SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

October 16, 2012 15:27 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 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   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class C Shares (PDVCX)        
$0.0320 per share investment income   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class M Shares (PDVMX)        
$0.0350 per share investment income   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class R Shares (PDVRX)        
$0.0350 per share investment income   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PDVYX)        
$0.0390 per share investment income   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class B Shares (PGSBX)        
$0.0290 per share investment income   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class C Shares (PGVCX)        
$0.0290 per share investment income   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class M Shares (PGSMX)        
$0.0350 per share investment income   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class R Shares (PGVRX)        
$0.0350 per share investment income   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class Y Shares (PUSYX)        
$0.0410 per share investment income   10/16/2012   10/22/2012
         
         

SECTION 19 DISCLOSURE

Diversified Income Trust
0.001 per share of Diversified Income Trust'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 below for more details.

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 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