Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

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BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 14, 2012) -  The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following fund distributions.

         
    RECORD/   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   EX DATE   DATE
         
Putnam American Government Income Fund - Class A Shares (PAGVX)        
$0.0130 per share investment income   12/18/12   12/20/12
    1/17/13   1/22/13
         
Putnam Convertible Securities Fund - Class A Shares (PCONX)        
$0.1420 per share investment income   12/26/12   12/28/12
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund- Class A Shares (PABAX)        
$0.0480 per share investment income   12/18/12   12/20/12
         
Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund- Class A Shares (PACAX)        
$0.0130 per share investment income   12/18/12   12/20/12
    1/17/13   1/22/13
         
Putnam Diversified Income Trust - Class A Shares (PDINX)        
$0.0370 per share investment income   12/14/12   12/20/12
    1/15/13   1/22/13
         
Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class A Shares (PEYAX)        
$0.0800 per share investment income   12/26/12   12/28/12
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGGIX)        
$0.0320 per share investment income   12/21/12   12/28/12
    1/24/13   1/30/13
         
Putnam Global Utilities Fund - Class A Shares (PUGIX)        
$0.0670 per share investment income   12/26/12   12/28/12
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class A Shares (PHYIX)        
$0.0310 per share investment income   12/19/12   12/26/12
    1/18/13   1/25/13
         
Putnam High Yield Trust - Class A Shares (PHIGX)        
$0.0400 per share investment income   12/21/12   12/26/12
    1/23/13   1/25/13
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class A Shares (PINCX)        
$0.0180 per share investment income   12/19/12   12/26/12
    1/18/13   1/25/13
         
Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 2- Class A Shares (PRYAX)        
$0.0040 per share investment income   12/26/12   12/28/12
    1/28/13   1/30/13
         
Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 3- Class A Shares (PISFX)        
$0.0170 per share investment income   12/26/12   12/28/12
    1/28/13   1/30/13
         
Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGSIX)        
$0.0380 per share investment income   12/14/12   12/20/12
    1/15/13   1/22/13
         

Global Utilities Fund
.036 per share of Global Utilities 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. 

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 2013, you will receive information as to the federal tax status of this and other distributions from the fund in the preceding calendar year.

Contact:
PUTNAM SHAREHOLDERS CONTACT:
1-800-225-1581
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