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Market Cap $M32,071Revenue $M7,985Net Margin (%)28.1Z-Score7.1
Enterprise Value $M23,362EPS $3.4Operating Margin %37.9F-Score8
P/E(ttm))13.6Cash Flow Per Share $10.1Pre-tax Margin (%)40.2Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book2.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %10.0Quick Ratio10.2Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales3.85-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.0Current Ratio10.2Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow12.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.3ROA % (ttm)14.8Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.0Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)21.9Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %13.0Shares Outstanding M622ROI % (ttm)18.6Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with BEN

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
BENMason Hawkins 2014-09-30 Buy 0.6%$53.17 - $58.22
($56.02)
$ 51.53-8%New holding, 2020049 sh.2,020,049
BENDavid Winters 2014-09-30 Add0.55%$53.17 - $58.22
($56.02)
$ 51.53-8%Add 3.41%2,379,770
BENJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Buy 0.03%$53.17 - $58.22
($56.02)
$ 51.53-8%New holding, 50147 sh.50,147
BENChris Davis 2014-09-30 Add$53.17 - $58.22
($56.02)
$ 51.53-8%Add 75%7,000
BENRichard Pzena 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.16%$53.17 - $58.22
($56.02)
$ 51.53-8%Reduce -15.64%2,657,604
BENBill Nygren 2014-06-30 Add0.17%$51.45 - $58.16
($54.65)
$ 51.53-6%Add 7.74%5,430,000
BENRobert Olstein 2014-06-30 Add0.12%$51.45 - $58.16
($54.65)
$ 51.53-6%Add 8.47%192,000
BENRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out $51.45 - $58.16
($54.65)
$ 51.53-6%Sold Out0
BENJohn Rogers 2014-03-31 Add0.14%$50.2 - $58.51
($53.94)
$ 51.53-4%Add 14.05%1,689,506
BENBill Nygren 2014-03-31 Add0.13%$50.2 - $58.51
($53.94)
$ 51.53-4%Add 6.33%5,040,000
BENRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Buy $50.2 - $58.51
($53.94)
$ 51.53-4%New holding, 8483 sh.8,483
BENChris Davis 2013-12-31 Buy $49.52 - $57.23
($53.89)
$ 51.53-4%New holding, 3665 sh.3,665
BENGeorge Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.32%$49.52 - $57.23
($53.89)
$ 51.53-4%Sold Out0
BENGeorge Soros 2013-09-30 Buy 0.32%$45.2 - $52.67
($48.26)
$ 51.537%New holding, 573100 sh.573,100
BENBill Nygren 2013-09-30 Add0.17%$45.2 - $52.67
($48.26)
$ 51.537%Add 7.48%4,740,000
BENJohn Rogers 2013-09-30 Add0.16%$45.2 - $52.67
($48.26)
$ 51.537%Add 17.58%1,452,595
BENRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.16%$45.2 - $52.67
($48.26)
$ 51.537%Sold Out0
BENRobert Olstein 2013-06-30 Add0.8%$44.66 - $56.107
($50.91)
$ 51.531%Add 200%57,000
BENBill Nygren 2013-06-30 Add0.43%$44.66 - $56.107
($50.91)
$ 51.531%Add 24.58%1,470,000
BENRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Add0.11%$44.66 - $56.107
($50.91)
$ 51.531%Add 254.89%134,638
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

BEN is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
BEN Ken Fisher 2014-12-3121,31500-5.23%
BEN Mason Hawkins 2014-09-302,020,0490.320.6New Buy
BEN Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-3050,1470.010.03New Buy
BEN Chris Davis 2014-09-307,00000+75%
BEN John Rogers 2014-09-301,858,9740.31.3+6.63%
BEN David Winters 2014-09-302,379,7700.3816.8+3.41%
BEN Ken Fisher 2014-09-3022,49100+1.46%
BEN Robert Olstein 2014-09-30192,0000.031.4
BEN Bill Nygren 2014-09-305,430,0000.871.9
BEN Mario Gabelli 2014-09-304,70000-7.84%
BEN Richard Pzena 2014-09-302,657,6040.430.79-15.64%
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BEN: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2015-01-16Sell250,000$31.1868.86view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2015-01-15Sell750,000$31.7665.77view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-12-18Sell600,000$31.0869.4view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-12-17Sell400,000$30.0875.03view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-12-15Sell475,000$28.0587.7view
JOHNSON GREGORY EChairman, CEO and President 2014-12-10Sell25,000$56.96-7.57view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-12-04Sell50,000$31.1968.8view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-12-03Sell200,000$31.666.61view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-12-02Sell275,000$32.8760.18view
JOHNSON GREGORY EChairman, CEO and President 2014-09-03Sell50,000$56.77-7.26view

Press Releases about BEN :

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    News about BEN:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Franklin Templeton Expands Institutional Sales, Relationship Management and Consultant Relations Tea Jan 27 2015 
    Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Declares Monthly Dividend Jan 16 2015 
    Franklin Universal Trust Declares Monthly Dividend Jan 16 2015 
    Claudia G. Reithauser Joins Miami Office of Fiduciary Trust International as Managing Director and B Jan 13 2015 
    Templeton Global Income Fund ("GIM") Announces Dividend Jan 02 2015 
    Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Declares Monthly Dividend Dec 19 2014 
    Franklin Universal Trust Declares Monthly Dividend Dec 19 2014 
    3 Strong ROC Stocks to Buy Dec 12 2014 
    6 Stocks Giving Investors Potential Dividend Hikes In December Dec 04 2014 
    Templeton Russia and East European Fund, Inc. ("TRF") Announces Distribution Dec 01 2014 

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