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: $46.69
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $44.97
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $43.32
  • 52-Week Range: $35.00 - $52.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.25
  • P/E Growth: 1.12
  • Market Cap: $51.31B
  • 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 (11.52% 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 10/21/2014 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: $4.6 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.66 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:3.43%
Dividend Growth:25.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.11% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
34.78% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
28.27% (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 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 logoMetLife Inc Kicks Snoopy to Curb After 31 Years (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 5:52 PM logoSnoopy and the Peanuts gang are cut loose by MetLife as it retools business (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 2:06 PM logoMetLife Grounds Snoopy. Curse You, Red Baron! - New York Times (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 2:06 PM
News IconMetLife Launches New Global Brand Platform (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM logoSnoopy Has Been Fired by MetLife (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM logoSnoopy fired by MetLife (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM
News IconIt's Goodbye to Snoopy as MetLife Rebrands (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM
News IconSnoopy to Retire from MetLife After 30 Years of Service (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM logoGood grief! MetLife is dumping Snoopy (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM logoGood Grief, MetLife! Snoopy Downed by Pink Slip and Not the Red Baron (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM logoSnoopy, Loved as Friend, Lacking as Leader, Gets Boot at MetLife (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM logoMETLIFE LAUNCHES NEW GLOBAL BRAND PLATFORM DRIVEN BY CUSTOMER INSIGHTS (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM logo[$$] Snoopy Has Been Fired by MetLife (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM logoGood Grief: MetLife Will Be 'Navigating Life' Without Snoopy, Peanuts Characters (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:51 AM logoMetLife to Snoopy: You're fired! (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:19 AM logoSnoopy Has Been Fired by MetLife - Wall Street Journal (NYSE:MET) - October 20 at 11:01 AM logoMetlife Takes The Lead (NYSE:MET) - October 19 at 6:27 PM
News IconTrader's Buzzers: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:MET) - October 19 at 11:05 AM
News IconFinancial stocks for your portfolio: AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC), MetLife, Inc. (MET) - The Independent Republic (NYSE:MET) - October 19 at 11:05 AM
News IconPay Close Attention To These Analyst Ratings: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:MET) - October 19 at 11:05 AM
News Icon13F: As Metlife INC (Call) (MET) Stock Price Declined, Prospector Partners LLC Lifted Its Position by $3.33 Million - Chester News (NYSE:MET) - October 19 at 11:05 AM logoMetlife Inc: MET Stock, A Solid Dividend-Paying Gem - Income Investors (NYSE:MET) - October 19 at 11:05 AM logoChile Protesters Want to Bring Down Principal, MetLife Units (1) (NYSE:MET) - October 18 at 6:01 PM logoMetLife Wins at the 20th Annual Asia Insurance Industry Awards (NYSE:MET) - October 18 at 11:20 AM
News IconQuarterly Financial Update for MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - The Newburgh Press (NYSE:MET) - October 17 at 6:01 PM logoChile Protesters Want to Bring Down Principal, MetLife Units - Bloomberg (NYSE:MET) - October 17 at 6:01 PM
News IconAnalyst Consensus Estimates & Projections are in For Shares of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) - CSZ News (NYSE:MET) - October 17 at 6:01 PM
News IconThe Statistics Don't Lie: MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Earnings Preview - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:MET) - October 17 at 6:01 PM logoThis $50 Billion Insurer Is A Must For Your Portfolio (NYSE:MET) - October 17 at 6:01 PM logoChile Protesters Want to Bring Down Principal, MetLife Units (NYSE:MET) - October 17 at 6:01 PM logoMetLife Wins at the 20th Annual Asia Insurance Industry Awards ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:MET) - October 17 at 11:09 AM
News IconTwo Financial Stocks Are Just So Hot Right Now: MetLife, Inc. (MET), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) - The Independent Republic (NYSE:MET) - October 17 at 11:09 AM
News IconMetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) – Top Stock from Financial Sector - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:MET) - October 16 at 10:33 AM


MetLife (NYSE:MET) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

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