SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 10, 2009 15:01 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for One Class A Open-End Fund

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2009) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions today.

                                                   RECORD          PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                        DATE            DATE
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The Putnam Fund for Growth and Income -
 Class A Shares (PGRWX)
$0.0040 per share extra taxable income (a)         12/11/09        12/15/09

(a) Please note: This is in addition to Putnam Fund for Growth and Income's regular distribution rate of $0.0220, previously announced in a November 12, 2009 press release.