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NYSE:BEN - Franklin Resources Stock Price, Forecast & News

$25.93
+0.09 (+0.35 %)
(As of 12/12/2019 03:01 AM ET)
Today's Range
$25.77
Now: $25.93
$26.71
50-Day Range
$25.83
MA: $27.61
$29.03
52-Week Range
$25.57
Now: $25.93
$35.82
Volume5.20 million shs
Average Volume2.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.91 billion
P/E Ratio10.29
Dividend Yield4.02%
Beta1.21
Franklin Resources, Inc is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
SectorFinance
CUSIP35461310
Phone650-312-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.77 billion
Cash Flow$2.79 per share
Book Value$21.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.20 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees9,600
Market Cap$12.91 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin Resources' stock symbol?

Franklin Resources trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BEN."

How often does Franklin Resources pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 5th. Investors of record on Monday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, October 11th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.01%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 27th. View Franklin Resources' Dividend History.

How will Franklin Resources' stock buyback program work?

Franklin Resources declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, April 12th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 80,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Franklin Resources' earnings last quarter?

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 25th. The closed-end fund reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.03. The closed-end fund had revenue of $1.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.46 billion. Franklin Resources had a net margin of 20.71% and a return on equity of 12.28%. Franklin Resources's revenue was down 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.96 earnings per share. View Franklin Resources' Earnings History.

When is Franklin Resources' next earnings date?

Franklin Resources is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 29th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Franklin Resources.

What price target have analysts set for BEN?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Franklin Resources' shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect Franklin Resources' stock price to reach $28.09 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Franklin Resources.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Franklin Resources?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Franklin Resources in the last year. There are currently 7 sell ratings and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Franklin Resources.

Has Franklin Resources been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BEN stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Franklin Resources earned a news sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Franklin Resources.

Who are some of Franklin Resources' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Franklin Resources own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Franklin Resources investors own include Procter & Gamble (PG), General Electric (GE), The Coca-Cola (KO), 3M (MMM), AT&T (T), Walmart (WMT), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), PepsiCo (PEP) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Franklin Resources' key executives?

Franklin Resources' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gregory Eugene Johnson CPA, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Jennifer M. Johnson, Pres & COO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kenneth Allan Lewis, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Craig Steven Tyle, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jed Andrew Plafker J.D., Sr. VP (Age 48)

Who are Franklin Resources' major shareholders?

Franklin Resources' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.29%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.80%), Millennium Management LLC (0.33%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (0.25%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.25%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.23%). Company insiders that own Franklin Resources stock include Craig Steven Tyle, Gregory E Johnson, Jed A Plafker and Rupert H Johnson Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Franklin Resources.

Which institutional investors are selling Franklin Resources stock?

BEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Denali Advisors LLC, PGGM Investments and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Franklin Resources.

Which institutional investors are buying Franklin Resources stock?

BEN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Maverick Capital Ltd., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, California Public Employees Retirement System and First Allied Advisory Services Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Franklin Resources.

How do I buy shares of Franklin Resources?

Shares of BEN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Franklin Resources' stock price today?

One share of BEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.93.

How big of a company is Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources has a market capitalization of $12.91 billion and generates $5.77 billion in revenue each year. The closed-end fund earns $1.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.52 on an earnings per share basis. Franklin Resources employs 9,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Franklin Resources.

What is Franklin Resources' official website?

The official website for Franklin Resources is http://www.franklinresources.com/.

How can I contact Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources' mailing address is ONE FRANKLIN PARKWAY, SAN MATEO CA, 94403. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at 650-312-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Franklin Resources (NYSE BEN)

Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  412 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,073 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,485
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Franklin Resources and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BEN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BEN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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