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MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET)
Cash Flow for Dividends
$-1,839 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

MetLife Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-486 Mil. Its cash flow for dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-1,839 Mil.

Note: A negative number here means the payment of dividends. When pays more dividends, the absolute value gets bigger.

MetLife Inc's quarterly payment of dividends declined from Jun. 2016 ($-487 Mil) to Sep. 2016 ($-447 Mil) but then increased from Sep. 2016 ($-447 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-486 Mil).

MetLife Inc's annual payment of dividends increased from Dec. 2014 ($-1,621 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($-1,769 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2015 ($-1,769 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-1,839 Mil).


Definition

Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

MetLife Inc Cash Flow for Dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -419 (Mar. 2016 ) + -487 (Jun. 2016 ) + -447 (Sep. 2016 ) + -486 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-1,839 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Cash from Financing


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

MetLife Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends -678-717-732-906-909-933-1,241-1,621-1,769-1,839

MetLife Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Dividends -425-429-424-451-426-468-419-487-447-486
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