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Franklin Resources Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.30 (+0.96 %)
(As of 09/24/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume1.77 million shs
Average Volume3.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.92 billion
P/E Ratio13.08
Dividend Yield3.57%
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About Franklin Resources

Franklin Resources, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of investment management and related services. It offers its products and services under the brands of Franklin, Templeton, Franklin Mutual Series, Franklin Bissett, Fiduciary Trust, Darby, Balanced Equity Management, K2, LibertyShares, and Edinburgh Partners. The company was founded by Rupert H. Johnson, Jr. in 1947 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.


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2.96 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

38th out of 1,330 stocks

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4th out of 60 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.9Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 4.2Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Franklin Resources a buy right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Franklin Resources in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Franklin Resources stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BEN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Franklin Resources?

Wall Street analysts have given Franklin Resources a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Franklin Resources wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 14,740,000 shares, a drop of 12.8% from the July 29th total of 16,900,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,690,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.5 days. Approximately 5.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Franklin Resources' next earnings date?

Franklin Resources is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 26th 2021.
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How were Franklin Resources' earnings last quarter?

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 3rd. The closed-end fund reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.18. The closed-end fund earned $2.17 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.14 billion. Franklin Resources had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.73% and a net margin of 15.65%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 82.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.70 earnings per share.
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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 68.4% and is now trading at $31.66.
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How often does Franklin Resources pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, October 15th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 29th.
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Is Franklin Resources a good dividend stock?

Franklin Resources pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.57%. Franklin Resources has been increasing its dividend for 40 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Franklin Resources is 42.91%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Franklin Resources will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.56% next year. This indicates that Franklin Resources will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for BEN?

10 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Franklin Resources' shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Franklin Resources' share price to reach $26.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.2%.
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Who are Franklin Resources' key executives?

Franklin Resources' management team includes the following people:
  • Jenny Johnson, President, Chief Executive Officer, COO & Director
  • Matthew Nicholls, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Fred Jensen, Director-Global Compliance
  • Adam Benjamin Spector, Executive VP & Head-Global Distribution
  • Jane Elizabeth Trust, Senior Vice President

What is Gregory E. Johnson's approval rating as Franklin Resources' CEO?

486 employees have rated Franklin Resources CEO Gregory E. Johnson on Glassdoor.com. Gregory E. Johnson has an approval rating of 84% among Franklin Resources' employees.

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).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.40%), State Street Corp (5.32%), BlackRock Inc. (5.21%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (1.50%), Invesco Ltd. (1.41%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.11%). Company insiders that own Franklin Resources stock include Alok Sethi, Craig Steven Tyle, Franklin Resources Inc, Gwen L Shaneyfelt, Jed A Plafker, Jennifer M Johnson 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 BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., State Street Corp, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold Franklin Resources company stock in the last year include Alok Sethi, Gwen L Shaneyfelt, Jed A Plafker, Jennifer M Johnson, and Mariann H Byerwalter.
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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 FMR LLC, Amundi, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Invesco Ltd., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Twin Tree Management LP, and AXA S.A..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Franklin Resources' stock price today?

One share of BEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.66.

How much money does Franklin Resources make?

Franklin Resources has a market capitalization of $15.92 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.

How many employees does Franklin Resources have?

Franklin Resources employs 11,800 workers across the globe.

