In the past week, MET stock has gone up by 5.54%, with a monthly decline of -14.19% and a quarterly plunge of -26.84%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.53%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.87% for MetLife Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -5.30% for MET’s stock, with a -22.04% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET) Right Now?
MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.31x that is above its average ratio. Additionally, the 36-month beta value for MET is 1.07. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 13 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 rating it as “overweight,” 5 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”
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The average price predicted by analysts for MET is $75.80, which is $24.09 above the current price. The public float for MET is 659.31M and currently, short sellers hold a 1.00% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of MET on May 24, 2023 was 6.18M shares.
MET) stock’s latest price update
MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET) has seen a decline in its stock price by -1.01 in relation to its previous close of 52.37. However, the company has experienced a 5.54% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 11/06/22 that MetLife Stock Is Up 20% This Year—and Could Gain More
MET Trading at -8.86% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -32.99% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.87%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.53%, as shares sank -12.45% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -12.08% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MET rose by +5.54%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -18.10% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $54.37. In addition, MetLife Inc. saw -28.37% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MET starting from PAPPAS BILL, who sale 2,857 shares at the price of $70.96 back on Mar 02. After this action, PAPPAS BILL now owns 48,915 shares of MetLife Inc., valued at $202,733 using the latest closing price.
PAPPAS BILL, the EVP, Global Tech. & Ops. of MetLife Inc., sale 11,345 shares at $71.96 during a trade that took place back on Feb 27, which means that PAPPAS BILL is holding 46,231 shares at $816,386 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for MET
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +5.43 for the present operating margin
The net margin for MetLife Inc. stands at +3.63. The total capital return value is set at 1.00, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.88. Equity return is now at value 5.70, with 0.30 for asset returns.
Based on MetLife Inc. (MET), the company’s capital structure generated 69.14 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 40.88. Total debt to assets is 2.80, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 68.49. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 40.50.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.56, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.24. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.57.
In conclusion, MetLife Inc. (MET) has seen bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.