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 50.13  0.41  0.81%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding MetLife Inc is 'Strong Buy'.
For the selected time horizon MetLife Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1178, jensen alpha of 0.2216, total risk alpha of 0.0192, sortino ratio of 0.1473 and treynor ratio of 0.3255
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 Debt to Equity, and the relationship between EBITDA and Earnings Per Share . Given that MetLife Inc has Price to Earning of 575.29 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 Return0.33Value At Risk-1.7658
Potential Upside1.9122Standard Deviation1.1314
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares70 M3.8 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares66.7 M3.7 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares47.5 M2.6 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares43.8 M2.4 B
Dodge CoxCommon Shares40.6 M2.2 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares30 M1.6 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares28.6 M1.6 B

MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.22 
βBeta against DOW= 0.99 
Overall volatility
= 1.14 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.19 

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.79 and kurtosis of 0.34. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate MetLife Inc to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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FundamentalsMetLifePeer Average
Return On Equity0.27 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.030000 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin0.32 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin0.71 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation67.58 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.06 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders95.70 % 6.91 %
Number of Shares Shorted11.23 M3.24 M
Price to Earning575.29 times40.69 times
Price to Book0.75 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.82 times17.81 times
Revenue63.21 B9.85 B
Gross Profit22.67 B21.75 B
EBITDA817.5 M1.41 B
Net Income96 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents31.63 B3.89 B
Cash per Share29.76 times5.17 times
Total Debt61.99 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity88.90 times0.72 times
Current Ratio0.98 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share65.31 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations14.12 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.16 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.090000 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.78 times1.22 times
Number of Employees69 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization51.89 B29.78 B
Total Asset877.93 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings35.52 B38.24 B
Five Year Return2.75 %
Last Dividend Paid1.6
Strong Buy


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Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.1178
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.3355
Mean Deviation0.8771
Semi Deviation1.02
Downside Deviation1.5
Coefficient Of Variation340.89
Standard Deviation1.13
Information Ratio0.1949
Jensen Alpha0.2216
Total Risk Alpha0.0192
Sortino Ratio0.1473
Treynor Ratio0.3255
Maximum Drawdown4.45
Value At Risk(1.77)
Potential Upside1.91
Downside Variance2.24
Semi Variance1.04
Expected Short fall(0.96)

Current Valuation

MetLife Current Valuation Analysis
MetLife Inc is rated top company 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 142.6 Billion. MetLife totals roughly 67.58 Billion in current valuation claiming about 47% of equities under Insurance - General industry.