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Franklin Resources, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E10.02 EPS (ttm)2.51 Insider Own40.40% Shs Outstand506.17M Perf Week4.09%
Market Cap12.76B Forward P/E10.01 EPS next Y2.52 Insider Trans-0.20% Shs Float269.81M Perf Month-2.55%
Income1.26B PEG- EPS next Q0.62 Inst Own50.80% Short Float11.64% Perf Quarter-9.12%
Sales5.78B P/S2.21 EPS this Y-26.30% Inst Trans-1.35% Short Ratio7.89 Perf Half Y-6.80%
Book/sh20.38 P/B1.24 EPS next Y-2.25% ROA8.60% Target Price25.08 Perf Year-21.84%
Cash/sh11.81 P/C2.13 EPS next 5Y-8.62% ROE12.60% 52W Range23.96 - 35.82 Perf YTD-3.00%
Dividend1.08 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-9.10% ROI10.50% 52W High-29.65% Beta1.18
Dividend %4.29% Quick Ratio- Sales past 5Y-7.40% Gross Margin- 52W Low5.18% ATR0.84
Employees9600 Current Ratio- Sales Q/Q0.10% Oper. Margin26.60% RSI (14)48.41 Volatility3.98% 3.00%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.08 EPS Q/Q30.60% Profit Margin21.80% Rel Volume1.24 Prev Close25.67
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.07 EarningsJan 30 BMO Payout41.30% Avg Volume3.98M Price25.20
Recom3.60 SMA20-0.56% SMA50-1.68% SMA200-13.55% Volume4,956,942 Change-1.83%
Feb-20-20Upgrade BMO Capital Markets Underperform → Market Perform $24
Jan-31-20Upgrade Keefe Bruyette Underperform → Mkt Perform $25 → $28
Jan-02-20Downgrade Wells Fargo Equal Weight → Underweight $25
Dec-23-19Initiated Standpoint Research Accumulate
Oct-08-19Initiated BMO Capital Markets Underperform
Apr-29-19Downgrade Keefe Bruyette Mkt Perform → Underperform $33
Apr-15-19Upgrade Citigroup Sell → Neutral $28 → $35
Jan-14-19Downgrade Citigroup Neutral → Sell
Jan-11-19Downgrade BofA/Merrill Neutral → Underperform
Jan-08-19Downgrade Evercore ISI In-line → Underperform
Sep-06-18Downgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Underweight
Apr-09-18Downgrade BofA/Merrill Buy → Neutral
Sep-08-17Initiated Barclays Underweight $40
Jul-24-17Downgrade Wells Fargo Outperform → Market Perform
Jun-09-17Reiterated Citigroup Neutral $42 → $43
Mar-16-17Upgrade BofA/Merrill Neutral → Buy
Feb-24-17Upgrade Deutsche Bank Sell → Hold $37 → $41
Nov-10-16Upgrade UBS Sell → Neutral $28 → $38
Nov-10-16Downgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Sell $30 → $35
Nov-09-16Upgrade BofA/Merrill Underperform → Neutral
Feb-24-20 12:00AM  Asset managers seek refuge in each others arms Financial Times
Feb-20-20 05:29PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates Legg Mason, Inc. PR Newswire
10:57AM  Morgan Stanley CEO has been tracking E-Trade for close to 20 years Yahoo Finance
08:22AM  Moody's Affirms Franklin Ratings, Puts Legg Mason on Review Zacks
Feb-19-20 05:11PM  Franklin Templeton Announces Changes to LibertyShares ETF Offerings Business Wire
03:33PM  Legg Mason, Inc. -- Moody's reviews Legg Mason's ratings for upgrade based on planned acquisition by Franklin Resources Moody's
03:31PM  Franklin Resources, Inc. -- Moody's affirms Franklin Resources' ratings (A2 senior) following agreement to acquire Legg Mason; outlook stable Moody's
03:21PM  How a dinner between CEOs led to the sale of Legg Mason American City Business Journals
02:10PM  Ellen Kratzer to Speak at 2020 STEP Europe Conference in Vienna Business Wire
08:03AM  Franklin (BEN) to Acquire Legg Mason (LM) for $4.5 Billion Zacks
07:00AM  RPT-'Massive passive' funds squeeze stock pickers Reuters
Feb-18-20 06:08PM  'Massive passive' funds squeeze stock pickers Reuters +6.94%
04:52PM  'Part of me longs for the past': For Baltimore, sale of Legg Mason opens old wounds American City Business Journals
03:34PM  How did Legg Mason get here? A look back at the Baltimore firm's history. American City Business Journals
02:28PM  Franklin Escapes Fund Purgatory With Legg Mason Purchase Bloomberg
12:26PM  Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Declares Monthly Distribution Business Wire
12:17PM  Silent melt-up in stocks to continue, but switch into value delayed until virus fears recede, strategist says MarketWatch
12:05PM  Franklin Universal Trust Declares Monthly Distribution Business Wire
