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Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Open-End Funds

December 26, 2018

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 26, 2018--The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declare the following distributions today.

(a) Quotron symbol pending

(b) Please note that the regular monthly per share investment income distribution rates of $0.1200 for the Putnam Convertible Securities Fund- Class A Shares (PCONX), $0.0790 for the Putnam Equity Income Fund - Class A Shares (PEYAX), and $0.0840 for the Putnam Global Utilities Fund – Class A Shares (PUGIX) were previously declared on the November 16, 2018 press release. The regular monthly per share investment income distribution rate of $0.0250 for the Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1- Class A Shares (PRMAX) was previously declared on the December 24, 2018 press release.

SECTION 19 DISCLOSURE

Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1

As of December 13, 2018, the fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $1.162 per share, of which $0.600 represents unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

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PUTNAM SHAREHOLDERS CONTACT: 1-800-225-1581

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MASSACHUSETTS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE

SOURCE: Putnam Funds

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