BEN Franklin Resources
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 30, 2020
FRANKLIN RESOURCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
One Franklin Parkway, San Mateo, CA 94403
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 312-2000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.10 per share||BEN||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On April 30, 2020, Franklin Resources, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the financial results for the Company’s second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2020. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
The Company also posted a second quarter earnings commentary on its internet website, available via investors.franklinresources.com.
The contents of the Company’s website referenced herein and in the exhibit are not incorporated into this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in these Items 2.02 and 7.01, including the exhibits hereto, (x) shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section and (y) shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filings (unless the Company specifically states that the information or exhibits in this particular report with respect to Item 2.02 or Item 7.01, as the case may be, are incorporated by reference).
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The exhibits listed on the Exhibit Index are incorporated herein by reference.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|FRANKLIN RESOURCES, INC.|
|Date:||April 30, 2020||/s/ Matthew Nicholls|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
|Date:||April 30, 2020||/s/ Gwen L. Shaneyfelt|
|Gwen L. Shaneyfelt|
|Chief Accounting Officer|