MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) went up by 2.27% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $51.16 and move down -9.01%, while MET stocks collected +0.17% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Worth an Investment?

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 7.71 times of increase in earnings at the present.

MET Market Performance

MET stocks went up by 0.17% for the week, with the monthly drop of -7.58% and a quarterly performance of -1.20%, while its annual performance rate touched 5.11%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -3.74% for MET stocks with the simple moving average of 3.46% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MET stocks, with Evercore ISI repeating the rating for MET shares by setting it to “In-line”. The predicted price for MET socks in the upcoming period according to Evercore ISI is $160 based on the research report published on July 16, 2019.

Sandler O’Neill, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MET stock at the price of $160. The rating they have provided for MET stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on March 19, 2019.

BofA/Merrill gave “ Buy” rating to MET stocks, setting the target price at $160 in the report published on January 16, 2019.

MET Stocks -4.31% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought MET to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, MetLife, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -8.27% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.07%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.51%, while the shares sank at the distance of -7.07% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -0.28% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, MET went up by +0.17%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +16.63% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $48.57. In addition, MetLife, Inc. saw 14.30% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

MET Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MetLife, Inc. (MET), starting from McCallion John D., who sold 2,669 shares at the price of $44.43 back on Feb 12. After this action, Rushing now owns 17,869 shares of MetLife, Inc., valued at $118,592 with the latest closing price.

Goulart Steven J, the EVP & Chief Investment Officer of MetLife, Inc., sold 10,292 shares at the value of $44.40 during a trade that took place back on Feb 12, which means that Goulart Steven J is holding 82,922 shares at the value of $456,950 based on the most recent closing price.

MET Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +10.07 for the present operating margin. The net margin for MetLife, Inc. stands at +7.65. Total capital return value is set at 9.02, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.90. Equity return holds the value 10.50%, with 0.80% for asset returns.

Based on MetLife, Inc. (MET), the company’s capital structure generated 32.81 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 24.70. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 2.50 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 32.30 and long-term debt to capital is 24.32.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.71 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.29. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.09.