Franklin Resources, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 20, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 08,
2013. 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 $150.92, the dividend yield is .77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BEN was $150.92,
representing a -11.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $169.62
and a 47.82% increase over the 52 week low of $102.10.
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 $9.54. Zacks Investment Research reports BEN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.75%, compared to an
industry average of 11%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 Select Large Cap Growth ETF (
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of
16.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BEN at 8.35%.