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Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) CEO and President Gregory E Johnson sells 15,000 Shares

February 14, 2011 | About:
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CEO and President of Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) Gregory E Johnson sells 15,000 shares of BEN on 02/10/2011 at an average price of $126.49 a share.

Franklin Resources has a market cap of $28.79 billion; its shares were traded at around $128.55 with a P/E ratio of 18.34 and P/S ratio of 4.92. The dividend yield of Franklin Resources stocks is 0.78%. Franklin Resources had an annual average earning growth of 17.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Franklin Resources the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Hedge Fund Gurus that owns BEN: Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies LLC, Steven Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors, Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bruce Kovner of Caxton Associates, Louis Moore Bacon of Moore Capital Management, LP, Kenneth Fisher of Fisher Asset Management, LLC. Mutual Fund and Other Gurus that owns BEN: David Winters of Wintergreen Advisors, Jeff Auxier of Auxier Focus Fund, John Rogers of ARIEL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, Richard Aster Jr of Meridian Fund, Pioneer Investments, Jeremy Grantham of GMO LLC, Chuck Royce of Royce& Associates, Jeremy Grantham of GMO LLC, Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors.

This is the annual revenues and earnings per share of BEN over the last 10 years. For detailed 10-year financial data and charts, go to 10-Year Financials of BEN.


CEO Recent Trades:



  • Sell: CEO and President Gregory E Johnson sold 15,000 shares of BEN stock on 12/02/2010 at the average price of 119.44. Gregory E Johnson owns at least 1,529,390 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 7.63% since.
  • Sell: CEO and President Gregory E Johnson sold 10,000 shares of BEN stock on 11/30/2010 at the average price of 114.04. Gregory E Johnson owns at least 1,542,446 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 12.72% since.
  • Sell: CEO and President Gregory E Johnson sold 15,000 shares of BEN stock on 09/02/2010 at the average price of 100.58. Gregory E Johnson owns at least 1,511,929 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 27.81% since.



This is the insider trade history vs. stock price of BEN. For the complete insider trading history of BEN, click here.




Directors and Officers Recent Trades:



  • Sell: Vice-President, HR - US Penelope S Alexander sold 3,431 shares of BEN stock on 02/11/2011 at the average price of 128.5. Penelope S Alexander owns at least 31,891 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.04% since.
  • Sell: Vice President and Secretary Maria Gray sold 405 shares of BEN stock on 02/10/2011 at the average price of 126.5. Maria Gray owns at least 2,540 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.62% since.
  • Sell: EVP-Portfolio Operations John M Lusk sold 4,192 shares of BEN stock on 02/09/2011 at the average price of 125.18. John M Lusk owns at least 30,361 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.69% since.
  • Sell: Vice President, Corp Comm Holly E Gibson sold 3,559 shares of BEN stock on 12/15/2010 at the average price of 117.5. Holly E Gibson owns at least 5,627 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 9.4% since.
  • Sell: EVP & COO Jennifer J Bolt sold 18,646 shares of BEN stock on 11/02/2010 at the average price of 118.81. Jennifer J Bolt owns at least 1,448,071 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 8.2% since.


For the complete insider trading history of BEN, click here.
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