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

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN): $29.02

0.35 (+1.22%)

POWR Rating

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  • BEN scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 83.24% of US stocks.
  • BEN's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • BEN ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

BEN Stock Summary

  • BEN has a market capitalization of $14,551,564,706 -- more than approximately 84.67% of US stocks.
  • Franklin Resources Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.84% of US equities in our set.
  • BEN's current price/earnings ratio is 7.5, which is higher than only 15.33% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Franklin Resources Inc are NDSN, IVZ, PHM, HSIC, and RHI.
  • Visit BEN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BEN Valuation Summary

  • BEN's price/sales ratio is 2; this is 66.67% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, BEN's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, BEN's price/earnings ratio has gone down 8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BEN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BEN 2012-10-12 3.8 3.1 14.6 8.8
BEN 2008-09-25 3.5 3.1 13.0 8.2
BEN 2007-03-29 5.8 4.3 22.2 13.5
BEN 2004-05-21 4.0 2.6 19.5 12.0
BEN 2004-04-28 4.9 3.0 24.3 16.8
BEN 2002-04-18 4.7 2.7 24.7 18.1

BEN Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -11.45%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -27.69%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 41.14%.
BEN's revenue has moved up $2,723,300,000 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
2021-12-31 8,654.4 1,121.8 1,939.1
2021-09-30 8,425.5 1,245.4 1,831.2
2021-06-30 7,871.9 1,114.1 1,244.4
2021-03-31 6,887.1 1,385.8 1,096.4
2020-12-31 6,148.9 1,279.7 793.7
2020-09-30 5,566.5 1,021.4 798.9

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 $29.02 52-week high $38.27
Prev. close $28.67 52-week low $22.61
Day low $28.63 Volume 1,657,500
Day high $29.07 Avg. volume 3,126,498
50-day MA $25.38 Dividend yield 4%
200-day MA $29.09 Market Cap 14.46B

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) Company Bio

Franklin Resources, Inc. provides investment advisory services to mutual fund, retirement, institutional/separate accounts and high net worth investors. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in San Mateo, California.

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Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund ("TEI" or the "Fund") Announces Notification of Sources of Distributions

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., February 25, 2022--Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund [NYSE: TEI]

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Templeton Global Income Fund ("GIM" or the "Fund") Announces Notification of Sources of Distributions

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., February 25, 2022--Templeton Global Income Fund [NYSE: GIM]:

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Franklin Universal Trust ("FT" or the "Fund") Announces Notification of Sources of Distributions

SAN MATEO, Calif., February 25, 2022--Franklin Universal Trust [NYSE: FT]:

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Franklin Resources, Inc. declares $0.29 dividend (NYSE:BEN)

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) declares $0.29/share quarterly dividend, 4.0% increase from prior dividend of $0.28.

Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

SAN MATEO, Calif., February 23, 2022--Franklin Resources, Inc. (the "Company") [NYSE:BEN] announced a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.29 per share payable on April 14, 2022 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on March 31, 2022. The quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share is equivalent to the dividend paid for the prior quarter and represents an approximately 4% increase over the quarterly dividend paid for the same quarter last year.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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BEN Price Returns

1-mo 17.87%
3-mo 17.79%
6-mo -4.53%
1-year -7.87%
3-year 22.40%
5-year -11.46%
YTD -11.43%
2021 38.88%
2020 1.46%
2019 -9.29%
2018 -23.34%
2017 11.58%

BEN Dividends

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