Franklin Resources

Franklin Resources, Inc. is a global investment management organization known as Franklin Templeton Investments. They have an extensive global presence, including offices in 35 countries and clients in more than 150. Their common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BEN and is included in the Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. Franklin Resources Inc. NYSE: BEN is an investment firm originally founded in New York in 1947 as Franklin Distributors, Inc. It is listed on the NYSE under the ticker BEN as in Benjamin Franklin, whom founder Rupert Johnson, Sr. admired. In 1973 the headquarters moved from New York to San Mateo, California. The firm specializes in conservatively managed mutual funds. It offers products under the Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series and Fiduciary brand names. Like other large investment companies, the firm offers a wide variety of funds but is traditionally best known for bond funds under the Franklin brand, international funds under the Templeton brand, and value funds under the Mutual Series brand.
Company Growth (employees)
San Mateo, US
Size (employees)
9,400 (est)+4%
Franklin Resources was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in San Mateo, US

Key People at Franklin Resources

Gregory Johnson

Gregory Johnson

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Rupert Johnson

Rupert Johnson

Vice Chairman
Craig Tyle

Craig Tyle

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Franklin Resources Office Locations

Franklin Resources has an office in San Mateo
San Mateo, US (HQ)
1 Franklin Pkwy

Franklin Resources Data and Metrics

Franklin Resources Financial Metrics

Franklin Resources's revenue was reported to be $6.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 17% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

6.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.8 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

2.4 b

Market capitalization (15-Aug-2017)

23.9 b

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

8.5 b


15.4 b
Franklin Resources's current market capitalization is $23.9 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


8 b8.5 b7.9 b6.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

5.1 b5.3 b4.9 b4.3 b


2.9 b3.2 b3 b2.4 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

46.9 m47.4 m39.6 m49.9 m

Pre tax profit

3 b3.4 b3 b2.5 b

Net Income

2.2 b2.4 b2.1 b1.8 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6.2 b7.6 b8.4 b8.5 b


564.1 m530.7 m510.1 m523.2 m

Total Assets

15.4 b16.4 b16.3 b16.1 b

Accounts Payable

262.8 m314.4 m232.1 m233.3 m

Retained Earnings

10 b11.6 b12.1 b12.2 b

Total Equity

12.5 b12.5 b

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.3 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

2.2 b2.4 b2.1 b1.8 b

Cash From Operating Activities

2 b2.1 b2.3 b1.7 k

Cash From Investing Activities

232.9 m390.6 m248.9 m192

Cash From Financing Activities

(2 b)(1.2 b)(1.6 b)(1.8 k)

Interest Paid

47.9 m40.2 m44.6 m47

Income Taxes Paid

825.9 m979.3 m925 m759
USDY, 2016


6.5 x


8.9 m x


707.8 k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x

Franklin Resources Market Value History

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Franklin Resources Online and Social Media Presence

Franklin Resources News and Updates

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Employees contend that each university failed to monitor, and replace, expensive, poor-performing investment options in their retirement plans.

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Aug 4 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Thursday. To inform us of other job changes, email [email protected]

Responsible investment group may toss firms for lack of effort

BOSTON, July 7 (Reuters) - A United Nations-supported group that works to advance principles of responsible investing will create a process to remove members after complaints that some large asset managers do little to press for reforms in areas such as climate change, its top official said.

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