BEN (Franklin Resources Inc.) dropped -1.18 at the last close: Is This Today’s Most Popular Stock?


Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE: BEN) kicked off on September 21, 2022, at the price of $24.72, down -1.18% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $25.08 and dropped to $24.24 before settling in for the closing price of $24.54. Over the past 52 weeks, BEN has traded in a range of $22.61-$38.27.

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Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Financial sector was 4.90%. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded 124.60%. With a float of $282.00 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $487.50 million.

Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 9800 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +71.09, operating margin of +25.52, and the pretax margin is +28.70.

Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) Breakdown of a Key Holders of the stock

Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the Asset Management Industry. The insider ownership of Franklin Resources Inc. is 0.50%, while institutional ownership is 47.50%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Sep 19, was worth 300,465. In this transaction Affiliate of Investment Adv. of this company bought 66,591 shares at a rate of $4.51, taking the stock ownership to the 5,722,659 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Sep 16, when Company’s Affiliate of Investment Adv. bought 49,769 for $4.47, making the entire transaction worth $222,477. This insider now owns 5,656,068 shares in total.

Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) Recent Fiscal highlights

In the latest quarterly report, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2022, the organization reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS), higher than consensus estimate (set at $0.73) by $0.09. This company achieved a net margin of +20.59 while generating a return on equity of 16.44. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.72 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 124.60% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 1.38% during the next five years compared to 4.00% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE: BEN) Trading Performance Indicators

Take a look at Franklin Resources Inc.’s (BEN) current performance indicators. Last quarter, stock had a price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 1.44. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 13.37.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 3.37, a number that is poised to hit 0.75 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 3.02 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN)

Compared to the last year’s volume of 3.07 million, its volume of 3.86 million showed improvement in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 23.81%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.71.

During the past 100 days, Franklin Resources Inc.’s (BEN) raw stochastic average was set at 25.38%, which indicates a significant increase from 14.29% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 37.88% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 34.46% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $26.37, while its 200-day Moving Average is $28.00.

Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE: BEN) Key Stats

The company with the Market Capitalisation of 12.28 billion has total of 498,357K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 8,426 M in contrast with the sum of 1,831 M annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 2,031 M and last quarter income was 256,400 K.


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