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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 5.72
NYSE:BEN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 1542 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:BEN: 5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:BEN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 3.87 Max: 71.15
Current: 5.72
1.07
71.15
Equity to Asset 0.74
NYSE:BEN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. NYSE:BEN: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:BEN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.74
0.6
0.81
Interest Coverage 47.41
NYSE:BEN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 823.17 vs. NYSE:BEN: 47.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:BEN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.41  Med: 73.79 Max: 318.91
Current: 47.41
47.41
318.91
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.20
M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
13.49%
58.46%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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vs
history
Operating margin (%) 35.75
NYSE:BEN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1435 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.93 vs. NYSE:BEN: 35.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:BEN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.67  Med: 35.59 Max: 38.09
Current: 35.75
28.67
38.09
Net-margin (%) 26.09
NYSE:BEN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1438 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 37.02 vs. NYSE:BEN: 26.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:BEN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.38  Med: 26.63 Max: 28.57
Current: 26.09
21.38
28.57
ROE (%) 14.51
NYSE:BEN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. NYSE:BEN: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:BEN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.2  Med: 21.78 Max: 25.3
Current: 14.51
12.2
25.3
ROA (%) 10.73
NYSE:BEN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. NYSE:BEN: 10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:BEN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.62  Med: 14.3 Max: 18.25
Current: 10.73
9.62
18.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 466.58
NYSE:BEN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 35.75 vs. NYSE:BEN: 466.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:BEN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 233.11  Med: 465.07 Max: 546.43
Current: 466.58
233.11
546.43
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
NYSE:BEN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. NYSE:BEN: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BEN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 8.2 Max: 23.4
Current: -3.4
-3.4
23.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.30
NYSE:BEN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. NYSE:BEN: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BEN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.2  Med: 8.6 Max: 31.4
Current: -3.3
-7.2
31.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.40
NYSE:BEN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NYSE:BEN: -4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BEN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.5  Med: 9.7 Max: 37.1
Current: -4.4
-7.5
37.1
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Franklin Resources Inc $NYSE:BEN.
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

BEN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

David Abrams 5,275,662 sh (New)
Michael Price 55,000 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 9,462,920 sh (+22.44%)
Robert Olstein 275,000 sh (+7.42%)
Joel Greenblatt 374,806 sh (+5.50%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,809,401 sh (+3.93%)
John Rogers 2,026,161 sh (+0.91%)
RS Investment Management 1,040,920 sh (+0.66%)
Chris Davis 7,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 5,339,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
David Winters Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Wintergreen Fund Sold Out
Mason Hawkins 2,147,373 sh (-4.82%)
Jeff Auxier 159,415 sh (-5.62%)
Jeremy Grantham 301,945 sh (-8.80%)
Murray Stahl 16,696 sh (-10.02%)
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Q1 2016

BEN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 18,140 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 55,000 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 127,700 sh (New)
David Abrams 7,945,023 sh (+50.60%)
Jeremy Grantham 359,625 sh (+19.10%)
Richard Pzena 10,597,669 sh (+11.99%)
Michael Price 60,000 sh (+9.09%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,878,174 sh (+1.18%)
Mason Hawkins 2,158,173 sh (+0.50%)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 159,215 sh (-0.13%)
Bill Nygren 5,139,000 sh (-3.75%)
John Rogers 1,899,260 sh (-6.26%)
Robert Olstein 225,000 sh (-18.18%)
Murray Stahl 13,045 sh (-21.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 290,024 sh (-22.62%)
RS Investment Management 586,412 sh (-43.66%)
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Q2 2016

