MetLife Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MET -- USA Stock  

USD 44.74  0.02  0.0447%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding MetLife is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides MetLife buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding MetLife positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of MetLife available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from MetLife buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also MetLife Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon MetLife has a risk adjusted performance of 0.3363, jensen alpha of 0.1283, total risk alpha of 0.0812, sortino ratio of 0.0446 and treynor ratio of 0.4146
MetLife buy or sell recommendations module can be used to check and cross-verify current advice provided by analysts analyzing the firm potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure MetLife is not overpriced, please verify all MetLife fundamentals including its Debt to Equity, and the relationship between EBITDA and Earnings Per Share . Given that MetLife has Price to Earning of 8.42X, we recommend you check MetLife market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

MetLife Thematic Classifications

Millennials Best IdeaMillennials Best
Firms that are involved in making products or providing services to millennials
Top FinTech IdeaTop FinTech
A collection of large financial service, investment, and banking companies
Insurance IdeaInsurance
USA Equities from Insurance industry as classified by Fama & French

MetLife Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.31Value At Risk1.86
Potential Upside2.42Standard Deviation1.61
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares72.6 M3 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares67.5 M2.8 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares46.6 M1.9 B
Dodge CoxCommon Shares46.1 M1.9 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares46 M1.9 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares40.2 M1.6 B
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares22.2 M912.9 M

MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.73
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0394

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.88 and kurtosis of 3.49. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate MetLife to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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MetLife Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsMetLifePeer Average
Return On Equity9.90% (15.17)%
Return On Asset0.54% (15.64)%
Profit Margin7.89% (5.50)%
Operating Margin9.85% (10.91)%
Current Valuation118.66B152.14B
Shares Outstanding986.84M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders61.88% 6.91%
Number of Shares Shorted15.19M3.24M
Price to Earning8.42X40.69X
Price to Book0.82X14.44X
Price to Sales0.62X17.81X
Gross Profit17.11B21.75B
Net Income5.24B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents21.77B3.89B
Cash per Share22.06X5.17X
Total Debt95.64B7.36B
Debt to Equity184.60% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.02X3.30X
Book Value Per Share52.32X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations4.44B1.25B
Short Ratio2.11X2.09X
Earnings Per Share5.07X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.52X1.22X
Number of Employees58K10.67K
Market Capitalization42.15B29.78B
Total Asset877.93B126.86B
Retained Earnings35.52B38.24B
Five Year Return3.05%
Last Dividend Paid1.68
   Exercise or conversion by John McCallion of 3861 shares of MetLife subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

MetLife Market Momentum

MetLife Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

MetLife has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
About 62.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders

Latest Analysts View

MetLife Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price50.50
Target Mean Price50.50
Recommendation Mean2.30
Target High Price63.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions16
Target Low Price37.00
Please see also MetLife Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool. Please also try Performance Analysis module to check effects of mean-variance optimization against your current asset allocation.