Putnam Investments Announces Dividend Rates for Variable Trusts

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The following information has been declared by the Trustees of The Putnam Funds.

Ex Date

Distribution Per Share

Fund

Record Date

Pay Date

Class A

Class B

 

Putnam VT – Diversified Income Trust

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.357

0.342

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.060

0.060

**Long Term Capital Gain :

0.048

0.048

Total Distribution :

0.465

0.450

 

Putnam VT – Emerging Markets Equity Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.451

0.451

**Long Term Capital Gain :

1.618

1.618

Total Distribution :

2.069

2.069

 

Putnam VT – Focused International Equity Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.404

0.341

**Short Term Capital Gain :

1.785

1.785

**Long Term Capital Gain :

5.954

5.954

Total Distribution :

8.143

8.080

 

Putnam VT – George Putnam Balanced Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.151

0.116

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.306

0.306

**Long Term Capital Gain :

0.712

0.712

Total Distribution :

1.169

1.134

 

Putnam VT – Global Asset Allocation Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.286

0.235

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.644

0.644

**Long Term Capital Gain :

0.984

0.984

Total Distribution :

1.914

1.863

 

Putnam VT – Global Health Care Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.113

0.069

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.613

0.613

**Long Term Capital Gain :

0.953

0.953

Total Distribution :

1.679

1.635

 

Ex Date

Distribution Per Share

Fund

Record Date

Pay Date

Class A

Class B

 

Putnam VT – Growth Opportunities Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.120

0.120

**Long Term Capital Gain :

2.088

2.088

Total Distribution :

2.208

2.208

 

Putnam VT – High Yield Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.307

0.290

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.008

0.008

**Long Term Capital Gain :

0.003

0.003

Total Distribution :

0.318

0.301

 

Putnam VT – Income Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.548

0.519

 

Putnam VT – International Equity Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.264

0.221

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.615

0.615

**Long Term Capital Gain :

0.967

0.967

Total Distribution :

1.846

1.803

 

Putnam VT – International Value Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.230

0.207

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.137

0.137

**Long Term Capital Gain :

0.224

0.224

Total Distribution :

0.591

0.568

 

Putnam VT – Large Cap Value Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.499

0.431

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.126

0.126

**Long Term Capital Gain :

2.371

2.371

Total Distribution :

2.996

2.928

 

Putnam VT – Mortgage Securities Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.763

0.736

 

Putnam VT – Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.156

0.133

 

Putnam VT – Multi-Cap Core Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.360

0.220

**Short Term Capital Gain :

1.280

1.280

**Long Term Capital Gain :

4.542

4.542

Total Distribution :

6.182

6.042

 

Putnam VT – Research Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.240

0.170

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.709

0.709

**Long Term Capital Gain :

1.419

1.419

Total Distribution :

2.368

2.298

 

Putnam VT – Small Cap Growth Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.097

0.097

**Long Term Capital Gain :

3.488

3.488

Total Distribution :

3.585

3.585

 

Ex Date

Distribution Per Share

Fund

Record Date

Pay Date

Class A

Class B

 

Putnam VT – Small Cap Value Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.056

0.021

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.772

0.772

**Long Term Capital Gain :

0.951

0.951

Total Distribution :

1.779

1.744

 

Putnam VT – Sustainable Future Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.601

0.601

**Long Term Capital Gain :

3.792

3.792

Total Distribution :

4.393

4.393

 

Putnam VT – Sustainable Leaders Fund

3/30/2022

3/30/2022

Investment Income Distribution:

0.341

0.218

**Short Term Capital Gain :

0.842

0.842

**Long Term Capital Gain :

5.224

5.224

Total Distribution :

6.407

6.284

19(a) NOTICE

Putnam Variable Trust Diversified Income Fund

As of March 28, 2022, the Putnam Variable Trust Diversified Income Fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $2.944 per share, of which $0.533 represents unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

Putnam Variable Trust Focused International Equity Fund

As of March 28, 2022, the Putnam Variable Trust Focused International Equity Fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $0.870 per share, of which $0.781 represents unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

Putnam Variable Trust High Yield Fund

As of March 28, 2022, the Putnam Variable Trust High Yield Fund had net realized and unrealized losses of $0.709 per share, of which $0.193 represents unrealized depreciation of portfolio securities.

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