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Metlife Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.35 (+0.89 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $39.67
50-Day Range
MA: $38.54
52-Week Range
Now: $39.67
Volume9.71 million shs
Average Volume6.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.01 billion
P/E Ratio5.15
Dividend Yield4.68%
MetLife, Inc. engages in the insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management businesses. It operates through five segments: U.S.; Asia; Latin America; Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and MetLife Holdings. The company offers life, dental, group short- and long-term disability, individual disability, accidental death and dismemberment, vision, and accident and health coverages, as well as prepaid legal plans; administrative services-only arrangements to employers; and stable value products, including general and separate account guaranteed interest contracts, and private floating rate funding agreements. It also provides pension risk transfers, institutional income annuities, tort settlements, and capital markets investment products; and other products and services, such as life insurance products and funding agreements for funding postretirement benefits, as well as company, bank, or trust-owned life insurance used to finance nonqualified benefit programs for executives. In addition, the company offers automobile, homeowners', and personal excess liability, as well as small business owners' property, liability, and business interruption insurance products. Further, it provides fixed annuities and pension products; medical and credit insurance products; variable, universal, term, endowment, and whole life insurance products; variable, and fixed and indexed-linked annuities; and protection against costs of long-term health care services. The company serves individuals, corporations and their employees, and other institutions and their members through independent agents, property and casualty specialists, sales forces, sales teams and relationship managers, and sponsoring organizations and affinity groups, as well as through career and independent agencies, bancassurance, direct marketing and e-commerce, brokers, and other third-party distribution channels. MetLife, Inc. was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.23 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$69.62 billion
Cash Flow$6.09 per share
Book Value$72.18 per share


Net Income$5.90 billion


Market Cap$36.01 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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Metlife (NYSE:MET) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Metlife's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Metlife's stock was trading at $33.30 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MET shares have increased by 19.1% and is now trading at $39.67.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Metlife?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Metlife in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Metlife's next earnings date?

Metlife is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Metlife's earnings last quarter?

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 5th. The financial services provider reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.07. Metlife had a return on equity of 7.71% and a net margin of 10.65%.
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How often does Metlife pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Metlife?

Metlife declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 8th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 4th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share on Monday, September 14th. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.64%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 3rd.
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How will Metlife's stock buyback program work?

Metlife announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, November 1st 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 4.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MET?

10 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Metlife's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Metlife's stock price to reach $41.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Metlife?

Metlife saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 13,890,000 shares, a decrease of 13.0% from the July 30th total of 15,970,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,190,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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Who are some of Metlife's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Metlife own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Metlife investors own include AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), General Electric (GE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), IBM (IBM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Metlife's key executives?

Metlife's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michel A. Khalaf, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. John Dennis McCallion CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Steven Jeffrey Goulart, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 60)
  • Ms. Tamara L. Schock C.A., CPA, Exec. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. John Arthur Hall, Sr. VP & Head of Investor Relations

What is Metlife's stock symbol?

Metlife trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MET."

Who are Metlife's major shareholders?

Metlife's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.71%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.85%), FMR LLC (3.70%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (0.86%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.81%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (0.65%). Company insiders that own Metlife stock include Carlos M Gutierrez, Catherine R Kinney, John D Mccallion and Steven J Goulart.
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Which institutional investors are selling Metlife stock?

MET stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Vanguard Group Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Great Lakes Advisors LLC, and TD Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Metlife company stock in the last year include Catherine R Kinney, and Steven J Goulart.
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Which institutional investors are buying Metlife stock?

MET stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., and Prudential PLC.
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How do I buy shares of Metlife?

Shares of MET can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Metlife's stock price today?

One share of MET stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.67.

How big of a company is Metlife?

Metlife has a market capitalization of $36.01 billion and generates $69.62 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $5.90 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.11 on an earnings per share basis. Metlife employs 49,000 workers across the globe.

What is Metlife's official website?

The official website for Metlife is www.metlife.com.

How can I contact Metlife?

Metlife's mailing address is 200 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10166. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-578-9500.

This page was last updated on 9/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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