Franklin Resources, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.29 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. Shareholders who purchased BEN stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-90.33% decrease from the prior month.
The previous trading day's last sale of BEN was $127.68,
representing a -4.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $133.91 and
a 38.66% increase over the 52 week low of $92.08.
BEN is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. (
) and Invesco Plc (
). BEN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.95. Zacks Investment Research reports BEN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.72%, compared to an
industry average of -.1%.
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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 (
- Columbia Large-Cap Growth Equity Strategy Fund ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMC with an increase of
8.15% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent
weighting of BEN at 7.88%.