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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 20751.86. It is in the Asset Management industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 13.36, a forward P/E of 13.22 and EPS of 2.71. At a stock price of 36.16 (0.39%) it has a dividend yield of 1.99%.

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 -1.90% and more long-term -4.52% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -6.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -18.30%.

For performance, Franklin Resources, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.79%. For the last month performance for Franklin Resources, Inc. is 3.26%. While the last quarter is -2.64% and half year, 1.94%. Finally for the year, performance is -10.18%.

The 52-week high for Franklin Resources, Inc., is at -13.04%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 19.02%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.37% and 0.40% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.22%, and for the month it is 1.68%. Franklin Resources, Inc., has a target price of 34.25.

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 36.20%, the profit margin is 23.30%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 37.70%, with instituitional ownership at 49.80%. Franklin Resources, Inc. has a payout ratio of 25.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 573.89. The shares float is 345.89, with the float short at 4.74%, with short ratio coming to 5.17.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Franklin Resources, Inc., get 10.00%, with its returns on investment at 15.00%. Return on equity is 13.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 34.25, 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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