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Also traded in: Brazil, Germany, Mexico

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.87
MET's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. MET: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MET' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.54 Max: N/A
Current: 0.87
Equity-to-Asset 0.07
MET's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.08 vs. MET: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MET' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.08
Current: 0.07
0.05
0.08
WACC vs ROIC
5.23%
-0.84%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -3.75
MET's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. MET: -3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MET' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.56  Med: 8.54 Max: 13.07
Current: -3.75
-10.56
13.07
Net Margin % -0.94
MET's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. MET: -0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MET' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.47  Med: 5.7 Max: 9.15
Current: -0.94
-5.47
9.15
ROE % -0.92
MET's ROE % is ranked lower than
87% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.21 vs. MET: -0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MET' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.33  Med: 6.8 Max: 12.12
Current: -0.92
-8.33
12.12
ROA % -0.06
MET's ROA % is ranked lower than
89% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. MET: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MET' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.43  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.84
Current: -0.06
-0.43
0.84
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.10
MET's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. MET: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MET' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.7 Max: 10
Current: -2.1
0
10
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -34.90
MET's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
97% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. MET: -34.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MET' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.2 Max: 50
Current: -34.9
0
50
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -40.00
MET's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
98% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MET: -40.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MET' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.3 Max: 104.3
Current: -40
0
104.3
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Financials


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Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

MET Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ray Dalio 415,045 sh (+412.12%)
First Eagle Investment 40,000 sh (+138.10%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,663 sh (+33.83%)
Dodge & Cox 39,133,326 sh (+26.45%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 6,174 sh (+0.82%)
John Buckingham 107,865 sh (+0.16%)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 7,356,802 sh (-0.15%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,325,000 sh (-0.88%)
Richard Pzena 6,140,192 sh (-1.48%)
David Dreman 45,944 sh (-2.30%)
Richard Snow 1,359,846 sh (-7.29%)
NWQ Managers 1,384,402 sh (-14.51%)
Jeremy Grantham 16,450 sh (-22.95%)
RS Investment Management 1,273 sh (-79.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,800 sh (-81.88%)
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Q3 2016

MET Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ken Heebner 160,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,000 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,606,272 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 1,486,428 sh (+7.37%)
Dodge & Cox 41,052,181 sh (+4.90%)
First Eagle Investment 41,000 sh (+2.50%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,425,000 sh (+1.37%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Buckingham 107,231 sh (-0.59%)
David Dreman 45,031 sh (-1.99%)
Richard Snow 1,331,613 sh (-2.08%)
Richard Pzena 5,935,485 sh (-3.33%)
Diamond Hill Capital 7,068,281 sh (-3.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,383 sh (-29.75%)
Jeremy Grantham 10,750 sh (-34.65%)
» More
Q4 2016

MET Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Chanos 54,410 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,986 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 12,832 sh (+19.37%)
Dodge & Cox 41,061,674 sh (+0.02%)
First Eagle Investment 41,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Buckingham 107,180 sh (-0.05%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,070,000 sh (-4.78%)
NWQ Managers 1,403,931 sh (-5.55%)
Richard Pzena 5,582,905 sh (-5.94%)
Richard Snow 1,204,834 sh (-9.52%)
David Dreman 39,551 sh (-12.17%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,888,796 sh (-16.69%)
» More
Q1 2017

MET Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 1,570,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 407,100 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 69,697 sh (+28.10%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,997 sh (+18.31%)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,838,929 sh (+16.13%)
John Buckingham 108,348 sh (+1.09%)
First Eagle Investment 41,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 40,811,711 sh (-0.61%)
Richard Pzena 5,474,227 sh (-1.95%)
David Dreman 38,658 sh (-2.26%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,850,000 sh (-3.11%)
NWQ Managers 1,352,009 sh (-3.70%)
Richard Snow 1,151,101 sh (-4.46%)
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Preferred stocks of MetLife Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
METPRA25.334.00Floating Rate NonCumulative Preferred Stock, Series A

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life    NAICS: 524113    SIC: 6311
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Traded in other countries:METB34.Brazil, MWZ.Germany, MET.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA
MetLife Inc provides life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

MetLife--once a mutual company before the 2000 demutualization--is the largest life insurer in the U.S. by assets and provides a variety of insurance and financial services products. Outside the United States, MetLife operates in Japan and more than 50 countries in Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 9.55
MET's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MET: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 16.38
MET's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
69% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. MET: 16.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MET' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 11.99 Max: 104.37
Current: 16.38
2.48
104.37
PB Ratio 0.81
MET's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. MET: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MET' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.53
Current: 0.81
0.43
1.53
PS Ratio 0.92
MET's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. MET: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MET' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.92
0.19
1.07
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 3.76
MET's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. MET: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MET' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.88 Max: 14
Current: 3.76
1.46
14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.76
MET's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
61% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. MET: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MET' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 3.85 Max: 14
Current: 3.76
1.29
14
EV-to-EBIT -42.75
MET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.53 vs. MET: -42.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MET' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.5  Med: 7.75 Max: 93.3
Current: -42.75
-47.5
93.3
EV-to-EBITDA -42.75
MET's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
96% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. MET: -42.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MET' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.5  Med: 7.65 Max: 93.3
Current: -42.75
-47.5
93.3
Shiller PE Ratio 16.07
MET's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MET: 16.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MET' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.27  Med: 11.16 Max: 17.66
Current: 16.07
6.27
17.66

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.14
MET's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
52% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. MET: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MET' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.14 Max: 6.06
Current: 3.14
0.83
6.06
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 16.00
MET's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. MET: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MET' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.7 Max: 36.9
Current: 16
0
36.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.13
MET's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
50% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. MET: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.52
MET's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
72% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. MET: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MET' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 5.13 Max: 14.52
Current: 7.52
1.99
14.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.80
MET's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. MET: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MET' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.6  Med: -1.2 Max: 0
Current: 0.8
-10.6
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.94
MET's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. MET: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MET' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.94
0.61
1.74
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.29
MET's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MET: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MET' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.29
0.22
0.58
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.20
MET's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. MET: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MET' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.2
0.45
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.34
MET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. MET: -2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MET' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 11.4 Max: 713.6
Current: -2.34
1.1
713.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 24.67
MET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 23.84 vs. MET: 24.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MET' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 9.95 Max: 76.4
Current: 24.67
0.3
76.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $61,312
EPS (TTM) $ -0.62
Beta1.44
Short Percentage of Float1.21%
52-Week Range $36.17 - 58.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,075.93

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 69,270 71,370 73,342
EPS ($) 5.35 5.82 6.45
EPS without NRI ($) 5.35 5.82 6.45
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
69.60%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.66 1.78 1.95
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