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Market Cap $M36,230Revenue $M7,985Net Margin (%)26.9Z-Score6.9
Enterprise Value $M28,668EPS $3.4Operating Margin %36.6F-Score8
P/E(ttm))16.2Cash Flow Per Share $10.1Pre-tax Margin (%)37.9Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book3.310-y EBITDA Growth Rate %11.1Quick Ratio6.8Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales4.45-y EBITDA Growth Rate %21.5Current Ratio6.8Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow12.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %14.8ROA % (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 M628ROI % (ttm)18.6Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with BEN

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
BENRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Buy $50.2 - $58.51
($53.94)
$ 57.727%New holding, 8483 sh.8,483
BENGeorge Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.32%$49.52 - $57.23
($53.89)
$ 57.727%Sold Out0
BENGeorge Soros 2013-09-30 Buy 0.32%$45.2 - $52.67
($48.26)
$ 57.7220%New holding, 573100 sh.573,100
BENRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.16%$45.2 - $52.67
($48.26)
$ 57.7220%Sold Out0
BENRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Add0.11%$44.66 - $56.107
($50.91)
$ 57.7213%Add 254.89%134,638
BENRay Dalio 2013-03-31 Add0.02%$41.9 - $50.27
($46.89)
$ 57.7223%Add 55.24%37,938
BENMario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Reduce$41.9 - $50.27
($46.89)
$ 57.7223%Reduce -42.86%2,000
BENMason Hawkins 2013-03-31 Sold Out -2.2%$41.9 - $50.27
($46.89)
$ 57.7223%Sold Out0
BENRay Dalio 2012-12-31 Buy 0.03%$41.55 - $44.45
($43.05)
$ 57.7234%New holding, 24438 sh.24,438
BENMario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Reduce$41.55 - $44.45
($43.05)
$ 57.7234%Reduce -22.22%3,500
BENMason Hawkins 2012-09-30 Add0.26%$35.62 - $42.67
($38.84)
$ 57.7249%Add 12.27%4,248,642
BENMason Hawkins 2012-06-30 Add1.25%$34 - $42.23
($38.03)
$ 57.7252%Add 227.23%3,784,442
BENRay Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$34 - $42.23
($38.03)
$ 57.7252%Sold Out0
BENRay Dalio 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$32.09 - $41.84
($35.03)
$ 57.7265%Reduce -47.07%6,657
BENMason Hawkins 2011-12-31 Buy 0.48%$30.13 - $36.97
($33.11)
$ 57.7274%New holding, 1097393 sh.1,097,393
BENRay Dalio 2011-12-31 Add0.02%$30.13 - $36.97
($33.11)
$ 57.7274%Add 337.92%12,577
BENMario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Buy $30.13 - $36.97
($33.11)
$ 57.7274%New holding, 5100 sh.5,100
BENRay Dalio 2011-09-30 Buy $32.26 - $45.75
($39.69)
$ 57.7245%New holding, 2872 sh.2,872
BENMario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Sold Out -0.0034%$32.26 - $45.75
($39.81)
$ 57.7245%Sold Out0
BENMario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Reduce$40.46 - $43.19
($41.74)
$ 57.7238%Reduce -48.57%3,600
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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 Ray Dalio 2014-03-318,48300New Buy
BEN Mario Gabelli 2014-03-315,10000-19.62%
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BEN: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-06-26Sell765,000$34.4367.64view
Yun William YoungEVP-Alternative Strategies 2014-06-20Sell25,000$57.84-0.21view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-06-18Sell435,000$36.1559.67view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-06-13Sell1,025,000$35.861.23view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-06-12Sell275,000$35.861.23view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-06-04Sell175,000$34.0669.47view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-06-03Sell275,000$33.8570.52view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-06-02Sell290,000$33.771.28view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-05-30Sell260,000$33.3972.87view
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC10% Owner 2014-05-29Sell150,000$32.5677.27view

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Frankly Speaking, This Looks Like a Great Trade Apr 28 2014 
Bill Nygren Comments on Franklin Resources Apr 14 2014 
Bill Nygren's Oakmark Select Fund - First Quarter 2014 Letter Apr 14 2014 
Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Franklin Resources Mar 07 2014 
Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Franklin Resources Mar 05 2014 
Diamond Hill Capital Buys 12 New Stocks Feb 05 2014 
Weekly 52-Week Highs Highlight: MFC, BEN, LYG, MON Jan 06 2014 
Franklin Resources: Gain from Their Perspective… Advertising Oct 21 2013 
Money Safe and Good Return Oct 10 2013 
My 4 Favorite Dividend Aristocrats with Highest Profitability May 07 2013 


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