What Do Analysts Say About Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)


Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) will report its next earnings on Jul 28 BMO. The company reported the earnings of $0.73/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.72/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.01/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 1.4%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Franklin Resources, Inc. and for the current quarter 13 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.71/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.69/share and a High Estimate of $0.73/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 8 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Franklin Resources, Inc. as 1.63 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Franklin Resources, Inc. is 1.61 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.66 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.61 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for BEN to be -13.4%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -3.9%. For the next 5 years, Franklin Resources, Inc. is expecting Growth of -0.57% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -2.86% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Franklin Resources, Inc., where 2 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 8 said it’s a HOLD, 4 reported it as Underperform. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Franklin Resources, Inc. might touch $50 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $44.21 and $40 respectively.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.01 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.99 million. The company’s P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 13.59 and Forward P/E ratio of 14.4.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 10.3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 14.3%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 11.5%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Franklin Resources, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -3.85%, where Monthly Performance is -2.11%, Quarterly performance is -4.94%, 6 Months performance is -1.97% and yearly performance percentage is 17.28%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 5.43%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.77% and Monthly Volatility of 1.31%.