SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Franklin Resources, Inc.
(the “Company”) (NYSE:BEN) announced a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of
$0.20 per share payable on April 13, 2017 to stockholders of record holding
shares of common stock at the close of business on March 31, 2017. The quarterly
dividend of $0.20 per share is equivalent to the dividend paid for the prior
quarter and represents an 11% 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 to retail,
institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 170 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
650 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of
risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With offices in
over 30 countries, the California–based company has 70 years of investment
experience and more than $728 billion in assets under management as of January
31, 2017. For more information, please visit investors.franklinresources.com.
Franklin Resources, Inc.
Investor Relations: Brian Sevilla (650) 312-4091
Media Relations: Matt Walsh (650) 312-2245
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Source: Franklin Resources, Inc.