SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

September 17, 2010 08:30 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2010) -  The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declare the following distributions.

    RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE
         
Putnam American Government Income Trust - Class A Shares (PAGVX)        
$0.0460 per share investment income   10/18/10   10/20/10
         
Putnam Asset Allocation Conservative Fund- Class A Shares (PACAX)        
$0.0260 per share investment income   10/18/10   10/20/10
         
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class A Shares (PVSAX)        
$0.1030 per share investment income   09/28/10   09/30/10
         
Putnam Convertible Income Growth Fund - Class A Shares (PCONX)        
$0.1420 per share investment income   09/28/10   09/30/10
         
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class A Shares (PDINX)        
$0.0670 per share investment income   10/14/10   10/20/10
         
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class A Shares (PEYAX)        
$0.0480 per share investment income   09/28/10   09/30/10
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGGIX)        
$0.0650 per share investment income   9/24/10   9/30/10
    10/25/10   10/29/10
         
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class A Shares (PUGIX)        
$0.0760 per share investment income   9/28/10   9/30/10
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class A Shares (PHYIX)        
$0.0350 per share investment income   9/21/10   9/27/10
    10/19/10   10/25/10
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class A Shares (PHIGX)        
$0.0450 per share investment income   9/23/10   9/27/10
    10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class A Shares (PINCX)        
$0.0380 per share investment income   9/21/10   9/27/10
    10/19/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class A Shares (PISFX)        
$0.0220 per share investment income   9/23/10   9/27/10
    10/21/10   10/25/10
         
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGSIX)        
$0.0650 per share investment income   10/14/10   10/20/10

Section 19 Disclosure

Capital Spectrum
$0.065 per share of this fund's dividend is paid from short-term capital gains. This is only an estimate for the current fund fiscal year based on information we have at this time. In January 2011, we will provide final information about all 2010 distributions for your tax filing. See the additional disclosure below for more details.

Diversified Income Trust
$0.014 per share of this fund's dividend represents a foreign currency gain. This is only an estimate for the current fund fiscal year based on information we have at this time. In January 2011, we will provide final information about all 2010 distributions for your tax filing. See the additional disclosure below for more details.

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 2011, we will provide final information about all 2010 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 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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