Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)

35.30
0.25 0.70
NYSE
Prev Close 35.55
Open 35.52
Day Low/High 35.22 / 35.60
52 Wk Low/High 27.34 / 40.56
Volume 1.85M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 509.51B
Market Cap 18.11B
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Latest News

Shorting Investment Managers

* A toxic cocktail is brewing in this space * I will be shorting BEN and TROW today and will be adding both to my Best Ideas List (short) Last week I participated in a Bull/Bear debate hosted by Citigroup's Tobias Levkovich. One of the questions Tob...

These 10 Asset Management Firms Are Also Solid Stocks

These 10 Asset Management Firms Are Also Solid Stocks

Wealth management firms remain worthy holdings for long-term portfolios.

It's All About the Benjamins With This Dividend Aristocrat

It's All About the Benjamins With This Dividend Aristocrat

Perhaps the most attractive aspect of Franklin Resources as a stock investment is the company's generous cash returns to shareholders.

Subscriber Comment of the Week

On a daily basis (and in real time!) we get great dialogue, value-added investment information and respectful debate in our Comments Section. Here is a vivid example: BillyBob • 6 hours ago Asset Managers getting hit today as Fidelity drops fees to ...

Intermediate Trade: Franklin Resources

Intermediate Trade: Franklin Resources

Fund managers should see BEN as a 'cash cow' that offers low risk, excellent reward.

Intermediate Trade: Franklin Resources

Intermediate Trade: Franklin Resources

I prefer a bullishly biased vertical call spread.

Some Emerging Markets Post Eye-Popping Growth Rates

Some Emerging Markets Post Eye-Popping Growth Rates

It is not too late for investors to join the emerging markets rally, but they must choose carefully.

Novice Trade: BEN

Novice Trade: BEN

I prefer a bullish call shooter.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (EarlyAfternoon Edition)

"It's not a joke, it's a rope, Tuco. Now I want you to get up there and put your head in that noose." -- Blondie, " The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" No "Takeaways" today as I want to spend some time with my family right after the close. So let's move...

Intermediate Trade: Franklin Resources

Intermediate Trade: Franklin Resources

I prefer a bullishly biased vertical call spread.

Novice Trade: BEN

Novice Trade: BEN

I prefer a longer-term bullishly biased tactic.

Franklin Resources upgraded at Deutsche

Intermediate Trade: Franklin Resources

Intermediate Trade: Franklin Resources

Cash stack could benefit from tax repatriation and/or higher interest rates.

Novice Trade: Franklin Resources

Novice Trade: Franklin Resources

This long call shooter gives the new POTUS and Congress time to pass a tax repatriation plan.

Franklin downgraded at Deutsche

Intermediate Trade: BEN

Intermediate Trade: BEN

Use options tactics that buy plenty of time.

Asset Managers Change Direction as Index Funds Break Out

Asset Managers Change Direction as Index Funds Break Out

The majority of asset managers are trailing the S&P 500 so far in 2016. A big reason for that underperformance is the emergence of index funds.

Millennials Retirement Outlook Sunny Despite Savings Shortfall

Millennials Retirement Outlook Sunny Despite Savings Shortfall

Millennials may be stressed about retirement, but they still have a far more positive outlook than previous generations.

Franklin Templeton Jumps Into Strategic Beta ETF Arena

Franklin Templeton Jumps Into Strategic Beta ETF Arena

Franklin Templeton is taking its international investing expertise into the strategic beta exchange traded fund arena.

Closing Bell: Box Slumps on Quarterly Results; U.S. Stocks Cautious

Closing Bell: Box Slumps on Quarterly Results; U.S. Stocks Cautious

U.S. stocks managed to end with slight gains, though investors did appear cautious ahead of Friday's jobs report.

Cramer: Of Kamich's 5 Top Stocks With Bullish Charts, 4 Are Clear Buys

What makes these charts buck the bearish trend?

Top 5 Stocks: Put Your Benjamins in Franklin Resources

Use weakness in BEN as an opportunity to acquire some shares, with a close below $30 as the risk point.

Market Bottom Closer Than It Appears

Market Bottom Closer Than It Appears

The current market maelstrom could be nearing an end with investor capitulation close-at-hand, said Ronald Sanchez, chief investment officer of Fiduciary Trust Company International.

Three Bank Stocks to Watch That Are Ready for a Big Bounce

Three Bank Stocks to Watch That Are Ready for a Big Bounce

Banks stocks have stumbled since the start of 2016 over worries about tight net interest margins and overbearing regulation but three names may be ready for a move higher.

3 Asset Management Stocks to Park Assets

3 Asset Management Stocks to Park Assets

BlackRock, T. Rowe Price and Franklin Resources are selling at very attractive levels.

Tax Bounce Play May Be a 2015 Winner

Tax Bounce Play May Be a 2015 Winner

This year's market conditions have created a list chock full of choices.

Tossing Names in the Quality Value Bucket

Screens reveal some intriguing long-term investments.