BEN


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Tables

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us-gaap:CommonStockValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:SharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax
us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementGeographical
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:Revenues

us-gaap:OperatingExpenses

us-gaap:GeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:SellingAndMarketingExpense

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss

us-gaap:InterestExpense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:NonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersDiluted

us-gaap:Assets
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:Liabilities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
dei:LegalEntity
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetIncludingGoodwill

us-gaap:LongTermDebt
dei:LegalEntity
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass
us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

us-gaap:MinorityInterest
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:Range
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriod
us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

ben:CashAndCashEquivalentsIncreaseDecreaseDueToConsolidationAndDeconsolidationOfInvestmentProducts

ben:CashInterestPaidByConsolidatedInvestmentProducts

ben:ConsolidationDeconsolidationOfInvestmentProducts
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
ben:FairValueMeasurementEffectOfExchangeRateChanges
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
ben:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSalesAndSettlements
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByLiabilityClass
ben:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityAcquisition
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
ben:FairValueMeasurementwithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetsConsolidationDeconsolidation
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:FinanceLeaseCost

ben:GainsLossesOnInvestmentsOfConsolidatedInvestmentProducts

ben:IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseLiabilities

ben:IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseRightOfUseAssets

ben:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingLiabilitiesOfConsolidatedInvestmentProducts

ben:IncreaseDecreaseInReceivablesOfConsolidatedInvestmentProducts

ben:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfDebtByConsolidatedInvestmentProducts

ben:PurchaseAndLiquidationOfInvestmentsByConsolidatedInvestmentProducts

ben:RevenuesNotEarnedFromContractsWithCustomers
us-gaap:ProductOrService

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AmortizationOfDeferredSalesCommissions

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared

us-gaap:CommunicationsAndInformationTechnology

us-gaap:DebtAndEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedGainLoss

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashAndCashEquivalents
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueAssetsMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByLiabilityClass
us-gaap:FairValueLiabilitiesMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetGainLossIncludedInEarnings1
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetPurchases
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSales
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSettlements
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersIntoLevel3
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersOutOfLevel3
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByLiabilityClass, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityGainLossIncludedInEarnings
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByLiabilityClass
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilitySettlements

us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossBeforeTax

us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestments
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfInvestments

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments

us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaid

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInEmployeeRelatedLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPayablesToBrokerDealers

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInTradingSecurities

us-gaap:InterestPaidNet

us-gaap:InvestmentIncomeDividend

us-gaap:InvestmentIncomeInterest

us-gaap:LaborAndRelatedExpense

us-gaap:LeaseCost

us-gaap:MinorityInterestPeriodIncreaseDecrease
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNonredeemableNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToRedeemableNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToNonredeemableNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:OccupancyNet

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseCost

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlansNetUnamortizedGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherIncome

us-gaap:OtherNoncashIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingExpense

us-gaap:ParticipatingSecuritiesDistributedAndUndistributedEarningsLossBasic

us-gaap:ParticipatingSecuritiesDistributedAndUndistributedEarningsLossDiluted

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired

us-gaap:ProceedsFromOtherDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsToMinorityShareholders

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleMaturityAndCollectionsOfInvestments

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RentalIncomeNonoperating

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfSecuredDebt

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsForfeitedInPeriod
us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsVestedInPeriod
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockRepurchasedAndRetiredDuringPeriodShares

us-gaap:StockRepurchasedAndRetiredDuringPeriodValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:UnrealizedGainLossOnDerivatives

us-gaap:VariableLeaseCost

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberDilutedSharesOutstandingAdjustment
us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass
ben:GainsLossesOnAssetsAndLiabilitiesOfConsolidatedViesNet
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:MeasurementInputType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
ben:InvestmentsFairValueDisclosureMeasurementInput
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:MeasurementInputType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
ben:LifeSettlementContractsMeasurementInput

ben:NumberOfCollateralizedObligationConsolidatedDeconsolidated

ben:NumberOfConsolidatedInvestmentproducts
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
ben:UnfundedCommitmentsCompanyContractuallyObligatedToFundConsolidatedInvestmentProducts

us-gaap:AccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilitiesCurrentAndNoncurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNet
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxes
us-gaap:InvestmentType
us-gaap:AlternativeInvestment
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationLiability
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass
us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

us-gaap:CommissionsPayableToBrokerDealersAndClearingOrganizations
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

us-gaap:DebtSecurities
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:MeasurementInputType, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesTradingMeasurementInput

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet

us-gaap:DividendsPayableCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestments

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:FairValueInvestmentsEntitiesThatCalculateNetAssetValuePerShareUnfundedCommittments
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByLiabilityClass
us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationsRecurringBasisLiabilityValue

us-gaap:Investments
us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

us-gaap:InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsRemainderOfFiscalYear
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
us-gaap:LifeSettlementContractsFairValueMethodCarryingAmount
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:OtherAssets

us-gaap:OtherInvestments
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:OtherLiabilities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:OtherLongTermDebt
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass
us-gaap:ReceivablesFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:SeniorNotes
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber
us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:TemporaryEquityCarryingAmountIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterests
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:TimeDepositsAtCarryingValue
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:TradingSecuritiesDebt
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:VariableInterestEntitiesByClassificationOfEntity
us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityEntityMaximumLossExposureAmount
us-gaap:VariableInterestEntitiesByClassificationOfEntity

Tables

  2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
us-gaap:CommonStockValue ▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇█████████▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁4949495050515152545555555656575758596061616262626263632121212121222222NA2222NANA
 us-gaap:SharesIssued us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:CommonStock▁▁▁▂▂▃▄▅▆██495497499504507511519529541552554NANANA570NANANA603NANANA622NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued ▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇████████▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁495497499504507511519529541552554557562565570576586595603614619622622625627630635212212212215215220221223NA227228NANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding ▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇████████▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁495497499504507511519529541552554557562565570576586595603614619622622625627630635212212212215215220221223NA227228NANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding ▁█491495NA502505510NA533545550NA556560565NA578587597NA614617620NA623626628634211211213215216221222224226228229NANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic ▁█491494NA501504510NA533545550NA556560565NA578587597NA614617620NA623626628633211211213214216220221223225227227NANA
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic ▃▄▄▄▄▄▅▄▄▁▄▄▄▄▅▄▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅█▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▄▄0.160.70.61000000000000010.480.720.540.940.750.79-1.060.75999999999999980.730.740.770.81999999999999980.770.610.740.58999999999999990.820.980.911.020.920.890.960.872.692.422.122.332.212.272.262.241.591.561.550.480.52
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted ▃▄▄▄▄▄▅▄▄▁▄▄▄▄▅▄▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅█▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▄▄0.160.70.61000000000000010.480.720.540.940.750.78-1.060.75999999999999980.730.740.770.81999999999999980.770.610.740.58999999999999990.820.980.911.020.920.890.960.862.692.422.122.322.22.262.252.231.581.551.540.470.52
  2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ProductOrService ben:SalesAndDistributionFees▁▂▃▄▃▂▅▆█341351363367358354380391409NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ProductOrService us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService▁▃▄▅▄▃▆▇█90897910011019992971105810771117NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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Common Stock Value

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Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.30.30.40.40.40.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.10.10.10.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.2

Common Stock Par Or Stated Value Per Share

Shares Issued

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Common Stock Shares Issued

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Value495497499504507511519529541552554557562565570576586595603614619622622625627630630635212212212212215215217220221223224227228229
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Common Stock Shares Outstanding

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Common Stock Shares Authorized

Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

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Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

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Value491494501504510533545550556560565578587597614617620623626628633211211213214216220221223225227227
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Earnings Per Share Basic

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Value0.160.70.61000000000000010.480.720.540.940.750.79-1.060.75999999999999980.730.740.770.81999999999999980.770.610.740.58999999999999990.820.980.911.020.920.890.960.872.692.422.122.332.212.272.262.241.591.561.550.480.52
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Earnings Per Share Diluted

