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Franklin Resources Company Profile (NYSE:BEN)

Consensus Ratings for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Rating(s), 11 Hold Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.73)
Consensus Price Target: $38.14 (15.34% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/16/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$37.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/10/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/9/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$37.50 -> $38.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/12/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price Target$38.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/9/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/15/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingHold$43.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$40.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetSell$34.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$43.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/12/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$1.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/7/2016SusquehannaLower Price TargetNeutral$47.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/7/2016Sanford C. BernsteinLower Price Target$41.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/4/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$41.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/9/2015Standpoint ResearchReiterated RatingHold$48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/7/2015Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/27/2014S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/15/2014BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$62.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/1/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/27/2016        
4/27/2016Q216$0.64$0.61$1.66 billion$1.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2016Q116$0.75$0.74$1.77 billion$1.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2015Q415$0.78$0.59$1.93 billion$1.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2015Q315$0.88$0.82$2.05 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2015Q215$0.86$0.98$2.05 billion$2.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/30/2015Q115$0.93$0.91$2.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2014Q414$0.93$1.02$2.17 billion$2.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2014Q314$0.95$0.92$2.17 billion$2.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2014Q214$0.89$0.89$2.11 billion$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/30/2014Q114$0.93$0.96$2.10 billion$2.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2013Q413$0.86$0.80$2.08 billion$1.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2013Q3 2013$0.85$0.86$2.06 million$2.08 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2013Q2 2013$2.49$2.69$1.99 billion$2.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/1/2013Q1 2013$2.37$2.42$1.90 billion$1.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2012$2.28$2.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2012$2.08$2.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2012$2.23$2.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/1/2012$2.09$2.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2011$2.07$1.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/2/2011$2.16$2.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2011$2.01$2.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2011$1.91$2.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.61$0.78$0.70
Q2 20162$0.68$0.80$0.74
Q3 20162$0.69$0.85$0.77
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:2.18%
Payout Ratio:26.87%
Dividend Growth:17.80% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/14/2016quarterly$0.182.18%6/28/20166/30/20167/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/17/2016quarterly$0.182.11%3/29/20163/31/20164/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/15/2015quarterly$0.181.99%12/24/201512/29/20151/13/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/16/2015quarterly$0.151.52%9/28/20159/30/201510/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/16/2015quarterly$0.151.18%6/26/20156/30/20157/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/11/2015quarterly$0.151.13%3/27/20153/31/20154/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/3/2014special$0.501.04%12/29/201412/31/20141/9/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/17/2014quarterly$0.120.85%9/26/20149/30/201410/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/18/2014quarterly$0.120.83%6/26/20146/30/20147/11/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/12/2014quarterly$0.120.93%3/27/20143/31/20144/11/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/10/2013quarterly$0.120.89%12/27/201312/31/20131/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/12/2013quarterly$0.100.82%9/26/20139/30/201310/11/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/13/2013quarterly$0.290.79%6/20/20136/24/20137/8/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/13/2013quarterly$0.290.77%3/26/20133/28/20134/12/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
12/22/2015Jennifer M JohnsonInsiderBuy210$35.75$7,507.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/26/2015Jennifer M. JohnsonCOOSell13,000$39.49$513,370.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/19/2015John M LuskEVPSell15,000$51.63$774,450.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/3/2015Kenneth A LewisCFOSell3,000$53.05$159,150.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/10/2014Gregory E JohnsonCEOSell25,000$56.96$1,424,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/3/2014Gregory E JohnsonCEOSell50,000$56.77$2,838,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/20/2014John M LuskEVPSell14,704$55.74$819,600.96View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/20/2014William Young YunEVPSell25,000$57.84$1,446,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/20/2013Kenneth LewisCFOSell9,300$56.68$527,124.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/6/2013Charles Johnsonmajor shareholderSell300,000$54.65$16,395,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2013Gregory JohnsonCEOSell29,950$54.63$1,636,168.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2013Gregory E JohnsonCEOSell120,000$54.39$6,526,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2013Jennifer M JohnsonCOOSell18,517$54.50$1,009,176.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/19/2013William Young YunEVPSell6,000$53.08$318,480.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/17/2013Gregory JohnsonCEOSell50,000$50.56$2,528,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/16/2013Rupert H Johnson JrMajor ShareholderSell450,000$167.10$75,195,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/5/2012Gregory E JohnsonCEOSell60,000$127.40$7,644,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/23/2012John M LuskEVPSell14,142$118.29$1,672,857.18View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
DateHeadline
07/01/16 02:49 PMAnalyst Recommended Stock: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - News Oracle
07/01/16 02:49 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) from Asset Management – Todays Top Gains - Twin County News
07/01/16 08:30 AMTempleton Global Income Fund ("GIM") Announces Dividend - [Marketwired] - Templeton Global Income Fund today announced its regular monthly dividend from net investment income of $0.025 per share, payable on July 29, 2016, to shareholders of record on July 15, 2016 .
