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Metlife Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:MET)

$46.10
+0.20 (+0.44 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$45.90
Now: $46.10
$46.25
50-Day Range
$43.45
MA: $46.20
$48.71
52-Week Range
$37.76
Now: $46.10
$51.16
Volume4.89 million shs
Average Volume6.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.17 billion
P/E Ratio8.55
Dividend Yield3.83%
Beta1.12
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP59156R10
Phone212-578-9500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$67.94 billion
Cash Flow$5.17 per share
Book Value$53.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.12 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees48,000
Market Cap$43.17 billion
Next Earnings Date10/30/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Metlife (NYSE:MET) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Metlife's stock symbol?

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

How often does Metlife pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Metlife?

Metlife announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 8th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 5th. View Metlife's Dividend History.

How will Metlife's stock buyback program work?

Metlife declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, November 1st 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 4.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Metlife's earnings last quarter?

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 31st. The financial services provider reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.07. The financial services provider earned $16.45 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $16.43 billion. Metlife had a return on equity of 9.75% and a net margin of 9.28%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 22.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.30 EPS. View Metlife's Earnings History.

When is Metlife's next earnings date?

Metlife is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Metlife.

How can I listen to Metlife's earnings call?

Metlife will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for MET?

11 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Metlife's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $57.00. On average, they expect Metlife's stock price to reach $49.34 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Metlife.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Metlife?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Metlife in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Metlife.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Metlife stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Metlife stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "MetLife’s earnings of $1.38 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 5.34%, and were up 6.2% year over year, on the back of lower expenses, partly offset by decline in revenues. Shares of the company have outperformed its industry, year to date. It has been performing well led by prudent underwriting and expense management. Its efforts to streamline business and focus on core operations are impressive. The company’s revenue base has been growing and the trend is likely to continue. Its disciplined capital deployment is expected to drive long-term growth. However, its exposure to cat loss remains a concern. Investment in efficiency programs will put pressure on margins. Also, the company's declining net investment income might continue to suffer in 2019 due to low investment yields." (8/2/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We do not expect much movement in the shares after our meetings. Our EPS estimates and price target are unchanged. We continue to have an Outperform rating on the shares." (6/5/2019)

Has Metlife been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MET stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Metlife earned a news impact score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Metlife.

Are investors shorting Metlife?

Metlife saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 12,460,000 shares, a decrease of 12.5% from the August 30th total of 14,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,220,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Metlife's Current Options Chain.

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 General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), IBM (IBM), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Metlife's key executives?

Metlife's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Metlife's major shareholders?

Metlife's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.18%), PGGM Investments (0.13%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.10%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.08%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.06%) and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.04%). Company insiders that own Metlife stock include Carlos M Gutierrez, Christopher G Townsend, Gerald L Hassell, John D Mccallion, Steven A Kandarian and Steven J Goulart. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Metlife.

Which major investors are selling Metlife stock?

MET stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Arden Trust Co, Oakbrook Investments LLC and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp. Company insiders that have sold Metlife company stock in the last year include John D Mccallion and Steven J Goulart. View Insider Buying and Selling for Metlife.

Which major investors are buying Metlife stock?

MET stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Alpha Cubed Investments LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Iowa State Bank. Company insiders that have bought Metlife stock in the last two years include Carlos M Gutierrez and Gerald L Hassell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Metlife.

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 $46.10.

How big of a company is Metlife?

Metlife has a market capitalization of $43.17 billion and generates $67.94 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $5.12 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.39 on an earnings per share basis. Metlife employs 48,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Metlife.

What is Metlife's official website?

The official website for Metlife is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Metlife (NYSE MET)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  801 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  532 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,333
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Metlife and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MET will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MET will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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