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

Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN): $27.11

-0.14 (-0.51%)

POWR Rating

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  • BEN scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 87.36% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BEN is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 178 days.
  • BEN's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 2.48% of US stocks).

BEN Stock Summary

  • BEN has a market capitalization of $13,627,958,035 -- more than approximately 86.8% of US stocks.
  • FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.44% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, BEN is more volatile than only 16.58% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC, a group of peers worth examining would be PHM, IVZ, SNA, DGX, and RRX.
  • BEN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC's official web site, go to

BEN Valuation Summary

  • BEN's price/earnings ratio is 10.5; this is 8.7% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • BEN's price/earnings ratio has moved down 9.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BEN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BEN 2022-12-02 1.6 1.2 10.5 10.2
BEN 2022-12-01 1.6 1.2 10.5 10.2
BEN 2022-11-30 1.6 1.2 10.4 10.1
BEN 2022-11-29 1.6 1.1 10.2 9.9
BEN 2022-11-28 1.6 1.1 10.1 9.8
BEN 2022-11-25 1.6 1.2 10.4 10.1

BEN Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -42.88%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -42.88%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at -11.53%.
Over the past 15 months, BEN's revenue has gone up $403,400,000.

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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 7,871.9 1,114.1 1,244.4

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 $27.11 52-week high $36.45
Prev. close $27.25 52-week low $20.24
Day low $26.80 Volume 2,921,106
Day high $27.37 Avg. volume 3,127,563
50-day MA $23.96 Dividend yield 4.26%
200-day MA $25.68 Market Cap 13.54B

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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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.

3 Growth Stocks That Need a New CEO Immediately

Growth stocks took a big hit in 2022.

Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | December 2, 2022

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

SAN MATEO, Calif., November 29, 2022--Franklin Universal Trust [NYSE: FT]:

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust ("FTF" or the "Fund") Announces Notification of Sources of Distributions

SAN MATEO, Calif., November 29, 2022--Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust [NYSE American: FTF]:

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Franklin Templeton Celebrates 75th Anniversary With $75K Donation and Week of Volunteering

The week of November 14 marked Franklin Templeton's 75th Anniversary and, as a key part of the celebration, the company organized an Impact Week to focus on community service.

Yahoo | November 28, 2022

Independent Insurance Group Announces Milestone Mark of $100 Million Sold in iStructure--The First Uncapped Index-linked Structured Settlement Annuity Linked to the Franklin BofA World Index™

Independent Insurance Group, LLC ("Independent Group") announced today that its life and annuity subsidiary, Independent Life Insurance Company ("Independent Life") crossed the milestone mark of $100 million in committed sales of iStructure, the first uncapped index-linked structured settlement annuity. Independent Life has secured the committed sales for the product predominantly from plaintiff settlement recoveries, attorney fee deferrals, and installment sales of real estate and businesses.

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

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BEN Price Returns

1-mo 16.20%
3-mo 5.97%
6-mo 7.35%
1-year -11.24%
3-year 14.79%
5-year -19.24%
YTD -16.21%
2021 38.88%
2020 1.46%
2019 -9.29%
2018 -23.34%
2017 11.58%

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