$1.17 EPS Expected for MetLife, Inc. (MET) as of May, 2

April 20, 2018 - By Arturo Altman

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.13, from 2017Q3’s 0.89. The ratio increased due to MetLife, Inc. positioning: 45 sold and 330 reduced. 93 funds bought stakes and 290 increased stakes. Investors holded 784.85 million in 2017Q3 but now own 782.94 million shares or 0.24% less.
Perkins Coie Co invested 1.07% of its capital in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 308,485 shs. Oakbrook Limited Liability reported 38,000 shs. Opus Investment Mgmt Incorporated reported 10 shs. The New York-based Md Sass Invsts Svcs Incorporated has invested 2.23% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Jefferies Group Limited Liability Com, a New York-based fund reported 205,746 shs. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.18% or 287,267 shs. Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Public Limited stated it has 0.06% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Wealthfront reported 0.03% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Keybank Association Oh, Ohio-based fund reported 478,620 shs. The New York-based State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.15% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Marathon Trading Investment Management Limited Liability Co reported 10,300 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Ing Groep Nv owns 50,354 shs for 0.04% of their capital. Telos Capital Mgmt reported 0.76% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Sound Shore Management Ct accumulated 2.73% or 3.55M shs.

On May, 2 after the close. Investors wait MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) to reveal its quarterly earnings, according to RTT. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s earnings per share of $1.17. That’s down 19.86 % from last year’s $1.46 earnings per share. MET’s profit could be $1.21 billion if the current earnings per share of $1.17 is accurate. Wall Street now sees 5.41 % EPS growth despite MetLife, Inc. last quarter’s EPS of $1.11. MET hit $47.44 during the last trading session after $0.44 change.Currently MetLife, Inc. is downtrending after 1.24% change in last April 20, 2017. MET has 3.90 million shares volume. MET underperformed by 12.79% the S&P 500.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Ratings Coverage

A total of 9 analysts rate Metlife (NYSE:MET) as follows: 5 “Buy”, 4 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 56% are bullish. The firm has $60.0 highest and $4700 lowest target. The avg target $54.88 is 15.68% above the last ($47.44) price. (NYSE:MET) has 16 ratings reports on Apr 20, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Wednesday, April 11 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of MET in report with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, December 21 the company was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Thursday, February 15 the firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given. On Tuesday, January 30 the firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given. On Monday, November 6 the stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research. On Thursday, April 5 the firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley. The stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, February 14. On Monday, March 26 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Bank of America. On Thursday, April 5 the rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold”. On Monday, November 13 Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MET in report with “Equal-Weight” rating.

MetLife, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management products in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.The company has $49.18 billion market cap. It operates in six divisions: U.S.; Asia; Latin America; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; MetLife Holdings; and Brighthouse Financial.The P/E ratio is 13.12. The firm offers life, dental, group short- and long-term disability, individual disability, accidental death and dismemberment, and critical illness insurance products; vision, and accident and health coverages, as well as prepaid legal plans; administrative services-only and private floating rate funding agreements; and account guaranteed, separate account guaranteed, and trust guaranteed interest contracts.

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