Does Franklin Resources have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Franklin Resources: AdvisorEngine, AdvisorEngine Inc., Alumcreek Holdings LLC, Athena Capital Advisors, Balanced Equity Management, Balanced Equity Management Pty. Limited, Benefit Street Partners, Bissett & Associates Investment Management, Brandywine Global Investment Management Europe Limited, CCPF GP Holdco No.2 Limited, CCPF No.2 (GP) Limited, CCPF No.2 LP, CP Industrial Management LLC, CP Intermediate Holdco Inc., CRM Software LLC, Clarion Gramercy (Deutschland) GmbH, Clarion Gramercy (UK) Limited, Clarion Gramercy Limited, Clarion Partners Europe Ltd., Clarion Partners Holdings LLC, Clarion Partners LLC, Clarion Partners Securities LLC, Clarion REIM South America Holdings LLC, Clarion REIM South America Invsetimentos Imobiliarios Ltda, ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure (North America) Pty Limited, ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure International Pty Limited, Darby - Hana Infrastructure Fund Management Co. Ltd., Edinburgh Partners, FT FinTech Holdings LLC, FT Opportunistic Distressed Fund Ltd., FTC Investor Services Inc., FTCI (Cayman) Ltd., FTPE Advisers LLC, Fiduciary International Holding Inc., Fiduciary Investment Management International Inc., Fiduciary Trust (International) Sàrl, Fiduciary Trust Company International, Fiduciary Trust Company International of Pennsylvania, Fiduciary Trust Company of Canada, Fiduciary Trust International LLC, Fiduciary Trust International of California, Fiduciary Trust International of Delaware, Fiduciary Trust International of the South, Franklin Advisers GP LLC, Franklin Advisers Inc., Franklin Advisory Services LLC, Franklin Marketplace Loan GP LLC, Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC, Franklin SystematiQ Advisers LLC, Franklin Templeton Alternative Investments (India) Private Limited, Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Private Limited, Franklin Templeton Asset Management (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Franklin Templeton Asset Management Mexico S.A. de C.V. Sociedad Operadora de Fondos de Inversion, Franklin Templeton Austria GmbH, Franklin Templeton Capital Holdings Private Limited, Franklin Templeton Chile SpA. V., Franklin Templeton Companies LLC, Franklin Templeton Digital Advisory Services GmbH, Franklin Templeton Fund Management Limited, Franklin Templeton GSC Asset Management Sdn. Bhd., Franklin Templeton Global Investors Limited, Franklin Templeton Holding Limited, Franklin Templeton International Services (India) Private Limited, Franklin Templeton International Services S.à r.l., Franklin Templeton Investment Management (Shanghai) Limited, Franklin Templeton Investment Management Limited, Franklin Templeton Investment Services GmbH, Franklin Templeton Investment Services Mexico S. de R.L., Franklin Templeton Investment Trust Management Co. Ltd., Franklin Templeton Investments (Asia) Limited, Franklin Templeton Investments (ME) Limited, Franklin Templeton Investments Australia Limited, Franklin Templeton Investments Corp., Franklin Templeton Investments Japan Limited, Franklin Templeton Investments Poland sp. z o.o., Franklin Templeton Investments South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Franklin Templeton Investor Services LLC, Franklin Templeton Investímentos (Brasil) Ltda., Franklin Templeton Luxembourg S.A., Franklin Templeton Magyarorszag Kft., Franklin Templeton Management Luxembourg S.A., Franklin Templeton Overseas Investment Fund Management (Shanghai) Co. Limited, Franklin Templeton Private Equity LLC, Franklin Templeton Services (India) Private Limited, Franklin Templeton Services LLC, Franklin Templeton Servicios de Asesoria Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Franklin Templeton Slovakia s.r.o., Franklin Templeton Social Infrastructure GP S.à r.l., Franklin Templeton Strategic Investments Ltd., Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd., Franklin Templeton Trustee Services Private Limited, Franklin Templeton Turkey Advisory Services A.S., Franklin Templeton Uruguay S.A., Franklin Venture Partners (Talos Cayman GP) LLC, Franklin Venture Partners LLC, Franklin/Templeton Distributors Inc., ITI Capital Markets Limited, K2 Advisors, LM (BVI) Limited, LM Holdings 2 Limited, LM Holdings Limited, LM International Holding LP, Legg Mason & Co (UK) Limited, Legg Mason & Co. LLC, Legg Mason (Chile) Inversiones Holdings Limitada, Legg Mason Asset Management Australia Limited, Legg Mason Asset Management Hong Kong Limited, Legg Mason Asset Management Singapore Pte. Limited, Legg Mason Australia Holdings Pty Limited, Legg Mason Holding (Switzerland) GmbH, Legg Mason Inc., Legg Mason Investment Funds Limited, Legg Mason Investments (Europe) Limited, Legg Mason Investments (Switzerland) GmbH, Legg Mason Overseas Investment Fund Management (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor LLC, Legg Mason Royce Holdings LLC, Onsa Inc., RARE IP Trust, RARE Infrastructure Limited, REDROSE Caesar S.à r.l., Random Forest Capital, Random Forest Capital LLC, Rensburg Sheppards plc, Riva Financial Systems Limited, Royce & Associates GP LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Royce Fund Services LLC, Royce Management Company LLC, TSEMF III (Jersey) Limited, TSEMF IV (Jersey) Limited, Templeton Asset Management (Labuan) Limited, Templeton Asset Management (Poland) TFI S.A., Templeton Asset Management Ltd., Templeton Global Advisors Limited, Templeton Global Holdings Ltd., Templeton International Inc., Templeton Investment Counsel LLC, Templeton Restructured Investments III Ltd., Templeton Restructured Investments IV Ltd., Templeton Restructured Investments L.L.C., Templeton Turkey Fund GP Ltd., Templeton Worldwide Inc., Templeton do Brasil Ltda., Templeton/Franklin Investment Services Inc., WHITEROSE Caesar S.à r.l., Western Asset Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd, Western Asset Management (Brazil) Holdings Limitada, Western Asset Management (Cayman) Holdings Limited, Western Asset Management Company Distribuidora de Titulos e Valores Mobiliarios Limitada, Western Asset Management Company LLC, Western Asset Management Company Limited, Western Asset Management Company Pte Ltd., Western Asset Management Company Pty Ltd, and Winfield & Company.

When was Franklin Resources founded?

Franklin Resources was founded in 1947.

What is Franklin Resources' official website?

The official website for Franklin Resources is www.franklinresources.com.

Where are Franklin Resources' headquarters?

Franklin Resources is headquartered at ONE FRANKLIN PARKWAY, SAN MATEO CA, 94403.

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 9/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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