Franklin Resources (NYSE: BEN) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 29 cents per share. At a price of $149.14 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%. The average volume for Franklin Resources has been 729,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Franklin Resources has a market cap of $31.7 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 17.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Franklin Resources Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It manages, through its subsidiary, separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.26. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Franklin Resources a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Franklin Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Franklin Resources Ratings Report now.
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