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|Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend|
SAN MATEO, CA, Jun 19, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Franklin Resources, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE: BEN) announced a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.27 per share payable on July 13, 2012 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on June 29, 2012. The quarterly dividend of $0.27 per share is equivalent to the dividend paid for the prior quarter and represents an 8% increase over the quarterly dividend paid for 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 $683 billion in assets under management as of May 31, 2012. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN(R) or visit franklinresources.com.
Contact: Franklin Resources, Inc. Corporate Communications: Matt Walsh (650) 312-2245 Investor Relations: Brian Sevilla (650) 312-4091 franklinresources.com
SOURCE: Franklin Resources, Inc.