11:05AM  Franklin Templeton to acquire Legg Mason in $4.5 billion deal American City Business Journals
11:04AM  Franklin Buys Legg Mason in an Effort to Survive Passive Era Bloomberg
10:35AM  Franklin Templeton To Acquire Legg Mason For $4.5B Benzinga
10:22AM  Franklin Resources Is Buying Legg Mason for $4.5 Billion. Fund Industry Consolidation Continues. Barrons.com
10:17AM  Health-care stocks hinge on presidential politics and theyre now looking favorable MarketWatch
10:14AM  US STOCKS-Apple's surprise sales warning pressures Wall St Reuters
09:42AM  Franklin Resources to Buy Legg Mason for $4.5 Billion TheStreet.com
09:33AM  Dow opens lower after Apple warns of coronavirus hit MarketWatch
09:15AM  US STOCKS-Apple's surprise sales warning sets Wall St for lower open Reuters
09:06AM  Legg Mason selling to California company for $4.5 billion American City Business Journals
08:54AM  (LM) Alert: Johnson Fistel Investigates Proposed Sale of Legg Mason, Inc.; Is $50.00 a Fair Price? PR Newswire
07:59AM  EnTrust Global Announces Reacquisition of Legg Mason's Interest PR Newswire
07:39AM  Franklin Templeton to acquire Legg Mason in all-cash deal valued at $4.5 billion MarketWatch
07:34AM  Franklin Resources to buy Legg Mason in a $4.5 billion deal Reuters
07:30AM  Franklin Templeton to Acquire Legg Mason, Creating $1.5 Trillion AUM Global Investment Manager Business Wire
01:56AM  Stocks - U.S. Futures Point Lower; Apple Warning Weighs, Walmart Misses Investing.com
Feb-17-20 10:43AM  52-Week Company Lows GuruFocus.com
Feb-13-20 11:27AM  Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution Business Wire
Feb-11-20 04:33PM  Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
08:19AM  Franklin's (BEN) January AUM Down on Negative Market Returns Zacks
Feb-10-20 04:30PM  Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Month-End Assets Under Management Business Wire
09:21AM  3 Top-Ranked Dividend Stocks: A Smarter Way to Boost Your Retirement Income - February 10, 2020 Zacks
Feb-09-20 05:41PM  Stocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows in the Week of Feb. 7 GuruFocus.com
Feb-07-20 09:56PM  Edited Transcript of BEN earnings conference call or presentation 30-Jan-20 4:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Feb-03-20 05:58PM  Gaming veteran Otero launches hedge fund American City Business Journals
12:29PM  St. Louis bank executive takes a top job with Franklin Templeton subsidiary American City Business Journals
11:27AM  Templeton Global Income Fund ("GIM") Announces Distribution Business Wire
11:26AM  Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund ("TEI") Announces Distribution Business Wire
Feb-02-20 07:32AM  Forget golf courses and cigars: A new networking startup is focused on executive women Yahoo Finance
Jan-30-20 10:02AM  Franklin's (BEN) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, AUM Escalates Zacks +5.52%
09:45AM  Franklin Resources (BEN) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates Zacks
08:30AM  Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results Business Wire
08:28AM  Market Gains Help Compensate for Elevated Outflows in Franklin Resources' Fiscal First Quarter Morningstar
Jan-29-20 09:25AM  T. Rowe Price (TROW) Q4 Earnings Impressive, Revenues Up Zacks
07:56AM  Will Strong Equity Markets Aid Franklin's (BEN) Q1 Earnings? Zacks
Jan-28-20 11:59AM  Franklin Templeton Receives Top Marks in 2020 Corporate Equality Index Business Wire
10:30AM  Franklin Templeton Canada Announces Fee Reductions for Certain Funds CNW Group
Jan-27-20 10:42AM  52-Week Company Lows GuruFocus.com
Jan-25-20 07:52PM  Stocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows in the Week of Jan. 24 GuruFocus.com
Jan-23-20 06:30PM  Franklin Resources, Inc. to Announce First Quarter Results on January 30, 2020 Business Wire
Jan-22-20 02:37PM  Fiduciary Trust Goes on Acquisition Tear Barrons.com
12:31PM  Franklin Resources (BEN) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? Zacks
10:52AM  Main Line wealth management firm sells to Franklin Templeton unit American City Business Journals
09:00AM  Fiduciary Trust to Acquire Pennsylvania Trust, Bolstering its National Footprint and Suite of Client Solutions Business Wire
