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How has Franklin Resources, Inc.:(NYSE:BEN) performed recently?

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 20391.1. It is in the Asset Management industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 12.7, a forward P/E of 12.91 and EPS of 2.76. At a stock price of 35.89 (2.48%) it has a dividend yield of 2.06%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 9.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by -13.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 0.67% and more long-term -4.98% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -67.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -60.40%.

For performance, Franklin Resources, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.03%. For the last month performance for Franklin Resources, Inc. is 12.89%. While the last quarter is -7.66% and half year, 6.25%. Finally for the year, performance is -23.23%.

The 52-week high for Franklin Resources, Inc., is at -21.76%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 18.13%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.50% and -1.17% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.05%, and for the month it is 2.29%. Franklin Resources, Inc., has a target price of 33.42.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.18, and for total debt/equity Franklin Resources, Inc. has 0.18. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 36.80%, the profit margin is 22.90%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 37.70%, with instituitional ownership at 51.00%. Franklin Resources, Inc. has a payout ratio of 23.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 582.27. The shares float is 354.7, with the float short at 5.61%, with short ratio coming to 6.05.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Franklin Resources, Inc., get 10.20%, with its returns on investment at 15.00%. Return on equity is 14.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 33.42, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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