MetLife, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MET stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At
the current stock price of $50.53, the dividend yield is 2.18%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MET was $50.53,
representing a -2.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.65 and
a 65.4% increase over the 52 week low of $30.55.
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 $.47. Zacks Investment Research reports MET's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.23%, compared to an
industry average of 14.3%.
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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 (
- First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of
24.03% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent
weighting of MET at 9.37%.