SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

September 28, 2011 15:34 ET

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

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 28, 2011) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions.

EX/RECORD PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS DATE DATE
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund- Class B Share (PCNBX)
$0.1060 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class C Share (PRCCX)
$0.1040 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class M Share (PCNMX)
$0.1180 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class R Share (PCVRX)
$0.1300 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class Y Share (PCGYX)
$0.1550 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class B Shares (PEQNX)
$0.0380 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class C Shares (PEQCX)
$0.0400 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class M Shares (PEIMX)
$0.0480 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class R Shares (PEQRX)
$0.0590 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PEIYX)
$0.0760 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class B Shares (PUTBX)
$0.0570 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class C Shares (PUTCX)
$0.0570 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class M Shares (PUTMX)
$0.0630 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class R Shares (PULRX)
$0.0700 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class Y Shares (PUTYX)
$0.0830 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Retirement Income Fund, Lifestyle 1- Class M Shares (PRMMX)
$0.0010 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Retirement Income Fund, Lifestyle 1- Class R Shares (PRMKX)
$0.0020 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Retirement Income Fund, Lifestyle 1- Class Y Shares (PRMYX)
$0.0090 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 2*- Class Y Shares (PRLYX)
$0.0120 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 3 - Class B Shares (PBIOX)
$0.0100 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 3 - Class C Shares (PCIOX)
$0.0100 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 3- Class M Shares (PMIOX)
$0.0150 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 3- Class R Shares (PRIOX)
$0.0140 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011
Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 3- Class Y Shares (PIIYX)
$0.0190 per share investment income 9/28/2011 9/30/2011

*First Distribution for this fund, which launched on June 13, 2011

SECTION 19 DISCLOSURE

Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 2
$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 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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