SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 24, 2012 14:33 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 24, 2012) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions.

    RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE
         
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class A Shares (PCONX)        
$0.1420 per share investment income*   12/26/2012   12/28/2012
$0.0330 per share extra taxable income        
$0.1750 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class A Shares (PEYAX)        
$0.0800 per share investment income*   12/26/2012   12/28/2012
$0.0560 per share extra taxable income        
$0.5040 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.6400 per share total        
         
Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1- Class A Shares (PRMAX)        
$0.0050 per share investment income*   12/26/2012   12/28/2012
$0.1220 per share extra taxable income        
$0.1270 per share total        
         
Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 2- Class A Shares (PRYAX)        
$0.0040 per share investment income*   12/26/2012   12/28/2012
$0.0310 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0850 per share short-term capital gain        
$0.0090 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.1290 per share total        

*Please note that the regular monthly per share investment income distribution rate for this fund was previously declared on the 12/14/12 press release.

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