Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) Dividends

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN): $34.54

0.46 (+1.35%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • BEN has issued more total dividends (as measured in absolute US dollars) over the past six years than 89.26% of other US stocks currently paying dividends.
  • BEN's trailing 12 month dividends has averaged an annual growth rate of 11.6%.
  • BEN has a compound annual growth rate of its cash flow of -0.1%, higher than about only 11.15% stocks in our dividend set.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with BEN that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: GRFS, AGR, WEI, HX and AMK.
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BEN Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$34.54$31.4 26.73%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. Regarding Franklin Resources Inc, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 26.73% in comparison to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Franklin Resources Inc are:

  • The amount of revenue Franklin Resources Inc earns annually is around 6 billion; in terms of how this translates into revenue, it has a dividend yield higher than 90.81% of companies in the mid revenue class.
  • If we compare the valuation opportunity a dividend discount model provides relative to other dividend stocks in the Financial Services sector, the expected return of 26.73%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than 81.07% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, BEN has a discount rate lower than 81.07% of them (a lower discount rate is associated with lower risk).
  • Based on dividend growth rate, BEN boasts a higher growth rate in terms of its annual cash distributed to its owners than just 12.29% of the dividend issuers in our set.

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BEN Dividends vs. Peers

BEN's dividend yield currently ranks #40 of 154 vs. its peers in the Asset Management category.
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1 SCU Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. 37.54%
2 TDF Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. 26.85%
3 SSSS SuRo Capital Corp. 19.39%
4 CLM Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund, Inc. New 18.09%
5 CRF Cornerstone Total Return Fund, Inc. (The) 17.95%
6 GECC Great Elm Capital Corporation 12.31%
7 FSKR FS KKR Capital Corp. II 10.97%
8 ICMB Investcorp Credit Management BDC, Inc. 10.43%
9 CCAP Crescent Capital BDC, Inc. 9.24%
10 FCRD First Eagle Alternative Capital BDC, Inc. 9.15%
11 USA Liberty All-Star Equity Fund 9.00%
12 ORCC Owl Rock Capital Corporation 8.91%
13 PHK PIMCO High Income Fund 8.81%
14 BCSF Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. 8.65%
15 PPT Putnam Premier Income Trust 8.14%
16 APAM Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. 7.61%
17 AB AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. Units 7.52%
18 PDT John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund 7.34%
19 BANX StoneCastle Financial Corp. 7.15%
20 AWF Alliancebernstein Global High Income Fund 6.69%
21 MCI Barings Corporate Investors 6.34%
22 OZM Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC 6.25%
23 OHAI OHA Investment Corporation - Closed End Fund 6.08%
24 HNNA Hennessy Advisors, Inc. 6.00%
25 RMT Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc. 5.42%
26 SAMG Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc. 4.69%
27 IQI Invesco Quality Municipal Income Trust 4.67%
28 IIM Invesco Value Municipal Income Trust 4.56%
29 VMO Invesco Municipal Opportunity Trust 4.56%
30 DSM BNY Mellon Strategic Municipal Bond Fund, Inc. 4.52%
31 MQY Blackrock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc. 4.12%
32 MYI Blackrock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc 4.07%
33 JHG Janus Henderson Group plc Ordinary Shares 4.05%
34 WDR Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. 4.00%
35 MFL Blackrock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 3.96%
36 ATCO Atlas Corp. 3.74%
37 ARES Ares Management Corporation 3.68%
38 STK Columbia Seligman Premium Technology Growth Fund Inc 3.58%
39 NUV Nuveen Municipal Value Fund, Inc. 3.31%
40 BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. 3.29%
41 FHI Federated Hermes 3.25%
42 LM Legg Mason, Inc. 3.20%
43 RILY B. Riley Financial, Inc. 2.61%
44 IVZ Invesco Ltd 2.51%
45 STT State Street Corporation 2.43%
46 BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 2.40%
47 NTRS Northern Trust Corporation 2.35%
48 TROW T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. 2.29%
49 DHIL Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. - 2.26%
50 SII Sprott, Inc. 2.14%
51 EQH AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. 2.06%
52 EV Eaton Vance Corporation 2.05%
53 GCMG GCM Grosvenor Inc. 2.00%
54 WHG Westwood Holdings Group Inc 1.98%
55 BLK BlackRock, Inc. 1.97%
56 WETF WisdomTree Investments, Inc. 1.85%
57 AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 1.78%
58 HCAP Harvest Capital Credit Corporation 1.78%
59 HLNE Hamilton Lane Incorporated - 1.43%
60 VCTR Victory Capital Holdings, Inc. 1.28%
61 VRTS Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. 1.26%
62 SEIC SEI Investments Company 1.19%
63 PZN Pzena Investment Management Inc 1.07%
64 VOYA Voya Financial, Inc. 0.98%
65 GROW U.S. Global Investors, Inc. - 0.96%
66 ONEXF Onex Corporation 0.46%
67 GBL Gamco Investors, Inc. 0.32%
68 BSIG BrightSphere Investment Group Inc. 0.18%
69 ASA ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited 0.04%