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Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax

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Value341351363367358354380391409
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues25.524.90.024.925.025.10.025.125.3
Percentage of Revenues ben:SalesAndDistributionFees0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value90897910011019992971105810771117
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax265.8278.7275.3277.4276.8273.9278.1275.4272.6
Percentage of Revenues67.969.30.069.069.268.80.069.269.1
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ShareholderService



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value545051525755515361
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax16.014.214.114.315.915.513.613.815.0
Percentage of Revenues4.13.50.03.64.03.90.03.53.8
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:ShareholderService0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementGeographical

ben:SalesAndDistributionFees, ben:AmericasExcludingUnitedStates



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value131415151516
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.94.14.24.24.44.7
Percentage of Revenues1.01.00.01.01.11.2
Percentage of Revenues ben:SalesAndDistributionFees ben:AmericasExcludingUnitedStates0.00.00.00.00.00.0

ben:SalesAndDistributionFees, ben:EuropeMiddleEastandAfricaExcludingLuxembourg



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value300000.0400000.0400000.0300000.0400000.0400000.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.10.10.10.10.1
Percentage of Revenues0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Revenues ben:SalesAndDistributionFees ben:EuropeMiddleEastandAfricaExcludingLuxembourg0.00.00.00.00.00.0

ben:SalesAndDistributionFees, country:LU



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value9498108111113104
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax27.728.129.830.231.729.4
Percentage of Revenues7.17.00.07.57.97.4
Percentage of Revenues ben:SalesAndDistributionFees country:LU0.00.00.00.00.00.0

ben:SalesAndDistributionFees, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value232237239240228233
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax68.067.565.865.463.865.7
Percentage of Revenues17.416.80.016.315.916.5
Percentage of Revenues ben:SalesAndDistributionFees country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.0

ben:SalesAndDistributionFees, srt:AsiaPacific



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value1000000.0500000.0400000.0200000.0200000.0500000.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.30.10.10.10.10.1
Percentage of Revenues0.10.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Revenues ben:SalesAndDistributionFees srt:AsiaPacific0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService, ben:AmericasExcludingUnitedStates



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value687577798285
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax20.021.321.321.623.124.1
Percentage of Revenues5.15.30.05.45.86.1
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService ben:AmericasExcludingUnitedStates0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService, ben:EuropeMiddleEastandAfricaExcludingLuxembourg



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value212222222324
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.36.46.26.16.66.8
Percentage of Revenues1.61.60.01.51.61.7
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService ben:EuropeMiddleEastandAfricaExcludingLuxembourg0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService, country:LU



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value236252264269263267
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax69.171.872.673.473.575.5
Percentage of Revenues17.617.90.018.318.419.0
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService country:LU0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value528573576585565533
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax154.8163.0158.4159.4157.8150.3
Percentage of Revenues39.540.60.039.739.437.8
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService, srt:AsiaPacific



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value535661625661
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax15.616.116.817.015.917.3
Percentage of Revenues4.04.00.04.24.04.3
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:InvestmentAdvisoryManagementAndAdministrativeService srt:AsiaPacific0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ServiceOther, ben:EuropeMiddleEastandAfricaExcludingLuxembourg



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value010200
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.4-0.10.60.00.1
Percentage of Revenues0.00.10.00.20.00.0
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:ServiceOther ben:EuropeMiddleEastandAfricaExcludingLuxembourg0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ServiceOther, country:LU



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value300000.0300000.0600000.0300000.0300000.0300000.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.10.20.10.10.1
Percentage of Revenues0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:ServiceOther country:LU0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ServiceOther, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value665643
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.81.71.51.71.20.8
Percentage of Revenues0.40.40.00.40.30.2
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:ServiceOther country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ServiceOther, srt:AsiaPacific



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value200000.0100000.0600000.0100000.0200000.0100000.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.00.20.00.10.0
Percentage of Revenues0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:ServiceOther srt:AsiaPacific0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ShareholderService, ben:AmericasExcludingUnitedStates



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value100000.0100000.00.00.0100000.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Revenues0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:ShareholderService ben:AmericasExcludingUnitedStates0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ShareholderService, country:LU



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value667777
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.92.02.02.12.12.2
Percentage of Revenues0.50.50.00.50.50.5
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:ShareholderService country:LU0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ShareholderService, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value454041424744
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.411.511.411.513.112.7
Percentage of Revenues3.42.90.02.93.33.2
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:ShareholderService country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ShareholderService, srt:AsiaPacific



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value222222
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.70.80.70.70.70.7
Percentage of Revenues0.20.20.00.20.20.2
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:ShareholderService srt:AsiaPacific0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:StatementGeographical

ben:AmericasExcludingUnitedStates



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value8189939498102
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax23.925.525.625.827.628.8
Percentage of Revenues6.16.30.06.46.97.2
Percentage of Revenues ben:AmericasExcludingUnitedStates0.00.00.00.00.00.0

ben:EuropeMiddleEastandAfricaExcludingLuxembourg



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value212422252424
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.46.96.26.86.77.0
Percentage of Revenues1.61.70.01.71.71.7
Percentage of Revenues ben:EuropeMiddleEastandAfricaExcludingLuxembourg0.00.00.00.00.00.0

country:LU



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value337358380388384380
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax98.9102.0104.5105.8107.3107.1
Percentage of Revenues25.225.40.026.326.826.9
Percentage of Revenues country:LU0.00.00.00.00.00.0

country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value813856862874845814
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax237.9243.8237.0238.0235.8229.4
Percentage of Revenues60.760.70.059.259.057.7
Percentage of Revenues country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.0

srt:AsiaPacific



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value566064655964
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax16.717.117.817.816.718.2
Percentage of Revenues4.34.20.04.44.24.6
Percentage of Revenues srt:AsiaPacific0.00.00.00.00.00.0

Revenues

us-gaap:Revenues



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value13381412145214761433141115271558161716151616161316001560161116341613175818732000200920642155213020952109208420131901178317991701185317491700153414131377912969
Percentage of Revenues100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Operating Expenses

us-gaap:OperatingExpenses



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value9821020106111011054100010481055106210341059104910459731032103810761104115512311252128213201343130912961313128412161140118210691170112010411012951910688700
Percentage of OperatingExpenses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues73.472.273.074.673.570.868.767.765.764.065.565.065.362.464.163.666.762.861.761.562.362.161.263.162.561.563.063.864.064.065.762.863.264.061.266.067.466.175.572.3

General And Administrative Expense

us-gaap:GeneralAndAdministrativeExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
Value96891061031011081101059288958183618575889192848289100858687767173586865645330655351
Percentage of GeneralAndAdministrativeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues7.26.37.37.07.17.77.36.75.75.55.95.05.23.95.34.65.55.24.94.24.14.44.74.04.14.13.73.63.93.33.83.83.53.01.84.33.83.8

Selling And Marketing Expense

us-gaap:SellingAndMarketingExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
Value423443463462449444489499521528534541534520536553531588626694710731755789766776812780730692715630719676647590557535
Percentage of SellingAndMarketingExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues31.731.431.931.331.331.532.132.132.232.733.133.533.433.333.333.932.933.533.434.735.435.435.137.036.636.839.038.838.438.839.837.138.838.738.138.539.438.9

Operating Income Loss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value356392391374379411478503555581557564555586579595537653718769757782835786786813771729685642617632682629659521461466223268
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues26.627.827.025.426.529.231.332.334.336.034.535.034.737.635.936.433.337.238.338.537.737.938.836.937.538.537.036.236.036.034.337.236.836.038.834.032.633.924.527.7

Interest Expense

us-gaap:InterestExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value467556522101012121213131212121213111121011121010141098108740021
Percentage of InterestExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues0.30.50.50.40.40.50.41.40.60.70.80.80.80.90.80.80.80.70.70.70.10.50.60.50.50.60.50.50.80.60.50.50.50.50.50.30.10.10.20.1

