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Dividend Growth of MetLife, Inc.(MET)

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MetLife(MET) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.97% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.58. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.4. MetLife has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.64% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.6. MetLife(MET) formally announced its most recent dividend on January 9, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.4. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.6. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 2.97%. MetLife(MET) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.34 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.24. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.1. The 5 year historical dividend growth of MetLife(MET) is at the rate of 20.93% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.87. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.52% or 0.28 points. After the session commenced at $53.93, the stock reached the higher end at $54.19 while it hit a low of $53.54. With the volume soaring to 7,509,080 shares, the last trade was called at $53.65. The company has a 52-week high of $58.09. The company has a market cap of $58,774 million and there are 1,095,500,000 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $36.17. Shares of MetLife, Inc. appreciated by 2.03% during the last five trading days but lost 0.02% on a 4-week basis. MetLife, Inc. has dropped 0.77% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 0.29%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.27% of MetLife, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 74.92% of MetLife, Inc. shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 4, 2017, Maria R Morris (EVP, Global Employee Benefits) sold 2,200 shares at 54.51 per share price.On Dec 28, 2016, Peter M Carlson (EVP & Chief Accounting Officer) sold 23,636 shares at 54.32 per share price.On Dec 2, 2016, Frans Hijkoop (EVP & Chief HR Officer) sold 14,997 shares at 56.18 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Metlife Inc was Initiated by Citigroup to Sell on Jan 26, 2017. Metlife Inc was Downgraded by Standpoint Research to Hold on Dec 9, 2016. Metlife Inc was Downgraded by FBR & Co. on Nov 28, 2016 to Mkt Perform, Price Target of the shares are set at $54.

Metlife Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 1, 2017. The company reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.06. Analyst had a consensus of $1.34. The company had revenue of $12076.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $17273.67 million. The companys revenue was down -29.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.23 EPS.

Metlife Inc. is a leading provider of insurance and financial services to a broad spectrum of individual and institutional customers. The company currently provides individual insurance, annuities and investment products. The company also provides group insurance and retirement and savings products and services to corporations and other institutions. The company believes that their unparalleled franchises and brand names uniquely position them to be the preeminent provider of insurance and financial services in the U.S.

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