Franklin Resources Inc (BEN)

BEN (NYSE:Financial Services)
$58.07
pos +0.12
+0.21%
Today's Range: 57.72 - 58.17 | BEN Avg Daily Volume: 1,673,700
Last Update: 07/23/14 - 4:01 PM EDT
Volume: 1,073,663
YTD Performance: 0.38%
Open: $57.96
Previous Close: $57.95
52 Week Range: $45.06 - $58.87
Oustanding Shares: 627,689,616
Market Cap: 36,223,967,739
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for BEN
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 5 6 6 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 9 7 8 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.29 2.08 2.14 2.08
Latest Dividend: 0.12
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.84%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/26/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 16.33
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BEN Sector Avg. S&P 500
16.33 16.30 28.87
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
7.22% 16.83% 30.22%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 11.70 0.36 0.11
Net Income 13.30 0.50 0.14
EPS 12.90 0.59 0.17
Earnings for BEN:
EBITDA 3.06B
Revenue 8.13B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/14) Qtr (09/14) FY (09/14) FY (09/15)
Average Estimate $0.96 $0.98 $3.78 $4.17
Number of Analysts 9 8 9 9
High Estimate $0.97 $1.02 $3.83 $4.36
Low Estimate $0.94 $0.95 $3.74 $4.02
Prior Year $0.86 $0.80 $3.37 $3.78
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 11.11% 22.66% 12.23% 10.28%
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands

updateFranklin Resources downgraded at UBS

Jul 1, 2014 | 8:18 AM EDT

BEN was downgraded to Neutral from Buy, UBS said. Valuation call with lower organic growth. $59 price target.

bullishFranklin Resources upgraded at Goldman Sachs

Jun 18, 2014 | 7:36 AM EDT

Rating on BEN was raised to Buy from Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. Better flow trends are being driven by emerging markets and recent underperformance offers a cheap entry point.

bearishFranklin Resources price target cut at UBS

Apr 29, 2014 | 8:29 AM EDT

BEN lowered its numbers, UBS said. Weak flows weigh on estimates. $59 price target and Buy rating. 

By

Paul Price

 | Nov 14, 2013 | 9:00 AM EST

Avoid high-flying stocks with significant downside, and buy growth without overpaying.

By

Paul Price

 | Sep 25, 2013 | 9:00 AM EDT

Franklin Resources is at a very nice price level, but here's how to get in even more cheaply.

By

David Katz

 | Sep 24, 2013 | 2:00 PM EDT

The longer the Fed delays taper, the greater the tailwind for BEN.

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Doug Kass

 | Aug 12, 2013 | 3:55 PM EDT
How much to buy?

bearishFranklin Resources numbers reduced at UBS

Jul 30, 2013 | 8:11 AM EDT

BEN earnings estimates were reduced given slightly higher expenses and moderate IA fee pressure, said UBS. Price target goes to $59.

By

Doug Kass

 | Jul 29, 2013 | 8:15 AM EDT
Let's start by taking a peek at the overnight and early-morning price action of the major asset classes.
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Paul Price

 | Jun 26, 2013 | 10:00 AM EDT

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