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MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET)
Total Equity
\$67,309 Mil (As of Dec. 2016)

MetLife Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$67,309 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. MetLife Inc's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$61.44. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. MetLife Inc's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.30.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

MetLife Inc's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 898764 - 831455 = 67,309

MetLife Inc's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 898764 - 831455 = 67,309

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

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

MetLife Inc's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (67309 - 0) / 1095.50 = 61.44

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

MetLife Inc's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (242 + 19671) / 67309 = 0.30

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

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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

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Total Equity 35,179 23,734 33,121 48,625 57,519 64,453 61,553 72,053 67,949 67,309

MetLife Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Total Equity 70,805 72,053 73,770 69,377 70,503 67,949 75,775 79,179 78,286 67,309
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