SOURCE: Franklin Resources, Inc.

Franklin Resources, Inc.

December 03, 2014 16:40 ET

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly and Special Cash Dividends

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 3, 2014) - Franklin Resources, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: BEN) announced a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.15 per share payable on January 9, 2015 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on December 31, 2014. The quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share represents a 25% increase over the dividends paid for the prior quarter and the same quarter last year.

The Company's Board of Directors today also declared a special cash dividend in the amount of $0.50 per share payable on January 9, 2015 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on December 31, 2014.

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 150 countries. Through specialized teams, the Company has expertise across all asset classes -- including equity, fixed income, alternative and custom solutions. The Company's more than 600 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With offices in 35 countries, the California-based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and over $898 billion in assets under management as of October 31, 2014. For more information, please visit franklinresources.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Franklin Resources, Inc.
    Investor Relations:
    Brian Sevilla
    (650) 312-4091

    Media Relations:
    Matt Walsh
    (650) 312-2245
    investors.franklinresources.com