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/Management 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 Financials and Metrics

Franklin Resources Financials

Franklin Resources's revenue was reported to be $6.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

1.6 b

Net income (Q3, 2017)

459.4 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

564.2 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

24.4 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

8.8 b
Franklin Resources's current market capitalization is $24.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


8 b8.5 b7.9 b6.6 b

Revenue growth, %



2.9 b3.2 b3 b2.4 b

EBIT margin, %

USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b2 b2 b1.8 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b

Sales and marketing expense

349 m372.3 m380.7 m375.5 m377.5 m363.5 m342.5 m374.3 m326.9 m311.5 m343.4 m342.7 m

Operating expense total

1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b1 b973.9 m1 b1 b


813.1 m786 m786.8 m782 m757.7 m769.8 m653.6 m537.3 m595.4 m586.9 m555.5 m564.2 m
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
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


6.6 b6.8 b7.6 b7.9 b8.1 b8.4 b8.3 b8 b8.2 b8.5 b8.8 b8.8 b


559.4 m553.5 m542.1 m523.4 m516.9 m510.1 m507.1 m504.4 m508.4 m512.5 m509.8 m508.8 m

Total Assets

15.9 b16.1 b16.7 b16.3 b16.5 b16.7 b16.2 b15.9 b16 b16.2 b17.2 b17.5 b

Accounts Payable

654.4 m674.1 m664.2 m194.2 m220 m225.7 m229.2 m173.8 m193 m214.8 m259.3 m275 m
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)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015

Net Income

596 m552.8 m632.1 m566.3 m622.9 m
USDY, 2017


171.7 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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