SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 21, 2011 16:46 ET

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

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 21, 2011) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions.

RECORD PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS DATE DATE
Putnam Asia Pacific Equity Fund - Class B Shares (PAPBX)
$0.4400 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.8700 per share long-term capital gain
$1.3100 per share total
Putnam Asia Pacific Equity Fund - Class C Shares (PAPCX)
$0.4400 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.8700 per share long-term capital gain
$1.3100 per share total
Putnam Asia Pacific Equity Fund - Class M Shares (PAPMX)
$0.4400 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.8700 per share long-term capital gain
$1.3100 per share total
Putnam Asia Pacific Equity Fund - Class R Shares (PAPLX)
$0.0270 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.4400 per share short-term capital gain
$0.8700 per share long-term capital gain
$1.3370 per share total
Putnam Asia Pacific Equity Fund - Class Y Shares (PAPYX)
$0.0710 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.4400 per share short-term capital gain
$0.8700 per share long-term capital gain
$1.3810 per share total
Putnam Emerging Markets Equity Fund - Class B Shares (PEMBX)
$0.6910 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3190 per share long-term capital gain
$1.0100 per share total
Putnam Emerging Markets Equity Fund - Class C Shares (PEMZX)
$0.6910 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3190 per share long-term capital gain
$1.0100 per share total
Putnam Emerging Markets Equity Fund - Class M Shares (PEMAX)
$0.6910 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3190 per share long-term capital gain
$1.0100 per share total
Putnam Emerging Markets Equity Fund - Class R Shares (PEMLX)
$0.6910 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3190 per share long-term capital gain
$1.0100 per share total
Putnam Emerging Markets Equity Fund - Class Y Shares (PEMYX)
$0.6910 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3190 per share long-term capital gain
$1.0100 per share total
Putnam Global Consumer Fund - Class B Shares (PGCKX)
$0.1170 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.9300 per share long-term capital gain
$1.2020 per share total
Putnam Global Consumer Fund - Class C Shares (PGCNX)
$0.1640 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.9300 per share long-term capital gain
$1.2490 per share total
Putnam Global Consumer Fund - Class M Shares (PGCMX)
$0.1300 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.9300 per share long-term capital gain
$1.2150 per share total
Putnam Global Consumer Fund - Class R Shares (PGCIX)
$0.2160 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.9300 per share long-term capital gain
$1.3010 per share total
Putnam Global Consumer Fund - Class Y Shares (PGCYX)
$0.2520 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.9300 per share long-term capital gain
$1.3370 per share total
Putnam Global Energy Fund - Class B Shares (PGEDX)
$0.0320 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.2550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.1750 per share long-term capital gain
$0.4620 per share total
Putnam Global Energy Fund - Class C Shares (PGECX)
$0.0270 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.2550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.1750 per share long-term capital gain
$0.4570 per share total
Putnam Global Energy Fund - Class M Shares (PGENX)
$0.0580 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.2550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.1750 per share long-term capital gain
$0.4880 per share total
Putnam Global Energy Fund - Class R Shares (PGETX)
$0.1110 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.2550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.1750 per share long-term capital gain
$0.5410 per share total
Putnam Global Energy Fund - Class Y Shares (PGEIX)
$0.1490 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.2550 per share short-term capital gain
$0.1750 per share long-term capital gain
$0.5790 per share total
Putnam Global Equity Fund - Class B Shares (PEQBX)
$0.1410 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Equity Fund - Class C Shares (PUGCX)
$0.1480 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Equity Fund - Class M Shares (PEQMX)
$0.1700 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Equity Fund - Class R Shares (PGLRX)
$0.1880 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Equity Fund - Class Y Shares (PEQYX)
$0.2380 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Financial Fund - Class B Shares (PGFOX)
$0.0650 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.0730 per share long-term capital gain
$0.1380 per share total
Putnam Global Financial Fund - Class C Shares (PGFDX)
$0.1430 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.0730 per share long-term capital gain
$0.2160 per share total
Putnam Global Financial Fund - Class M Shares (PGFMX)
$0.1220 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.0730 per share long-term capital gain
$0.1950 per share total
Putnam Global Financial Fund - Class R Shares (PGFRX)
$0.1280 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.0730 per share long-term capital gain
$0.2010 per share total
Putnam Global Financial Fund - Class Y Shares (PGFYX)
$0.1730 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.0730 per share long-term capital gain
$0.2460 per share total
Putnam Global Health Care Fund - Class B Shares (PHSBX)
$0.8180 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3550 per share short-term capital gain
$3.7080 per share long-term capital gain
$4.8810 per share total
Putnam Global Health Care Fund - Class C Shares (PCHSX)
$0.8470 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3550 per share short-term capital gain
$3.7080 per share long-term capital gain
$4.9100 per share total
Putnam Global Health Care Fund - Class M Shares (PHLMX)
$0.9380 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3550 per share short-term capital gain
$3.7080 per share long-term capital gain
$5.0010 per share total
Putnam Global Health Care Fund - Class R Shares (PHSRX)
$1.0690 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3550 per share short-term capital gain
$3.7080 per share long-term capital gain
$5.1320 per share total
Putnam Global Health Care Fund - Class Y Shares (PHSYX)
$1.2730 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.3550 per share short-term capital gain
$3.7080 per share long-term capital gain
$5.3360 per share total
Putnam Global Industrials Fund - Class B Shares (PGIVX)
