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August 16, 2019

Raymond James Financial announces $750 million share repurchase authorization

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – On August 15, 2019, the Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF) Board of Directors authorized repurchase of the Company’s shares of common stock in an aggregate amount of up to $750 million. The $750 million authorization replaces the previous repurchase authorization announced on March 4, 2019, under which approximately $212 million was remaining as of August 15, 2019. The repurchases may be made from time to time at prices that the company deems appropriate and subject to market conditions, applicable law and other factors. Such repurchases may be made in the open market, in privately negotiated transactions, or otherwise. The Board’s authorization does not have a fixed expiration date. The repurchase authorization does not obligate the company to repurchase any dollar amount or number of securities and may be suspended or discontinued at any time.

About Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF) is a leading diversified financial services company providing private client group, capital markets, asset management, banking and other services to individuals, corporations and municipalities. The company has approximately 7,900 financial advisors. Total client assets are $824 billion. Public since 1983, the firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RJF. Additional information is available at

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