SOURCE: Franklin Resources, Inc.

June 16, 2009 16:41 ET

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share payable on July 10, 2009 to stockholders of record on June 30, 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 $448 billion in assets under management as of May 31, 2009. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.

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  • Franklin Resources, Inc.

    Corporate Communications:
    Stacey Johnston
    (650) 525-7458

    Investor Relations:
    Brian Sevilla
    (650) 312-4091
    franklinresources.com