Interest Expense Long Term Debt

Other Nonoperating Income Expense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
Value-249591144118-5910-338781113928446706532-63180036241634333202
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-18.64.20.83.08.3-4.20.7-2.25.45.07.05.75.33.04.44.00.20.1-0.30.10.10.4-0.0-0.00.20.30.10.20.10.30.20.20.20.20.20.20.00.2

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Foreign Currency Transaction And Translation Adjustment Net Of Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-30
Value-10258-4717-14-27-86615335439-604-3031-23-4542-119-61-1051708-47-383-6440-2217
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-7.74.1-3.30.10.6-1.0-1.8-5.60.41.02.03.32.4-3.90.3-1.92.0-1.3-2.42.1-5.9-3.0-4.90.8-0.00.4-2.3-1.90.2-3.62.3-1.31.0

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Extraordinary Items Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-30
Value102445395413492346483447633651658643627619636648542672595751858822885883791848772815716614689694687678697494
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues7.731.527.228.034.324.531.628.739.140.340.739.939.239.739.539.733.638.231.837.642.739.841.141.537.840.237.040.537.734.538.340.837.138.841.032.3

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Domestic

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Foreign

Nonoperating Income Expense

us-gaap:NonoperatingIncomeExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value-25352438113-654-5577701007972325653518-122-1810140509653508531-28726244938-264747-47-93
Percentage of NonoperatingIncomeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-18.93.70.32.67.9-4.60.3-3.64.84.46.24.94.52.13.53.30.31.1-6.5-0.95.02.02.34.50.31.70.04.31.6-1.64.03.70.22.82.3-1.73.33.4-5.2-9.7

Income Tax Expense Benefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value4497861581108679115012231811841922001631871812092142172362562552512382522092212111842022012081832071351491566764
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues3.36.96.010.87.76.10.55.99.375.711.211.412.012.910.111.511.311.911.410.911.712.411.811.811.412.010.111.011.110.411.211.811.310.512.28.810.611.47.46.7

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value58348309254381260476355482-571476459435418473461360462381534622566630632552596562593504429487493478495490359358357109109
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues4.424.621.317.226.618.431.222.829.8-35.429.528.527.226.829.328.222.426.320.426.731.027.429.329.726.428.327.029.526.524.127.129.025.828.328.823.425.426.012.011.3

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
Value-20405255251374260474318450-565461462465376477411385418299537495505498598562600495517517370566453528522514276374377
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-1.628.717.617.026.118.531.120.527.8-35.028.528.729.124.129.625.223.923.816.026.924.724.523.128.126.828.523.825.727.220.831.526.628.529.830.318.026.527.4

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
Value-41403258260388245448272489-553512511479355478426386433322567512505488651554592505538506345551466503514503275376379
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-3.128.617.817.627.117.429.417.530.3-34.331.731.730.022.829.726.123.924.717.228.425.524.522.730.626.428.124.226.726.619.330.627.427.229.429.617.926.727.6

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value79350306245367275502402443-583425410420440472446360447358504606566640578561603552572516455503480503503501360356355110120
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues5.924.821.116.725.619.532.925.827.4-36.126.325.426.328.229.327.322.325.519.125.230.227.429.727.226.828.626.528.427.125.528.028.327.228.829.523.525.225.812.112.5

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
Value79350245367275502402443-583425410420440472446360447358504606566640578561603
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues5.924.816.725.619.532.925.827.4-36.126.325.426.328.229.327.322.325.519.125.230.227.429.727.226.828.6
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:Parent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value79350245367275402443-583
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues5.924.816.725.619.525.827.4-36.1
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Basic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
Value77346304243363273502398428-584422407417437469443357445356500602562637575557600548568512452499477500500499358354352
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues5.824.521.016.525.419.432.925.626.5-36.226.125.226.128.029.127.122.225.319.025.030.027.329.627.026.628.526.328.226.925.427.828.127.028.629.323.425.125.6

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Diluted

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersDiluted



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value77346304243363273502398428-584422407417437469443357445356500602562637575557
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersDiluted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues5.824.521.016.525.419.432.925.626.5-36.226.125.226.128.029.127.122.225.319.025.030.027.329.627.026.6

Net Income Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

Assets

us-gaap:Assets



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302008-09-30
Value1466615001145321446314239139501438315528176901807417534174761721016210160981599715890161551633516670164911629616357166911613715909153901531714810143541475113634136621340513775131501282712391107089520922494689176
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value2214227625572692249823502524369538453928
Percentage of Assets15.115.217.618.617.516.817.623.821.722.4
Percentage of Assets15.115.217.618.617.516.817.623.821.722.4
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities

us-gaap:Liabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value370333773161309129202941313233065203378526562940307731223509358634503681378038844007406839094587449146714583479446514753496442974286444546534352437742382958210420521768
Percentage of Liabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets25.322.521.821.420.521.121.821.329.420.915.116.817.919.321.822.421.722.823.123.324.325.023.927.527.829.429.831.331.433.133.731.531.433.233.833.134.134.227.622.122.318.7

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value718158132847761109119113186
Percentage of Liabilities19.44.74.22.72.72.13.53.62.27.0
Percentage of Assets4.91.10.90.60.50.40.80.80.61.1
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts32.47.05.23.13.12.64.43.23.04.7

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value146661500114532144631423913950143831552817690180741753417476172101621016098159971589016155163351667016491162961635716691161371590915390153171481014354147511363413662134051377513150128271239110708952092249468
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value2214227625572692249823502524369538453928
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity15.115.217.618.617.516.817.623.821.722.4
Percentage of Assets15.115.217.618.617.516.817.623.821.722.4
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value99031008199069911988397459899986310058117581262012400121931196411935117821177011781118411208511821115551158411295108651050710073977994208947920187498689827385248686841381297726738471357632
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets67.567.268.268.569.469.968.863.556.965.172.071.070.973.874.173.674.172.972.572.571.770.970.867.767.366.065.563.863.662.362.464.263.661.761.966.165.665.672.277.677.480.6

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value62576011291332116110521092124413301511
Percentage of StockholdersEquity6.37.511.413.411.710.811.012.613.212.0
Percentage of Assets4.35.17.89.28.27.57.68.07.58.6
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts28.233.444.249.546.544.843.333.734.638.5

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-09-302015-09-302014-09-302013-09-302012-09-302011-09-302010-09-302009-09-302008-09-302007-09-30
Value-476-376-431-380-386-393-370-342-259-266-284-347-314-117662401731036258
Percentage of StockholdersEquity-4.8-3.7-4.4-3.8-3.9-4.0-3.7-3.5-2.6-2.3-2.3-2.9-2.7-1.00.10.70.52.21.40.00.0
Percentage of Assets-3.2-2.5-3.0-2.6-2.7-2.8-2.6-2.2-1.5-1.5-1.6-2.2-1.9-0.70.00.40.31.61.10.10.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-09-302015-09-302014-09-302013-09-302012-09-302011-09-302010-09-302009-09-302008-09-302007-09-30
Value494949505051515254555557606263212122222324
Percentage of StockholdersEquity0.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.50.40.50.50.50.60.20.30.30.30.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.30.30.40.40.40.30.30.30.30.40.40.40.40.10.20.20.20.30.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonStock0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-09-302011-09-302010-09-302009-09-302008-09-30
Value9903100819906991198839745989998631005811758126201240012193119641193511782117701178111841120851182111555115841129510865105071007392018524772676327074
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0
Percentage of Assets67.567.268.268.569.469.968.863.556.965.172.071.070.973.874.173.674.172.972.572.571.770.970.867.767.366.065.562.461.972.280.677.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Parent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-09-302015-09-302014-09-302013-09-302012-09-302011-09-302010-09-302009-09-302008-09-302007-09-30
Value10330104081028810241102191008710217101531026311969128491222612094116259991908484437530750570447049
Percentage of StockholdersEquity104.3103.2103.9103.3103.4103.5103.2102.9102.0101.8101.8102.4102.1100.499.298.799.097.598.30.00.0
Percentage of Assets70.469.470.870.871.872.371.065.458.066.273.375.974.071.164.961.661.370.379.376.80.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Assets Current

Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-03-312008-12-312008-09-302007-09-30
Value60355976595757575946665869106654872689708749878687768454848382428041826983688426812278857596760468146552618660695411508657844676454142484699448142344101398538592860275329822282245323143304
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets41.239.841.039.841.847.748.042.949.349.649.950.351.052.252.751.550.651.251.250.549.348.446.445.642.241.240.239.636.535.439.234.333.231.734.134.133.033.137.20.030.129.831.50.00.025.20.0

dei:LegalEntity

ben:FranklinResourcesInc.



