MetLife, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13,
2014. Shareholders who purchased MET stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
27.27% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $51.53, the dividend yield is 2.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MET was $51.53,
representing a -5.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.80 and
a 27.71% increase over the 52 week low of $40.35.
MET is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as China Life Insurance Company Limited (
) and Prudential Public Limited Company (
). MET's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.18. Zacks Investment Research reports MET's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .38%, compared to an industry
average of 1.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MET through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MET as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Insurance ETF (
- PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF (
- PowerShares Financial Preferred (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial (
- Vanguard Financials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PGF with an increase of
5.81% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting
of MET at 9.73%.