BEN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ray Dalio 9,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 70,485 sh (New)
Michael Price 117,500 sh (+95.83%)
Mason Hawkins 2,563,673 sh (+18.79%)
Jeremy Grantham 421,919 sh (+17.32%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,975,996 sh (+1.66%)
Jeff Auxier 161,515 sh (+1.44%)
Richard Pzena 10,670,335 sh (+0.69%)
Robert Olstein 225,000 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 7,945,023 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 127,700 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
David Dreman 18,063 sh (-0.42%)
John Rogers 1,887,442 sh (-0.62%)
Murray Stahl 12,765 sh (-2.15%)
RS Investment Management 405,813 sh (-30.80%)
Joel Greenblatt 36,287 sh (-87.49%)
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Q3 2016

BEN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ray Dalio 26,300 sh (+173.96%)
Paul Tudor Jones 117,686 sh (+66.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 46,371 sh (+27.79%)
Robert Olstein 225,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 18,063 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 7,945,023 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 117,500 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 127,700 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 10,535,639 sh (-1.26%)
Mason Hawkins 2,520,097 sh (-1.70%)
Jeff Auxier 157,040 sh (-2.77%)
John Rogers 1,817,416 sh (-3.71%)
Murray Stahl 11,473 sh (-10.12%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,909,107 sh (-17.85%)
Jeremy Grantham 140,492 sh (-66.70%)
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523930    SIC: 6282
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Traded in other countries:FRK.Germany,
Franklin Resources Inc is an investment management company. The Company's services include fund administration, sales, distribution, marketing, shareholder servicing, trustee, custody and other fiduciary services.

Franklin Resources Inc was incorporated in Delaware on November 28, 1969. The Company together with its subsidiaries operates as an investment management company. It offers investment services under Franklin, Templeton, Franklin Mutual Series, Franklin Bissett, Fiduciary Trust, Darby, Balanced Equity Management, K2 and LibertyShares brand names. The Company's products include investment funds and institutional, high net-worth and separately-managed accounts. Its investment funds include U.S.-registered funds, non-U.S.-registered funds, and unregistered funds. In addition to investment management, its product services include fund administration, sales, distribution, marketing, shareholder servicing, and other fiduciary services. It offers product mix under its equity, hybrid, fixed income and cash management investment objectives and solutions that meet a variety of investment goals and needs for different investors. The Company also provides sub-advisory services to certain investment products sponsored by other companies which may be sold to investors under the brand names of those other companies or on a co-branded basis. Its services include Investment Management Services, Alternative Strategies Investment Management, Institutional Investment Management, High Net-Worth Investment Management, Trust and Custody, Sales, Distribution and Marketing, and Shareholder Servicing. The Company also offers SIP's to retail, institutional and high net-worth clients, which include individual investors, qualified groups, trustees, tax-deferred plans (such as IRAs in the U.S. and retirement saving plans, or RSPs, in Canada) or money purchase plans, employee benefit and profit sharing plans, trust companies, bank trust departments and institutional investors. Its SIPs include portfolios managed for corporations, endowments, charitable foundations and pension funds, as well as wealthy individuals and other institutions. The types of SIP's are U.S. Funds, Cross-Border Funds, Local/Regional Funds, and Other Managed Accounts, Alternative Investment Products and Trusts.

Guru Investment Theses on Franklin Resources Inc

Bill Nygren Comments on Franklin Resources - Oct 08, 2015

We sold Franklin Resources (BEN) in the quarter and allocated the proceeds across several existing holdings in the Fund. We established no new positions in the quarter. You may notice the cash balance was higher than normal at quarter end. The elevated cash position supports a tax trade on Apache, whereby we sold puts and a portion of our shares to maintain some exposure to the company while harvesting a tax loss. We expect the cash position will normalize when we complete the tax trade. While it’s too early to make promises, as of September 30, we do not expect to be making a capital gain distribution this year.



From Biill Nygren's Q3 Oakmark Global Select Fund commentary.