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-09-30
Value580158175803550856806430661064228545870785238564828782238247811579318125818482628030775874766186
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue96.197.397.495.795.596.695.796.597.997.197.497.594.497.397.298.598.698.397.898.198.998.498.4100.0
Percentage of Assets39.638.839.938.139.946.146.041.448.348.248.649.048.250.751.250.749.950.350.149.648.747.645.740.2
Percentage of Assets ben:FranklinResourcesInc.0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value234159154248265228299231181226
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue3.92.72.64.34.53.44.33.52.12.6
Percentage of Assets1.61.11.11.71.91.62.11.51.01.3
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts10.67.06.09.210.69.711.96.34.75.8

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value189159154248265228299231181226
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue3.12.72.64.34.53.44.33.52.12.6
Percentage of Assets1.31.11.11.71.91.62.11.51.01.3
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1 us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value189159154248265228299231181226
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue3.12.72.64.34.53.44.33.52.12.6
Percentage of Assets1.31.11.11.71.91.62.11.51.01.3
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-30
Value5801581758035508568064306610642285458707852385648287822382478115793181258184826280307476
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue96.197.397.495.795.596.695.796.597.997.197.497.594.497.397.298.598.698.397.898.198.998.4
Percentage of Assets39.638.839.938.139.946.146.041.448.348.248.649.048.250.751.250.749.950.350.149.648.745.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1 us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-30
Value58015817580355085680643066106422854587078523856482878223824781157931812581848262803077587476760468146186
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue96.197.397.495.795.596.695.796.597.997.197.497.594.497.397.298.598.698.397.898.198.998.498.4100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets39.638.839.938.139.946.146.041.448.348.248.649.048.250.751.250.749.950.350.149.648.747.645.745.642.240.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Receivables Net Current

Land

Property Plant And Equipment Gross

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302008-09-30
Value709691683684576541535522517516517508509512523508504507510510516523530542553559564563573578582585594594589563561566548534530535554
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.84.64.74.74.03.93.73.42.92.92.92.93.03.23.23.23.23.13.13.13.13.23.23.23.43.53.73.73.94.04.04.34.44.44.34.34.44.65.15.65.85.76.0

Long Term Investments

Goodwill

Intangible Assets Net Excluding Goodwill

Finite Lived Intangible Assets Net

Intangible Assets Net Including Goodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetIncludingGoodwill



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-09-30
Value30183032299430133027232623332352224222352227222822242200221122132221224722572285228723072325234823462351235923582380239221412148
Percentage of IntangibleAssetsNetIncludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets20.620.220.620.821.316.716.215.212.712.412.712.712.913.613.713.814.013.913.813.713.914.214.214.114.514.815.315.416.116.714.515.6

Deferred Tax Assets Liabilities Net

Other Assets Noncurrent

Liabilities Current

Debt Current

Long Term Debt Current

Accounts Payable And Accrued Liabilities Current

Accrued Income Taxes Current

Other Liabilities Current

Liabilities Noncurrent

Long Term Debt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302009-09-30
Value6976976966976976976956951044104410441374137413941401144114421348134813471597119811981198119711971197125212631263156666696497410048998998988980
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0
Percentage of Assets4.84.64.84.84.95.04.84.55.95.86.07.98.08.68.79.09.18.38.38.19.77.47.37.27.47.57.88.28.58.810.64.97.17.37.36.87.07.38.40.0

dei:LegalEntity

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302017-12-312017-09-30
Value61399505153
Percentage of LongTermDebt88.014.37.34.95.1
Percentage of Assets4.20.70.30.30.3
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts0.00.00.01.21.4

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value613995031323232343453
Percentage of LongTermDebt88.014.37.34.64.74.74.74.93.35.1
Percentage of Assets4.20.70.30.20.20.20.20.20.20.3
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts27.74.42.01.21.31.41.30.90.91.4

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations



Period End2020-03-312019-09-30
Value4910
Percentage of LongTermDebt70.50.0
Percentage of Assets3.40.0
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2 us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations0.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations



Period End2020-03-312019-09-30
Value4950
Percentage of LongTermDebt71.00.0
Percentage of Assets3.40.0
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations0.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations



Period End2020-03-312019-09-30
Value4950
Percentage of LongTermDebt71.00.0
Percentage of Assets3.40.0
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations0.00.0

us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations



Period End2020-03-312017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-09-30
Value483237274653691723747769795801825861887918968101710591114115611869371044
Percentage of LongTermDebt69.417.319.746.748.050.255.457.159.050.268.971.974.176.780.985.084.688.291.675.8140.5104.0
Percentage of Assets3.31.41.74.14.34.64.64.74.84.95.15.35.35.76.16.66.97.58.18.06.97.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Long Term Debt Noncurrent

Deferred Tax Liabilities Noncurrent

Pension And Other Postretirement Defined Benefit Plans Liabilities Noncurrent

Minority Interest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value85075271765461533130832634332231530527928259258963363965462860859862862560857761262265758755955766365957976523322
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets5.85.04.94.54.32.42.12.11.91.81.81.71.61.73.73.74.04.04.03.83.73.73.83.73.83.64.04.14.44.13.84.14.94.94.20.60.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value662568548469440304278300316288
Percentage of MinorityInterest77.975.576.471.771.691.890.292.092.191.5
Percentage of Assets4.53.83.83.23.12.21.91.91.81.6
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts29.924.921.517.417.612.911.08.18.27.4

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302012-09-30
Value850752717654615331308326343322315305279282592589633639654628608598628625608612559
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets5.85.04.94.54.32.42.12.11.91.81.81.71.61.73.73.74.04.04.03.83.73.73.83.73.84.03.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Other Liabilities Noncurrent

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value99031008199069911988397459899986310058117581262012400121931196411935117821177011781118411208511821115551158411295108651050710073977994208947920187498689827385248686841381297726738471357632
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us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value62576011291332116110521092124413301511
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Percentage of Assets4.35.17.89.28.27.57.68.07.58.6
Percentage of Assets ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts28.233.444.249.546.544.843.333.734.638.5

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-09-302015-09-302014-09-302013-09-302012-09-302011-09-302010-09-302009-09-302008-09-302007-09-30
Value-476-376-431-380-386-393-370-342-259-266-284-347-314-117662401731036258
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us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-09-302015-09-302014-09-302013-09-302012-09-302011-09-302010-09-302009-09-302008-09-302007-09-30
Value494949505051515254555557606263212122222324
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Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonStock0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-09-302011-09-302010-09-302009-09-302008-09-30
Value9903100819906991198839745989998631005811758126201240012193119641193511782117701178111841120851182111555115841129510865105071007392018524772676327074
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0
Percentage of Assets67.567.268.268.569.469.968.863.556.965.172.071.070.973.874.173.674.172.972.572.571.770.970.867.767.366.065.562.461.972.280.677.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Parent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-09-302015-09-302014-09-302013-09-302012-09-302011-09-302010-09-302009-09-302008-09-302007-09-30
Value10330104081028810241102191008710217101531026311969128491222612094116259991908484437530750570447049
Percentage of StockholdersEquity104.3103.2103.9103.3103.4103.5103.2102.9102.0101.8101.8102.4102.1100.499.298.799.097.598.30.00.0
Percentage of Assets70.469.470.870.871.872.371.065.458.066.273.375.974.071.164.961.661.370.379.376.80.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value494949505051515254555555565657575859606161626262626363632121212121212122222222222222
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.30.30.40.40.40.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.10.10.10.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.2

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value10330104081028810241102191008710217101531026311969128491266512510123261222612076120291206412094122791204811672116251119110779104239991976393848847908487048557819884438373809978277530721769867505
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets70.469.470.870.871.872.371.065.458.066.273.372.572.776.075.975.575.774.774.073.773.171.671.167.066.865.564.963.763.461.661.663.862.661.261.363.763.163.270.375.875.779.3

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value-476-376-431-380-386-393-370-342-259-266-284-321-373-417-347-352-317-343-314-255-289-178-11724426-4886362-8761240230205186173143125103
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-3.2-2.5-3.0-2.6-2.7-2.8-2.6-2.2-1.5-1.5-1.6-1.8-2.2-2.6-2.2-2.2-2.0-2.1-1.9-1.5-1.8-1.1-0.70.10.00.00.0-0.30.10.40.4-0.10.60.10.31.81.61.51.61.51.41.1

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value-6-7-6-5-5-4-4-6-6-7-6-8-8-8-8-4-5-5-5-4-4-4-5-3-3-3-2
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax1.31.91.41.41.41.21.11.92.62.72.12.62.21.92.31.41.61.51.81.61.42.34.3-15.3-86.4-134.5-42.6
Percentage of Assets-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.1-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value0-102-1-16855213-262713193139303165636171
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax-0.00.5-0.0-0.50.40.4-1.8-2.6-2.1-2.1-0.8-0.4-0.80.6-2.0-0.8-2.2-3.9-6.1-12.1-13.7-17.3-26.3272.31440.92134.51178.7
Percentage of Assets0.0-0.00.00.0-0.0-0.00.00.10.00.00.00.00.0-0.00.00.00.00.10.10.20.20.20.20.40.40.40.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value-469-367-425-377-379-387-372-345-258-265-281-314-368-407-346-350-319-351-327-282-324-205-143-38-55-55-63
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax98.797.798.699.298.298.5100.6100.699.599.598.797.998.697.599.699.4100.6102.4104.3110.5112.3115.0122.0-157.0-1254.5-1900.0-1036.1
Percentage of Assets-3.2-2.4-2.9-2.6-2.7-2.8-2.6-2.2-1.5-1.5-1.6-1.8-2.1-2.5-2.1-2.2-2.0-2.2-2.0-1.7-2.0-1.3-0.9-0.2-0.3-0.3-0.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value1093132-27417826672161157632017734416844656273513429543769354957272732428616724537931720441
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues8.22.22.2-18.612.418.847.239.235.619.811.021.310.528.634.945.08.316.823.334.727.327.733.715.415.19.914.526.823.022.44.3

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value35-29-68-274-623-110-17-91-122-58-12-9132-58100-798913128169010611534236244-10069-342160
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues2.7-2.1-4.7-18.6-43.5-7.8-1.2-5.9-7.6-3.6-0.8-0.68.3-3.76.2-0.40.65.10.76.40.84.44.95.51.813.914.4-7.15.0-37.516.5

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value-54-9261360-266-396-445-2552-713-51-225-3694-365-425-509-403-463-515-552-217-327-863-72-1140-681-292-93-640-244152
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-4.1-0.718.024.4-18.6-28.1-29.1-163.7-44.1-3.2-13.9-22.90.3-23.4-26.4-31.2-25.0-26.4-27.5-27.6-10.8-15.9-40.0-3.4-60.0-40.0-17.2-6.6-46.5-26.815.7

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value1093132-27417826672161157632017734416844656273513429543769354957272732428616724537931720441
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues8.22.22.2-18.612.418.847.239.235.619.811.021.310.528.634.945.08.316.823.334.727.327.733.715.415.19.914.526.823.022.44.3

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value79350306245367275502402443-583425410420440472446360447358504606566640578561603552572516455503480503503501360356355110120
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues5.924.821.116.725.619.532.925.827.4-36.126.325.426.328.229.327.322.325.519.125.230.227.429.727.226.828.626.528.427.125.528.028.327.228.829.523.525.225.812.112.5

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
Value79350245367275502402443-583425410420440472446360447358504606566640578561603
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues5.924.816.725.619.532.925.827.4-36.126.325.426.328.229.327.322.325.519.125.230.227.429.727.226.828.6
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:Parent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value79350245367275402443-583
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues5.924.816.725.619.525.827.4-36.1
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value58348309254381260476355482-571476459435418473461360462381534622566630632552596562593504429487493478495490359358357109109
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues4.424.621.317.226.618.431.222.829.8-35.429.528.527.226.829.328.222.426.320.426.731.027.429.329.726.428.327.029.526.524.127.129.025.828.328.823.425.426.012.011.3

Depreciation Depletion And Amortization

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value35-29-68-274-623-110-17-91-122-58-12-9132-58100-798913128169010611534236244-10069-342160
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues2.7-2.1-4.7-18.6-43.5-7.8-1.2-5.9-7.6-3.6-0.8-0.68.3-3.76.2-0.40.65.10.76.40.84.44.95.51.813.914.4-7.15.0-37.516.5

Payments To Acquire Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value4725311304625352724192520161236261619251313161415122654189521
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Payments To Acquire Investments

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value15587131156-10115108671423936442632858117171201067543719780789543253166846473
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value-54-9261360-266-396-445-2552-713-51-225-3694-365-425-509-403-463-515-552-217-327-863-72-1140-681-292-93-640-244152
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
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Payments For Repurchase Of Common Stock

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value661211641201483213684364201981641751682562513223523815002181901511066-137-982901981171736840
Percentage of PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Debt Instrument Interest Rate Stated Percentage

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:Range

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, srt:Maximum



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value0.07440.07690.07940.08130.08310.0788
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts srt:Maximum0.00.00.00.00.00.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, srt:Minimum



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value0.010.01280.02080.03070.03070.0307
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage13.416.626.237.836.939.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts srt:Minimum0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, srt:Maximum, us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations



Period End2020-03-31
Value0.0881
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage118.4
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts srt:Maximum us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations0.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, srt:Minimum, us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations



Period End2020-03-31
Value0.0301
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage40.5
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts srt:Minimum us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations0.0

Effective Income Tax Rate Continuing Operations

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Number

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Equity Instruments Other Than Options Grants In Period

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriod



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value040004000200030003
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriod100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AwardType

ben:TimeBasedShares



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value040003000200020002
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriod100.097.4100.093.4100.078.8100.063.094.375.270.20.0100.070.80.067.662.780.5

us-gaap:PerformanceShares



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value000000000000010000
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriod0.02.60.06.60.021.20.037.05.724.829.80.00.029.20.032.437.319.5

Share Based Compensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value29282328283128283030283132302733363433333735303027252120192118
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities

Deferred Tax Assets Net

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

Deferred Tax Assets Valuation Allowance

Unrecognized Tax Benefits Increases Resulting From Current Period Tax Positions

Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value2652750
Percentage of OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset100.0100.00.0

Cash And Cash Equivalents Period Increase Decrease

ben:CashAndCashEquivalentsIncreaseDecreaseDueToConsolidationAndDeconsolidationOfInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value215-2-53-4824-30-1640-3-45-58029-6
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsIncreaseDecreaseDueToConsolidationAndDeconsolidationOfInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:CashInterestPaidByConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value00000000000243
Percentage of CashInterestPaidByConsolidatedInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:ConsolidationDeconsolidationOfInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value002404-100
Percentage of ConsolidationDeconsolidationOfInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, ben:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-576-130-528-597-105-118-1026-29
Percentage of ConsolidationDeconsolidationOfInvestmentProducts96050.018628.60.00.0-434.20.00.0-662.2

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value002404-100
Percentage of ConsolidationDeconsolidationOfInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:FairValueMeasurementEffectOfExchangeRateChanges

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:DebtSecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0000000-11
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementEffectOfExchangeRateChanges100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:EquitySecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-11-20-200-31
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementEffectOfExchangeRateChanges366.7300.0357.133.3700.0266.7133.3380.0141.7

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:RealEstateInvestment, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value-115000
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementEffectOfExchangeRateChanges3666.71400.0-57.166.7-33.3

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-127-20-2-10-42
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementEffectOfExchangeRateChanges4133.31800.0400.0200.0766.7366.7233.3480.0241.7

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ben:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSalesAndSettlements

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:DebtSecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-31
Value00146
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSalesAndSettlements100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:EquitySecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-31
Value2101
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSalesAndSettlements300.0300.02.118.3

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:LoansReceivable, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-31
Value1200
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSalesAndSettlements242.9625.02.15.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-31
Value44147
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSalesAndSettlements642.91025.0104.2123.3

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByLiabilityClass

ben:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityAcquisition

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, ben:ContingentConsiderationLiabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value-70000005000
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityAcquisition100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:FairValueMeasurementwithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetsConsolidationDeconsolidation

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:DebtSecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-31
Value0-40
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementwithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetsConsolidationDeconsolidation0.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-31
Value0-40
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementwithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetsConsolidationDeconsolidation0.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:Investments, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value100
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementwithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetsConsolidationDeconsolidation0.00.0

ben:FinanceLeaseCost



Period End2020-03-31
Value0.0
Percentage of FinanceLeaseCost0.0

ben:GainsLossesOnInvestmentsOfConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value-59-8-101-1927-69494
Percentage of GainsLossesOnInvestmentsOfConsolidatedInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseLiabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-31
Value-10200
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseLiabilities100.0100.00.00.0

ben:IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseRightOfUseAssets



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-31
Value-11000
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseRightOfUseAssets100.0100.00.00.0

ben:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingLiabilitiesOfConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value-124437320-3040-1461477554-6
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingLiabilitiesOfConsolidatedInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:IncreaseDecreaseInReceivablesOfConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value76-13171719-19283-1959418-12507
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInReceivablesOfConsolidatedInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfDebtByConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value204900000019000
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfDebtByConsolidatedInvestmentProducts100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0

ben:PurchaseAndLiquidationOfInvestmentsByConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value9126845080789150-180-213
Percentage of PurchaseAndLiquidationOfInvestmentsByConsolidatedInvestmentProducts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:RevenuesNotEarnedFromContractsWithCustomers



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value272329282126
Percentage of RevenuesNotEarnedFromContractsWithCustomers100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProductOrService

us-gaap:ServiceOther



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value272329282126
Percentage of RevenuesNotEarnedFromContractsWithCustomers100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value2502827-2-92273030-87304328-108314633
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value2502827-227302
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.07.9

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value2502827-2-92273030-87304328-108314633
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AmortizationOfDeferredSalesCommissions



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value2120252018212020211919181717172014222527293030343246463336
Percentage of AmortizationOfDeferredSalesCommissions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-30
Value000000010001111000000
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
Value6162696562606862585560545451565049516458495160545150444443444341414140403938
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us-gaap:DebtAndEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedGainLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value-75571-12
Percentage of DebtAndEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedGainLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value-5130-9-4113-95-4915-77-61712-18-1-10-1823-9-2-1075-10-12-3
Percentage of DeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-30
Value134135131132133119122176212711111211211310310410510790929340575
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
Value134135131132133119122176212711111211211310310410510790929340575757575
Percentage of DividendsCommonStockCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value1341351311321331221762127
Percentage of DividendsCommonStockCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashAndCashEquivalents



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value-3025-2500-11-2-401510244416-503-1830-20634-111-45-72810-90-120-10-44
Percentage of EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashAndCashEquivalents100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueAssetsMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:DebtSecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-6-8-108-3-1200
Percentage of FairValueAssetsMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:EquitySecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-1110-13-4110015
Percentage of FairValueAssetsMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss174.6-12.5-0.0-151.1150.0-835.7-6.9450.00.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:LoansReceivable, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-10000000
Percentage of FairValueAssetsMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss27.0-3.8-1.90.06.2-0.0-24.10.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:RealEstateInvestment, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1-2103
Percentage of FairValueAssetsMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss-28.633.8-17.0-2.3-106.2

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-17-9-8-4-4102115
Percentage of FairValueAssetsMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss273.0117.581.1-53.4150.0-735.769.0550.00.0

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:Investments, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value-1000020001
Percentage of FairValueAssetsMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss17.53.8-0.04.5-9.4-200.0-10.3200.00.00.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByLiabilityClass

us-gaap:FairValueLiabilitiesMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, ben:ContingentConsiderationLiabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value000013414
Percentage of FairValueLiabilitiesMeasuredOnRecurringBasisChangeInUnrealizedGainLoss0.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetGainLossIncludedInEarnings1

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:DebtSecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-6-8-118-3-7202
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetGainLossIncludedInEarnings1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:EquitySecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-11100-4113515
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetGainLossIncludedInEarnings1174.6-12.5-5.25.8118.4-158.3132.01800.0780.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:LoansReceivable, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-10-100-100
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetGainLossIncludedInEarnings120.61.29.6-8.113.213.9-28.00.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:RealEstateInvestment, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1-2103
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetGainLossIncludedInEarnings1-28.633.8-15.7-2.3-89.5

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-16-9-108-535517
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetGainLossIncludedInEarnings1266.7122.588.795.3142.1-44.4204.01900.0880.0

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:Investments, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:InvestmentIncome



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value00020201111150-151100
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetGainLossIncludedInEarnings16.33.8-6.131.4-21.1-38.920.0333.390.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetPurchases

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:DebtSecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value3020905010
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetPurchases100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:EquitySecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value363281382599011
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetPurchases1011.14571.43126.90.0273.40.0163.20.0109.5

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:LoansReceivable, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value000108215
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetPurchases0.00.00.00.00.00.0368.40.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:RealEstateInvestment, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value7764121025
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetPurchases2147.29185.74669.20.0272.3

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1179720539601736522
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetPurchases3258.313857.17896.20.0645.70.0631.60.0209.5

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:Investments, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value012235025153100031833
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetPurchases0.01800.076.90.053.20.042.10.013.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSales

us-gaap:Investments, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value2110042000150024000
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSales100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSettlements

us-gaap:Investments, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value02120017111020011000
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetSettlements100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersIntoLevel3

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value-20000000000
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersIntoLevel3100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:DebtSecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value20000
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersIntoLevel3-100.00.00.00.00.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:EquitySecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value0.00.00.00.0100000.0
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersIntoLevel3-0.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value20000
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersIntoLevel3-100.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersOutOfLevel3

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value100029000000
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersOutOfLevel3100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:DebtSecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value10003
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersOutOfLevel3100.00.00.00.012.4

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:EquitySecurities, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value000025
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersOutOfLevel30.00.00.00.087.6

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value100029
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersOutOfLevel3100.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:Investments, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value0005020000000000
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetTransfersOutOfLevel30.00.00.00.00.07.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByLiabilityClass, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityGainLossIncludedInEarnings

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, ben:ContingentConsiderationLiabilities, us-gaap:GeneralAndAdministrativeExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value00001-3-4-1-405-412-1-119-16
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilityGainLossIncludedInEarnings0.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByLiabilityClass

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilitySettlements

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, ben:ContingentConsiderationLiabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value0-8181-4000320303320003
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisLiabilitySettlements0.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossBeforeTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value-2-8502455-7-2-10-19-6
Percentage of ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value-797600-151-150
Percentage of GainLossOnInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-68-8-10131-49-39-6938
Percentage of GainLossOnInvestments85.6-106.4-168.8566.7-5300.0310.1-2335.33883.3701.8

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfInvestments



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-03-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value12800000000424043110000000800013012333
Percentage of ImpairmentOfInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value-15939-25547-372-41035191736343711-1624-72116033924122021-113922151923-37134-11-25
Percentage of IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaid



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value237201051112673510810427238191188298331981263854821818746157212686194822334017964
Percentage of IncomeTaxesPaid100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value-18861-25-65-15637-1413-1281232-2414-113167-3853-189160-847-1901711219414998118-83114-46-3
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInEmployeeRelatedLiabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value-9-15146115113-18608879-186358182-16114993-221711085-22035-193-162-173-13559-5319-164
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInEmployeeRelatedLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value-66022746-4310192533769551914-7-3942-41-5-56-20126562713505635-112
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us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingLiabilities



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us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPayablesToBrokerDealers



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
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Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInPayablesToBrokerDealers100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInTradingSecurities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
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us-gaap:InterestPaidNet



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-31
Value10046
Percentage of InterestPaidNet100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InvestmentIncomeDividend



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
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us-gaap:InvestmentIncomeInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
Value356789111525232520161313127322322222223522222233
Percentage of InvestmentIncomeInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LaborAndRelatedExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
Value365389382437409355345357355332336342343311317326374342336363377375365380372349345355335314323300313315292280271254236244
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us-gaap:LeaseCost



Period End2020-03-31
Value14
Percentage of LeaseCost100.0

us-gaap:MinorityInterestPeriodIncreaseDecrease



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-30
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us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, ben:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value23165468584-29223322
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-30
Value89283051238-19-17-20223123-58-8-280-8-4-3615-31
Percentage of MinorityInterestPeriodIncreaseDecrease100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNonredeemableNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
Value8-118-70-31-12403112-620141132628146-1647-7-17
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAttributableToNonredeemableNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-06-302015-03-312014-12-31
Value8-118-70-31-12403112-621411328146
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAttributableToNonredeemableNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToRedeemableNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
Value-2890021-155-451511193620-2310-11-212-665-19
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us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-2890021-155-45
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us-gaap:NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToNonredeemableNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-30
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us-gaap:OccupancyNet



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-31
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us-gaap:OperatingLeaseCost



Period End2020-03-31
Value14
Percentage of OperatingLeaseCost100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlansNetUnamortizedGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302009-12-31
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Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlansNetUnamortizedGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
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us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
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us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
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Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax102.6105.196.5-65.5111.897.3104.6104.281.486.887.1100.685.695.969.886.894.9106.382.7108.5108.70.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
Value-9955-5057-15-27-83718365244-635-3425-28-5833-110-60-141191-3
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
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us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value1-1-2300-23030-15-23-4-6-5-11-88
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us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value-995557-15-83718
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
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us-gaap:Parent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302009-12-31
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us-gaap:OtherIncome



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-03-312008-12-31
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us-gaap:OtherNoncashIncomeExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
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us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-312016-06-30
Value220010
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us-gaap:ParticipatingSecuritiesDistributedAndUndistributedEarningsLossBasic



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us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock



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us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleMaturityAndCollectionsOfInvestments



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us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax



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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
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us-gaap:RentalIncomeNonoperating



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
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us-gaap:RepaymentsOfSecuredDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-09-302017-06-302016-09-302016-06-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
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us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-03-312017-12-31
Value0200302
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value16290133301327
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value15280133301327
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-03-312017-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value16290133301327
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us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value24341013114
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value4127284130544432
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us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value00001110
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-31
Value64123121144326347446432200168174166261256326337404500218190151177128178137
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us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value229592103295390386167
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us-gaap:UnrealizedGainLossOnDerivatives



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value310
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us-gaap:VariableLeaseCost



Period End2020-03-31
Value200000.0
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-06-302014-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.170.2290.229
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value0.1560.1210.0970.1040.1290.108
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value4.022.821.912.312.320.9
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.1430.1890.189
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value0.1230.1080.1030.1270.130.141
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value11.58.18.19.79.09.3
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosureMeasurementInput6764.73279.43279.40.00.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value40.724.812.061.51.62
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value7.53.73.7
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.0520.0520.0540.050.05
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.0510.0530.071
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value0.1170.10.080.080.080.08
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value0.1530.1340.1320.1340.1330.131
Percentage of LifeSettlementContractsMeasurementInput130.8134.0165.0167.5166.2163.8

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Period End2020-03-312019-09-302017-09-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value2.00.00.01.01.03.0
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value56.056.060.063.062.057.053.055.054.052.058.0
Percentage of NumberOfConsolidatedInvestmentproducts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value420202121000
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-09-30
Value213194222207210180158177194165291275259214233193173229232225220194314302261260262272246194241265
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value1025981524428687667124
Percentage of AccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilitiesCurrentAndNoncurrent47.930.436.625.321.416.042.843.034.942.6

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-09-30
Value630710740757747723733814765769767978102393079481279886383889991992695099998710491038947994908850773
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value447699929381114132133234
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNet7.010.813.412.212.511.315.616.217.530.5

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-312016-09-302015-12-312015-09-302014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312013-09-302012-12-312012-09-302011-09-30
Value69588682485091510711034117611781306741912319332192232112015111128
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value3646465254
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value3947484847
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value188237195174161155271310314332
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value82896213071517135814131374254927472683
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure440.2404.5669.8872.3840.8907.7506.6821.1875.0806.3

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value731646597462456333350310300296
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value235194204197162113
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value1984204123032351213920402109333135293467
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value758819419334307309457
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value28423158497261
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value27403232332932
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value7795106193111
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value892997589619502522551
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value12441111
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value12441010
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities100.0100.0100.093.697.397.3

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value0.00.00.0300000.0300000.0300000.0
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value12441111
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-31
Value7
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Period End2020-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value74038
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Period End2020-03-312017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value4521054146
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Period End2020-03-312017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value4521054146
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value227255254263267259297291310322313313293292302307308336359403408419440458446454437434422274383368380343369392364328302260240219
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value0.03460.03940.05090.06940.07120.06810.06790.06650.06250.0515
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Period End2020-03-31
Value0.0381
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value414948
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.1780.1550.1330.1180.122
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.0250.0150.0270.0320.032
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.0380.0380.0420.0420.027
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.0730.0680.0670.0630.062
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Period End2020-03-312019-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-30
Value126120140128241
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-30
Value142142137138138139127130176312911311311411410410510710892949440676
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-09-30
Value339353502460342218405405291211396359276191357355306209433428317238465435331250444388312242400400
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Value8629709339719828197808581043922893878859816797790688701655686703652594700664589485511547498489491547399398
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value840936530530423
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value743794397310281
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi88.484.974.958.666.5

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1524222323
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi1.82.64.34.55.5

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value010000
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi0.01.10.00.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value30300
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi0.40.10.60.10.2

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Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0015
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi0.10.20.21.3

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value5869697072
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi6.97.413.113.417.2

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value19263712338
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value801874466381354
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value39616314868
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi4.76.612.028.016.3

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value801874466381354
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi95.393.488.072.083.7

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value39616314868
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi4.76.612.028.016.3

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-30
Value44444919498111128139206170148135127148146123
Percentage of FairValueInvestmentsEntitiesThatCalculateNetAssetValuePerShareUnfundedCommittments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value36173168173173111
Percentage of FairValueInvestmentsEntitiesThatCalculateNetAssetValuePerShareUnfundedCommittments853.53614.63589.43538.83538.80.00.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value8083131140131100118110112136135
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value351329296267257193199187188159160
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue434.6395.0225.6190.3195.6191.9169.2169.1167.9117.2118.7

