MetLife Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MET -- USA Stock  

USD 44.96  1.20  2.74%

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

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon MetLife has a risk adjusted performance of 0.08, jensen alpha of 0.21, total risk alpha of 0.48, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 3.73
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 11.01 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

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Firms that are involved in making products or providing services to millennials
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Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.2Value At Risk1.83
Potential Upside1.74Standard Deviation1.31
 Return Density 

MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.06
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.25

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 1.38 and kurtosis of 4.26. 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 Equity8.52 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.41 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin7.07 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin9.57 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation106.95 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.02 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders81.90 % 6.91 %
Number of Shares Shorted16.9 M3.24 M
Price to Earning11.01 times40.69 times
Price to Book0.80 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.72 times17.81 times
Revenue62.1 B9.85 B
Gross Profit17.11 B21.75 B
EBITDA5.94 B1.41 B
Net Income5.2 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents23.79 B3.89 B
Cash per Share23.41 times5.17 times
Total Debt86.29 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity152.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.99 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share54.98 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations10.41 B1.25 B
Short Ratio3.08 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.01 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.68 times1.22 times
Number of Employees58 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization44.93 B29.78 B
Total Asset877.93 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings35.52 B38.24 B
Five Year Return2.91 %
Last Dividend Paid1.68
   Sale by Henrikson C Robert of 200 shares of MetLife [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
The company has 86.29 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 152.7 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. MetLife has Current Ratio of 0.97 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
About 82.0% of MetLife outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Carlson Peter M of 1515 shares of MetLife subject to Rule 16b-3
Please see also MetLife Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus. Please also try Bollinger Bands module to use bollinger bands indicator to analyze target price for a given investing horizon.