Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN): Price and Financial Metrics

Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN): $26.30

-0.64 (-2.38%)

POWR Rating

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  • BEN scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 96.57% of US stocks.
  • BEN's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • BEN's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 6.24% of US stocks).

BEN Stock Summary

  • FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC's market capitalization of $13,159,411,376 is ahead of 86.64% of US-listed equities.
  • BEN's went public 37.25 years ago, making it older than 93.52% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC comes in at -7.35%, a number that bests only 16.97% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC, a group of peers worth examining would be BRO, IEX, IVZ, DGX, and PHM.
  • Visit BEN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BEN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, BEN's price/sales ratio is 60% higher, now standing at 1.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, BEN's price/earnings ratio has gone down 7.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BEN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BEN 2023-03-17 1.6 1.1 13.1 13.2
BEN 2023-03-16 1.7 1.2 13.4 13.4
BEN 2023-03-15 1.7 1.2 13.4 13.4
BEN 2023-03-14 1.7 1.2 13.6 13.6
BEN 2023-03-13 1.7 1.2 13.5 13.5
BEN 2023-03-10 1.7 1.2 13.7 13.6

BEN Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at -20.26%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -16.92%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -56.3%.
BEN's revenue has moved up $2,338,200,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows BEN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 8,018.4 1,534 1,004.3
2022-09-30 8,275.3 1,956.7 1,291.9
2022-06-30 8,517.3 1,596.4 1,724.9
2022-03-31 8,658.9 1,010.5 1,906.9
2021-12-31 8,654.4 1,121.8 1,939.1
2021-09-30 8,425.5 1,245.4 1,831.2

BEN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BEN has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 27.33% of graded US stocks.
  • BEN's asset turnover comes in at 0.364 -- ranking 60th of 444 Trading stocks.
  • REG, KRG, and LIVE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BEN.

The table below shows BEN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.364 1 0.126
2021-03-31 0.349 1 0.132
2020-12-31 0.343 1 0.114
2020-09-30 0.340 1 0.127
2020-06-30 0.361 1 0.186
2020-03-31 0.387 1 0.206

BEN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BEN, see our BEN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $32.65 Average Broker Recommendation 2.1 (Hold)

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BEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.30 52-week high $34.37
Prev. close $26.94 52-week low $20.24
Day low $26.29 Volume 4,294,800
Day high $27.05 Avg. volume 4,223,560
50-day MA $29.74 Dividend yield 4.56%
200-day MA $26.38 Market Cap 13.16B

Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) Company Bio

Franklin Resources, Inc. is an American multinational holding company that, together with its subsidiaries, is referred to as Franklin Templeton; it is a global investment firm founded in New York City in 1947 as Franklin Distributors, Inc. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BEN, in honor of Benjamin Franklin, for whom the company is named, and who was admired by founder Rupert Johnson Sr. In 1973, the company's headquarters moved from New York to San Mateo, California. As of October 12, 2020, Franklin Templeton held US$1.4 trillion in assets under management (AUM) on behalf of private, professional and institutional investors. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Below are the latest news stories about FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BEN as an investment opportunity.

Franklin Templeton Funds - 10 Best Templeton Mutual Funds

Top-Rated Franklin Templeton Funds as of 2/28/23 Fund Name, Ticker, Overall Rating, (Risk Grade) Franklin Templeton SMACS: Series E A+ (B) WA Select Tax Free Reserves Inv LTFXX A+ (A+) Franklin MicroCap ...

Yahoo | March 17, 2023

Gene Todd Recognized by Wealth Solutions Report As Among the Top Black Industry Leaders of 2023

Fiduciary Trust International, a global wealth manager and wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Templeton, announces that Gene Todd, executive vice president and head of regional markets, has received the Pathfinder Award for Black Business Development Executive of the Year by Wealth Solutions Report.

Yahoo | March 16, 2023

UPDATE 2-India's financial crime agency searches Franklin Templeton execs-sources

India's federal financial crime agency on Thursday conducted searches on Franklin Templeton India's former and current officers in Mumbai in relation to the closure of some funds in 2020, two sources told Reuters on Thursday. The Enforcement Directorate is conducting searches on Vivek Kudva, former Asia Pacific head of Franklin Templeton, his wife Roopa Kudva, who is also managing partner, Omidyar Network India, as well as on Santosh Kamath, chief investment officer at Franklin Templeton, among others, the sources said.

Yahoo | March 16, 2023

Franklin Templeton Appoints Dean R. Sackett III as Managing Director of Government Affairs

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 15, 2023--Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN], a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton, today announced the appointment of Dean R. Sackett III as Managing Director of Government Affairs. In this newly created role, Sackett will represent Franklin Templeton and its specialist investment managers on a variety of U.S. policy matters. He will report to Paul Elmlinger, Deputy General Counsel and Global Head of Public Policy, and be based in

Yahoo | March 15, 2023

Invesco, Franklin Among Firms That Added SVB Before Collapse

(Bloomberg) -- Asset managers including Invesco Ltd. and Franklin Resources Inc. added shares of SVB Financial Group in the months before the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank wiped 60% off its stock value in a single day.Most Read from Bloomberg‘Old-School’ Signature Bank Collapsed After Its Big Crypto LeapBofA Gets More Than $15 Billion in Deposits After SVB FailsSignature Bank Faced Criminal Probe Ahead of Firm’s CollapseRussian Fighter Jet Collides With US Drone Over Black SeaCredit Suisse Hit

Yahoo | March 15, 2023

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BEN Price Returns

1-mo -12.04%
3-mo -0.91%
6-mo 15.10%
1-year 1.18%
3-year 96.76%
5-year -4.73%
YTD -0.30%
2022 -17.52%
2021 38.88%
2020 1.46%
2019 -9.29%
2018 -23.34%

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