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Market Cap $M33,876Revenue $M7,985Net Margin (%)26.9Z-Score6.4
Enterprise Value $M26,045EPS $3.4Operating Margin %36.6F-Score8
P/E(ttm))15.3Cash Flow Per Share $10.1Pre-tax Margin (%)37.9Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book3.110-y EBITDA Growth Rate %11.1Quick Ratio6.2Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales4.15-y EBITDA Growth Rate %21.5Current Ratio6.2Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow12.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %19.7ROA % (ttm)14.0Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %0.8Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)21.4Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %12.0Shares Outstanding M635ROI % (ttm)18.6Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with BEN

Number of guru portfolios checked: 54.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
BENGeorge Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.32%$49.52 - $57.23
($53.89)
$ 53.70%Sold Out0
BENGeorge Soros 2013-09-30 Buy 0.32%$45.2 - $52.67
($48.26)
$ 53.711%New holding, 573100 sh.573,100
BENRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.16%$45.2 - $52.67
($48.26)
$ 53.711%Sold Out0
BENRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Add0.11%$44.66 - $56.107
($50.91)
$ 53.76%Add 254.89%134,638
BENRay Dalio 2013-03-31 Add0.02%$41.9 - $50.27
($46.89)
$ 53.714%Add 55.24%37,938
BENMario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Reduce$41.9 - $50.27
($46.89)
$ 53.714%Reduce -42.86%2,000
BENMason Hawkins 2013-03-31 Sold Out -2.2%$41.9 - $50.27
($46.89)
$ 53.714%Sold Out0
BENRay Dalio 2012-12-31 Buy 0.03%$41.55 - $44.45
($43.05)
$ 53.725%New holding, 24438 sh.24,438
BENMario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Reduce$41.55 - $44.45
($43.05)
$ 53.725%Reduce -22.22%3,500
BENMason Hawkins 2012-09-30 Add0.26%$35.62 - $42.67
($38.84)
$ 53.738%Add 12.27%4,248,642
BENMason Hawkins 2012-06-30 Add1.25%$34 - $42.23
($38.03)
$ 53.741%Add 227.23%3,784,442
BENRay Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$34 - $42.23
($38.03)
$ 53.741%Sold Out0
BENRay Dalio 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$32.09 - $41.84
($35.03)
$ 53.753%Reduce -47.07%6,657
BENMason Hawkins 2011-12-31 Buy 0.48%$30.13 - $36.97
($33.11)
$ 53.762%New holding, 1097393 sh.1,097,393
BENRay Dalio 2011-12-31 Add0.02%$30.13 - $36.97
($33.11)
$ 53.762%Add 337.92%12,577
BENMario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Buy $30.13 - $36.97
($33.11)
$ 53.762%New holding, 5100 sh.5,100
BENRay Dalio 2011-09-30 Buy $32.26 - $45.75
($39.69)
$ 53.735%New holding, 2872 sh.2,872
BENMario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Sold Out -0.0034%$32.26 - $45.75
($39.81)
$ 53.735%Sold Out0
BENMario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Reduce$40.46 - $43.19
($41.74)
$ 53.729%Reduce -48.57%3,600
BENGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $36.58 - $43.47
($40.31)
$ 53.733%Sold Out0
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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 Mario Gabelli 2013-12-316,34500
BEN George Soros 2013-12-31000Sold Out
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BEN: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-04-14Sell325,000$25.54106.26view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-04-07Sell100,000$25.5106.59view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-04-04Sell100,000$25.4107.4view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-04-03Sell100,000$25110.72view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-04-02Sell300,000$24.93111.31view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-04-01Sell75,000$24.8112.42view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-03-21Sell290,000$24.24117.33view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-03-17Sell50,000$24.44115.55view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-03-13Sell5,000$24.39115.99view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-03-12Sell25,000$24.35116.34view

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