SOURCE: Franklin Resources, Inc.

September 17, 2009 16:34 ET

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2009) -  Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share payable on October 15, 2009 to stockholders of record on October 5, 2009. The quarterly dividend of $0.21 is equivalent to the dividend paid for the prior quarter and represents a 5% increase over the quarterly dividend paid for the same quarter last year.

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 solutions managed by its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Fiduciary Trust, Darby and Bissett investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 60 years of investment experience and over $495 billion in assets under management as of August 31, 2009. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Franklin Resources, Inc.

    Corporate Communications:
    Matt Walsh
    (650) 312-2245

    Investor Relations:
    Brian Sevilla
    (650) 312-4091

    franklinresources.com