Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:30am EST

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  BOSTON, MA, Feb 10 (MARKET WIRE) -- 
The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following
distributions today.

                                                       RECORD     PAYMENT
                                                       ---------- ----------
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                            DATE       DATE
------------------------------------------------------ ---------- ----------

Putnam American Government Income Trust - Class A
 Shares (PAGVX)
$0.0360 per share investment income                    2/16/12    2/21/12

Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation: Conservative Fund-
 Class A Shares (PACAX)
$0.0130 per share investment income                    2/16/12    2/21/12

Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class A Shares
 (PDINX)
$0.0370 per share investment income                    2/14/12    2/21/12

George Putnam Balanced Fund - Class A Shares (PGEOX)
$0.0500 per share investment income                    2/27/12    2/29/12

Putnam Global Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGGIX)
$0.0450 per share investment income                    2/23/12    2/29/12

Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class A Shares
 (PHYIX)
$0.0350 per share investment income                    2/21/12    2/27/12

Putnam High Yield Trust - Class A Shares (PHIGX)
$0.0450 per share investment income                    2/23/12    2/27/12

Putnam Income Fund - Class A Shares (PINCX)
$0.0200 per share investment income                    2/21/12    2/27/12

Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 2- Class A
 Shares (PRYAX)
$0.0040 per share investment income                    2/27/12    2/29/12

Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 3- Class A
 Shares (PISFX)
$0.0170 per share investment income                    2/27/12    2/29/12

Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class A Shares
 (PGSIX)
$0.0650 per share investment income                    2/14/12    2/21/12

    
Section 19 Disclosure

    Diversified Income Trust
 $0.006 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
2013, we will provide final information about all 2012 distributions for
your tax filing. See the 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 2013, 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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