MetLife Company Profile (NYSE:MET)

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: $46.29
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $45.16
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $43.38
  • 52-Week Range: $35.00 - $52.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.17
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.15
  • P/E Growth: 1.15
  • Market Cap: $50.87B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,098,872,000
  • Beta: 1.84
  • Net Margins: 6.49%
  • Return on Equity: 6.18%
  • Return on Assets: 0.50%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.26%
  • Current Ratio: 0.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MetLife (NYSE:MET) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.72)
Consensus Price Target: $52.07 (12.48% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/8/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$44.00View Rating Details
10/6/2016Bank of America Corp.Set Price TargetBuy$51.00View Rating Details
10/7/2016ArgusSet Price TargetBuy$54.00View Rating Details
10/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageNeutral$51.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
8/29/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$51.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$46.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$52.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$51.00View Rating Details
6/27/2016Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
5/5/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$65.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
2/8/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetStrong-Buy$56.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$55.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$60.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details
1/14/2016Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
1/13/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$53.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
11/11/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$58.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
11/6/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$58.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
2/13/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/27/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetOutperform$64.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
12/3/2014Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$57.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216$1.35$0.83$17.35 billion$17.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$1.38$1.20$17.16 billion$16.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$1.36$1.23$17.61 billion$17.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.76$0.62$17.77 billion$17.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$1.48$1.56$17.69 billion$17.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$1.41$1.44$17.53 billion$17.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$1.36$1.38$18.18 billion$18.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.39$1.60$17.65 billion$17.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.41$1.39$17.54 billion$17.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$1.40$1.37$17.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$1.30$1.37$17.43 billion$18.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$1.34$1.34$17.23 billion$16.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$1.33$1.44$17.31 billion$17.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$1.31$1.48$17.34 billion$17.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$1.18$1.25$17.25 billion$18.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$1.28$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$1.25$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$1.26$1.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$1.25$1.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$1.09$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$1.13$1.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.26$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$1.10$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.59 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.68 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$1.35$1.46$1.41
Q2 20163$1.38$1.43$1.41
Q3 20163$1.09$1.48$1.24
Q4 20163$1.34$1.53$1.41
Q1 20172$1.36$1.39$1.38
Q2 20172$1.39$1.40$1.40
Q3 20172$1.41$1.42$1.42
Q4 20172$1.40$1.43$1.42
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:3.46%
Dividend Growth:25.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.11% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
34.86% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
28.17% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.27%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.81%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/4/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell8,800$45.00$396,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell2,000$42.96$85,920.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell2,000$39.43$78,860.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$45.15$189,630.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$45.46$190,932.00View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell2,200$45.00$99,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,400$45.00$198,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Maria R MorrisEVPSell2,000$39.97$79,940.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Maria R. MorrisEVPSell2,000$44.31$88,620.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Kenton J SicchitanoDirectorSell9,503$50.78$482,562.34View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Maria R. MorrisEVPSell4,200$51.23$215,166.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Maria R. MorrisEVPSell4,200$50.60$212,520.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2015Maria R. MorrisEVPSell4,200$47.22$198,324.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Maria R. MorrisEVPSell4,200$48.42$203,364.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell6,200$57.00$353,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Steven A KandarianCEOSell17,500$57.12$999,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell6,200$52.41$324,942.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$51.72$217,224.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$50.24$211,008.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell2,000$53.00$106,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$50.63$212,646.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$46.85$196,770.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Maria R MorrisEVPSell4,200$54.58$229,236.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Maria R MorrisEVPSell18,300$51.74$946,842.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Peter M CarlsonCAOSell91,625$54.29$4,974,321.25View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Beth HirschhornEVPSell30,594$52.44$1,604,349.36View SEC Filing  
