Franklin Resources, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 11,
2014. Shareholders who purchased BEN stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-58.62% decrease from the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of BEN was $52.86,
representing a -10.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.87 and
a 19.55% increase over the 52 week low of $44.22.
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 $3.52. Zacks Investment Research reports BEN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.59%, compared to an
industry average of 2.2%.
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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:
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of
9.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BEN at 7.24%.