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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
74% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.78 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 lower than
53% of the 89 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
5.32%
-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

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -3.75
MET's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 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
91% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 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
91% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 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
91% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 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
70% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 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 77 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
97% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 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
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with MetLife Inc $MET.
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Preferred stocks of MetLife Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MET/PA25.473.98Floating 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

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 9.84
NYSE:MET's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:MET: 9.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 17.30
NYSE:MET's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
71% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. NYSE:MET: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
NYSE:MET' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 11.99 Max: 104.37
Current: 17.3
2.48
104.37
PB Ratio 0.86
NYSE:MET's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. NYSE:MET: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NYSE:MET' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.53
Current: 0.86
0.43
1.53
PS Ratio 0.98
NYSE:MET's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. NYSE:MET: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NYSE:MET' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.98
0.19
1.07
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 3.98
NYSE:MET's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
63% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. NYSE:MET: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
NYSE:MET' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.87 Max: 14
Current: 3.98
1.46
14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.98
NYSE:MET's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
58% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. NYSE:MET: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NYSE:MET' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 3.83 Max: 14
Current: 3.98
1.29
14
EV-to-EBIT -45.51
NYSE:MET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. NYSE:MET: -45.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NYSE:MET' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.5  Med: 7.4 Max: 93.3
Current: -45.51
-47.5
93.3
EV-to-EBITDA -45.51
NYSE:MET's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. NYSE:MET: -45.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:MET' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.5  Med: 7.35 Max: 93.3
Current: -45.51
-47.5
93.3
Shiller PE Ratio 16.90
NYSE:MET's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 18.84 vs. NYSE:MET: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NYSE:MET' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 11.23 Max: 17.93
Current: 16.9
6.3
17.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.96
NYSE:MET's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
51% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. NYSE:MET: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
NYSE:MET' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.15 Max: 6.06
Current: 2.96
0.83
6.06
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 16.00
NYSE:MET's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. NYSE:MET: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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 % 3.02
NYSE:MET's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
51% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. NYSE:MET: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.24
NYSE:MET's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
67% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NYSE:MET: 7.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
NYSE:MET' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 5.15 Max: 14.52
Current: 7.24
1.99
14.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.80
NYSE:MET's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. NYSE:MET: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NYSE: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

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.00
NYSE:MET's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. NYSE:MET: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NYSE:MET' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.74
Current: 1
0.61
1.74
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.31
NYSE:MET's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NYSE:MET: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NYSE:MET' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.31
0.22
0.58
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.26
NYSE:MET's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. NYSE:MET: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NYSE:MET' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.26
0.45
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.20
NYSE:MET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. NYSE:MET: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:MET' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1179  Med: 10.6 Max: 713.6
Current: -2.2
-1179
713.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 23.70
NYSE:MET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 21.48 vs. NYSE:MET: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NYSE:MET' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.6 Max: 76.4
Current: 23.7
0.3
76.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $61,312.00
EPS (TTM) $ -0.62
Beta1.45
Short Percentage of Float1.22%
52-Week Range $36.17 - 58.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,075.93

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 69,824 71,976 74,689
EPS ($) 5.36 5.85 6.65
EPS without NRI ($) 5.36 5.85 6.65
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
72.40%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.65 1.75 1.89

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