SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 28, 2010 14:40 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Multi-Class Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 28, 2010) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declare the following distributions today.

    RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE
         
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class B Shares (PVSBX)        
$0.0690 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.1190 per share short-term capital gain        
$0.1180 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.3060 per share total        
         
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class C Shares (PVSCX)        
$0.0680 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.1190 per share short-term capital gain        
$0.1180 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.3050 per share total        
         
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class M Shares (PVSMX)        
$0.0760 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.1190 per share short-term capital gain        
$0.1180 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.3130 per share total        
         
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class R Shares (PVSRX)        
$0.0890 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.1190 per share short-term capital gain        
$0.1180 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.3260 per share total        
         
Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund - Class Y Shares (PVSYX)        
$0.1150 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.1190 per share short-term capital gain        
$0.1180 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.3520 per share total        
         
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund- Class B Share (PCNBX)        
$0.1060 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
         
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class C Share (PRCCX)        
$0.1060 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
         
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class M Share (PCNMX)        
$0.1150 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
         
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class R Share (PCVRX)        
$0.1300 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
         
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class Y Share (PCGYX)        
$0.1540 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
         
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class B Shares (PEQNX)        
$0.0300 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0130 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0430 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class C Shares (PEQCX)        
$0.0320 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0130 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0450 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class M Shares (PEIMX)        
$0.0400 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0130 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0530 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class R Shares (PEQRX)        
$0.0490 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0130 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0620 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PEIYX)        
$0.0670 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0130 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0800 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Spectrum Fund - Class B Shares (PYSOX)        
$0.1150 per share short-term capital gain   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0430 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.1580 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Spectrum Fund - Class C Shares (PYSCX)        
$0.1150 per share short-term capital gain   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0430 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.1580 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Spectrum Fund - Class M Shares (PYSMX)        
$0.1150 per share short-term capital gain   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0430 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.1580 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Spectrum Fund - Class R Shares (PYSRX)        
$0.1150 per share short-term capital gain   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0430 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.1580 per share total        
         
Putnam Equity Spectrum Fund - Class Y Shares (PYSYX)        
$0.1150 per share short-term capital gain   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0430 per share long-term capital gain        
$0.1580 per share total        
         
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class B Shares (PUTBX)        
$0.0540 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0350 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0890 per share total        
         
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class C Shares (a)        
$0.0560 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0350 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0910 per share total        
         
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class M Shares (PUTMX)        
$0.0620 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0350 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0970 per share total        
         
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class R Shares (PULRX)        
$0.0700 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0350 per share extra taxable income        
$0.1050 per share total        
         
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class Y Shares (a)        
$0.0830 per share investment income   12/28/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0350 per share extra taxable income        
$0.1180 per share total        

(a) Quotron symbol pending

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