SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

May 13, 2011 09:00 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2011) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions.

RECORDPAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONSDATEDATE
Putnam American Government Income Trust - Class A Shares (PAGVX)
$0.0360 per share investment income05/18/1105/20/11
Putnam Asset Allocation Conservative Fund- Class A Shares (PACAX)
$0.0170 per share investment income05/18/1105/20/11
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class A Shares (PDINX)
$0.0500 per share investment income05/16/1105/20/11
George Putnam Balanced Fund - Class A Shares (PGEOX)
$0.0500 per share investment income05/25/1105/27/11
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGGIX)
$0.0650 per share investment income05/23/1105/27/11
Putnam Fund for Growth and Income - Class A Shares (PGRWX)
$0.0330 per share investment income06/13/1106/15/11
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class A Shares (PHYIX)
$0.0350 per share investment income05/19/1105/25/11
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class A Shares (PHIGX)
$0.0450 per share investment income05/23/1105/25/11
Putnam Income Fund - Class A Shares (PINCX)
$0.0290 per share investment income05/19/1105/25/11
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class A Shares (PISFX)
$0.0170 per share investment income05/23/1105/25/11
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGSIX)
$0.0650 per share investment income05/16/1105/20/11

Section 19 Disclosure

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 2012, we will provide final information about all 2011 distributions for your tax filing. See the below for more details.

Diversified Income Trust
$0.017 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 2012, we will provide final information about all 2011 distributions for your tax filing. See below for more details.

The Putnam Fund for Growth and Income
$0.005 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 2012, we will provide final information about all 2011 distributions for your tax filing. See 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 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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