MetLife Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MET -- USA Stock  

USD 43.85  0.23  0.53%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding MetLife is 'Strong Hold'. 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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Strong Hold

Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon MetLife has a risk adjusted performance of 0.15, jensen alpha of 0.29, total risk alpha of 0.0553, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.75
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 10.83 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.

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 Return0.38Value At Risk3.35
Potential Upside2.07Standard Deviation2.59
 Return Density 

MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.51
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.08

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.5 and kurtosis of 3.55. However, we advise investors to further study MetLife technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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MetLife Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsMetLifePeer Average
Return On Equity8.66 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.41 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin6.43 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin8.78 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation119.35 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding994.84 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders81.90 % 6.91 %
Number of Shares Shorted13.36 M3.24 M
Price to Earning10.83 times40.69 times
Price to Book0.82 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.64 times17.81 times
Revenue67.96 B9.85 B
Gross Profit17.11 B21.75 B
EBITDA5.97 B1.41 B
Net Income5.23 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents24.74 B3.89 B
Cash per Share24.87 times5.17 times
Total Debt100.36 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity186.40 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.00 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share53.62 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations8.5 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.70 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.05 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.67 times1.22 times
Number of Employees58 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization43.6 B29.78 B
Total Asset877.93 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings35.52 B38.24 B
Five Year Return2.94 %
Last Dividend Paid1.68
   Acquisition or disposition of MetLife securities by Price Hugh B [view details]

MetLife Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

MetLife generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
MetLife has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
About 82.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders
Latest headline from MetLife exotic insider transaction detected

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MetLife Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price52.00
Target Mean Price53.56
Recommendation Mean2.40
Target High Price63.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions16
Target Low Price44.00
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