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Franklin Resources (BEN) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.76 (+2.87%)
(As of 05/26/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.02 million shs
Average Volume
3.30 million shs
Market Capitalization
$13.60 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Franklin Resources

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Investment advice
Asset Management & Custody Banks
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.43 billion
Cash Flow
$4.97 per share
Book Value
$24.38 per share


Net Income
$1.83 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$13.60 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/14 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Overall MarketRank

3.05 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

104th out of 1,381 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

12th out of 63 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 4.2Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Franklin Resources a buy right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Franklin Resources in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 5 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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When is Franklin Resources' next earnings date?

Franklin Resources is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 2nd 2022.
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How were Franklin Resources' earnings last quarter?

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 3rd. The closed-end fund reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.17. The closed-end fund earned $2.08 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.08 billion. Franklin Resources had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.34% and a net margin of 22.02%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.79 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 Wednesday, February 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share on Thursday, April 14th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 30th.
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Is Franklin Resources a good dividend stock?

Franklin Resources pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.39%. BEN has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Franklin Resources has been increasing its dividend for 41 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Franklin Resources is 31.18%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Franklin Resources will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.58% 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?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Franklin Resources' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Franklin Resources' share price to reach $31.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Franklin Resources' key executives?
Franklin Resources' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gregory Eugene Johnson CPA, CPA, Exec. Chairman (Age 61, Pay $1.93M)
  • Ms. Jennifer M. Johnson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $4.48M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Matthew Nicholls, Exec. VP, CFO & COO (Age 49, Pay $3.62M)
  • Mr. Jed Andrew Plafker J.D., Exec. VP of Global Alliances & New Bus. Strategies (Age 50, Pay $1.7M)
  • Mr. Adam Benjamin Spector, Exec. VP of Global Advisory Services & Head of Global Distribution (Age 54, Pay $8.13M)
  • Mr. Rupert Harris Johnson Jr., Vice Chairman (Age 82)
  • Ms. Gwen Louise Shaneyfelt, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Alok Sethi, Exec. VP of Technology & Operations (Age 61) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Selene Oh, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Craig Steven Tyle, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
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), 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.82%), BlackRock Inc. (5.78%), State Street Corp (5.44%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.74%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (1.34%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.10%). Company insiders that own Franklin Resources stock include Alok Sethi, Franklin Resources Inc, Gwen L Shaneyfelt, Gwen L Shaneyfelt, Jed A Plafker, Jed A Plafker, Jennifer M Johnson and Mariann H Byerwalter.
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Which institutional investors are selling Franklin Resources stock?

BEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, State Street Corp, Sandler Capital Management, Raymond James & Associates, Northern Trust Corp, Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, and Ensign Peak Advisors Inc. Company insiders that have sold Franklin Resources company stock in the last year include Gwen L Shaneyfelt, Jed A Plafker, Jennifer M Johnson, and Mariann H Byerwalter.
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Which institutional investors are buying Franklin Resources stock?

BEN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Vanguard Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, Prana Capital Management LP, Qube Research & Technologies Ltd, and Victory Capital Management Inc..
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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 $27.21.

How much money does Franklin Resources make?

Franklin Resources has a market capitalization of $13.60 billion and generates $8.43 billion in revenue each year. The closed-end fund earns $1.83 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.719990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Franklin Resources have?

Franklin Resources employs 10,300 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.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 650-312-3655.

This page was last updated on 5/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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