Franklin Resources, Inc. BEN is a global investment management company that could be an interesting play for investors. That is because, not only does the stock have decent short-term momentum, but it is seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate revision front as well.
These positive earnings estimate revisions suggest that analysts are becoming more optimistic on BEN’s earnings for the coming quarter and year. In fact, consensus estimates have moved sharply higher for both of these time frames over the past four weeks, suggesting that Franklin Resources could be a solid choice for investors.
Current Quarter Estimates for BEN
In the past 30 days, three estimates have gone higher for Franklin Resources while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 45 cents a share 30 days ago, to 49 cents today, a move of 8.8%.
Current Year Estimates for BEN
Meanwhile, Franklin Resources’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with three estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to one lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from $1.85 per share 30 days ago to $2.06 per share today, an increase of 11.4%.
Franklin Resources, Inc. Price and Consensus
Franklin Resources, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Franklin Resources, Inc. Quote
The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 13.6% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are starting to take note of this impressive story. So, investors may want to consider this Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.
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