MetLife Buy or Sell Recommendation

MetLife -- USA Stock  

USD 47.83  0.22  0.46%

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 current analyst consensus.

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MetLife Current Recommendation

Strong Hold


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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon MetLife has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0753, jensen alpha of 0.0593, total risk alpha of 0.0873, sortino ratio of 0.0585 and treynor ratio of 2.03
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 Current Ratio, and the relationship between Net Income and Number of Employees . Given that MetLife has Price to Earning of 13.11 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

Millennials Best IdeaMillennials Best
Firms that are involved in making products or providing services to millennials
Top FinTech IdeaTop FinTech
A collection of large financial service, investment, and banking companies
Financials IdeaFinancials
Banks, insurance companies, or other financial institutions

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.068413Value At Risk2.18
Potential Upside2.13Standard Deviation1.48
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Jennison Associates LlcCommon Shares4.1 M188.5 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares3 M139.3 M
Acadian Asset Management LlcCommon Shares1.4 M64.4 M
Douglas Lane Associates LlcCommon Shares1.4 M63.7 M
Strs OhioCommon Shares954.4 K43.8 M
Chevy Chase Trust Holdings IncCommon Shares884.1 K40.6 M
Janney Montgomery Scott LlcCommon Shares835.1 K38.3 M

MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.0288
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0614

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.17 and kurtosis of 1.8. 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 Equity7.91 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.37 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin6.44 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin8.58 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation106.31 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.04 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders81.90 % 6.91 %
Price to Earning13.11 times40.69 times
Price to Book0.84 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.79 times17.81 times
Revenue62.27 B9.85 B
Gross Profit24 B21.75 B
EBITDA5.34 B1.41 B
Net Income4.89 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents23.13 B3.89 B
Cash per Share22.32 times5.17 times
Total Debt82.22 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity139.60 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.96 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share56.22 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations3.41 B1.25 B
Earnings Per Share3.62 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.62 times1.22 times
Number of Employees58 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization49.14 B29.78 B
Total Asset877.93 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings35.52 B38.24 B
Five Year Return2.84 %
Last Dividend Paid1.6
   Sale by Prochaska Joseph J Jr of 178 shares of MetLife [view details]

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