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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 13.78
BEN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. BEN: 13.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BEN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.82  Med: 14.9 Max: 29.31
Current: 13.78
7.82
29.31
Forward P/E 14.97
BEN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. BEN: 14.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.78
BEN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.42 vs. BEN: 13.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BEN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.82  Med: 14.88 Max: 29.18
Current: 13.78
7.82
29.18
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 16.38
BEN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. BEN: 16.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
BEN' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.25  Med: 17.84 Max: 76.69
Current: 16.38
9.25
76.69
P/B 1.94
BEN's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 1522 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BEN: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BEN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 3.07 Max: 4.92
Current: 1.94
1.27
4.92
P/S 3.59
BEN's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.93 vs. BEN: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BEN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 4 Max: 6.33
Current: 3.59
1.93
6.33
PFCF 14.52
BEN's PFCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. BEN: 14.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BEN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.17  Med: 18.13 Max: 49.48
Current: 14.52
8.17
49.48
POCF 13.70
BEN's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.65 vs. BEN: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BEN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.73  Med: 17.22 Max: 44.96
Current: 13.7
7.73
44.96
EV-to-EBIT 5.15
BEN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. BEN: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BEN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 8.2 Max: 16.7
Current: 5.15
3.6
16.7
EV-to-EBITDA 4.98
BEN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.39 vs. BEN: 4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BEN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 7.8 Max: 14.7
Current: 4.98
3.3
14.7
PEG 4.31
BEN's PEG is ranked lower than
81% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BEN: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BEN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.28 Max: 7.01
Current: 4.31
0.29
7.01
Shiller P/E 14.00
BEN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.24 vs. BEN: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BEN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.15  Med: 22.09 Max: 44.45
Current: 14
10.15
44.45
Current Ratio 18.29
BEN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. BEN: 18.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BEN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 5.18 Max: 18.29
Current: 18.29
1.71
18.29
Quick Ratio 18.29
BEN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. BEN: 18.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BEN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 5.18 Max: 18.29
Current: 18.29
1.71
18.29
Days Sales Outstanding 43.81
BEN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.93 vs. BEN: 43.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BEN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.48  Med: 43.76 Max: 50.88
Current: 43.81
38.48
50.88

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.83
BEN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 1484 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. BEN: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BEN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.83 Max: 2.15
Current: 1.83
0.4
2.15
Dividend Payout 0.24
BEN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BEN: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BEN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.25
Current: 0.24
0.09
0.25
Dividend Growth (3y) 22.70
BEN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BEN: 22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BEN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 12.7 Max: 26.1
Current: 22.7
7.6
26.1
Forward Dividend Yield 1.98
BEN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. BEN: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.04
BEN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. BEN: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BEN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.84 Max: 4.77
Current: 4.04
0.89
4.77
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.30
BEN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. BEN: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BEN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 1.6 Max: 3.3
Current: 3.3
-1.2
3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 2.97
BEN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
60% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. BEN: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
BEN' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.61  Med: 9.77 Max: 39.84
Current: 2.97
2.61
39.84
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.70
BEN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. BEN: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
BEN' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 7.79 Max: 27.67
Current: 2.7
2.37
27.67
Price/Tangible Book 2.38
BEN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BEN: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BEN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.89  Med: 4.37 Max: 18.63
Current: 2.38
1.89
18.63
Price/Projected FCF 0.91
BEN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. BEN: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BEN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.91
0.74
1.67
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.08
BEN's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
50% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. BEN: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
BEN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BEN: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BEN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.9
0.72
1.39
Price/Graham Number 1.21
BEN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. BEN: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BEN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.97 Max: 4.75
Current: 1.21
1.06
4.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 19.40
BEN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. BEN: 19.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BEN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 12.1 Max: 28
Current: 19.4
6
28
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.23
BEN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. BEN: 10.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BEN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 16.7 Max: 36.3
Current: 10.23
6.6
36.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,618
EPS (TTM) $ 2.94
Beta1.63
Short Percentage of Float2.68%
52-Week Range $30.56 - 42.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)566.56

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 5,490 5,248 4,797
EPS ($) 2.75 2.71 3.00
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.75 2.71 3.00
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-2.69%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.81 0.92 1.00
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