SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

March 04, 2011 09:00 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2011) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared 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   03/17/11   03/21/11
         
Putnam Asset Allocation Balanced Fund - Class A Shares (PABAX)        
$0.0480 per share investment income   03/17/11   03/21/11
         
Putnam Asset Allocation Conservative Fund - Class A Shares (PACAX)        
$0.0170 per share investment income   03/17/11   03/21/11
         
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class A Shares (PVSAX)        
$0.1030 per share investment income   03/28/11   03/30/11
         
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class A Shares (PCONX)        
$0.1420 per share investment income   03/28/11   03/30/11
         
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class A Shares (PDINX)        
$0.0500 per share investment income   03/15/11   03/21/11
    04/14/11   04/20/11
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class A Shares (PEYAX)        
$0.0580 per share investment income   03/28/11   03/30/11
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGGIX)        
$0.0650 per share investment income   03/24/11   03/30/11
         
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class A Shares (PUGIX)        
$0.0760 per share investment income   03/28/11   03/30/11
         
Putnam Fund for Growth and Income - Class A Shares (PGRWX)        
$0.0290 per share investment income   03/11/11   03/15/11
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class A Shares (PHYIX)        
$0.0350 per share investment income   03/21/11   03/25/11
         
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class A Shares (PHIGX)        
$0.0450 per share investment income   03/23/11   03/25/11
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class A Shares (PINCX)        
$0.0290 per share investment income   03/21/11   03/25/11
         
Putnam Income Strategies Fund - Class A Shares (PISFX)        
$0.0170 per share investment income   03/23/11   03/25/11
         
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGSIX)        
$0.0650 per share investment income   03/15/11   03/21/11
    04/14/11   04/20/11

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 additional disclosure below for more details.

Capital Spectrum Fund
$0.103 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 2012, we will provide final information about all 2011 distributions for your tax filing. See 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 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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