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NYSE:BENFranklin Resources Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.46 (+2.11 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.31
50-Day Range
MA: $21.00
52-Week Range
Now: $22.31
Volume2.11 million shs
Average Volume4.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.05 billion
P/E Ratio10.83
Dividend Yield4.94%
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. Franklin Resources, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in San Mateo, California with an additional office in Hyderabad, India.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 1.4Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.89 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.77 billion
Cash Flow$2.92 per share
Book Value$22.21 per share


Net Income$1.20 billion


Market Cap$11.05 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2020 (Estimated)
+0.46 (+2.11 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Franklin Resources' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Franklin Resources' stock was trading at $18.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BEN shares have increased by 18.7% and is now trading at $22.31.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Franklin Resources?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Franklin Resources in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings and 9 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Franklin Resources' next earnings date?

Franklin Resources is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 23rd 2020.
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How were Franklin Resources' earnings last quarter?

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The closed-end fund reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.15. The closed-end fund had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.10 billion. Franklin Resources had a net margin of 19.04% and a return on equity of 12.39%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 19.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.72 earnings per share.
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How often does Franklin Resources pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 15th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Monday, July 27th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 14th.
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What price target have analysts set for BEN?

15 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Franklin Resources' stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Franklin Resources' stock price to reach $23.27 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has Franklin Resources been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BEN stock have trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 coverage optimism score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media 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 next few days.
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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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Coca-Cola (KO), 3M (MMM), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

Who are Franklin Resources' key executives?

Franklin Resources' management team includes the following 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)

What is Franklin Resources' stock symbol?

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

Who are Franklin Resources' major shareholders?

Franklin Resources' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include ProShare Advisors LLC (1.02%), Prudential PLC (0.94%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.72%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.31%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.29%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.26%). Company insiders that own Franklin Resources stock include Craig Steven Tyle, Jed A Plafker and Rupert H Johnson Jr.
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Which major investors are selling Franklin Resources stock?

BEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Arizona State Retirement System, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Strs Ohio, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and Mackay Shields LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Franklin Resources stock?

BEN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, ProShare Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., UBS Group AG, O Keefe Stevens Advisory Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V..
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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 $22.31.

How big of a company is Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources has a market capitalization of $11.05 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.

What is Franklin Resources' official website?

The official website for Franklin Resources is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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