Jan-21-20 01:35PM  Franklin Universal Trust Declares Monthly Distribution Business Wire
01:34PM  Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Declares Monthly Distribution Business Wire
12:31PM  Franklin Templeton Included in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Recognizing Commitment to Advancing Women in the Workplace, for Fourth Consecutive Year Business Wire
Jan-20-20 11:11AM  52-Week Company Lows GuruFocus.com
Jan-16-20 04:33PM  Afraid of sky-high stock valuations? These Dividend Aristocrats have yields over 3% MarketWatch
Jan-14-20 01:57PM  Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution Business Wire
09:34AM  Legg Mason (LM) December AUM Up on Fixed Income Net Inflows Zacks
Jan-13-20 11:10AM  52-Week Company Lows GuruFocus.com
10:17AM  All 4 of Analysts' Favorite Stocks Fell Last Year GuruFocus.com
Jan-12-20 02:46PM  Stocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows the Week of Jan. 10 GuruFocus.com
Jan-10-20 04:47PM  Cohen & Steers (CNS) December AUM Up on Market Appreciation Zacks
07:28AM  Franklin Resources' (BEN) December AUM Up on Net Market Gains Zacks
05:50AM  Jefferies Financial Rewards Investors With 20% Dividend Hike Zacks
Jan-09-20 04:30PM  Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Month-End Assets Under Management Business Wire
Jan-08-20 08:49AM  Franklin to Buy Athena Capital Advisors With AUM Worth $6B Zacks
06:16AM  One of states largest woman-led wealth firms is being acquired American City Business Journals
Jan-07-20 09:25AM  Franklins Fiduciary Trust Buys Wealth Adviser Athena Capital Bloomberg
09:00AM  Fiduciary Trust Company International to Acquire Athena Capital Advisors in Merger Deal Business Wire
01:28AM  Franklin Templeton: active failure Financial Times
12:00AM  Franklin Templeton heads for sixth year of outflows Financial Times
Jan-06-20 11:06AM  52-Week Company Lows GuruFocus.com
Jan-03-20 07:32AM  Bank OZK Announces 4% Dividend Hike: Is it Worth a Look? Zacks
Jan-02-20 01:47PM  Templeton Global Income Fund ("GIM") Announces Distribution Business Wire
01:47PM  Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund ("TEI") Announces Distribution Business Wire
Dec-30-19 02:53PM  52-Week Company Lows GuruFocus.com
Dec-27-19 08:14AM  Should Deep Value ETF (DVP) Be on Your Investing Radar? Zacks
Dec-26-19 12:04PM  Hedge Fund Consensus Stocks vs. Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) In 2019 Insider Monkey
Dec-16-19 09:45AM  AllianceBernstein November AUM Up on Inflows & Market Gains Zacks
Dec-15-19 03:11PM  Stocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows in the Week of Dec. 13 GuruFocus.com
Dec-14-19 08:00AM  Animal-Care Provider Zoetis and 6 More Companies Are Raising Dividends Barrons.com
Dec-13-19 02:49PM  A Much Better Dividend Stock Than These Dividend Darlings Insider Monkey
Dec-12-19 12:48PM  Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution GlobeNewswire
09:38AM  Lazard's (LAZ) AUM Increases in November on Higher Equity Zacks
09:18AM  Invesco (IVZ) Up 1.4% as November AUM Rises on Market Gains Zacks
09:06AM  Franklin (BEN) Rewards Shareholders With 4% Dividend Hike Zacks
Dec-11-19 11:32AM  REVISED - Templeton Emerging Markets Fund ("EMF") Announces Distribution GlobeNewswire
08:09AM  Cohen & Steers (CNS) November AUM Down on Market Depreciation Zacks
05:30AM  How an $8 Billion Municipal Bond Fund Finds Opportunity in a Quirky Market Barrons.com
Franklin Resources, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets. Franklin Resources, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in San Mateo, California with an additional office in Hyderabad, India.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
JOHNSON RUPERT H JRVice ChairmanDec 26Sale26.26400,00010,505,000102,453,045Dec 30 01:55 PM
Tyle Craig StevenEVP & General CounselDec 02Sale27.575,000137,850108,793Dec 02 07:18 PM
Tyle Craig StevenEVP & General CounselSep 03Sale26.015,000130,05095,009Sep 04 11:50 AM
Tyle Craig StevenEVP, Gen. Counsel & SecretaryJun 03Sale32.0410,924350,024104,241Jun 05 12:16 PM
Tyle Craig StevenEVP and General CounselMar 01Sale32.8210,663349,982115,165Mar 04 05:05 PM