Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2014

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Franklin Resources, Inc. ( BEN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 11, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BEN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BEN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $57.46, the dividend yield is .84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BEN was $57.46, representing a -2.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.87 and a 27.81% increase over the 52 week low of $44.96.

BEN is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as The Blackstone Group L.P. ( BX ) and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. ( AMP ). BEN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.51. Zacks Investment Research reports BEN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.95%, compared to an industry average of 2.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BEN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to BEN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BEN as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 7.49% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BEN at 5.02%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BEN , BX , AMP , MOAT , KBWC , KCE

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