06/30/16 03:01 PMAnalysts Ranking Activities: Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) , Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Street Updates
06/30/16 03:01 PMFinancial Stocks News Ring: DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH), Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - share market updates (press release)
06/30/16 03:01 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) Target Price Is $34.75 - RealistInvestor.com
06/29/16 07:53 PMPerformance report of the company: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - News Oracle
06/29/16 02:46 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. Stock Momentum Hits Extreme Weakness - CML News
06/29/16 10:58 AMFranklin Resources Inc (NYSE:BEN) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Falls in Q1 2016 - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 08:06 PMMarket Update (NYSE:BEN): Fiduciary Trust Company International Completes Relocation of Its New York Headquarters
06/28/16 03:00 PMFinancial Stocks Analysis: Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION), Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - share market updates (press release)
06/28/16 03:00 PMAnalysts Spotlight: Banco Bradesco Sa (NYSE:BBD) , Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Street Updates
06/28/16 10:14 AM[$$] Four Asset Managers Most Exposed to Brexit -
06/28/16 08:42 AMFiduciary Trust Company International Completes Relocation of Its New York Headquarters - [Marketwired] - Fiduciary Trust Company International, a leading global investment manager and wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc., completed the relocation of its New York City headquarters to 280 Park ...
06/28/16 07:14 AMCovering the Bases on Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN): Where is the Stock Going? - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 02:26 PMShare Update and Earnings Review for Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 02:26 PMLast Analysts Rating Review: Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) , Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Street Updates
06/26/16 02:39 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) Rewards Investors With Payout Of $0.18 - Stocks Daily
06/26/16 08:01 AMStock Performance Focus on: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Press Telegraph
06/25/16 02:46 PMFranklin Resources Incorporated (NYSE:BEN) Sellers Covered 5.9% of Their Shorts - Press Telegraph
06/25/16 05:58 AMFranklin Resources Inc. (BEN) Falls 7.32% for June 24 - Equities.com
06/24/16 02:50 PMAnalysts and Technical Insights on Franklin Resources Inc (NYSE:BEN) - Street Report
06/24/16 11:37 AMFranklin Resources, Inc. : BEN-US: Dividend Analysis : June 30th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : June 24, 2016 -
06/23/16 02:54 PMFSB Proposals: Assets Managers May Face Tough Scrutiny -
06/22/16 07:56 PMFranklin Resources (BEN) Showing Bearish Technicals
06/22/16 02:47 PMStrong Buy Calls Count For Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) At 1 - Investor Newswire
06/22/16 02:46 PMFranklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Analyst Rating Consensus - Trade Calls
06/22/16 02:46 PMFinancial Stocks in Focus: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) - share market updates (press release)
06/21/16 02:45 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) Yearly Sales Projections At $6557.345 - Investor Newswire
06/21/16 11:49 AMETF’s with exposure to Franklin Resources, Inc. : June 21, 2016 -
06/20/16 09:14 AMFranklin Resources Inc. (NYSE:BEN) price target upped to $38 as disclosed today by Citigroup
06/19/16 07:27 AMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) Analyst Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
06/17/16 10:44 AMFranklin Resources, Inc (NYSE:BEN) & Zillow Group, Inc.- Class C (NASDAQ:Z) Financial Stock's Buzzers - Wall Street 24
06/17/16 10:44 AMFinancial Stocks Impression: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) - share market updates (press release)
06/16/16 08:09 PMFinancial Stocks Assessment: Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION), Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - share market updates (press release)
06/16/16 02:47 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) & American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) Financial Traders Recap - Wall Street 24
06/16/16 02:47 PMFranklin Resources Inc (NYSE:BEN) close to 52-week low, short interest increasing - Street Report
06/16/16 02:08 PM[$$] Pimco lays off 3% of global workforce after client outflows - [at Financial Times] - Pimco has laid off 3 per cent of its global workforce and has asked for more staff to volunteer to leave, as it continues to deal with the fallout of founder Bill Gross's damaging exit in 2014. The fixed ...
