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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) which is in the industry Life Insurance, gaining 1.16% today. In the last week its performance is 3.31%, and -7.85% for the past quarter. Currently, MetLife, Inc., MET has a target price of 48.75, so today’s gain of 1.16% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.44%.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), has a market cap of 45394.39, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 76.00%.

At the current price of 41.79, it has a dividend yield of 3.83%, and its target price is 48.75. This is with a profit margin of 6.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.83. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has a P/E of 10.99, as well as a forward P/E of 7.32.

With a current EPS of 3.8, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 22.76%,MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.73%.

Performance for the year is -14.18%. Since its IPO date on 4/5/2000, the total performance to date is -10.93%.

Volume today for MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), is 7953163, while its average volume is 7869.85. Whilst the total gain today was 1.16%, it did have a day high of -4.54%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.25%, and 1.93% for the month. The 52-week low for MetLife, Inc., MET has been 21.61%, while the 52-week-high has reached -18.13%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.20%, and its return on assets is 0.50%. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has an operating margin of 10.70%. With a sales growth of -5.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that MetLife, Inc., MET is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.25, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of MetLife, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.26, and the P/S is 0.66, along with a P/B of 0.58. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.66.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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