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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 1.57% today. In the last week its performance is 2.10%, and 6.02% for the past quarter. Currently, MetLife, Inc., MET has a target price of 49, so today’s gain of 1.57% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.59%.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), has a market cap of 49870.45, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 75.90%.

At the current price of 44.7, it has a dividend yield of 3.58%, and its target price is 49. 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 11.75, as well as a forward P/E of 7.84.

With a current EPS of 3.8, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 22.37%,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 0.15%. Since its IPO date on 4/5/2000, the total performance to date is -4.73%.

Volume today for MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), is 7273600, while its average volume is 8115.79. Whilst the total gain today was 1.57%, it did have a day high of -0.13%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.80%, and 1.93% for the month. The 52-week low for MetLife, Inc., MET has been 30.08%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.43%.

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 1.35, and the P/S is 0.72, along with a P/B of 0.62. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.92.

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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