NYSE:BEN - Franklin Resources Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $26.29
  • Forecasted Upside: 10.35 %
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$23.82
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Analyst Price Target for BEN

Analyst Price Target is $26.29
▲ +10.35% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Franklin Resources in the last 3 months. The average price target is $26.29, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 10.35% upside from the last price of $23.82.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 7 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Franklin Resources. This rating has held steady since December 2021, when it changed from a Sell consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 7 hold ratings
  • 7 sell ratings
1/11/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 6 hold ratings
  • 6 sell ratings
4/11/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 5 hold ratings
  • 6 sell ratings
7/10/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 3 hold ratings
  • 6 sell ratings
10/8/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings
1/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
4/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 0 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
6/5/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 0 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
7/5/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/30/2022Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$27.00 ➝ $21.00Low
6/28/2022Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$28.00 ➝ $22.00Low
6/28/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell ➝ Sell$23.00Low
6/1/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Price Target$29.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
5/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price Target$28.00 ➝ $25.00Low
4/12/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$44.50 ➝ $28.00Low
4/12/2022Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$30.00Medium
4/8/2022Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$30.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
4/7/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price Target$33.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
2/18/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$35.00 ➝ $33.00Low
12/16/2021BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$38.00High
12/16/2021Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$38.00Medium
11/3/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$26.00 ➝ $30.00Low
11/2/2021CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$32.50 ➝ $43.00High
11/2/2021Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$35.00 ➝ $45.00High
5/5/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$26.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
5/5/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$24.00 ➝ $26.00High
5/5/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$29.00 ➝ $33.00High
4/9/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$26.00 ➝ $29.00Low
4/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$22.00 ➝ $24.00Low
3/29/2021BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$22.00 ➝ $36.00High
2/4/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$21.00 ➝ $22.00Low
2/3/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$24.00 ➝ $25.00Low
1/25/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$21.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
1/11/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$19.00 ➝ $21.00Medium
1/5/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$24.00N/A
12/18/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$21.00 ➝ $25.00Low
11/23/2020Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$23.00Low
11/11/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$19.00 ➝ $21.00Medium
10/29/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$22.00 ➝ $19.00Medium
10/29/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$20.00 ➝ $19.00Low
10/28/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetUnderweight$22.00 ➝ $20.00Low
10/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$21.00 ➝ $22.00High
10/19/2020Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$24.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
10/9/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Buy$26.00High
9/29/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$23.00Low
9/11/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$20.00Low
9/3/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$20.00Medium
7/30/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$20.00 ➝ $22.75Low
7/17/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$19.00Low
5/15/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$19.00 ➝ $18.00High
5/1/2020CfraLower Price TargetHold$29.00 ➝ $20.00High
4/16/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$15.00Low
4/9/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$19.00 ➝ $17.00Medium
4/7/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$27.00 ➝ $16.00High
3/31/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$22.00 ➝ $19.00Medium
3/23/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform$20.00 ➝ $16.00High
3/18/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$24.00 ➝ $22.00Medium
3/17/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$17.00High
2/26/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$22.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
2/25/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$25.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
2/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$20.00 ➝ $24.00Low
2/19/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$26.00 ➝ $29.00High
2/18/2020CfraBoost Price TargetHold$27.00 ➝ $29.00Medium
2/2/2020Evercore ISIReiterated RatingSell$25.00Low
1/30/2020Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$25.00 ➝ $28.00High
1/2/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$25.00Medium
12/23/2019Standpoint ResearchInitiated CoverageAccumulateLow
12/19/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$29.00 ➝ $25.00Low
11/27/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$31.00 ➝ $29.00Low
11/13/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingSell$25.00Medium
10/9/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$24.00Low
10/8/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$31.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
10/7/2019BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageUnderperform$16.00High
9/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$32.00Medium
7/31/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetSell$27.00Low
7/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$33.00 ➝ $34.00Low
7/9/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $37.00Low
4/29/2019Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$34.00 ➝ $33.00High
4/15/2019CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$28.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
4/9/2019Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetSell$32.00Low
3/14/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$25.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
2/26/2019Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$33.00Low
2/8/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$28.00Low
1/14/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$23.00Low
1/14/2019CitigroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellLow
1/11/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
1/10/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$23.00Low
1/9/2019Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$28.00Low
1/9/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$30.00Low
1/8/2019Evercore ISIDowngradeIn-Line ➝ Underperform$30.19Medium
11/16/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$30.00 ➝ $29.00Medium
11/14/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$29.00High
10/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$28.00 ➝ $26.00Low
10/11/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$32.00 ➝ $29.00Low
10/8/2018UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$34.00 ➝ $33.00Low
9/27/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$31.00 ➝ $32.00Low
9/6/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$32.00 ➝ $29.00High
8/16/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$33.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
8/2/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$32.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
7/30/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$35.00 ➝ $34.00High
7/30/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$32.00 ➝ $30.00High
7/13/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$33.00Low
7/12/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$33.00 ➝ $32.00High
4/23/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$40.00 ➝ $32.00Low
4/11/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$36.00Low
4/10/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$42.00 ➝ $35.00Low
4/9/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$37.00Low
4/6/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$37.00 ➝ $34.00Low
4/5/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform$57.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
3/6/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$40.00 ➝ $37.00Low
12/22/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$47.00Low
11/1/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$46.00N/A
10/27/2017UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$46.00 ➝ $48.00N/A
10/27/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$45.00 ➝ $44.00N/A
10/27/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$50.00 ➝ $48.00N/A
10/12/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$47.00N/A
9/8/2017BarclaysInitiated CoverageUnderweight ➝ Underweight$40.00Low
9/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$44.00High
8/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$44.00Low
7/31/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$46.00 ➝ $45.00Low
7/24/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$50.00Low
7/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$44.00Low
7/10/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweight$39.00 ➝ $40.00Low
7/6/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$47.00Low
(Data available from 7/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.65 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 17 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
12/7/2021
  • 12 very positive mentions
  • 10 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/6/2022
  • 9 very positive mentions
  • 10 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/5/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 30 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
3/7/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 4 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
4/6/2022
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 21 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
5/6/2022
  • 10 very positive mentions
  • 30 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/5/2022
  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 12 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/5/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 12 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions

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Franklin Resources, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets. Franklin Resources, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in San Mateo, California with an additional office in Hyderabad, India.
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Today's Range

Now: $23.82
Low: $22.76
High: $23.83

50 Day Range

MA: $25.12
Low: $23.07
High: $27.55

52 Week Range

Now: $23.82
Low: $22.61
High: $38.27

Volume

2,150,489 shs

Average Volume

3,203,079 shs

Market Capitalization

$11.91 billion

P/E Ratio

6.40

Dividend Yield

4.92%

Beta

1.15

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Franklin Resources?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on Franklin Resources in the last year: Bank of America Co., BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Morgan Stanley, StockNews.com, and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc..
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What is the current price target for Franklin Resources?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Franklin Resources in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $26.29, suggesting a possible upside of 10.4%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Franklin Resources?

Franklin Resources currently has 3 sell ratings and 4 hold ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in BEN, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Franklin Resources' investor relations team?

Franklin Resources' physical mailing address is ONE FRANKLIN PARKWAY, SAN MATEO CA, 94403. The closed-end fund's listed phone number is (650) 312-2000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Franklin Resources is www.franklinresources.com. Learn More about contacing Franklin Resources investor relations.