06/16/16 11:57 AMTop Stock Research Reports for June 16, 2016 -
06/15/16 03:47 PMFRANKLIN RESOURCES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
06/15/16 02:52 PMPerformance to see: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - News Oracle
06/15/16 11:03 AMTempleton Emerging Markets Income Fund ("TEI") Announces Dividend - [Marketwired] - Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund today announced its quarterly dividend from net investment income of $0.20 per share, payable on July 14, 2016 to shareholders of record on June 29, 2016 .
06/15/16 07:35 AMTrending Analyst Recommended Stock: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - News Oracle
06/15/16 07:35 AMWill You Buy or Sell These Stocks? - Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), People's United Financial Inc. (NASDAQ ... - Beacon Chronicle
06/15/16 07:35 AMFinancial Stocks Broker Alerts: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION) - share market updates (press release)
06/15/16 06:57 AMFranklin Rewards Shareholders with Additional Share Buyback -
06/15/16 04:35 AMFranklin Templeton remains overweight UK in global equity funds - [Reuters] - Franklin Templeton, one of the world's largest active fund managers, is sticking to its overweight stance on UK stocks in its global equity funds. The funds are skewed towards UK and Europe with holdings amounting to roughly twice the weight the regions command in the benchmark MSCI AC World index. “Investors remain sceptical, remain on the side-lines, and we think this is an opportunity on a stock-by-stock basis to find companies that get thrown out with the bathwater,” Dylan Ball, a portfolio manager at the Templeton Global Equity Group, told Reuters.
06/14/16 02:44 PMCurrent Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) PT Means Stock Is Worth Almost $43
06/14/16 07:56 AMFinancial Stocks Broker Alerts: Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY), Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - share market updates (press release)
06/14/16 07:56 AMStock under consideration: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - News Oracle
About Franklin Resources

Franklin Resources logoFranklin Resources, Inc. (Franklin), is a holding company. Franklin together with its various subsidiaries (collectively, the Company), is referred to as Franklin Templeton Investments, is a global investment management organization offering investment management and related services under the Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Bissett, Fiduciary and Darby brand names. It provides services to investment funds in jurisdictions globally, which include the United States- and non- United States-registered open-end and closed-end funds, unregistered funds, and institutional, high net-worth and separately-managed accounts. The Company's investment management and related services include fund administration, shareholder services, transfer agency, underwriting, distribution, custodial, trustee and other fiduciary services. Its sponsored investment products include a range of equity, hybrid, fixed-income and cash management funds and accounts, including alternative investment products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Asset Management
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BEN
  • CUSIP: 35461310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.37
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $34.66
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $35.90
  • P/E Ratio: 12.00
  • P/E Growth: -2.05
  • Market Cap: $19.37B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.70 EPS
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