SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

February 14, 2012 15:07 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Feb 14, 2012) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions.

RECORD PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS DATE DATE
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class B Shares (PSIBX)
$0.0320 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class C Shares (PDVCX)
$0.0320 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class M Shares (PDVMX)
$0.0350 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class R Shares (PDVRX)
$0.0350 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PDVYX)
$0.0390 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class B Shares (PGSBX)
$0.0560 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class C Shares (PGVCX)
$0.0560 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class M Shares (PGSMX)
$0.0620 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class R Shares (PGVRX)
$0.0620 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PUSYX)
$0.0680 per share investment income 2/14/2012 2/21/2012

SECTION 19 DISCLOSURES

Diversified Income Trust
$0.006 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 2013, we will provide final information about all 2012 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 2013, you will receive information as to the federal tax status of this and other distributions from the fund in the preceding calendar year.

Contact Information

  • Putnam Shareholders Contact:
    1-800-225-1581