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Market Selloff Affect Franklin Resources' Q4 Flows and AUM; No Change to FVE at $25 per Share

Greggory Warren Sector Strategist

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There was little in narrow-moat rated Franklin Resources' fiscal fourth-quarter results that would alter our long-term view of the firm. We are leaving our $25 per share fair value estimate in place, and view the shares as being modestly undervalued.

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Franklin Resources provides investment services for individual and institutional investors. At the end of September 2022, Franklin had $1.297 trillion in managed assets, composed primarily of equity (30%), fixed-income (38%), multi-asset/balanced (10%) funds, alternatives (18%) and money market funds (4%). Distribution tends to be weighted more toward retail investors (49% of AUM) investors, as opposed to institutional (49%) and high-net-worth (2%) clients. Franklin is also one of the more global firms of the U.S.-based asset managers we cover, with more than 35% of its AUM invested in global/international strategies and 25% of managed assets sourced from clients domiciled outside the United States.

One Franklin Parkway
San Mateo, CA, 94403
Industry Asset Management
Employees 9,800

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Yes. BEN has a forward dividend yield of 4.33%. See BEN’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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BEN’s market cap is 13.42 Bil.
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BEN’s stock style is Mid Value.
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BEN’s price/sales is 1.58.
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BEN’s price/forward earnings is 11.15.
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BEN’s price/book is 1.17.
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