BEN Franklin Resources

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  • BEN
  • Price as of: Dec 18, 10:29 PM EST
  • $56.09
  • +$1.45
  • +2.7%
  • Industry
  • Asset management
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  • Dividend Yield
    1.07% Financial Average 4.20%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.60 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    15.7% EPS $3.83
  • Dividend Growth
    32 yrs Since 1982
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Growth History

BEN Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for BEN 10.9% 12.7% 32 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

BEN Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

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

BEN Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1500 2014-12-03 2014-12-29 2014-12-31 2015-01-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2014-12-03 2014-12-29 2014-12-31 2015-01-09 Yes Special N/A
$0.1200 2014-09-17 2014-09-26 2014-09-30 2014-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$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
$0.0967 2013-06-13 2013-06-20 2013-06-24 2013-07-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0967 2013-03-13 2013-03-26 2013-03-28 2013-04-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0967 2012-12-03 2012-12-12 2012-12-14 2012-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0000 2012-11-16 2012-12-04 2012-12-06 2012-12-20 Yes Special N/A
$0.0900 2012-09-13 2012-09-26 2012-09-28 2012-10-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2012-06-19 2012-06-27 2012-06-29 2012-07-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2012-03-14 2012-03-28 2012-03-30 2012-04-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2011-12-08 2011-12-15 2011-12-19 2011-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6667 2011-12-08 2011-12-15 2011-12-19 2011-12-30 Yes Special N/A
$0.0833 2011-09-15 2011-09-28 2011-09-30 2011-10-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0833 2011-06-14 2011-06-28 2011-06-30 2011-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0833 2011-03-15 2011-03-29 2011-03-31 2011-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0833 2010-12-16 2010-12-29 2010-12-31 2011-01-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0733 2010-09-16 2010-09-28 2010-09-30 2010-10-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0733 2010-06-15 2010-06-28 2010-06-30 2010-07-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0733 2010-03-16 2010-03-29 2010-03-31 2010-04-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0733 2009-12-18 2009-12-29 2009-12-31 2010-01-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0000 2009-12-18 2009-12-23 2009-12-28 2009-12-31 Yes Special N/A
$0.0700 2009-09-17 2009-10-01 2009-10-05 2009-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2009-06-16 2009-06-26 2009-06-30 2009-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2009-03-11 2009-03-27 2009-03-31 2009-04-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2008-12-12 2008-12-29 2008-12-31 2009-01-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2008-09-18 2008-10-02 2008-10-06 2008-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2008-06-17 2008-06-26 2008-06-30 2008-07-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2008-03-04 2008-03-26 2008-03-28 2008-04-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2007-12-14 2007-12-26 2007-12-28 2008-01-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2007-09-19 2007-10-02 2007-10-04 2007-10-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2007-06-19 2007-06-27 2007-06-29 2007-07-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2007-03-13 2007-03-28 2007-03-30 2007-04-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2006-12-13 2006-12-26 2006-12-28 2007-01-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2006-09-20 2006-10-02 2006-10-04 2006-10-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2006-06-20 2006-06-30 2006-07-05 2006-07-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2006-03-14 2006-03-29 2006-03-31 2006-04-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2005-12-16 2005-12-28 2005-12-30 2006-01-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2005-09-22 2005-09-29 2005-10-03 2005-10-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2005-06-23 2005-06-30 2005-07-05 2005-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6667 2005-03-15 2005-03-29 2005-03-31 2005-04-15 Unknown Special N/A
$0.0333 2005-03-15 2005-03-29 2005-03-31 2005-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2004-12-16 2004-12-29 2004-12-31 2005-01-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0283 2004-09-24 2004-09-30 2004-10-04 2004-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0283 2004-06-23 2004-07-01 2004-07-06 2004-07-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0283 2004-03-17 2004-03-29 2004-03-31 2004-04-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0283 2003-12-11 2003-12-29 2003-12-31 2004-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0250 2003-09-26 2003-10-02 2003-10-06 2003-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0250 2003-06-18 2003-06-26 2003-06-30 2003-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0250 2003-03-14 2003-03-27 2003-03-31 2003-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0250 2002-12-11 2002-12-27 2002-12-31 2003-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0233 2002-09-26 2002-10-03 2002-10-07 2002-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0233 2002-06-27 2002-07-03 2002-07-08 2002-07-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0233 2002-03-13 2002-03-26 2002-03-29 2002-04-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0233 2001-12-14 2001-12-27 2001-12-31 2002-01-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0217 2001-09-27 2001-10-03 2001-10-08 2001-10-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0217 2001-06-25 2001-07-02 2001-07-05 2001-07-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0217 2001-03-22 2001-03-29 2001-04-02 2001-04-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0217 2000-12-15 2000-12-27 2000-12-29 2001-01-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2000-09-27 2000-09-29 2000-10-03 2000-10-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2000-06-27 2000-06-29 2000-07-03 2000-07-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2000-03-22 2000-03-29 2000-03-31 2000-04-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0200 1999-12-10 1999-12-29 1999-12-31 2000-01-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0183 1999-09-16 1999-09-28 1999-09-30 1999-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0183 1999-06-22 1999-06-28 1999-06-30 1999-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0183 1999-03-17 1999-03-29 1999-03-31 1999-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0183 1998-12-11 1998-12-29 1998-12-31 1999-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0167 1998-09-23 1998-09-28 1998-09-30 1998-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0167 1998-06-18 1998-06-26 1998-06-30 1998-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0083 1998-03-18 1998-03-27 1998-03-31 1998-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0167 1997-12-12 1997-12-29 1997-12-31 1998-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1997-12-12 1998-01-16 1997-12-31 1998-01-15 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0150 1997-09-10 1997-09-26 1997-09-30 1997-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0100 1997-06-19 1997-06-26 1997-06-30 1997-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0089 1997-03-18 1997-03-26 1997-03-31 1997-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0089 1996-12-16 1996-12-27 1996-12-31 1997-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1996-12-16 1997-01-15 1996-12-31 1997-01-15 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0122 1996-09-10 1996-09-25 1996-09-27 1996-10-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0122 1996-06-20 1996-06-26 1996-06-28 1996-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0122 1996-03-14 1996-03-27 1996-03-29 1996-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0122 1995-12-11 1995-12-27 1995-12-29 1996-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0111 1995-09-14 1995-09-26 1995-09-28 1995-10-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0111 1995-06-22 1995-06-28 1995-06-30 1995-07-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0111 1995-03-23 1995-03-28 1995-04-03 1995-04-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0111 1994-12-12 1994-12-23 1994-12-31 1995-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0089 1994-09-16 1994-09-26 1994-09-30 1994-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0089 1994-06-23 1994-06-27 1994-07-01 1994-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0089 1994-03-17 1994-03-25 1994-03-31 1994-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0089 1993-12-09 1993-12-27 1993-12-31 1994-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0078 1993-09-17 1993-09-24 1993-09-30 1993-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0078 1993-06-17 1993-06-24 1993-06-30 1993-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0078 1993-03-18 1993-03-25 1993-03-31 1993-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0078 1992-12-16 1992-12-24 1992-12-31 1993-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

BEN Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial
Industry: Asset Management

Franklin Resources- (BEN)- a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Fiduciary Trust, Darby and Bissett investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 60 years of investment experience and over $591 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2008. Franklin Resources was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

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News

Franklin Resources News

  • Before the opening bell on Monday, a few big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings...
  • 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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