MetLife, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13,
2013. Shareholders who purchased MET stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
48.65% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $40.48, the dividend yield is 2.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MET was $40.48,
representing a -1.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.21 and
a 46.67% increase over the 52 week low of $27.60.
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 $2.16. Zacks Investment Research reports MET's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.45%, compared to an
industry average of 6.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund (
- PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF (
- RevenueShares Financials Sector (
- PowerShares Dynamic Insurance Portfolio (PIC)
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWI with an increase of
26.65% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent
weighting of MET at 8.49%.