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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 9.12
NYSE:BEN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 85.28 vs. NYSE:BEN: 9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:BEN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 3.05 Max: 78.8
Current: 9.12
0.31
78.8
Equity-to-Asset 0.64
NYSE:BEN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. NYSE:BEN: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:BEN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.64
0.42
0.85
Debt-to-Equity 0.07
NYSE:BEN's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
83% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. NYSE:BEN: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:BEN' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.18 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.07
0.01
2.1
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.29
NYSE:BEN's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. NYSE:BEN: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:BEN' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.29
0.04
0.99
Interest Coverage 39.53
NYSE:BEN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:BEN: 39.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:BEN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.53  Med: 69.83 Max: 318.91
Current: 39.53
39.53
318.91
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.25
Beneish M-Score: -2.95
WACC vs ROIC
11.16%
15.62%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 34.29
NYSE:BEN's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
58% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 26.45 vs. NYSE:BEN: 34.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:BEN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.67  Med: 35.72 Max: 38.09
Current: 34.29
28.67
38.09
Net Margin % 10.72
NYSE:BEN's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 26.39 vs. NYSE:BEN: 10.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:BEN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.72  Med: 26.44 Max: 28.08
Current: 10.72
10.72
28.08
ROE % 5.87
NYSE:BEN's ROE % is ranked lower than
52% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. NYSE:BEN: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:BEN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.87  Med: 20.25 Max: 23.57
Current: 5.87
5.87
23.57
ROA % 3.98
NYSE:BEN's ROA % is ranked higher than
55% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. NYSE:BEN: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:BEN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.98  Med: 13.91 Max: 16.62
Current: 3.98
3.98
16.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 324.42
NYSE:BEN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 66.11 vs. NYSE:BEN: 324.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:BEN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 237.1  Med: 278.64 Max: 467.5
Current: 324.42
237.1
467.5
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -5.60
NYSE:BEN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NYSE:BEN: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:BEN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 13.8 Max: 44.8
Current: -5.6
-5.6
44.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -5.50
NYSE:BEN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NYSE:BEN: -5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:BEN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.9  Med: 6.1 Max: 56.3
Current: -5.5
-21.9
56.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -7.40
NYSE:BEN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NYSE:BEN: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:BEN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.2  Med: 14.6 Max: 52.9
Current: -7.4
-12.2
52.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

BEN Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 566,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,096 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 73,630 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 7,200 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 151,100 sh (+18.32%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,919,555 sh (+3.66%)
Murray Stahl 9,158 sh (+1.99%)
David Dreman 23,716 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 347,530 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 7,945,023 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 10,343,161 sh (-0.05%)
Jeff Auxier 145,423 sh (-4.71%)
Mason Hawkins 2,029,185 sh (-15.29%)
Jeremy Grantham 88,800 sh (-18.16%)
Robert Olstein 79,700 sh (-33.42%)
John Rogers 295,853 sh (-54.20%)
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Q4 2017

BEN Guru Trades in Q4 2017

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,290,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 187,270 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 20,088 sh (New)
Tom Russo 775 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,710,000 sh (+202.07%)
Jeremy Grantham 197,600 sh (+122.52%)
Paul Tudor Jones 36,766 sh (+26.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 84,880 sh (+15.28%)
Richard Pzena 10,390,099 sh (+0.45%)
Robert Olstein 79,700 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 7,945,023 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 151,100 sh (unchged)
John Rogers Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Murray Stahl 9,148 sh (-0.11%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,869,996 sh (-1.26%)
Jeff Auxier 140,223 sh (-3.58%)
Mason Hawkins 1,590,028 sh (-21.64%)
Michael Price 238,730 sh (-31.31%)
David Dreman 11,884 sh (-49.89%)
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Q1 2018

BEN Guru Trades in Q1 2018

George Soros 167,512 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 559,059 sh (+2683.05%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 3,990,000 sh (+209.30%)
Robert Olstein 200,000 sh (+150.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 110,754 sh (+30.48%)
Pioneer Investments 234,819 sh (+25.39%)
Murray Stahl 10,652 sh (+16.44%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,016,124 sh (+3.78%)
Richard Pzena 10,656,848 sh (+2.57%)
Jeff Auxier 143,473 sh (+2.32%)
David Dreman 11,884 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 7,945,023 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 151,100 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Michael Price 236,230 sh (-1.05%)
Mason Hawkins 1,566,007 sh (-1.51%)
Jeremy Grantham 133,600 sh (-32.39%)
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Q2 2018