12/24/2013Maria MorrisEVPSell12,000$53.08$636,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013John KeaneDirectorSell1,210$49.57$59,979.70View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013William WheelerInsiderSell40,000$50.92$2,036,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Beth HirschhornEVPSell20,764$44.18$917,353.52View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Kenton J SicchitanoDirectorSell1,536$40.77$62,622.72View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for MetLife (NYSE:MET)
DateHeadline logoU.S. Asks Court to Revive MetLife's 'Too Big to Fail' Tag - Bloomberg (NYSE:MET) - October 25 at 6:09 PM logoMETLIFE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:MET) - October 25 at 6:09 PM logoMETLIFE DECLARES FOURTH QUARTER 2016 COMMON STOCK DIVIDEND (NYSE:MET) - October 25 at 6:09 PM logoU.S. Oversight of MetLife Called Into Question at Court Hearing (NYSE:MET) - October 25 at 11:12 AM logoMetLife Again Faces Off With Regulators Over Its Too-Big-to-Fail Status (NYSE:MET) - October 25 at 11:12 AM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) from Life Insurance (NYSE:MET) - October 25 at 11:12 AM logo3 Notable Runners: PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM), MetLife, Inc. (MET), Alcoa Inc. (AA) (NYSE:MET) - October 25 at 11:12 AM
News IconNotable Worth Watching Stocks: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF), Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 5:53 PM
News IconFinancial stocks for your portfolio: MetLife, Inc. (MET), Brandywine ... - The Independent Republic (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 5:53 PM
News IconHot Stock Alert - MetLife, Inc.'s (MET) - Hot Stocks Point (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 5:53 PM logoMetLife and government head back to court - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 5:53 PM logoU.S. Asks Court to Revive MetLife’s ‘Too Big to Fail’ Tag (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 5:53 PM logoMetlife : DAVID L. HERZOG NAMED TO METLIFE'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 11:32 AM
News IconFinance Brief: MetLife, U.S. Face Off Today in Appeals Court (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 11:32 AM
News IconNew Logo and Identity for MetLife by Prophet (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 11:32 AM logoUS government, MetLife set for rematch over 'too big to fail' (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 10:30 AM logoMetLife and government head back to court (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 9:45 AM logoRPT-U.S. government, MetLife set for rematch over 'too big to fail' (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 8:01 AM logoU.S. government, MetLife set for rematch over 'too big to fail' (NYSE:MET) - October 24 at 1:42 AM logoIf It Can Happen To Snoopy It Can Happen To You: Bouncing Back After Being Fired (NYSE:MET) - October 23 at 5:54 PM
News IconMetLife drops Snoopy | Long Island corruption scandal | NYC exotic animal ban (NYSE:MET) - October 23 at 10:24 AM
News IconWhat a Bunch of Blockheads! Internet Outraged at MetLife Firing Snoopy. (NYSE:MET) - October 23 at 10:24 AM
News IconTranscript (NYSE:MET) - October 22 at 5:44 PM
News IconFiring Snoopy Spells End for MetLife (NYSE:MET) - October 22 at 5:44 PM logoMetLife Names Former AIG Finance Chief David Herzog to Board ... - Bloomberg (NYSE:MET) - October 22 at 10:12 AM
News Icon2 Stocks Analyst-Opinion Need Close Attention: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), International Business Machines ... - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:MET) - October 22 at 10:12 AM logoMetLife Launches New Global Brand Platform Driven by Customer Insights - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:MET) - October 22 at 10:12 AM
News IconBank of New York Mellon Corp Sold shares of MetLife Inc. (MET) - DailyQuint (NYSE:MET) - October 22 at 10:12 AM
News IconIt's Goodbye to Snoopy as MetLife Rebrands - (NYSE:MET) - October 22 at 10:12 AM
News IconMetLife Drops Snoopy: 5 Promising Career Options for the Out-of-Work Pup (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 6:09 PM
News IconMetlife giving Snoopy the boot (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 6:09 PM
News IconMetLife Parts Ways With Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 6:09 PM logoGood grief! MetLife ends three-decade branding partnership with Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 6:09 PM logoBRIEF-Herzog named to Metlife's board of directors (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 9:33 AM
News IconMetLife sends Peanuts packing (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 9:33 AM
News IconMetLife Insurance Kicks Snoopy To The Curb (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 9:33 AM
News IconCoverage: Good grief, MetLife fires Snoopy (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 9:33 AM
News IconGood grief: MetLife is retiring Snoopy, phasing out iconic blimps (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 9:33 AM logo[$$] Overheard: MetLife Shoots Down Snoopy (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 9:33 AM logoDavid L. Herzog Named to MetLife’s Board of Directors (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 9:33 AM logoMetLife Names Former AIG Finance Chief David Herzog to Board (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 9:33 AM logoMOVES-MetLife names AIG's former CFO to its board (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 9:33 AM
News IconMetLife grounds Snoopy. Curse you, Red Baron! - The Boston Globe (NYSE:MET) - October 21 at 12:09 AM
News IconAfter 31 years of loyal service, MetLife insurance gives Snoopy the pink slip (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 6:29 PM
News IconSee you Snoopy: no place for cartoons in insurance anymore? (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 6:29 PM
News IconMetLife Cuts Snoopy, Peanuts Characters Loose (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 6:29 PM logoIt's Just Business, Charlie Brown (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 6:29 PM logoSnoopy has been fired as the mascot of MetLife insurance (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 6:29 PM logoMETLIFE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial St (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 6:29 PM logoSnoopy Dropped by MetLife (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 6:29 PM


MetLife (NYSE:MET) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 10/26/2016 by Staff