Quick Briefing on Franklin Resources

Financial Services sector company Franklin Resources posted a 1.6% performance today, while the S&P 500 returned -0.6%.

Franklin Resources, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The company is based in San Mateo and has 9,800 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $15,603,046,788. Franklin Resources currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 3.8% per year.

11 analysts are following Franklin Resources and have set target prices ranging from $22 to $29 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of hold. At today's prices, BEN is trading 25.5% away from its average analyst target price of $24.86 per share.

Over the last year, BEN shares have gone down by -3.9%, which represents a difference of 5.9% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $33.03 per share and its 52 week low is $20.24. With average free cash flows of $979,525,000 that have been growing at an average rate of 1015.3% over the last four years, Franklin Resources declining stock performance may not be reflective of the quality of its underlying business.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ MM) Capital expenditures ($ MM) Free Cash Flow ($ MM) YoY Growth (%)
2022-09-30 1,957 -90 1,866 60.05
2021-09-30 1,245 -79 1,166 27.07
2020-09-30 1,021 -104 918 2958.88
2019-09-30 202 -234 -32 n/a
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