MetLife Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MET -- USA Stock  

USD 47.64  0.31  0.66%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding MetLife is 'Strong Buy'. 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 0.0483, jensen alpha of 0.093, total risk alpha of 0.1213, sortino ratio of 0.0722 and treynor ratio of 0.1134
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 9.25X, 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

MetLife has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
About 62.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders

MetLife current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price52.00
Target Mean Price52.12
Recommendation Mean2.30
Target High Price63.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions17
Target Low Price41.00

MetLife Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.09Value At Risk1.66
Potential Upside1.65Standard Deviation1.42
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares71.4 M3 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares66.6 M2.8 B
Dodge CoxCommon Shares46.4 M2 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares45.7 M1.9 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares43.3 M1.8 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares30.1 M1.3 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares18.3 M779.6 M

MetLife Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.69
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.07

MetLife Volatility Alert

MetLife has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.02 and kurtosis of 1.54. 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 Equity9.12% (0.31)%
Return On Asset0.66% (0.14)%
Profit Margin7.56% (1.27)%
Operating Margin11.24% (5.51)%
Current Valuation117.03B16.62B
Shares Outstanding950.37M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders61.88% 10.09%
Number of Shares Shorted7.12M4.71M
Price to Earning9.25X28.72X
Price to Book0.77X9.51X
Price to Sales0.65X11.42X
Gross Profit20B27.38B
Net Income5.08B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents24.46B2.7B
Cash per Share25.74X5.01X
Total Debt96.28B5.32B
Debt to Equity163.90% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.02X2.16X
Book Value Per Share61.58X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations7.91B971.22M
Short Ratio1.60X4.00X
Earnings Per Share5.12X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.82X4.89X
Number of Employees58K18.84K
Market Capitalization44.98B19.03B
Total Asset877.93B29.47B
Retained Earnings35.52B9.33B
Five Year Return3.13%
Last Dividend Paid1.76
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