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

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)

Today's Latest Price: $18.75 USD

0.11 (0.59%)

Updated Oct 30 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 45 in Asset Management

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BEN Stock Summary

  • Franklin Resources Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.89% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Franklin Resources Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.86% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 130.98%, Franklin Resources Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 89.49% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Franklin Resources Inc are CINF, AOS, MHK, BRO, and DECK.
  • BEN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Franklin Resources Inc's official web site, go to

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BEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $18.75 52-week high $29.27
Prev. close $18.64 52-week low $14.91
Day low $18.27 Volume 6,194,148
Day high $18.81 Avg. volume 4,419,008
50-day MA $21.17 Dividend yield 5.76%
200-day MA $20.78 Market Cap 9.29B

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.

BEN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$18.75$2.68 -86%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Franklin Resources Inc. To summarize, we found that Franklin Resources Inc ranked in the 13th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 85.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Franklin Resources Inc ended up being:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.5 years, is -0.23% -- higher than just 6.71% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • BEN's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 26.1% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Financial Services), Franklin Resources Inc has a reliance on debt greater than just 24.74% of them.

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Latest BEN News From Around the Web

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.

Don't Buy Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) For Its Next Dividend Without Doing These Checks

It looks like Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) is about to go ex-dividend in the next four days. Investors can…

Yahoo Finance | September 24, 2020

Franklin Resources: A Dividend Champion With A 5.29% Yield (NYSE:BEN)

Franklin Resources has been in decline, as the asset management industry faces huge fee and margin pressures.

Seeking Alpha | September 15, 2020

Franklin Resources declares $0.27 dividend

Franklin Resources (BEN) declares $0.27/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 5.06%Payable Oct. 15; for shareholders of record Sept. 30; ex-div Sept. 29.See BEN Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | August 28, 2020

Franklin Templeton closes on Legg Mason deal

Franklin Resources (BEN), which operates as Franklin Templeton, completes its previously announced acquisition of Legg Mason (LM), as expected.The combined organization makes Franklin Templeton one of the world's largest independent, specialized global investment managers with a combined $1.4T in assets under management, the company said.The acquisition deepens Franklin Templeton's presence...

Seeking Alpha | July 31, 2020

Franklin Templeton Completes Acquisition of Legg Mason

Franklin Resources, Inc. (the "Company") [NYSE:BEN], a global investment management organization with subsidiaries operating as Franklin Templeton, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Legg Mason, Inc. [NYSE:LM] and its specialist investment managers.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

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BEN Price Returns

1-mo -6.20%
3-mo -9.74%
6-mo 5.02%
1-year -29.56%
3-year -46.24%
5-year -42.37%
YTD -24.73%
2019 -9.29%
2018 -23.34%
2017 11.58%
2016 9.75%
2015 -32.51%

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