$BEN (Franklin Resources, Inc.)

$BEN {{ '2015-10-22T15:07:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

During 4Q15, $BEN's Board of Directors has authorized a new repurchase program of up to 30MM shares of its common stock in either open market or off-market transactions. This is in addition to the previous plan, which had about 7.2MM shares remaining as of Sept. 30. During the quarter, $BEN repurchased 11.9MM shares for a total cost of $500.3MM.

$BEN {{ '2018-01-10T15:12:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN, an investment management firm, said its assets under management for December 2017 rose modestly to $753.8Bil from $753.2Bil in November, helped by net inflows resulting from a seasonal growth in distributions. For the quarter ended December 31, 2017, preliminary average assets under management were $752.7Bil.

$BEN {{ '2017-12-12T22:07:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on January 10, 2018, to stockholders of record on December 26, 2017.

$BEN {{ '2017-12-12T13:25:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN reported preliminary month-end assets under management of 753.2Bil at Nov. 30, 2017, compared to $750.7Bil at Oct. 31, 2017. This increase was due to net market gains that more than offset slight net outflows. Preliminary average assets under management for the quarter, through Nov. 30, 2017, were $752.4Bil.

$BEN {{ '2017-11-20T18:32:41+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 highlights

$BEN {{ '2017-11-06T21:02:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN announced that Jed Plafker has been named EVP of Global Advisory Services, effective December 1, 2017. Plafker will continue to report to Jenny Johnson and to be based at the firm’s headquarters in San Mateo, California.

$BEN {{ '2017-10-30T18:29:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN said Franklin Templeton Investments will introduce its first passive ETFs, with an initial suite of 16 single country and regional market-cap weighted ETFs. The ETFs will be listed on NYSE Arca on November 6. The suite consists of ETFs that will target exposures to developed countries at an expense ratio of 0.09% and emerging markets at 0.19%.

$BEN {{ '2017-10-10T12:02:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN reported preliminary month-end assets under management of $753.2Bil at Sept. 30, 2017, compared to $747.4Bil at Aug. 31, 2017. The increase was due to net market gains that more than offset modest net outflows. Preliminary average assets under management for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2017 were $749Bil.

$BEN {{ '2017-07-26T17:28:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN announced the appointment of Tom Fisher as Head of US Institutional. Fisher will report to Tom Regner, Head of US Advisory Services.

$BEN {{ '2017-06-14T21:25:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share payable on July 14, 2017 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on June 30, 2017.

$BEN {{ '2017-04-28T19:47:17+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BEN anticipates a 3% decrease in operating expenses for 2017. This would include compensation and G&A but would exclude the sales distribution expense line.

$BEN {{ '2017-04-28T19:44:18+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BEN said it saw a big improvement in retail sales growth during 2Q17. On the international side, the company believes there were net inflows, excluding the lumpier institutional redemptions. Global bonds, from a retail side, saw improvement. $BEN is also seeing improvement in redemptions and flows in Europe.

$BEN {{ '2017-04-28T14:31:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

At 2Q17 end, $BEN's cash and cash equivalents and investments were $9.7Bil. Total stockholders’ equity was $12.5Bil, and Franklin Resources had 562.1MM shares of common stock outstanding. During the quarter, $BEN repurchased 4.0MM shares for a total cost of $166.8MM.

$BEN {{ '2017-04-28T14:26:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Operating revenues at $BEN went down 1% to $1.6Bil in 2Q17, as it posted a 17% jump in net attributable income of $420.7MM from last year's $360.4MM. Earnings rose 21% to $0.74 per diluted share, ending the quarter with total assets under management of $740.0Bil.

$BEN {{ '2017-03-09T13:21:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN reported preliminary month-end assets under management by its subsidiaries of $738.2Bil at Feb. 28, 2017, compared to $728.8Bil at Jan. 31, 2017, and $714.0Bil at Feb. 29, 2016.

$BEN {{ '2017-02-16T13:59:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $BEN increased the quarterly cash dividend by 11% YoY to $0.20 per share. This dividend is  payable on April 13, 2017 to stockholders of record as of March 31, 2017.

$BEN {{ '2017-02-07T22:30:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN said the team from AlphaParity, a risk premia investment firm, will join its Franklin Templeton Solutions platform. The transaction is expected to be completed later this month. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

$BEN {{ '2017-01-27T16:44:00+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BEN said that the company is seeing positive signs in the traditional business in terms of sales. Global equity sales were good in 1Q17, but the company is seeing gradual pressure on the effective fee rate. However, $BEN believes that it is not going to be significant. Going forward, the company expects its effective fee rate to come down a bit.

$BEN {{ '2017-01-27T16:17:56+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BEN's investment performance against peers and benchmarks improved significantly in 1Q17, and the company is seeing some early signs in flow improvement.

$BEN {{ '2017-01-27T13:48:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN's CEO Greg Johnson said the impact of rising rates during 1Q17 was felt across geographies and sectors, and contributed to shifts in market leadership in a number of areas. Improved performance across board validates $BEN's sound, long-term investment approach and belief in importance of active management, Johnson added.

$BEN {{ '2017-01-27T13:46:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BEN's total assets under management (AUM) were $720Bil at Dec. 31, 2016, down $13.3Bil during the quarter primarily due to $14.4Bil of net outflows. Total stockholders' equity was $12.2Bil at Dec. 31, 2016 compared to $12.5Bil at Sept. 30, 2016.

Recent Transcripts

CMA (Comerica Incorporated)
Tuesday, January 16 2018 - 1:00pm
WFC (Wells Fargo & Company)
Friday, January 12 2018 - 3:00pm
JPM (JPMorgan Chase & Co.)
Friday, January 12 2018 - 1:30pm
NOAH (Noah Holdings Limited)
Tuesday, November 21 2017 - 1:00am
SCM (Stellus Capital Investment Corporation)
Friday, November 10 2017 - 4:00pm
GROW (U.S. Global Investors, Inc.)
Friday, November 10 2017 - 1:30pm
NMFC (New Mountain Finance Corporation)
Wednesday, November 8 2017 - 3:00pm
TPVG (TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp.)
Monday, November 6 2017 - 10:00pm
FNGN (Financial Engines, Inc.)
Thursday, November 2 2017 - 9:00pm
OZM (Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC)
Thursday, November 2 2017 - 12:30pm
APO (Apollo Global Management, LLC)
Wednesday, November 1 2017 - 2:00pm
RE (Everest Re Group Ltd.)
Tuesday, October 31 2017 - 2:30pm
AMG (Affiliated Managers Group Inc.)
Monday, October 30 2017 - 12:30pm
OAK (Oaktree Capital Group, LLC)
Thursday, October 26 2017 - 3:00pm
BEN (Franklin Resources, Inc.)
Thursday, October 26 2017 - 3:00pm
HDB (HDFC Bank Limited)
Tuesday, October 24 2017 - 11:30am
BHLB (Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc.)
Friday, October 20 2017 - 2:00pm
BX (The Blackstone Group L.P.)
Thursday, October 19 2017 - 3:00pm
BK (The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation)
Thursday, October 19 2017 - 12:00pm
BBT (BB&T Corporation)
Thursday, October 19 2017 - 12:00pm

AlphaGraphics you may like