SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

March 29, 2012 16:23 ET

Putnam Investments Announces Dividend Rates for Variable Trusts

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Mar 29, 2012) - The following information has been declared by the Trustees of The Putnam Funds.

RECORD PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS DATE DATE
Putnam VT- American Government Income Fund - Class A Shares
$0.3270 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
$1.4980 per share short-term capital gain distributions
$0.1080 per share long-term capital gain distributions
$1.9330 per share total distribution
Putnam VT- American Government Income Fund - Class B Shares
$0.2940 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
$1.4980 per share short-term capital gain distributions
$0.1080 per share long-term capital gain distributions
$1.9000 per share total distribution
Putnam VT- Capital Opportunities Fund - Class A Shares
$0.1080 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Capital Opportunities Fund - Class B Shares
$0.0620 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Diversified Income Trust - Class A Shares
$0.4180 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Diversified Income Trust - Class B Shares
$0.3990 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Equity Income Fund - Class A Shares
$0.3650 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Equity Income Fund - Class B Shares
$0.3280 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- George Putnam Balanced Fund - Class A Shares
$0.1680 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- George Putnam Balanced Fund - Class B Shares
$0.1480 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Global Asset Allocation Fund - Class A Shares
$0.1500 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Global Asset Allocation Fund - Class B Shares
$0.1110 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Global Equity Fund - Class A Shares
$0.2110 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Global Equity Fund - Class B Shares
$0.1790 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Global Health Care - Class A Shares
$0.2000 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
$0.2740 per share short-term capital gain distributions
$0.7970 per share long-term capital gain distributions
$1.2710 per share total distribution
Putnam VT- Global Health Care - Class B Shares
$0.1660 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
$0.2740 per share short-term capital gain distributions
$0.7970 per share long-term capital gain distributions
$1.2370 per share total distribution
Putnam VT- Global Utilities - Class A Shares
$0.4800 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Global Utilities - Class B Shares
$0.4440 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Growth & Income Fund - Class A Shares
$0.3300 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Growth & Income Fund - Class B Shares
$0.2840 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Growth Opportunities Fund - Class A Shares
$0.0210 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Growth Opportunities Fund - Class B Shares
$0.0050 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- High Yield Trust - Class A Shares
$0.5460 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- High Yield Trust - Class B Shares
$0.5290 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Income Fund - Class A Shares
$0.6350 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Income Fund - Class B Shares
$0.6010 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- International Equity Fund - Class A Shares
$0.2550 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- International Equity Fund - Class B Shares
$0.2250 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- International Growth Fund - Class A Shares
$0.2640 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- International Growth Fund - Class B Shares
$0.2170 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- International Value Fund - Class A Shares
$0.2800 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- International Value Fund - Class B Shares
$0.2550 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Investors Fund - Class A Shares
$0.1700 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Investors Fund - Class B Shares
$0.1410 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Multi-Cap Growth Fund - Class A Shares
$0.1080 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Multi-Cap Growth Fund - Class B Shares
$0.0500 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Multi-Cap Value Fund - Class A Shares
$0.0870 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Multi-Cap Value Fund - Class B Shares
$0.0510 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Research Fund - Class A Shares
$0.1670 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Research Fund - Class B Shares
$0.1310 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Small Cap Value Fund - Class A Shares
$0.1010 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Small Cap Value Fund - Class B Shares
$0.0630 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Voyager Fund - Class A Shares
$0.1360 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012
Putnam VT- Voyager Fund - Class B Shares
$0.1150 per share investment income 3/29/2012 3/29/2012

Section 19 Disclosure

VT American Government Income Fund
As of March 27, 2012 the fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $1.281 per share, of which $.000 represent unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

Contact Information

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