NYSE: BEN $44.10 -0.57 -1.28% Volume: 1,642,877 December 11, 2017 +Click here to see our full Stock Information page
Standard & Poor's Moody's Morningstar
Current Outlook Negative Negative Negative
Issuer Rating AA-
Commercial Paper A-1+ P-1 Not Rated
Long-term Debt
$350 million 4.625% notes due 2020 A+ A1
$300 million 2.800% notes due 2022 A+ A1
$400 million 2.850% notes due 2025 A+ A1

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