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MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Releases Quarterly Dividend of $0.255 Per Share

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) [Trend Analysis] has kept up with the changing appetite, stock ascend around 3.88% in early session as it gain volume of 9.6 Million shares and then traded at $44.97.  MetLife, Inc. (MET) announced that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.255 per share on the company’s floating rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series A, with a liquidation preference of $25 per share (NYSE:MET). The company also declared a semi-annual dividend of $26.25 per share on the company’s 5.250% fixed-to-floating rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series C, with a liquidation preference of $1,000 per share. Both dividends will be payable June 15, 2016, to shareholders of record as of May 31, 2016.

Moving toward the volatility measures, the price volatility of stock was 2.32% for a week and 2.09% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.98. The beta, which indicates risk in relegation to the market, remained 1.92. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.72 and price to cash ratio remained 3.76. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 7.40% and return on investment was 5.20%, while its return on asset stayed at 0.60%.

Noting a main crunch of analyst research by WSJ, MET under observation of quarterly per share earnings, it has second quarter 2016 trend of $1.39, while in next quarter estimated EPS trend is $1.43 and for annual basis for 2016 estimated EPS is $5.47.  Relatively pool of WSJ analyst issues diverse rating, as for current level it has 11 experts rated as “BUY” security, 1 analyst recommend as “Overweight,” and 8 experts rated as “Hold”.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) is ahead its 52 week low with 29.67%and going down from its 52 week high price with -20.26%. The company’s shares performance for the last one month was -0.52% and 3.57% in the previous week. The stock price of firm is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 1.15% and remote isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 2.94%.

 

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