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Franklin Resources Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.75 (+3.27 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $23.71
50-Day Range
MA: $21.27
52-Week Range
Now: $23.71
Volume3.16 million shs
Average Volume4.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.96 billion
P/E Ratio14.82
Dividend Yield4.70%
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: 1.9Community Rank: 1.4Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.57 billion
Cash Flow$3.31 per share
Book Value$21.75 per share


Net Income$798.90 million


Market Cap$11.96 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Franklin Resources' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Franklin Resources' stock was trading at $18.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BEN shares have increased by 26.1% and is now trading at $23.71.
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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 5 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Franklin Resources?

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When is Franklin Resources' next earnings date?

Franklin Resources is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Franklin Resources' earnings last quarter?

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 27th. The closed-end fund reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.12. The closed-end fund earned $1.71 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.47 billion. Franklin Resources had a return on equity of 12.15% and a net margin of 14.15%. Franklin Resources's quarterly revenue was up 17.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.61 EPS.
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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 Friday, August 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 29th.
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What price target have analysts set for BEN?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Franklin Resources' shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Franklin Resources' share price to reach $22.05 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.0%.
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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 AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), The Coca-Cola (KO), Pfizer (PFE), 3M (MMM), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Chevron (CVX) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Franklin Resources' key executives?

Franklin Resources' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gregory Eugene Johnson CPA, Exec. Chairman (Age 59, Pay $4.03M)
  • Ms. Jennifer M. Johnson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $3.38M)
  • Mr. Rupert Harris Johnson Jr., Vice Chairman (Age 80)
  • Mr. Matthew Nicholls, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47, Pay $1.76M)
  • Mr. Craig Steven Tyle, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 60, Pay $1.35M)
  • Mr. Jed Andrew Plafker J.D., Exec. VP of Global Alliances & New Bus. Strategies (Age 48, Pay $1.92M)
  • Ms. Gwen Louise Shaneyfelt, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Alok Sethi, Exec. VP of Technology & Operations (Age 59)
  • Mr. Brian Sevilla, Director of Investor Relations & Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Lisa Gallegos, Sr. VP of Corp. Communications

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.75%), State Street Corp (5.55%), Abrams Capital Management L.P. (1.66%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.93%), Prudential PLC (0.80%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.76%). Company insiders that own Franklin Resources stock include Craig Steven Tyle and Mariann H Byerwalter.
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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 State Street Corp, Abrams Capital Management L.P., Kiltearn Partners LLP, Prudential PLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, and ProShare Advisors 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 Azora Capital LP, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Morgan Stanley, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, and JPMorgan Chase & Co..
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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 $23.71.

How big of a company is Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources has a market capitalization of $11.96 billion and generates $5.57 billion in revenue each year. The closed-end fund earns $798.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.61 on an earnings per share basis. Franklin Resources employs 11,800 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 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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