Franklin Resources, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BEN stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $56.73, the dividend yield is .85%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BEN was $56.73,
representing a -0.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.99 and
a 37.24% increase over the 52 week low of $41.34.
BEN is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. (
) and The Blackstone Group L.P. (
). BEN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.36. Zacks Investment Research reports BEN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.78%, compared to an
industry average of 8.8%.
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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 (
- Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of
18.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BEN at 7.64%.