Franklin Resources Company Profile (NYSE:BEN)

Analyst Ratings

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: $37.86 (7.64% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/15/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$31.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/11/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHold$38.00 -> $34.00View 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
4/9/2016JPMorgan 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
(Data available from 7/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/28/2016Q316$0.67$1.63 billionN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:2.05%
Payout Ratio:26.09% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.67% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
26.57% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
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 Trades

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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)
DateHeadline
07/23/16 02:46 PMStock Up Nicely This Week: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - TGP
07/23/16 02:46 PMStock Performance Rundown on Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Engelwood Daily
07/23/16 07:01 AMAnalysts Actions to Focus: UBS AG (NYSE:UBS) , Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Street Updates
07/23/16 07:01 AMIs this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN)? - The Daily Leicester
07/23/16 07:01 AMAnalysts and Technical Update on Franklin Resources Inc (NYSE:BEN) - Street Report
07/21/16 02:48 PMInvestor's Watch List: Diamondrock Hospitality Co. (DRH), Franklin ... - iStreetWire
07/21/16 02:48 PMIs Franklin Resources, Inc.(NYSE: BEN), a large market cap stock a ... - The Daily Leicester
07/20/16 09:42 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) Earns Consensus Sell Rating - Review Fortune
07/19/16 08:11 PMIs $38 Price Target Attainable For Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN)? - Investor Newswire
07/19/16 02:49 PMStocks Trend Analysis: PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) - iStreetWire
07/19/16 02:49 PMHow has Franklin Resources, Inc.:(NYSE:BEN) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/19/16 08:58 AMBartlett & Co Decreased Stake in Franklin Resources INC (NYSE:BEN) by $19.93 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/19/16 08:58 AMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) – Top Stock from Financial Sector - The Daily Leicester
07/19/16 08:09 AM4 Best Ranked Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds to Buy -
07/19/16 12:54 AMBendigo & Adelaide Bank Ltd. :BEN-AU: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : July 19, 2016 -
07/17/16 02:42 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) Dividend Payout Is $0.18 - Stocks Daily
07/15/16 01:23 PM3 Stocks in Focus: Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), Mattel, Inc. (MAT), Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) - iStreetWire
07/15/16 01:23 PMOverview of Analyst's Recommendations: ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN) , Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Street Updates
07/14/16 02:51 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN)'s Growth Projection - RealistInvestor.com
07/13/16 02:48 PMStrong Sell Calls For Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) At 2 - Investor Newswire
07/13/16 02:48 PMIs Franklin Resources, Inc.(NYSE: BEN), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/13/16 02:48 PMFinancial Stocks Judgment: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION) - share market updates (press release)
07/13/16 12:51 PMJohn Rogers' Ariel Fund June Commentary -
07/13/16 11:12 AMFranklin Resources, Inc. : BEN-US: Dividend Analysis : June 30th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : July 13, 2016 -
07/13/16 07:08 AMFranklin Resources, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BEN-US : July 13, 2016 -
07/12/16 08:17 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. Announces Month-End Assets Under Management
07/12/16 02:53 PMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 05:43 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter Results on July 28, 2016 - [at noodls] - SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/16 -- On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Franklin Resources, Inc. (the 'Company') (NYSE: BEN) will release its third fiscal quarter 2016 operating results at approximately ...
07/11/16 02:48 PMStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 02:48 PMStock Performance Rundown on: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 02:48 PMFinancial Stocks Buzzer: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - share market updates (press release)
07/11/16 02:48 PMIs it the Best Time to Buy Franklin Resources Inc (NYSE:BEN)? - Street Report
07/08/16 02:50 PMFin Stocks Assessment: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) - share market updates (press release)
07/08/16 02:50 PMToday's Top Gainers in the Market Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) from Financial - The Daily Leicester
07/08/16 12:57 PMBRIEF-Franklin Resources reports 17.1 pct passive stake in Bill Barrett - SEC filing - * Franklin Resources Inc reports 17.1 pct passive stake in Bill Barrett Corp as of June 30 - SEC filing Source text (http://bit.ly/29E1GuV) Further company coverage:
07/08/16 06:47 AM[$$] Franklin Templeton hit by outflows in Europe - [at Financial Times] - Franklin Templeton has suffered the highest outflows of any asset manager in Europe this year with investors pulling ?12bn from its funds since January, piling pressure on a company that has already been ...
07/07/16 08:04 PMTop Gainers of the Day: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) from Asset Management - Twin County News
07/07/16 02:50 PMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) Receives Update on Growth Forecast - RealistInvestor.com
07/07/16 02:37 PMResponsible investment group may toss firms for lack of effort - [Reuters] - A United Nations-supported group that works to advance principles of responsible investing will create a process to remove members after complaints that some large asset managers do little to press for reforms in areas such as climate change, its top official said. Fiona Reynolds, managing director of Principles for Responsible Investment, said she expects the London-based organization to adopt rules by early next year that allow the delisting of companies that fail to put its principles into practice. "We are committed to increasing accountability, and I can't see how you can increase accountability without delisting the worst offenders," Reynolds said in a recent interview.
07/06/16 02:50 PMSales of $6557.345 expected for Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Investor Newswire
07/06/16 02:50 PMA look at a High Market Cap Stock: Franklin Resources, Inc., BEN - The Daily Leicester
07/05/16 07:34 AMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/05/16 07:34 AMLarge Cap Asset Management: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Twin County News
07/04/16 02:45 PMFranklin Resources, (NYSE:BEN) & United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Active Runners - Money News (press release)
07/04/16 07:41 AMFranklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) Dividend Update - Stocks Daily
07/04/16 07:41 AMFinancial Stocks Review: CubeSmart (NYSE:CUBE), Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - share market updates (press release)
07/03/16 07:32 AMShare Performance Recap for: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) - Press Telegraph
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 .

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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: $35.01
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.81
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $35.68
  • P/E Ratio: 12.74
  • P/E Growth: -2.62
  • Market Cap: $20.57B
  • Beta: 1.67
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.70 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.71 EPS
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Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Chart for Sunday, July, 24, 2016