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MetLife, Inc. (MET) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 03, 2018

MetLife, Inc. ( MET ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 03, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MET prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $45.62, the dividend yield is 3.68%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MET was $45.62, representing a -18.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.91 and a 5.87% increase over the 52 week low of $43.09.

MET is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). MET's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.91. Zacks Investment Research reports MET's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 12.6%, compared to an industry average of 21.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MET Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MET through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have MET as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI New Zealand ETF ( ENZL )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Financial ETF ( RYF )
  • The Long-Term Care ETF ( OLD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is OLD with an increase of 17.89% over the last 100 days. ENZL has the highest percent weighting of MET at 1.61%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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