Franklin Resources As of July 26, 2022 ticker dps (an.) 2022 hike 2021 hike 2020 hike
BEN $1.16 0.0% 3.6% 3.7%
Business yield Hike yrs 5 yr CAGR freq. paid since
Investment Management 4.7% 41 7.7% Quarter 1981
Franklin Resources hikes dividend by 3.6%

Dividend Aristocrat Franklin Resources (BEN) will raise its quarterly dividend by 3.6 percent to 29 cents per share in 2021. This follows a dividend hike of 3.7 percent to 28 cents per share in 2020. Franklin Resources has raised its dividend 41 consecutive years.

The next BEN dividend will be payable on January 14, 2022 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on December 31, 2021.  A new annualized dividend rate of $1.16 per share yields 3.4% at a stock price of $33.73.

Dividend growth has been slowing the last two year with the average dividend growth rate in the last five years dropping below 10 percent this year. Franklink Resources now pays an estimated $582 million, up from 555 million, in dividends to its shareholders annually.

Franklin Resources, Inc. is an investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. The company provides investment management and related services to retail, institutional and high net-worth clients in jurisdictions worldwide through its investment products. The company offers its investment products and services under the Franklin, Templeton, Franklin Mutual Series, Franklin Bissett, Fiduciary Trust, Darby, Balanced Equity Management, K2,  LibertyShares and Edinburgh Partners brand names. The company has raised its dividend every year since 1981.

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