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 51.85  1.1  2.08%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding MetLife Inc is 'Cautious Hold'.
For the selected time horizon MetLife Inc has a mean deviation of 0.6998, semi deviation of 0.9776, standard deviation of 0.9615, variance of 0.9244, downside variance of 1.43 and semi variance of 0.9556
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 Current Ratio, and the relationship between Net Income and Number of Employees . Given that MetLife Inc has Price to Earning of 630.71 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 Return0.14Value At Risk0.93
Potential Upside1.35Standard Deviation0.96
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares1.7 M87.4 M
Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher CoCommon Shares386.3 K19.5 M
Gofen Glossberg LlcCommon Shares367.4 K18.6 M
Nisa Investment Advisors LlcCommon Shares288.4 K14.6 M
Oregon Public Employees Retirement FundCommon Shares246.3 K12.5 M
Exxonmobil Investment Management IncCommon Shares167.3 K8.5 M
Franklin Street Advisors IncCommon Shares153.8 K7.8 M

MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.3
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.16

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of -1.12 and kurtosis of 2.86. 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 Equity(1.23) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset(0.14) % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(0.74) % (5.5) %
Operating Margin(2.96) % (10.91) %
Current Valuation81.49 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.05 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders81.9 % 6.91 %
Price to Earning630.71 times40.69 times
Price to Book0.98 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.9 times17.81 times
Revenue61.75 B9.85 B
Gross Profit22.67 B21.75 B
EBITDA(1.48 B)1.41 B
Net Income(952 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents25.95 B3.89 B
Cash per Share24.66 times5.17 times
Total Debt51.33 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity90.1 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.98 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share53.79 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations15.93 B1.25 B
Earnings Per Share(0.52) times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.07 times1.22 times
Number of Employees69 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization55.3 B29.78 B
Total Asset877.93 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings35.52 B38.24 B
Z Score0.6708.73
Five Year Return2.81 %
Last Dividend Paid1.6
Cautious Hold


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Current Valuation

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Economic Sensitivity

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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Exercise or conversion by Esther Lee of 17757 shares of MetLife subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0677
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.42)
Mean Deviation0.6998
Semi Deviation0.9776
Downside Deviation1.19
Coefficient Of Variation693.26
Standard Deviation0.9615
Information Ratio(0.16)
Jensen Alpha0.2127
Total Risk Alpha(0.5)
Sortino Ratio(0.13)
Treynor Ratio(0.43)
Maximum Drawdown4.48
Value At Risk(0.93)
Potential Upside1.35
Downside Variance1.43
Semi Variance0.9556
Expected Short fall(0.72)

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 201.59 Billion. MetLife totals roughly 81.49 Billion in current valuation claiming about 40% of equities under Insurance - General industry.