Franklin Resources, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio (
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
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%.