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Franklin Resources - BEN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$27.00
-0.28 (-1.03%)
(As of 12/2/2022 02:04 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.62
$27.26
50-Day Range
$21.11
$27.33
52-Week Range
$20.24
$36.45
Volume
90,263 shs
Average Volume
2.98 million shs
Market Capitalization
$13.49 billion
P/E Ratio
10.71
Dividend Yield
4.33%
Price Target
$23.60

Franklin Resources MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.60 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.1% Downside
$23.60 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
6.91% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.55
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.90mentions of Franklin Resources in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$41.85 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.65%
From $2.49 to $2.78 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.77 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

161st out of 910 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

10th out of 49 stocks

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About Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Stock

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 Calgary, Canada; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Fort Lauderdale, United States; Hyderabad, India; London, United Kingdom; Rancho Cordova, United states; Shanghai, China; Singapore; Stamford, United States; and Vienna, Austria.

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BEN Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 10/14 Dividend
9/29/2022
Dividend Payable
10/14/2022
Last Earnings
11/01/2022
Today
12/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/07/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Investment advice
Sub-Industry
Asset Management & Custody Banks
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
35461310
Employees
9,800
Year Founded
1947

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$23.60
High Stock Price Forecast
$28.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$19.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-12.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.60
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.29 billion
Pretax Margin
20.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.28 billion
Cash Flow
$4.65 per share
Book Value
$24.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
383,162,000
Market Cap
$13.49 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.25

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Gregory Eugene Johnson CPA (Age 61)
    CPA, Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $1.93M
  • Ms. Jennifer M. JohnsonMs. Jennifer M. Johnson (Age 58)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.48M
  • Mr. Matthew Nicholls (Age 49)
    Exec. VP, CFO & COO
    Comp: $3.62M
  • Mr. Adam Benjamin Spector (Age 54)
    Exec. VP of Global Advisory Services & Head of Global Distribution
    Comp: $8.13M
  • Mr. Rupert Harris Johnson Jr. (Age 82)
    Vice Chairman
  • Mr. Avinash Deepak Satwalekar CFA
    Pres of India
  • Ms. Gwen Louise ShaneyfeltMs. Gwen Louise Shaneyfelt (Age 59)
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Alok SethiMr. Alok Sethi (Age 61)
    Exec. VP of Technology & Operations
  • Ms. Selene Oh
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Thomas Clifton Merchant (Age 54)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.













BEN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Franklin Resources stock right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Franklin Resources in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 sell ratings and 6 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" BEN shares. 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 is Franklin Resources' stock price forecast for 2023?

10 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Franklin Resources' stock. Their BEN share price forecasts range from $19.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $23.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.5%.
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How have BEN shares performed in 2022?

Franklin Resources' stock was trading at $33.49 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BEN shares have decreased by 18.5% and is now trading at $27.28.
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Are investors shorting Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources saw a decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 19,890,000 shares, a decrease of 11.1% from the October 31st total of 22,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,320,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.0 days. Approximately 6.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Franklin Resources' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 7th 2023.
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How were Franklin Resources' earnings last quarter?

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 1st. The closed-end fund reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.09. The closed-end fund had revenue of $1.94 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.89 billion. Franklin Resources had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.16% and a net margin of 15.61%.

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

Franklin Resources announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share on Friday, October 14th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 29th.
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Is Franklin Resources a good dividend stock?

Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.33%. BEN has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company 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 is 46.03%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BEN will have a dividend payout ratio of 41.73% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Gregory E. Johnson's approval rating as Franklin Resources' CEO?

486 employees have rated Franklin Resources Chief Executive Officer Gregory E. Johnson on Glassdoor.com. Gregory E. Johnson has an approval rating of 84% among the company's 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (7.01%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.50%), BlackRock Inc. (5.93%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (1.39%), ProShare Advisors LLC (1.28%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.74%). Insiders that own company stock include Alok Sethi, Craig Steven Tyle, 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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How do I buy shares of Franklin Resources?

Shares of BEN stock 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 $27.28.

How much money does Franklin Resources make?

Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) has a market capitalization of $13.63 billion and generates $8.28 billion in revenue each year. The closed-end fund earns $1.29 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.52 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Franklin Resources have?

The company employs 9,800 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.
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How can I contact Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources' mailing address is ONE FRANKLIN PARKWAY, SAN MATEO CA, 94403. The official website for the company is www.franklinresources.com. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at (650) 312-2000, via email at investorrelations@franklintempleton.com, or via fax at 650-312-3655.

This page (NYSE:BEN) was last updated on 12/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff