MetLife Company Profile (NYSE:MET)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MetLife (NYSE:MET) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Rating(s), 11 Buy Rating(s), 1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.76)
Consensus Price Target: $52.43 (21.42% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/13/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$47.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$46.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$52.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$51.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/6/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/18/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/5/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$65.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/7/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/8/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetStrong-Buy$56.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$55.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetOutperform$60.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/4/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$60.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/14/2016Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/13/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$53.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/11/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$58.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/6/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$58.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/13/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/27/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetOutperform$64.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/3/2014Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$57.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/13/2014Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuy$66.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/3/2016Q216$1.38$17.35 billionListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/4/2016Q116$1.38$1.20$17.16 billion$16.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2016Q415$1.36$1.23$17.61 billion$17.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q315$0.76$0.62$17.77 billion$17.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2015Q215$1.48$1.56$17.69 billion$17.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015Q115$1.41$1.44$17.53 billion$17.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2015Q414$1.36$1.38$18.18 billion$18.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2014Q314$1.39$1.60$17.65 billion$17.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2014Q214$1.41$1.39$17.54 billion$17.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2014Q114$1.40$1.37$17.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014Q413$1.30$1.37$17.43 billion$18.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2013Q313$1.34$1.34$17.23 billion$16.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2013Q2 2013$1.33$1.44$17.31 billion$17.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2013Q1 2013$1.31$1.48$17.34 billion$17.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2013Q4 2012$1.18$1.25$17.25 billion$18.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2012$1.28$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2012$1.25$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2012$1.26$1.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/14/2012$1.25$1.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2011$1.09$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2011$1.13$1.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2011$1.26$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2011$1.10$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$1.35$1.46$1.41
Q2 20163$1.38$1.43$1.41
Q3 20163$1.42$1.48$1.45
Q4 20163$1.41$1.53$1.46
Q1 20172$1.45$1.47$1.46
Q2 20172$1.51$1.51$1.51
Q3 20172$1.52$1.53$1.53
Q4 20172$1.49$1.52$1.51
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:3.71%
Payout Ratio:34.33% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
29.80% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
27.16% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:25.90% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/7/2016quarterly$0.404.08%8/4/20168/8/20169/13/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2016quarterly$0.403.42%5/5/20165/9/20166/13/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2015quarterly$0.382.93%11/4/201511/6/201512/11/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/7/2015quarterly$0.382.76%8/5/20158/7/20159/11/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2015quarterly$0.382.88%5/7/20155/11/20156/12/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/6/2015quarterly$0.352.73%2/4/20152/6/20153/13/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2014quarterly$0.352.68%11/5/201411/7/201412/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/7/2014quarterly$0.352.5%8/6/20148/8/20149/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/22/2014quarterly$0.352.7%5/7/20145/9/20146/13/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/6/2014quarterly$0.282.06%2/4/20142/6/20143/13/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2013quarterly$0.282.28%11/6/201311/8/201312/13/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/25/2013quarterly$0.282.42%8/7/20138/9/20139/13/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2013quarterly$0.282.87%5/7/20135/9/20136/13/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/4/2013quarterly$0.192.07%2/4/20132/6/20133/13/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
7/1/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell2,000$39.43$78,860.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/1/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$45.15$189,630.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/2/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$45.46$190,932.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/18/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell2,200$45.00$99,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/30/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,400$45.00$198,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/1/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell2,000$39.97$79,940.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/1/2016Maria R. MorrisEVPSell2,000$44.31$88,620.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/2/2015Kenton J SicchitanoDirectorSell9,503$50.78$482,562.34View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/1/2015Maria R. MorrisEVPSell4,200$51.23$215,166.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/2/2015Maria R. MorrisEVPSell4,200$50.60$212,520.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/1/2015Maria R. MorrisEVPSell4,200$47.22$198,324.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/1/2015Maria R. MorrisEVPSell4,200$48.42$203,364.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/1/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell6,200$57.00$353,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/22/2015Steven A KandarianCEOSell17,500$57.12$999,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/2/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell6,200$52.41$324,942.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/1/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$51.72$217,224.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$50.24$211,008.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/6/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell2,000$53.00$106,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/2/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$50.63$212,646.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/2/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$46.85$196,770.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/2/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$54.58$229,236.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2014Maria R MorrisEVPSell18,300$51.74$946,842.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/12/2014Peter M CarlsonCAOSell91,625$54.29$4,974,321.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/6/2014Beth HirschhornEVPSell30,594$52.44$1,604,349.36View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/24/2013Maria MorrisEVPSell12,000$53.08$636,960.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/14/2013John KeaneDirectorSell1,210$49.57$59,979.70View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/5/2013William WheelerInsiderSell40,000$50.92$2,036,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/29/2013Beth HirschhornEVPSell20,764$44.18$917,353.52View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/8/2013Kenton J SicchitanoDirectorSell1,536$40.77$62,622.72View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
DateHeadline
07/27/16 05:28 PMAnalyst Recommendation Worth Stating Today: Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) - The Voice Registrar
07/27/16 05:28 PMIs this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET)? - The Daily Leicester
07/27/16 08:05 AMMetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Earns Consensus Hold Rating - Review Fortune
07/26/16 08:18 AMDouglas Lane & Associates, LLC Increases Its Holdings in MetLife, Inc. Common Stock (MET) Stock Last Quarter
07/24/16 09:28 AMStock Analysis review: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - News Oracle
07/24/16 09:28 AMCurrent MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) PT Means Stock Is Worth Almost $62 - Review Fortune
07/22/16 05:03 PMSnoopy Hangs On As MetLife Rebrands US Retail Arm as Brighthouse
07/22/16 08:36 AMMetalore Resources Ltd. :MET-CA: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 -
07/22/16 08:07 AMMetLife (MET) to Rebrand Retail Business as Brighthouse Financial
07/21/16 05:24 PMAnalysts Update on Stocks: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) , E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) - Street Updates
07/21/16 05:24 PMNews Buzz at Most Active Financial Stocks- MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE:BBD) - Seneca Globe
07/21/16 05:24 PMMetlife Inc (NYSE:MET) & Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP) Stocks on the Move - Money News (press release)
07/21/16 05:24 PMSession Rundown: Active Stock to Watch MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - TGP
07/21/16 05:24 PMMetLife U.S. Retail Business to Rebrand as Brighthouse Financial - Business Wire (press release)
07/21/16 05:24 PMSentinel Trust Co Lba Lowers stake in Metlife Inc (MET) - TheFounders Daily
07/21/16 12:45 PMOnce MetLife sheds U.S. retail business, the Charlotte-based company will have a new name -
07/21/16 08:00 AMThomas Metzler Joins MetLife Investment Management as Managing Director in the Institutional Client Group - [Business Wire] - MetLife, Inc. today announced that it has hired Thomas Metzler as a managing director in the Institutional Client Group of MetLife Investment Management . Metzler will be focusing primarily on pension plans.
07/21/16 07:59 AMMetLife To Rebrand U.S. Retail Business As Brighthouse Financial
07/21/16 07:59 AMMetLife to Part Ways With Business Unit But Not Its Name
07/21/16 07:08 AMMetLife Rebrands Retail Unit to Be Separated as ‘Brighthouse’ -
07/21/16 07:07 AMMetLife rebranding U.S. retail business after planned spinoff -
07/21/16 07:02 AM[$$] MetLife to Part Ways With Business Unit But Not Its Name -
07/21/16 07:00 AMMetLife U.S. Retail Business to Rebrand as Brighthouse Financial - [Business Wire] - MetLife, Inc. today announced that it will rebrand its U.S. Retail business as Brighthouse Financial after it is separated from the Company. In January, MetLife announced it was planning to separate a substantial portion of its U.S.
07/20/16 05:51 PMMetLife : Agricultural Finance Forecasts U.S. Housing Starts to be 16 Percent Below Consensus, Reaching Only 1.5 Million by 2020
07/20/16 02:29 PMMetLife Agricultural Finance Expects Housing Starts To Be 16% Below Consensus - MetLife Inc (NYSE: MET)'s MetLife Agricultural Finance did a fresh survey pointing out that the housing starts would be 16 percent below the consensus by the end of the current decade in the United States. That meant, housing starts would reach 1.5 million by the same period. MetLife pointed out the reasons the huge Millennial generation was yet to reach home-buying age and credit remains tight. According to the survey, the resulting weakened demand for lumber would continue to weigh on pricing, as well as, the demand in the ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
07/20/16 08:02 AMNoteworthy Analysts Appraisal of 2 Stocks: VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) - Review Fortune
07/20/16 08:02 AMStock Strength in Focus for MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 08:02 AMDeutsche Bank Downgrades Metlife Inc to Hold - Trade Calls
07/20/16 08:02 AMHow has MetLife, Inc.:(NYSE:MET) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/20/16 08:02 AMCedar Hill Associates Lowers stake in Metlife Inc (MET) - TheFounders Daily
07/19/16 05:15 PMMetLife Inc Realized Volatility Hits Extreme Level - CML News
07/19/16 05:15 PMShare Performance and Target Price Review Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) - Post Registrar
07/19/16 05:15 PMPerformance Overview of the company: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - News Oracle
07/19/16 10:59 AMNews Review: Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET), Companhia Energetica Minas Gerais (ADR)(NYSE:CIG) - NYSE Journal (press release)
07/19/16 10:59 AMWhich way MetLife, Inc. (MET) insiders are heading - Review Fortune
07/19/16 10:59 AMLong Term Value Play: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - TGP
07/19/16 10:59 AMStocks inside Analysts Limelight: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) , CIT Group Inc (DEL) (NYSE:CIT) - Street Updates
07/18/16 05:17 PMShares Lower on the Year MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 05:17 PMTrading Recap: Active Stock Focus on MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - TGP
07/18/16 05:17 PMIs $62 Price Target Attainable For MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET)? - Investor Newswire
07/18/16 05:17 PMAnalysts Pounding the Table on Shares of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - TGP
07/18/16 05:17 PMAnalysts Rating updates about two Stocks: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) , American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) - Street Updates
07/18/16 05:17 PMMarathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) & Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) Stock's Trend Analysis Report - Money News (press release)
07/18/16 05:17 PMMetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) – Top Stock from Financial Sector - The Daily Leicester
07/18/16 07:13 AMMetLife, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MET-US : July 18, 2016 -
07/16/16 04:49 PMMetLife Inc. (MET) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 14
07/16/16 08:32 AMAnalyst Review: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - News Oracle
07/16/16 08:32 AMToday's Top Gainers in the Market MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) from Financial - The Daily Leicester
07/16/16 08:32 AMMetLife Inc. (MET) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 14 - Equities.com
07/15/16 09:35 AMIs MetLife, Inc.(NYSE: MET), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester

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About MetLife

MetLife logoMetLife, Inc. (MetLife) is a provider of life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management. The Company's segments include Retail; Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits; Corporate Benefit Funding; Latin America (collectively, the Americas); Asia, and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Its Retail segment is organized into two businesses: Life & Other, and Annuities. Its Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits insurance products and services include life, dental, group short- and long-term disability, property and casualty, long-term care, accidental death and dismemberment, critical illness, vision, and accident and health coverages, as well as prepaid legal plans. Its Corporate Benefit Funding segment provides funding and financing solutions that help institutional customers manage liabilities primarily associated with their qualified, nonqualified and welfare employee benefit programs using a spectrum of life and annuity-based insurance and investment products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MET
  • CUSIP: 59156R10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $43.18
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $41.53
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $42.61
  • P/E Ratio: 9.26
  • P/E Growth: 0.89
  • Market Cap: $47.44B
  • Beta: 1.94
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.37 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.89 EPS
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MetLife (NYSE:MET) Chart for Thursday, July, 28, 2016