70 AMG Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. 0.02%
71 AAMC Altisource Asset Management Corp Com 0.00%
72 VINP Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. 0.00%
73 JMP JMP Group LLC Common Shares 0.00%
74 AINC Ashford Inc. (Holding Company) 0.00%
75 MOGO Mogo Inc. 0.00%
76 PAX Patria Investments Limited 0.00%
77 BID Sotheby's 0.00%
78 CIXX CI Financial Corp 0.00%
79 PIOE P10 Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
80 CNNE Cannae Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
81 FFXDF Fairfax India Holdings Corporation 0.00%
82 COHN Cohen & Company Inc. 0.00%
83 MYFW First Western Financial, Inc. 0.00%
84 LGHL Lion Group Holding Ltd. 0.00%
85 FOCS Focus Financial Partners Inc. 0.00%
86 SVVC Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. 0.00%
87 HYW Hywin Holdings Ltd. 0.00%
88 MDLY Medley Management Inc. 0.00%
89 TURN 180 Degree Capital Corp. 0.00%
90 CEM ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. 0.00%
91 CEN Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructure Fund 0.00%
92 NZF Nuveen Municipal Credit Income Fund 0.00%
93 VFSTX Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Fund Investor Shares 0.00%
94 SLLDY Sanlam Limited 0.00%
95 BBN BlackRock Taxable Municipal Bond Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
96 BRPHF Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. 0.00%
97 GUT Gabelli Utility Trust (The) 0.00%
98 MAUSY Matsui Securities Co., Ltd. 0.00%
99 PKO Pimco Income Opportunity Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
100 BCX BlackRock Resources Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
101 UTG Reaves Utility Income Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
102 JPC Nuveen Preferred & Income Opportunities Fund 0.00%
103 JPI Nuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
104 JPS Nuveen Preferred & Income Securities Fund 0.00%
105 JQC Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
106 DSL DoubleLine Income Solutions Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interests 0.00%
107 IGIFF IGM Financial Inc. 0.00%
108 BHK Blackrock Core Bond Trust Blackrock Core Bond Trust 0.00%
109 HIX Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. 0.00%
110 FPF First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
111 NTG Tortoise Midstream Energy Fund, Inc. 0.00%
112 FRA Blackrock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund Inc 0.00%
113 HPF John Hancock Pfd Income Fund II Pfd Income Fund II 0.00%
114 JBAXY Julius Bär Gruppe AG 0.00%
115 HTD John Hancock Tax Advantaged Dividend Income Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
116 AOD Aberdeen Total Dynamic Dividend Fund 0.00%
117 EAD Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund Common Shares 0.00%
118 SPXX Nuveen S&P 500 Dynamic Overwrite Fund 0.00%
119 BST BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
120 CCD Calamos Dynamic Convertible & Income Fund 0.00%
121 HYT Blackrock Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc. 0.00%
122 BSCFX Baron Small Cap Fund Retail Class 0.00%
123 GIGGU GigCapital4, Inc. 0.00%
124 BTT BlackRock Municipal 2030 Target Term Trust 0.00%
125 LDP Cohen & Steers Limited Duration Preferred and Income Fund, Inc. 0.00%
126 BUI BlackRock Utility, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust 0.00%
127 EIM Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest, $.01 par value 0.00%
128 BXMX Nuveen S&P 500 BuyWrite Income Fund 0.00%
129 CNPOF Canopy Rivers Inc. 0.00%
130 NAD Nuveen Quality Municipal Income Fund 0.00%
131 GBLBF Groupe Bruxelles Lambert S.A. (GBL) 0.00%
132 ENX Eaton Vance New York Municipal Bond Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest, $.01 par value 0.00%
133 WNDLF Wendel SE 0.00%
134 GLO Clough Global Opportunities Fund 0.00%
135 PCI PIMCO Dynamic Credit and Mortgage Income Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
136 UTF Cohen & Steers Infrastructure Fund, Inc 0.00%
137 AWP Aberdeen Global Premier Properties Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
138 ETG Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Income Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
139 VYGVF Voyager Digital Ltd. 0.00%
140 ETJ Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
141 GOF Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
142 NCB Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund 2 Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
143 RNP Cohen & Steers REIT and Preferred and Income Fund, Inc. Common Shares 0.00%
144 NEA Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest Par Value $.01 0.00%
145 RA Brookfield Real Assets Income Fund Inc. 0.00%
146 CHW Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund 0.00%
147 CHY Calamos Convertible and High Income Fund 0.00%
148 GRF Eagle Capital Growth Fund, Inc. 0.00%
149 EVT Eaton Vance Tax Advantaged Dividend Income Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
150 PFL PIMCO Income Strategy Fund Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
151 PFN PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II 0.00%
152 NPN Nuveen Pennsylvania Municipal Value Fund Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 0.00%
153 BAF BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust 0.00%
154 NVG Nuveen AMT-Free Municipal Credit Income Fund 0.00%

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Franklin Resources Inc Common Stock (BEN) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Franklin Resources Inc (BEN) - Dividend Investor
Franklin Resources Inc (BEN) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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