Franklin Resources Inc (BEN)

BEN (NYSE:Financial Services)
neg -0.81
Today's Range: 52.08 - 52.97 | BEN Avg Daily Volume: 1,951,400
Last Update: 10/22/14 - 4:03 PM EDT
Volume: 1,675,921
YTD Performance: -8.31%
Open: $52.94
Previous Close: $52.93
52 Week Range: $49.12 - $58.87
Oustanding Shares: 625,291,113
Market Cap: 32,446,355,854
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 3 4 4 4
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 9 9 9 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.50 2.38 2.38 2.38
Latest Dividend: 0.12
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.87%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/26/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 15.51
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BEN Sector Avg. S&P 500
15.51 14.50 27.46
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-7.67% -1.71% 53.38%
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 (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (09/14) FY (09/15)
Average Estimate $0.92 $0.96 $3.69 $3.89
Number of Analysts 9 7 9 9
High Estimate $0.96 $1.02 $3.73 $4.15
Low Estimate $0.89 $0.90 $3.65 $3.70
Prior Year $0.80 $0.96 $3.37 $3.69
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 15.42% 0.45% 9.46% 5.42%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Jul 31, 2014 | 8:10 AM EDT
BEN was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Citigroup said. $59 price target. Estimates also cut, as the company lacks near-term catalysts....
Jul 01, 2014 | 8:18 AM EDT
BEN was downgraded to Neutral from Buy, UBS said. Valuation call with lower organic growth. $59 price target.
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 un...
Apr 29, 2014 | 8:29 AM EDT
BEN lowered its numbers, UBS said. Weak flows weigh on estimates. $59 price target and Buy rating. 
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