You are a Registered Stockholder if you hold shares:

  *  directly with our transfer agent, Computershare.  This includes participants in the Franklin Resources, Inc. 1998 Employee Stock Investment Plan (ESIP)

  *  through participation in the Franklin Templeton 401(k) Retirement Plan


You are a Beneficial Stockholder if you hold the Company's stock within a brokerage account.


You are a Foreign Investor if you do not have a US or Canadian Social Security Number or Tax ID associated with your account.