SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 26, 2012 14:16 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 26, 2012) -  The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions.

         
    RECORD/   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   EX DATE   DATE
         
Putnam California Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PCTEX)        
$0.0024 per share extra taxable income   12/27/2012   12/31/2012
         
Putnam Massachusetts Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PXMAX)        
$0.0094 per share extra taxable income   12/27/2012   12/31/2012
$0.0034 per share short-term capital gain        
$0.0058 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.0186 per share total        
         
Putnam New Jersey Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A shares (PTNJX)        
$0.0006 per share extra taxable income   12/27/2012   12/31/2012
         
Putnam New York Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A shares (PTEIX)        
$0.0002 per share extra taxable income   12/27/2012   12/31/2012
         
Putnam Pennsylvania Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A shares (PTEPX)        
$0.0007 per share extra taxable income   12/27/2012   12/31/2012
         
Putnam Short Duration Fund - Class A shares (PSDTX)        
$0.0009 per share short-term capital gain   12/27/2012   12/31/2012
         
Putnam Tax Exempt Income Fund - Class A Shares (PTAEX)        
$0.0005 per share extra taxable income   12/27/2012   12/31/2012
         
Putnam Tax-Free High Yield Fund - Class A Shares (PTHAX)        
$0.0084 per share extra taxable income   12/27/2012   12/31/2012
         
Putnam Global Sector Fund - Class A Share Shares (PPGAX)        
$0.1010 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
$0.4840 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.5850 per share total        
         
Putnam Retirement Ready 2015 Fund - Class A Shares (PRRHX)        
$0.3290 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
         
Putnam Retirement Ready 2020 Fund - Class A Shares (PRRMX)        
$0.3360 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
         
Putnam Retirement Ready 2025 Fund - Class A Shares (PRROX)        
$0.2680 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
         
Putnam Retirement Ready 2030 Fund - Class A Shares (PRRQX)        
$0.1680 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
         
Putnam Retirement Ready 2035 Fund - Class A Shares (PRRWX)        
$0.2070 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
         
Putnam Retirement Ready 2040 Fund - Class A Shares (PRRZX)        
$0.3070 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
         
Putnam Retirement Ready 2045 Fund - Class A Shares (PRVLX)        
$0.3820 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
         
Putnam Retirement Ready 2050 Fund - Class A Shares*        
$0.1670 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
         
Putnam Retirement Ready 2055 Fund - Class A Shares*        
$0.1950 per share investment income   12/27/2012   12/28/2012
0.0450 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.2400 per share total        
         

*Quotron Symbol Pending

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