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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) which is in the industry Asset Management, gaining 2.63% today. In the last week its performance is 1.03%, and -0.67% for the past quarter. Currently, Franklin Resources, Inc., BEN has a target price of 34, so today’s gain of 2.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.24%.

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), has a market cap of 20025.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 37.70%, and institutional ownership is 50.80%.

At the current price of 36.31, it has a dividend yield of 2.04%, and its target price is 34. This is with a profit margin of 22.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.18. Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) has a P/E of 12.83, as well as a forward P/E of 13.

With a current EPS of 2.76, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 0.15%,Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 9.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -3.87%.

Performance for the year is -20.17%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is -2.89%.

Volume today for Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), is 904469, while its average volume is 3354.63. Whilst the total gain today was 2.63%, it did have a day high of -2.96%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.79%, and 2.22% for the month. The 52-week low for Franklin Resources, Inc., BEN has been 19.52%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.00%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.00%, and its return on assets is 10.00%. Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) has an operating margin of 34.40%. With a sales growth of -18.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Franklin Resources, Inc., BEN is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.18, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Franklin Resources, Inc.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 2.76, along with a P/B of 1.74. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.43.

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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