Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN)

35.51
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 35.45
Day Low/High 35.47 / 35.77
52 Wk Low/High 27.34 / 35.82
Avg Volume 2.54M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 507.56M
Market Cap 17.99B
EPS 1.40
P/E Ratio 12.10
Div & Yield 1.04 (2.90%)
Ben Franklin Would Approve

Ben Franklin Would Approve

I booked a $1,920 gain and took $3,018 of risk out of my portfolio.

What Does a Clever Stock Symbol Get You?

What Does a Clever Stock Symbol Get You?

Let's look at the relationship between symbols and performance.

Stealing Michael Price's Ideas

Here's what I've learned from the rock star investor.

The Fibocall: Franklin Resources

The Fibocall: Franklin Resources

The last time it flashed a long-term oversold signal, it went on to a major rally.

Franklin Resources downgraded at Citi

Franklin Resources downgraded at UBS

Panning for Gold in a Sea of Pricey Stocks

Panning for Gold in a Sea of Pricey Stocks

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

Layering On a Safety Cushion

Layering On a Safety Cushion

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

Even Better Times for Franklin Resources

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

Market on Close Imbalances

How much to buy? My mavens on the floor of the exchange see only about $135 million to buy on the close. Financials have $110 million to buy and health care has $40 million to buy. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has $50 million to buy, Franklin Resources (...

Early-Morning Market Look

Let's start by taking a peek at the overnight and early-morning price action of the major asset classes. The rundown: S&P futures -4; Nasdaq futures -; Nikkei schmeissed for second day in a row, -3% and at the lowest level in three weeks (is Abe ret...

BEN the Stock Is More Predictable

BEN the Stock Is More Predictable

Only time will tell if 'Fed Ben' will help build wealth

Time is Now for Nordstrom, Gannett

Time is Now for Nordstrom, Gannett

Smead Value Investor Fund portfolio manager Bill Smead names his favorite stocks including Walgreen, Gannett, Franklin Resources & Nordstrom

Bet on the Dealer

Bet on the Dealer

Rather than trying to outguess the market, consider buying money managers directly.

Franklin Resources upgraded at UBS

Franklin Resources upgraded at Citi

Betting on Brokers and Investment Managers

These two companies pass muster with my guru strategies.

Franklin Resources upgraded at KBW

From the Street of Dreams

Here's a roundup of the analysts' actions. Below is a quick summary: The mighty Oaktree (OAK) is upgraded from Neutral to Buy by Brother Bank of America/Mother Merrill (price target raised from $50 to $55). Hershey (HSY) is downgraded to Neutral by ...

Stocks Appear Poised to Pause

Stocks Appear Poised to Pause

I'm glad to have reserves to put to work if the market falls 10% or 15%.

15 Surprises for 2013

What surprises might occur in 2013 -- and how can we profit?

15 Surprises for 2013

What surprises might occur in 2013 -- and how can we profit? "Never make predictions, especially about the future." -- Casey Stengel It's that time of the year again! It was a tough task repeating the success of my surprise list for 2011 over the pa...

A New Wall to the Upside

A New Wall to the Upside

The markets are ready for a sudden decline.