Franklin Resources Inc (BEN)

BEN (NYSE:Financial Services) EQUITY
pos +0.13
Today's Range: 34.25 - 34.73 | BEN Avg Daily Volume: 2,879,300
Last Update: 09/27/16 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 1,504,510
YTD Performance: -6.30%
Open: $34.37
Previous Close: $34.50
52 Week Range: $30.56 - $42.23
Oustanding Shares: 576,121,369
Market Cap: 20,273,710,975
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 1 1 1 1
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 4 4 6 6
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 2 2 2 2
Mean Rec. 3.38 3.38 3.30 3.30
Latest Dividend: 0.18
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.05%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/28/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 12.99
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BEN Sector Avg. S&P 500
12.99 13.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
7.64% -7.66% -32.30%
Revenue -8.50 0.10 0.03
Net Income -12.70 0.10 0.03
EPS -13.20 0.10 0.03
Earnings for BEN:
Revenue 7.97B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (09/16) FY (09/17)
Average Estimate $0.68 $0.66 $2.80 $2.71
Number of Analysts 6 3 6 6
High Estimate $0.71 $0.70 $2.83 $2.90
Low Estimate $0.65 $0.61 $2.78 $2.50
Prior Year $0.59 $0.74 $3.31 $2.80
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 14.41% -10.36% -15.36% -3.39%
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What makes these charts buck the bearish trend?
Use weakness in BEN as an opportunity to acquire some shares, with a close below $30 as the risk point.
BlackRock, T. Rowe Price and Franklin Resources are selling at very attractive levels.
Jan 04, 2016 | 7:40 AM EST
BEN was downgraded from Neutral to Underperform, Credit Suisse said. $37 price target. Expect large future outflows and margin pressure...
This year's market conditions have created a list chock full of choices.
Screens reveal some intriguing long-term investments.
This stock is set for a stellar rebound.
Oct 09, 2015 | 7:20 AM EDT
BEN was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. $40 price target. Company will likely see lower organic growth. 
Sep 09, 2015 | 7:26 AM EDT
BEN was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. Stock has pulled back to an attractive level. $46 price target. 
With poor price action by the group and Franklin Resources digging into support, we are in no rush to catch a falling knife.

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