MetLife, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MET stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that MET has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MET was $49.05,
representing a -10.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.70 and
a 44.73% increase over the 52 week low of $33.89.
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 $2.23. Zacks Investment Research reports MET's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.34%, compared to an
industry average of 9.2%.
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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 (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial (
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of
8.9% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting
of MET at 9.77%.