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MetLife, Inc. (MET) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 07, 2013

MetLife, Inc. ( MET ) 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 ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MET Dividend History page.

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 ( IAK )
  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE ).

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%.

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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