0.86% Aug 20, 03:14 PM
$0.48 Paid Quarterly
12.8% EPS $3.74
32 years Since 1982
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

BEN - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
No Upcoming Dividend Dates
BEN has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

BEN - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 0.86%

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BEN - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $0.48

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BEN - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for BEN. 10.9% 12.7% 32 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

BEN - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 32 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.4133 2013 12.7%
$0.3667 2012 7.8%

BEN - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 32 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1200 2014-06-18 2014-06-26 2014-06-30 2014-07-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2014-03-12 2014-03-27 2014-03-31 2014-04-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-12-10 2013-12-27 2013-12-31 2014-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-09-12 2013-09-26 2013-09-30 2013-10-11 Yes Regular Quarter
3-for-1 2013-06-13 2013-07-26 2013-07-12 2013-07-25 NM Stock Split NM

Franklin Resources (BEN) - News

  • Before Thursday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • Before the opening bell on Wednesday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these...
  • Before Tuesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • Before Wednesday's opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • Before the opening bell on Monday morning, Franklin Resources (BEN) reported its first quarter earnings, posting higher operating revenues and...
  • Franklin Resources Boosts Dividend (BEN)

    On Thursday, Franklin Resources (BEN) announced that it was declaring a quarterly dividend of 10 cents, a 2.6% cent increase from its previous quarterly payout. The San Mate0, CA-based investment management company previously paid a quarterly dividend of 9.75 cents, or 39 cents annually. The new dividend is payable on October 11th, 2013 to all shareholders of record on September 30th, 2013. The ex-dividend date is September 26th, 2013. BEN shares were down 10 cents, or .21%, at Thursday's market close. The company's stock is up over 11% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Franklin Resources (BEN) have a yield of .83% based on Thursday's closing price of $48.20 and the company's new annualized payout of 40 cents. Franklin Resources (BEN)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Franklin Resources Q3 Profit and Revenues Climb; Results Beat Estimates (BEN)

    Before the bell on Monday, investment management firm Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) reported a 21% year-over-year rise in third quarter earnings on a 17% increase in revenues and a 15% increase in total assets under management. Both earnings and revenues topped Wall Street estimates. The San Mateo, California-based company posted a third quarter net income of $552.3 million, or 86 cents per share, up from $455.2 million, or 71 cents per share, earned in the same period a year ago. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, the company was expected to earn 85 cents per share in the quarter. Franklin Resources' total revenues for the quarter came in at $2.08 billion from $1.78 billion last year. Analysts were expecting the company to see $2.06 billion in revenues for the quarter. The company's total assets under management (AUM) were $815.0 million by the end of the third quarter on June 30, down about $8.7 billion, or 1%, from the last quarter. Even though the company saw $8.4 billion of net new flows, the company noted that the decrease in total AUM was due to $16.3 billion in market depreciation. However, year-over-year the company saw a 15% increase in AUM, due to $73.8 billion in market appreciation and $39.9 billion of net new flows. Franklin Resources shares were up 54 cents, or 1.11%, during pre-market trading on Monday. The stock is up 16.13% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Franklin Resources (BEN) offer a dividend yield of 0.80% based on Friday's closing price of $48.66 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 39 cents per share. Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • BMO Capital Upgrades Franklin Resources to "Outperform" (BEN)

    Financial services company Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) received an upgraded from analysts at BMO Capital on Wednesday. The analysts upgraded BEN from "Market Perform" to "Outperform" and now see shares reaching $170, up from the previous view of $163. This new price target suggests a 17% upside to the stock's Tuesday closing price of $144.90. Franklin Resources shares were up $1.29, or 0.89%, during morning trading on Wednesday. The stock is up 16.63% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Franklin Resources (BEN) have a dividend yield of 0.79% based on Wednesday's intraday trading price of $145.98 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $1.16 per share. Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Citigroup Upgrades Franklin Resources to "Buy" (BEN)

    Citigroup reported on Monday that it has upgraded investment management firm, Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) to a "Buy." The firm has raised its rating on BEN from "Neutral" to "Buy," and has given the company a $200 price target. This price target suggests a 19% upside from the stock's current price of $161.21. Analysts view the company's stock as undervalued as its equities business is outperforming and as it maintains its global bond flows. Franklin Resources shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Monday. The stock is up 28% in the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) have a 0.72% yield, based on Friday's closing price of $161.21. Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Sterne Agee Downgrades Franklin Resources (BEN)

    Sterne Agee reported on Thursday that it has lowered its rating on investment management company, Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) . The firm has downgraded BEN to "Neutral" based on a valuation call. Analysts have given the company a $170 price target. This price target suggests a 10% upside from the stock's current price of $152.40. Franklin Resources shares were down 99 cents, or -0.64% during Thursday morning trading. The stock has increased 25% in the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) have a 0.76% yield, based on Thursday morning's price of $152.40. Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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