MetLife Inc (MET)

MET (NYSE:Insurance) EQUITY
$54.52
pos +0.19
+0.35%
Today's Range: 54.19 - 54.50 | MET Avg Daily Volume: 6,542,200
Last Update: 01/23/17 - 9:55 AM EST
Volume: 167,150
YTD Performance: 0.82%
Open: $54.47
Previous Close: $54.33
52 Week Range: $35.00 - $58.09
Oustanding Shares: 1,099,135,417
Market Cap: 59,375,295,226
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TheStreet Ratings Grade for MET
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A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 6 7 7 6
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 4 3 3 3
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.83 1.67 1.67 1.73
Latest Dividend: 0.40
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.96%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/02/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 16.57
Price Earnings Comparisons:
MET Sector Avg. S&P 500
16.57 16.60 0.00
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
16.36% 28.71% 2.59%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue -4.60 0.00 0.01
Net Income -16.00 3.00 0.59
EPS -15.70 3.10 0.60
Earnings for MET:
EBITDA 8.68B
Revenue 69.95B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/16) Qtr (03/17) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $1.35 $1.31 $4.65 $5.28
Number of Analysts 6 4 7 7
High Estimate $1.36 $1.35 $4.67 $5.45
Low Estimate $1.33 $1.28 $4.60 $4.70
Prior Year $1.23 $1.31 $4.86 $4.65
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 9.62% 0.00% -4.29% 13.57%
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bullishMetLife upgraded at Deutsche

Jan 23, 2017 | 6:51 AM EST
MET was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $65 price target. The stock has pulled back 5% and near-term earnings expectations appear too low.
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 18, 2017 | 12:07 PM EST
I just added another layer of shorts: Apple (AAPL) , Lincoln National (LNC) , Metlife (MET) and Caterpillar (CAT) . …
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 17, 2017 | 2:42 PM EST
Bonds and bond-equivalent stocks (REITs, utilities and consumer staples) act well -- as concerns about the possible timing of fiscal stimulation (not surprisingly) surface. Notes and bond yields are about 3 basis points lower in today's session -- at the low this morning they were down 6 basis points. iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond ETF (TLT) up a little less than a beaner. Retail better on a more defined probability (lower) of a border tariff tax. J.C. Penney (JCP) , Target (TGT) , Walmart (WMT) , Kohl's (KSS) and Norstrom's (JWN) leading the way. Energy stocks stronger (on a higher crude oil price) -- Schlumberger (SLB) Exxon Mobil (XOM) are up. Hartford Financial (HIG) a standout in the insurance space. Added to this name. Campbell Soup (CPB) continues to exhibit good absolute and relative price action. I Love Gold! And I have added to SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) . Oaktree Capital (OAK) up for the fifth day in a row (but modestly so). I have added to The Mighty Oak. Oil up $0.60. Gold up $17.60! The Bad Brokerage, banks and insurance are stinking up the joint. A good thing, as I am short Goldman Sachs (GS) (a recent Best Ideas List short), Bank of America (BAC) , Citigroup (C) , JP Morgan Chase (JPM) ,
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 17, 2017 | 10:15 AM EST
I now have a relatively large short position in financials when one includes my life insurance shorts MetLife (MET) and Lincoln National(LNC) , which recently were added to my Best Ideas List as shorts.
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 12, 2017 | 3:22 PM EST
I have a series of meetings this afternoon and tomorrow morning so I want to get "Takeaways" out early today.
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 12, 2017 | 12:15 PM EST
i have covered my small Financial Select Sector Fund (XLF) short, as I have other fish to fry.
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 10, 2017 | 3:04 PM EST
I pounded away -- on the short side -- in the life insurers (on the early strength in MetLife (MET) and Lincoln National (LNC) ) this morning. …
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Tim Melvin

 | Jan 10, 2017 | 12:00 PM EST
The model has survived the test of time and consistently delivered market-beating returns.
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 9, 2017 | 2:38 PM EST
For what it is worth -- my " also ran" Trade of the Week was to short MetLife (MET) . However, I did add to my MET short today a …
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 9, 2017 | 12:06 PM EST
The yield on the 10-year note and long bond are down by about 4 basis points. The 10-year yield is at 2.37% and the 30-year yield is no …

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