SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TATLOCK ANNE M

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FRANKLIN RESOURCES, INC.
ONE FRANKLIN PARKWAY

(Street)
SAN MATEO CA 94403-1906

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC [ BEN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/29/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $.10 06/21/2012 G V 300 D $0 (1) 169,360 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Deferred Director's Fees (FTCI) (1) 06/29/2012 A 22.5246 04/20/2015 (2) 01/20/2020 (2) Common Stock, par value $.10 22.5246 $110.99 42.7256 (3) D
Deferred Director's Fees (FRI) (1) 07/02/2012 A 47.4712 04/20/2015 (2) 01/20/2020 (2) Common Stock, par value $.10 47.4712 $111.91 352.5805 (4) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Not Applicable.
2. Exercisable and expiration dates assume the director's separation from service from Franklin Resources, Inc. and its subsidiaries occurs in the March following the director's 75th birthday. See footnotes below.
3. Represents a hypothetical investment account calculation of deferred Fiduciary Trust Company International's director's fees, under the 2006 Directors Deferred Compensation Plan, based upon the performance of Franklin Resources Inc.'s stock (including reinvested dividends) payable in cash in substantially equal quarterly installments over five years beginning on the earlier of the January 20, April 20, July 20 or October 20 immediately following the director's separation from service from Franklin Resources, Inc. and its subsidiaries and continuing on each January 20, April 20, July 20 and October 20 thereafter, except that if any such date is a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, then the quarterly installment shall be paid on the next business day. The reporting person may transfer the hypothetical investment account amount into an alternative investment account not based on the performance of Franklin Resources, Inc. stock effective as of the first day of any calendar quarter.
4. Represents a hypothetical investment account calculation of deferred Franklin Resources, Inc.'s director's fees, under the 2006 Directors Deferred Compensation Plan, based upon the performance of Franklin Resources, Inc.'s stock (including reinvested dividends) payable in cash in substantially equal quarterly installments over five years beginning on the earlier of the January 20, April 20, July 20 or October 20 immediately following the director's separation from service from Franklin Resources, Inc. and its subsidiaries and continuing on each January 20, April 20, July 20 and October 20 thereafter, except that if any such date is a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, then the quarterly installment shall be paid on the next business day. The reporting person may transfer the hypothetical investment account amount into an alternative investment account not based on the performance of Franklin Resources, Inc. stock effective as of the first day of any calendar quarter.
/s/ ANNE M. TATLOCK 07/02/2012
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