Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN)

BEN (NYSE:Financial Services)
neg -0.15
Today's Range: 53.17 - 53.59 | BEN Avg Daily Volume: 2,890,900
Last Update: 04/21/14 - 11:20 AM EDT
Volume: 243,668
YTD Performance: -6.98%
Open: $53.50
Previous Close: $53.70
52 Week Range: $44.22 - $58.87
Oustanding Shares: 630,845,249
Market Cap: 33,876,389,871
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for BEN
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 6 6 6 8
Moderate Buy 0 1 1 1
Hold 7 6 6 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.08 2.00 2.00 1.79
Latest Dividend: 0.12
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.92%
Dividend Ex-Date: 03/27/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 14.86
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BEN Sector Avg. S&P 500
14.86 15.20 29.08
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-8.22% 8.98% 30.89%
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:
Revenue 8.13B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/14) Qtr (06/14) FY (09/14) FY (09/15)
Average Estimate $0.90 $0.96 $3.77 $4.16
Number of Analysts 8 7 8 8
High Estimate $0.94 $0.98 $3.84 $4.36
Low Estimate $0.86 $0.92 $3.67 $4.02
Prior Year $0.90 $0.86 $3.37 $3.77
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 0.09% 11.30% 11.87% 10.31%
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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.

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May 13, 2013 | 8:00 AM EDT
Shares of BEN were upgraded to Buy from Neutral, said UBS. BEN's diversified product offering, global scale and local distribution is p...
May 13, 2013 | 7:44 AM EDT
Shares of BEN were upgraded to Buy from Neutral, said Citigroup. Global Bond flows are sustainable, the U.S. business is undervalued an...

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