SOURCE: Franklin Resources, Inc.

Franklin Resources, Inc.

March 15, 2011 16:45 ET

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share payable on April 15, 2011 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on March 31, 2011. The quarterly dividend of $0.25 is equivalent to the dividend paid for the prior quarter and represents a 14% 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 $693 billion in assets under management as of February 28, 2011. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit

Contact Information

    Franklin Resources, Inc.
    Corporate Communications:
    Holly Gibson Brady
    (650) 312-4701

    Investor Relations:
    Brian Sevilla
    (650) 312-4091