BEN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Invesco's June AUM Declines - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    Invesco Ltd. reported a drop in its preliminary month-end assets under management (AUM) for Jun 2013.
  2. Legg Mason's May AUM Dips Slightly - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Baltimore-based Legg Mason Inc. reported a dip in its assets under management (AUM) as of May 31, 2013, compared with the ...
  3. Invesco's May AUM Increases - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Invesco Ltd. recorded a rise in its preliminary month-end assets under management for May.
  4. Franklin's May AUM Falls Slightly - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Franklin Resources Inc. declared preliminary assets under management (AUM) of $846.5 billion by its subsidiaries for May ...
  5. Invesco's January AUM Advances - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) recorded a rise in its preliminary month-end assets under management (AUM) for Jan 2013. The AUM for the ...
  6. Legg Mason's January AUM Advances - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    Baltimore-based Legg Mason Inc. (LM) reported a marginal increase in its assets under management (AUM) in Jan 2013 from the ...
  7. Franklin's January AUM Perks Up - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) declared preliminary assets under management (AUM) of $809.8 billion by its subsidiaries for ...
  8. Berkshire Hathaway and More Big Movers in Financial on January ...

    January 2, 2013
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has climbed 2.3%; the S&P 500 has risen 1.8%; and the Dow is up 1.9%. ...
  9. Wells Fargo Buys Rock Creek Stake - Analyst Blog

    December 19, 2012
    In an effort to build its hedge fund offering and leverage on the fund-of-funds market consolidation, Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) ...
  10. Legg Mason to Acquire Fauchier - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    On Thursday, Baltimore-based Legg Mason, Inc. (LM) and its affiliate, Permal Group, announced the acquisition of London-based ...
  11. Asset Managers Reward Shareholders - Analyst Blog

    December 12, 2012
    Asset managers SEI Investments Co. (SEIC) and Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) jumped on the bandwagon of boosting shareholders' value. ...
  12. Special Dividend from T. Rowe Price - Analyst Blog

    December 7, 2012
    The shareholders of T. Rowe Price Group Inc. (TROW) now have a reason to applaud. The company has recently declared a special ...
  13. Deutsche and More Big Movers in Financial on December 4, 2012

    December 4, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has declined 0.5%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.3% and the Dow has moved little. The financial sector ...
  14. BankUnited to Reward Shareholders - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    BankUnited, Inc. (BKU) jumped on the bandwagon of rewarding shareholders via enhanced capital deployment activities. The ...
  15. Franklin Rewards Shareholders - Analyst Blog

    November 19, 2012
    Last week, Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) announced a special cash dividend of $3.00 per share for its shareholders. This ...
  16. Visa and Other Big Movers In Financial on October 23, 2012

    October 23, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq is down 0.9%; the S&P 500 has slipped 1.5%; and the Dow is trading down ...
  17. Franklin Prices Senior Notes - Analyst Blog

    September 20, 2012
    In order to finance the acquisition of K2 Advisors LLC, Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) announced the pricing of a registered ...
  18. Franklin to Acquire K2 Advisors - Analyst Blog

    September 20, 2012
    On Wednesday, Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), operating as Franklin Templeton Investments, announced the acquisition of the ...
  19. Goldman Sachs and Other Big Movers In Financial on September ...

    September 6, 2012
    The Nasdaq has climbed 1.9%, the S&P 500 has increased 1.8% and the Dow is trading up 1.7%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  20. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers: Franklin Resources and More

    August 7, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq up 0.8%, the S&P 500 rising 0.7% and the Dow climbing 0.6%. The financial sector ...
  21. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers: Westpac Banking Corporation ...

    August 3, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has moved up 2.2%, the S&P 500 has climbed 2% and the Dow is up 1.8%. The financial ...
  22. Company News for July 31, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    July 31, 2012
    •    Shares of The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE:SHAW) surged 55.4% following an announcement on Monday that it was being purchased ...
  23. Today's Major Financial Sector Movers: China Life Insurance Company ...

    July 30, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading down ...
  24. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers for July 13, 2012

    July 13, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq has climbed 1%; the S&P 500 is up 1.3%; and the Dow has risen 1.3%. ...
  25. Biggest Financial Sector Movers for July 6, 2012

    July 6, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has decreased 1.7%; the S&P 500 is down 1.3%; ...
  26. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers for June 29, 2012

    June 29, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq is up 2.4%; the S&P 500 has moved up 1.9%; and the Dow has climbed 1.7%. ...
  27. Emerging Market Guru Looking Towards Africa

    June 22, 2012
    Guru Mark Mobius, the leading pundit on emerging markets, is trying to bring attention to Africa's unheralded growth story.
  28. AllianceBernstein Could Be Looking At A Long Turnaround

    June 21, 2012
    Poor fund performance has led clients to pull assets from AllianceBernstein and the fact that unit holders have minimal say ...
  29. Buy The Fund Managers, Not Their Funds

    June 4, 2012
    For investors, it may make more sense to bet on the ones operating the funds rather than the funds themselves.
  30. Coattailer's Guidebook For Emerging Market Nations

    September 7, 2011
    For investors, adding exposure to emerging market nations has never been more important. Here are guru Mark Mobius' latest ...
  31. Big Dividends In Big Tobacco

    August 10, 2011
    Stocks continue to fall, making RAI's $2.12 annual dividend that much more appetizing.
  32. Questions Of Success And Value At Charles Schwab

    July 20, 2011
    Schwab is one of the best in its business, but does that business deserve such a premium?
  33. 14 Growth Stocks Beating the Market

    July 15, 2011
    Joel Klein of Klein Asset Management gives Kate Stalter his view on growth names that are currently outperforming the indices. ...
  34. Artio Global Investors Priced To Move

    January 18, 2011
    Artio Global Investors went public in September 2009. Since then, its stock is down 45%. We explain why you should take a ...
  35. 6 Stocks Set To Pop In 2011

    December 24, 2010
    The RSI is a standard component on any basic technical chart and is a great method of filtering stocks that could be setting ...
  36. BlackRock's Intriguing Integration

    April 29, 2010
    Asset management firm BlackRock had a narrow earnings miss, but more intriguing is how the company will integrate its Barclays ...
  37. Play The 2011 Tax Game

    February 24, 2010
    The 15% dividend tax comes to an end in 2010. If Obama doesn't extend it, what are the implications and who'll do what to ...
  38. Mutual Fund Companies Do Right By Shareholders

    February 19, 2010
    Forget investing in mutual funds, check out asset management companies that run them. They're better than the funds they ...
  39. Four Stocks That'll Deliver

    September 14, 2009
    These health and money stocks could be a great addition to your portfolio.
  40. A Look At Three Asset Managers

    September 4, 2009
    These three asset managers have different methods - and provide very different results.
  41. Insider Selling Hits New High

    September 2, 2009
    Insiders are selling at a pace not seen in a gerneration. Is this a sign of a market top?
  42. T. Rowe Price Targets Retiring Boomers

    June 9, 2008
    Target-date funds from T. Rowe Price are a hot retirement investment right now. Given its returns, the stock looks pretty ...
  43. Subprime Scavenging

    May 23, 2008
    Not all asset managers are liabilities right now. Franklin Resources and Eaton Vance are keeping the industry respectable.
  44. Caskets And Hospital Beds Don't Mix

    May 9, 2008
    There's something eerie about a company that makes healthcare products and coffins. Hillenbrand's Hill-Rom spinoff looks ...
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