SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 13, 2013) - Franklin Resources, Inc. (the Company) ( NYSE : BEN ) announced a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.29 per share payable on April 12, 2013 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on March 28, 2013. The quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share is equivalent to the dividend paid for the prior quarter and represents a 7% 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, Bissett, Fiduciary Trust, Darby, Balanced Equity Management and K2 investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and over $813 billion in assets under management as of February 28, 2013. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklinresources.com.