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 51.6  0.05  0.0968%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding MetLife Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon MetLife Inc has a risk adjusted performance of (0.032761), jensen alpha of (0.15), total risk alpha of (0.2), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.13)
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 611.76 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 Return0.11Value At Risk1.71
Potential Upside1.31Standard Deviation1.09
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MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.93
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.14

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 1.47 and kurtosis of 4.78. However, we advise investors to further study MetLife Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsMetLifePeer Average
Return On Equity0.27 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.03 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin0.32 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin0.71 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation86.5 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.05 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders78.04 % 6.91 %
Number of Shares Shorted11.23 M3.24 M
Price to Earning611.76 times40.69 times
Price to Book0.8 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.87 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 Equity88.9 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.98 times3.3 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 Share0.09 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.31 times1.22 times
Number of Employees69 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization54.82 B29.78 B
Total Asset877.93 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings35.52 B38.24 B
Five Year Return2.78 %
Last Dividend Paid1.6
Strong Hold


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Carlson Peter M of 6526 shares of MetLife subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance(0.032761)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.12)
Mean Deviation0.7346
Coefficient Of Variation(987.76)
Standard Deviation1.09
Information Ratio(0.14)
Jensen Alpha(0.15)
Total Risk Alpha(0.2)
Treynor Ratio(0.13)
Maximum Drawdown5.43
Value At Risk(1.71)
Potential Upside1.31

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 211.02 Billion. MetLife totals roughly 86.5 Billion in current valuation claiming about 41% of equities under Insurance - General industry.