MetLife Historical Income Statement Analysis

Historical analysis of MetLife income statement accounts such as Gross Profit of 22.7 B can show how well MetLife Inc performed in making a profits. Evaluating MetLife income statement over time to spot trends is a great complementary tool to traditional technical analysis and can indicate the direction of MetLife future profits or losses. Financial Statement Analysis is much more than just reviewing and examining MetLife Inc latest accounting reports in order to predict its past. Macroaxis encourages investors to analyze financial statement over time for various trends across multiple indicators and accounts to determine whether MetLife Inc is a good buy for the upcoming year. Please see also Stocks Correlation.
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Net Income    Operating Income    Weighted Average Shares    Income Tax Expense    

Net Income

Net income is one of the most important fundamental items in finance. It plays a large role in MetLife Inc financial statement analysis. It represents the amount of money remaining after all of MetLife Inc operating expenses, interest, taxes and preferred stock dividends have been deducted from a company total revenue. The portion of profit or loss for the period, net of income taxes, which is attributable to the parent after the deduction of Net Income to Non Controlling Interests from Consolidated Income, and before the deduction of Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact.

Operating Income

Operating Income is the amount of profit realized from MetLife Inc operations after accounting for operating expenses such as cost of goods sold (COGS), wages and depreciation. Operating income takes the gross income and subtracts other operating expenses and then removes depreciation. Operating Income of MetLife Inc is typically a synonym for earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) and is also commonly referred to as operating profit or recurring profit. Operating income is a measure of financial performance before the deduction of Interest Expense, Income Tax Expense and other Non-Operating items. It is calculated as Gross Profit minus Operating Expenses.

Weighted Average Shares

The weighted average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used by the company to calculate Earnings per Basic Share, determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period.

Income Tax Expense

Amount of current income tax expense (benefit) and deferred income tax expense (benefit) pertaining to continuing operations.