MetLife Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MET -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: December 31, 2019  

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding MetLife is 'Strong 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 the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon MetLife has a risk adjusted performance of 0.052, jensen alpha of 0.0119, total risk alpha of (0.007766), sortino ratio of 0.0237 and treynor ratio of 0.0551
Macroaxis advice tool can be used to complement MetLife 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 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 6.50 , 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 Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

The company has $46.19 Billion in debt which may indicate that it relies heavily on debt financing
About 62.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by Steven Goulart of 7104 shares of MetLife subject to Rule 16b-3

MetLife current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price55.00
Target Mean Price53.63
Recommendation Mean2.30
Target High Price63.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions16
Target Low Price41.00

MetLife Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.08Value At Risk2.03
Potential Upside1.66Standard Deviation1.08
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares67.8 M3.2 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares62.5 M2.9 B
Dodge CoxCommon Shares46.8 M2.2 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares37.9 M1.8 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares34.4 M1.6 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares29.8 M1.4 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares17.6 M828.4 M

MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.36
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0264

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.63 and kurtosis of 1.97. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate MetLife to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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MetLife Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsMetLifePeer Average
Return On Equity0.09 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0001 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.06 (1.27) 
Operating Margin15.51 (5.51) 
Current Valuation67.22 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding936.45 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders61.88 10.09 
Number of Shares Shorted11.63 M4.71 M
Price to Earning6.50 28.72 
Price to Book0.65 9.51 
Price to Sales0.65 11.42 
Revenue68.11 B9.43 B
Gross Profit20 B27.38 B
EBITDA10.51 B3.9 B
Net Income7.19 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents22.99 B2.7 B
Cash per Share25.00 5.01 
Total Debt46.19 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity67.30 48.70 
Current Ratio1.13 2.16 
Book Value Per Share48.79 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations9.15 B971.22 M
Short Ratio2.57 4.00 
Earnings Per Share7.45 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth1.40 4.89 
Number of Employees58 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization44.05 B19.03 B
Total Asset877.93 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings29.26 B9.33 B
Five Year Return3.28
Last Dividend Paid1.76
   Acquisition by Steven Goulart of 7104 shares of MetLife subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]