$0.2550 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.4510 per share long-term capital gain
$0.7060 per share total
Putnam Global Industrials Fund - Class C Shares (PGIEX)
$0.2240 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.4510 per share long-term capital gain
$0.6750 per share total
Putnam Global Industrials Fund - Class M Shares (PGIHX)
$0.2560 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.4510 per share long-term capital gain
$0.7070 per share total
Putnam Global Industrials Fund - Class R Shares (PGIOX)
$0.2810 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.4510 per share long-term capital gain
$0.7320 per share total
Putnam Global Industrials Fund - Class Y Shares (PGILX)
$0.3610 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.4510 per share long-term capital gain
$0.8120 per share total
Putnam Global Natural Resources Fund - Class B Shares (PNRBX)
$0.3990 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Natural Resources Fund - Class C Shares (PGLCX)
$0.4010 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Natural Resources Fund - Class M Shares (PGLMX)
$0.4580 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Natural Resources Fund - Class R Shares (PGNRX)
$0.5110 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Natural Resources Fund - Class Y Shares (PGRYX)
$0.6180 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam Global Technology Fund - Class B Shares (PGTPX)
$0.2250 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.5200 per share long-term capital gain
$0.7450 per share total
Putnam Global Technology Fund - Class C Shares (PGTDX)
$0.2250 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.5200 per share long-term capital gain
$0.7450 per share total
Putnam Global Technology Fund - Class M Shares (PGTMX)
$0.2250 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.5200 per share long-term capital gain
$0.7450 per share total
Putnam Global Technology Fund - Class R Shares (PGTRX)
$0.2250 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.5200 per share long-term capital gain
$0.7450 per share total
Putnam Global Technology Fund - Class Y Shares (PGTYX)
$0.2250 per share short-term capital gain 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.5200 per share long-term capital gain
$0.7450 per share total
Putnam Global Telecommunications Fund - Class B Shares (PGBBX)
$0.3690 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1050 per share short-term capital gain
$0.0670 per share long-term capital gain
$0.5410 per share total
Putnam Global Telecommunications Fund - Class C Shares (PGBNX)
$0.3960 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1050 per share short-term capital gain
$0.0670 per share long-term capital gain
$0.5680 per share total
Putnam Global Telecommunications Fund - Class M Shares (PGBMX)
$0.3860 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1050 per share short-term capital gain
$0.0670 per share long-term capital gain
$0.5580 per share total
Putnam Global Telecommunications Fund - Class R Shares (PGBTX)
$0.4460 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1050 per share short-term capital gain
$0.0670 per share long-term capital gain
$0.6180 per share total
Putnam Global Telecommunications Fund - Class Y Shares (PGBYX)
$0.4690 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
$0.1050 per share short-term capital gain
$0.0670 per share long-term capital gain
$0.6410 per share total
Putnam International Capital Opportunities Fund - Class B Shares (PVNBX)
$0.5550 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Capital Opportunities Fund - Class C Shares (PUVCX)
$0.5910 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Capital Opportunities Fund - Class M Shares (PIVMX)
$0.6900 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Capital Opportunities Fund - Class R Shares (PICRX)
$0.8300 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Capital Opportunities Fund - Class Y Shares (PIVYX)
$0.9660 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Equity Fund - Class B Shares (POVBX)
$0.7590 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Equity Fund - Class C Shares (PIGCX)
$0.8010 per share investment income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Equity Fund - Class M Shares (POVMX)
$0.8540 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Equity Fund - Class R Shares (PIERX)
$0.9080 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Equity Fund - Class Y Shares (POVYX)
$1.0110 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Growth Fund - Class B Shares (PINWX)
$0.3650 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Growth Fund - Class C Shares (PIOCX)
$0.3880 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Growth Fund - Class M Shares (PINMX)
$0.4210 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Growth Fund - Class R Shares (PNPRX)
$0.4660 per share investments income 12/21/2010 12/23/2010
Putnam International Growth Fund - Class Y Shares (PINYX)
$0.5450 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Value Fund - Class B Shares (PGNBX)
$0.3670 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Value Fund - Class C Shares (PIGRX)
$0.3790 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Value Fund - Class M Shares (PIGMX)
$0.4100 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Value Fund - Class R Shares (PIIRX)
$0.4380 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011
Putnam International Value Fund - Class Y Shares (PNGYX)
$0.4870 per share investments income 12/21/2011 12/23/2011

SECTION 19 DISCLOSURES

Asia Pacific Equity Fund
As of December 13, 2011 the fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $2.616 per share, of which $2.209 represent unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

Emerging Markets Equity Fund
As of December 13, 2011 the fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $2.757 per share, of which $1.771 represent unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

Global Energy Fund
As of December 13, 2011 the fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $.306 per share, of which $.000 represent unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

Global Financials Fund
As of December 13, 2011 the fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $1.331 per share, of which $1.074 represent unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

Global Industrials Fund
As of December 13, 2011 the fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $1.959 per share, of which $.824 represent unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

Additional disclosure
If a fund's dividend included an estimated distribution such as a 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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