MetLife Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides MetLife Inc 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 Inc 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 current analyst consensus

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MetLife Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 47.47  0.84  1.80%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding MetLife Inc is 'Sell'.
For the selected time horizon MetLife Inc has a mean deviation of 1.71, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 2.51, variance of 6.3, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis advice tool can be used to complement MetLife Inc buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by experts. It analyzes the firm potential to grow against your specific risk preferences and investment horizon. To make sure MetLife Inc is not overpriced, please verify all MetLife Inc fundamentals including its Current Ratio, and the relationship between Net Income and Number of Employees . Given that MetLife Inc has Price to Earning of 14.05 times, 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.56Value At Risk4.28
Potential Upside1.80Standard Deviation2.51
 Return Density 

MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.12
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.14

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.73 and kurtosis of 4.14. However, we advise investors to further study MetLife Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsMetLifePeer Average
Return On Equity7.55 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.35 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin6.03 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin7.27 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation77.24 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.04 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders81.90 % 6.91 %
Price to Earning14.05 times40.69 times
Price to Book0.85 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.80 times17.81 times
Revenue62.09 B9.85 B
Gross Profit22.67 B21.75 B
EBITDA4.92 B1.41 B
Net Income4.63 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents17.57 B3.89 B
Cash per Share16.84 times5.17 times
Total Debt46.15 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity79.30 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.35 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share55.55 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations31.61 B1.25 B
Earnings Per Share3.38 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.69 times1.22 times
Number of Employees58 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization49.51 B29.78 B
Total Asset877.93 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings35.52 B38.24 B
Z Score0.6708.73
Five Year Return2.83 %
Last Dividend Paid1.6

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Current Valuation

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Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Exercise or conversion by Henrikson C Robert of 3100 shares of MetLife subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.40
Market Risk Adjusted Performance4.77
Mean Deviation1.71
Coefficient Of Variation446.99
Standard Deviation2.51
Information Ratio0.14
Jensen Alpha0.60
Total Risk Alpha0.26
Treynor Ratio4.76
Maximum Drawdown10.01
Value At Risk4.28
Potential Upside1.8

Current Valuation

MetLife Current Valuation Analysis
MetLife Inc is regarded third in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Insurance - General industry is now estimated at about 199.71 Billion. MetLife totals roughly 77.24 Billion in current valuation claiming about 39% of equities under Insurance - General industry.