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Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 19, 2012) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions today.

         
    RECORD/   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   EX DATE   DATE
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class B Shares (PHYBX)        
$0.0280 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class C Shares (PHYLX)        
$0.0270 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class M Shares (PHYMX)        
$0.0300 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class R Shares (PFJAX)        
$0.0300 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class Y Shares (PHAYX)        
$0.0320 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class B Shares (PNCBX)        
$0.0120 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class C Shares (PUICX)        
$0.0120 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class M Shares (PNCMX)        
$0.0150 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class R Shares (PIFRX)        
$0.0150 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class Y Shares (PNCYX)        
$0.0170 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class R5 Shares (PINFX)        
$0.0170 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012
         
Putnam Income Fund - Class R6 Shares (PINHX)        
$0.0180 per share investment income   11/19/2012   11/26/2012