BEN Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Caxton Associates 8,329 sh (New)
Jim Simons 582,757 sh (New)
George Soros 257,585 sh (+53.77%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 5,320,000 sh (+33.33%)
Murray Stahl 12,296 sh (+15.43%)
Joel Greenblatt 125,757 sh (+13.55%)
Robert Olstein 203,000 sh (+1.50%)
David Abrams 7,945,023 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 236,230 sh (unchged)
Mason Hawkins 1,566,007 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Richard Pzena 10,531,839 sh (-1.17%)
Jeff Auxier 141,023 sh (-1.71%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,908,784 sh (-2.67%)
Pioneer Investments 190,287 sh (-18.96%)
Ray Dalio 161,862 sh (-71.05%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:BEN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Richard Pzena 2018-06-30 Reduce -1.17%0.02%$31.8 - $34.5 $ 32.72-2%10,531,839
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2018-06-30 Add 33.33%0.21%$31.8 - $34.5 $ 32.72-2%5,320,000
George Soros 2018-06-30 Add 53.77%0.05%$31.8 - $34.5 $ 32.72-2%257,585
Robert Olstein 2018-06-30 Add 1.50%0.01%$31.8 - $34.5 $ 32.72-2%203,000
Joel Greenblatt 2018-06-30 Add 13.55%0.01%$31.8 - $34.5 $ 32.72-2%125,757
Richard Pzena 2018-03-31 Add 2.57%0.05%$34.11 - $45.86 $ 32.72-20%10,656,848
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2018-03-31 Add 209.30%0.47%$34.11 - $45.86 $ 32.72-20%3,990,000
Mason Hawkins 2018-03-31 Reduce -1.51%0.01%$34.11 - $45.86 $ 32.72-20%1,566,007
Michael Price 2018-03-31 Reduce -1.05%0.01%$34.11 - $45.86 $ 32.72-20%236,230
Robert Olstein 2018-03-31 Add 150.94%0.53%$34.11 - $45.86 $ 32.72-20%200,000
George Soros 2018-03-31 New Buy0.11%$34.11 - $45.86 $ 32.72-20%167,512
Joel Greenblatt 2018-03-31 Add 30.48%0.01%$34.11 - $45.86 $ 32.72-20%110,754
Richard Pzena 2017-12-31 Add 0.45%0.01%$40.45 - $45.07 $ 32.72-24%10,390,099
Mason Hawkins 2017-12-31 Reduce -21.64%0.24%$40.45 - $45.07 $ 32.72-24%1,590,028
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-12-31 New Buy0.26%$40.45 - $45.07 $ 32.72-24%1,290,000
Michael Price 2017-12-31 Reduce -31.31%0.67%$40.45 - $45.07 $ 32.72-24%238,730
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Add 15.28%0.01%$40.45 - $45.07 $ 32.72-24%84,880
David Dreman 2017-12-31 Reduce -49.89%0.29%$40.45 - $45.07 $ 32.72-24%11,884
John Rogers 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.15%$40.45 - $45.07 $ 32.72-24%0
Richard Pzena 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.05%$41.04 - $47.28 $ 32.72-25%10,343,161
Mason Hawkins 2017-09-30 Reduce -15.29%0.18%$41.04 - $47.28 $ 32.72-25%2,029,185
John Rogers 2017-09-30 Reduce -54.20%0.18%$41.04 - $47.28 $ 32.72-25%295,853
Robert Olstein 2017-09-30 Reduce -33.42%0.23%$41.04 - $47.28 $ 32.72-25%79,700
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 New Buy0.05%$41.04 - $47.28 $ 32.72-25%73,630
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Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523930    SIC: 6282
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Headquarter Location:USA
Franklin Resources Inc is an investment management organization which provides investment management and related services to retail, institutional and high net-worth clients under Franklin, Templeton, Franklin Mutual Series, Franklin Bissett brand names.

