NYSE:BEN - Franklin Resources Stock Price, News & Analysis

$29.73
-0.18 (-0.60 %)
(As of 09/17/2019 01:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$29.5050
Now: $29.73
$29.82
50-Day Range
$25.9050
MA: $28.53
$34.96
52-Week Range
$25.57
Now: $29.73
$35.82
Volume2.38 million shs
Average Volume2.91 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.97 billion
P/E Ratio9.32
Dividend Yield3.48%
Beta1.22
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
SectorFinance
CUSIP35461310
Phone650-312-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.32 billion
Cash Flow$3.5776 per share
Book Value$19.37 per share

Profitability

Net Income$764.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,700
Market Cap$14.97 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin Resources' stock symbol?

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

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

Franklin Resources declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, October 11th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 27th. View Franklin Resources' Dividend History.

How will Franklin Resources' stock buyback program work?

Franklin Resources announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, April 12th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 80,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Franklin Resources' earnings last quarter?

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The closed-end fund reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.15. The closed-end fund earned $1.48 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.48 billion. Franklin Resources had a return on equity of 13.43% and a net margin of 23.80%. Franklin Resources's revenue for the quarter was down 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.75 earnings per share. View Franklin Resources' Earnings History.

When is Franklin Resources' next earnings date?

Franklin Resources is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Franklin Resources.

What price target have analysts set for BEN?

11 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Franklin Resources' shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Franklin Resources' stock price to reach $30.3809 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Franklin Resources.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Franklin Resources?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Franklin Resources in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings and 5 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Franklin Resources.

Has Franklin Resources been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BEN stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Franklin Resources earned a news sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Franklin Resources.

Are investors shorting Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 27,266,400 shares, a decline of 11.6% from the July 31st total of 30,827,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,030,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 9.0 days. Approximately 9.9% of the company's stock are short sold. View Franklin Resources' Current Options Chain.

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 Procter & Gamble (PG), General Electric (GE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Walmart (WMT), Bank of America (BAC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Coca-Cola (KO), 3M (MMM), AT&T (T) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Franklin Resources' key executives?

Franklin Resources' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Franklin Resources' major shareholders?

Franklin Resources' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.45%), BlackRock Inc. (4.55%), BlackRock Inc. (4.55%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.01%), Kiltearn Partners LLP (1.25%) and APG Asset Management N.V. (1.19%). Company insiders that own Franklin Resources stock include Craig Steven Tyle, Gregory E Johnson, Jed A Plafker and Rupert H Johnson Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Franklin Resources.

Which institutional investors are selling Franklin Resources stock?

BEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Kiltearn Partners LLP, Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Franklin Resources company stock in the last year include Craig Steven Tyle, Jed A Plafker and Rupert H Johnson Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Franklin Resources.

Which institutional investors are buying Franklin Resources stock?

BEN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, First Trust Advisors LP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Schroder Investment Management Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for Franklin Resources.

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 $29.73.

How big of a company is Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources has a market capitalization of $14.97 billion and generates $6.32 billion in revenue each year. The closed-end fund earns $764.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.19 on an earnings per share basis. Franklin Resources employs 9,700 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Franklin Resources.

What is Franklin Resources' official website?

The official website for Franklin Resources is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Franklin Resources (NYSE BEN)

Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  402 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,052 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,454
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Franklin Resources and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BEN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BEN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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