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value111416243839321200
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue13.616.812.617.729.238.927.410.80.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value288219152292900
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue356.0263.7116.220.722.10.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value731646597462456333350310300295296
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue904.2775.4454.4328.7346.8330.7296.6279.9267.9217.2218.7

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-30
Value274032323329322042082101992142111982052222112320
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationRecurringBasisAssetValue34.248.224.423.025.728.727.6184.1185.5154.3147.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-30
Value70000403835316251546083989696115102
Percentage of FairValueMeasurementWithUnobservableInputsReconciliationsRecurringBasisLiabilityValue100.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-09-30
Value18182003155516221515138514261509157914131393145514271512241626042639242224592549262926532516261526102480243924952555252425832422
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Period End2020-03-312017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-09-30
Value538024449669471876575978781687291094397310121069996849887
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-09-30
Value892997589619502522551587449426440469469521143716171767162617121772183418591845183318671835189219161943194420001865
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value1935204123032351213920402109333135293467
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure216.9204.7390.7379.6425.5390.5382.4567.5785.2788.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-09-30
Value2500000031
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure2.80.00.00.10.10.10.10.60.3

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-09-30
Value2518171083128810871179121922422555
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure28.281.9183.8208.0216.3225.8221.1382.0580.7

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-09-30
Value8083131140131140150122135
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure9.18.422.322.726.226.827.220.930.8

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-09-30
Value118237195173161155270307331
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure13.223.833.127.932.029.749.152.375.3

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-09-30
Value32145223229271233154307128
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure3.614.538.037.153.944.828.152.329.1

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-09-30
Value351329296267257193199187160
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure39.433.050.343.251.237.136.231.936.5

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value235194204197162113
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure26.419.534.631.832.320.6

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value54100000
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value111416243832
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure1.21.42.84.07.65.9

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value2882191522929
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure32.322.025.94.75.8

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value647411511111178
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value16815281933
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure1.80.92.74.63.96.1

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value11582222220
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value150148971178027
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure16.914.916.518.916.05.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value8598176128156171
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value1114163832
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-03-31
Value1051346829
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure11.813.411.55.8

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value1828584
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-09-30
Value3579001215142912201319137023682692
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-09-30
Value737906919867852720739962775
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure82.690.9155.9140.1169.4137.9134.0164.0176.2

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value5521416243832
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure61.91.42.84.07.65.9

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value2882191522929
Percentage of InvestmentsFairValueDisclosure32.322.025.94.75.8

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Period End2020-03-312017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-09-30
Value541024448767270975775478881987890894197710121062984826822
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value348361360
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value155151149
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value383936
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value414139
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value434240
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value454645
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value243949
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value101111111111
Percentage of LifeSettlementContractsFairValueMethodCarryingAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value10111111111111
Percentage of LifeSettlementContractsFairValueMethodCarryingAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value3083170
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiability100.0100.00.0

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value2071931971841921922202111961911761451401431561491551391521571651721751691691731791641691671612021385137404716898
Percentage of OtherAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherInvestments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-09-30
Value7347444241551057598777212011118819521119810910610510515589949169748178949465
Percentage of OtherInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:EquitySecurities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value4920192115103
Percentage of OtherInvestments66.943.943.451.136.497.8

us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:EquitySecurities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value461817141481
Percentage of OtherInvestments63.440.139.134.835.977.2

us-gaap:OtherLiabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value238238270271140179184190187214273294293230267320259246265268230257281271281248272255245231139000022116231824
Percentage of OtherLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value2000098118
Percentage of OtherLiabilities0.80.00.00.00.05.14.76.33.2

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesFairValueDisclosure

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-06-302018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value200000
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesFairValueDisclosure100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-06-302018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value0088118
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesFairValueDisclosure0.00.01450.01383.31883.32075.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-06-302018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value2098118
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesFairValueDisclosure100.00.01550.01483.31983.32175.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:OtherLongTermDebt

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-09-30
Value11850
Percentage of OtherLongTermDebt100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-09-30
Value11851
Percentage of OtherLongTermDebt100.0100.4

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-09-30
Value11850
Percentage of OtherLongTermDebt100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

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us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring, us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations



Period End2020-03-312017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value343223
Percentage of ReceivablesFairValueDisclosure100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:UnderlyingAssetClass

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring, us-gaap:CollateralizedLoanObligations



Period End2020-03-312017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value343223
Percentage of ReceivablesFairValueDisclosure100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:SeniorNotes

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-30
Value71172071871469567567168510441068107313731364136514121413138413501374136816491235
Percentage of SeniorNotes100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-30
Value697697696697697697695695104410441044134313431342134813481348134813481347159711981198119811971197
Percentage of SeniorNotes98.096.897.097.6100.4103.3103.7101.6100.197.797.397.898.498.495.595.497.499.898.098.596.80.097.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302009-09-30
Value8857774666466635563555355535111111111110
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AwardType

ben:TimeBasedShares



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302014-09-30
Value77356524442444244422
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber87.687.867.175.976.074.659.672.172.272.161.273.473.473.664.877.177.177.464.061.9

us-gaap:PerformanceShares



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302014-09-30
Value11111111111111111111
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber12.412.232.924.124.025.440.427.927.827.938.826.626.626.435.222.922.922.636.038.1

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302009-09-30
Value30.7130.7234.0634.3134.3234.6139.0839.1239.1439.1537.2338.9438.9438.9645.6747.0947.1947.3353.9752.9152.8952.848.5546.6546.6746.5940.6140.14120.37119.62110.5110.56110.57110.63114.57106.32106.2572857964105.5895.8685.21
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-30
Value10753108341062410565104991007610207101901040212080129351270512473122471252812371124031242012495127131242912154122121192011473110841068510402100779534976093069353893391038763841981327730738771377634
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-30
Value1287132816781801160113561370154416461800
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest12.012.315.817.015.313.513.415.215.813.9

us-gaap:TemporaryEquityCarryingAmountIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterests



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-30
Value20979074680681993210432031208422081941183016598416139365359715474234183173121
Percentage of TemporaryEquityCarryingAmountIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterests100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

ben:ConsolidatedInvestmentProducts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302016-09-30
Value209790746806819932104320312084194161
Percentage of TemporaryEquityCarryingAmountIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterests100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:TimeDepositsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value16161515141512123010135251128131
Percentage of TimeDepositsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value16161515141512123010135251128131
Percentage of TimeDepositsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:TradingSecuritiesDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-09-30
Value404744725779338317323
Percentage of TradingSecuritiesDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value000022
Percentage of TradingSecuritiesDebt0.00.00.00.14.63.1

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value232924533861
Percentage of TradingSecuritiesDebt59.062.355.273.467.176.7

us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:ValuationTechnique

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring, us-gaap:IncomeApproachValuationTechnique



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1617191916
Percentage of TradingSecuritiesDebt41.037.744.826.528.4

us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value404744725779
Percentage of TradingSecuritiesDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass, us-gaap:VariableInterestEntitiesByClassificationOfEntity

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityEntityMaximumLossExposureAmount

us-gaap:Investments, us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityNotPrimaryBeneficiaryAggregatedDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value49646745837634622816184729712916716422977
Percentage of VariableInterestEntityEntityMaximumLossExposureAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:TradeAccountsReceivable, us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityNotPrimaryBeneficiaryAggregatedDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value14115914916616813314014715616115514510210021
Percentage of VariableInterestEntityEntityMaximumLossExposureAmount28.534.132.644.148.658.486.6173.9216.4165.4120.387.062.643.827.7

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntitiesByClassificationOfEntity

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityNotPrimaryBeneficiaryAggregatedDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value63762660754251436130123222925928431326733098
Percentage of VariableInterestEntityEntityMaximumLossExposureAmount128.5134.1132.6144.1148.6158.4186.6273.9316.4265.4220.3187.0162.6143.8127.7

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us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ProductOrService


us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents


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us-gaap:StockholdersEquity us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents


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us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents


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