Franklin Resources provides investment services for individual and institutional investors. Its funds are marketed under the Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Bissett, Fiduciary, and Darby brands. At the end of January 2018, Franklin had $770.8 billion in assets under management, composed primarily of equity (44%), fixed-income (37%), and hybrid (19%) funds. Distribution tends to be weighted toward retail investors (73% of AUM) rather than institutional (24%) and high-net-worth (3%) clients. Franklin is one of the more global U.S.-based asset managers, with half of its AUM invested in global/international strategies and a third of managed assets sourced from clients domiciled outside the United States.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 26.60
BEN's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.21 vs. BEN: 26.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BEN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.82  Med: 14.54 Max: 39.2
Current: 26.6
7.82
39.2
Forward PE Ratio 10.99
BEN's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. BEN: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 26.60
BEN's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
74% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.25 vs. BEN: 26.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BEN' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.82  Med: 14.54 Max: 39.2
Current: 26.6
7.82
39.2
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.06
BEN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
55% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.08 vs. BEN: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BEN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.1  Med: 17.85 Max: 76.32
Current: 12.06
9.1
76.32
PB Ratio 1.76
BEN's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. BEN: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BEN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.91 Max: 4.7
Current: 1.76
1.27
4.7
PS Ratio 2.79
BEN's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. BEN: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BEN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 3.82 Max: 6.23
Current: 2.79
1.92
6.23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.18
BEN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. BEN: 11.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BEN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.17  Med: 17.05 Max: 49.48
Current: 11.18
8.17
49.48
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.54
BEN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. BEN: 10.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BEN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.73  Med: 16.24 Max: 44.96
Current: 10.54
7.73
44.96
EV-to-EBIT 4.76
BEN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.96 vs. BEN: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BEN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 8.1 Max: 16.7
Current: 4.76
3.7
16.7
EV-to-EBITDA 4.62
BEN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
83% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. BEN: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BEN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 7.6 Max: 14.6
Current: 4.62
3.3
14.6
EV-to-Revenue 1.82
BEN's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
81% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. BEN: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
BEN' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.1 Max: 5.1
Current: 1.82
1.1
5.1
PEG Ratio 88.67
BEN's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. BEN: 88.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
BEN' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.36 Max: 88.67
Current: 88.67
0.66
88.67
Shiller PE Ratio 11.34
BEN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.33 vs. BEN: 11.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BEN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.15  Med: 21.03 Max: 42.14
Current: 11.34
10.15
42.14
Current Ratio 4.87
BEN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. BEN: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BEN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 4.23 Max: 31.48
Current: 4.87
0.78
31.48
Quick Ratio 4.87
BEN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. BEN: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BEN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 4.23 Max: 31.48
Current: 4.87
0.78
31.48
Days Sales Outstanding 53.93
BEN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 41.14 vs. BEN: 53.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BEN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.48  Med: 43.7 Max: 57.21
Current: 53.93
38.48
57.21
Days Payable 26.72
BEN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 53.45 vs. BEN: 26.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BEN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.03  Med: 24.23 Max: 106.33
Current: 26.72
19.03
106.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.72
BEN's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
66% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. BEN: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BEN' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.89 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.72
0.43
2.8
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.74
BEN's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. BEN: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BEN' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.74
0.12
0.74
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 18.60
BEN's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BEN: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BEN' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 14.2 Max: 73.2
Current: 18.6
7.6
73.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.81
BEN's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
69% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. BEN: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.49
BEN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. BEN: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BEN' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.11 Max: 6.65
Current: 6.49
1.02
6.65
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.80
BEN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. BEN: 3.80 )
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: -1.5  Med: 0.7 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8
-1.5
3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 13.14
BEN's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
78% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. BEN: 13.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
BEN' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.13  Med: 12.87 Max: 190.75
Current: 13.14
4.13
190.75
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 7.65
BEN's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. BEN: 7.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
BEN' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.55  Med: 7.86 Max: 213.33
Current: 7.65
3.55
213.33
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.31
BEN's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BEN: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BEN' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.89  Med: 4.67 Max: 170.94
Current: 2.31
1.89
170.94
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.70
BEN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. BEN: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BEN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.82
Current: 0.7
0.68
2.82
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.72
BEN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. BEN: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BEN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.72
0.7
1.72
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.65
BEN's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. BEN: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
BEN' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.92 Max: 13.34
Current: 1.65
1.05
13.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 21.01
BEN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. BEN: 21.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BEN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 12.4 Max: 27.1
Current: 21.01
6
27.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.40
BEN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.62 vs. BEN: 6.40 )
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: -6.3  Med: 11.3 Max: 23
Current: 6.4
-6.3
23

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,408.80
EPS (TTM) $ 1.23
Beta1.52
Volatility14.87%
52-Week Range $31.28 - 45.96
Shares Outstanding (Mil)527.06

Analyst Estimate

Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21
Revenue (Mil $) 5,356 5,166 4,818
EBIT (Mil $) 2,278 2,240
EBITDA (Mil $) 2,418 2,291 2,136
EPS ($) 2.16 3.05 3.03 3.05
EPS without NRI ($) 2.16 3.05 3.03 3.05
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
2.59%
Dividends per Share ($) 3.91 1.00 1.07

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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