Franklin Resources, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 12,
2013. Shareholders who purchased BEN stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
7.41% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of BEN was $148.27,
representing a -1.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $150.60 and
a 46.93% increase over the 52 week low of $100.91.
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 $9.17. Zacks Investment Research reports BEN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.94%, compared to an
industry average of 3.4%.
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 (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of
23.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BEN at 8%.