX)        
$0.0280 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund - Class C Shares (AABCX)        
$0.0290 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund - Class M Shares (PABMX)        
$0.0370 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund - Class R Shares (PAARX)        
$0.0420 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund - Class Y Shares (PABYX)        
$0.0550 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund - Class B Shares (PACBX)        
$0.0080 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund - Class C Shares (PACCX)        
$0.0080 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund - Class M Shares (PACMX)        
$0.0100 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund - Class R Shares (PACRX)        
$0.0110 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund - Class Y Shares (PACYX)        
$0.0150 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Equity Fund - Class Y Shares (a)        
$0.5430 per share short-term capital gain   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
$0.6360 per share long-term capital gain        
$1.1790 per share total        
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund - Class R Shares (PASRX)        
$0.0080 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund - Class Y Shares (PAGYX)        
$0.0700 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund - Class B Shares (PDRBX)        
$0.1140 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund - Class C Shares (PDRFX)        
$0.1250 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund - Class M Shares (PDRTX)        
$0.1230 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund - Class R Shares (PDRRX)        
$0.1230 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund - Class Y Shares (PDRYX)        
$0.1350 per share investment income   12/16/2011   12/20/2011
         
(a) Quotron symbol pending  

Section 19 Disclosure

American Government Income Fund
As of December 13, 2011 the fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $.081 per share, of which $.145 represent unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

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 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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