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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 -2.52% today. In the last week its performance is -1.25%, and 19.90% for the past quarter. Currently, MetLife, Inc., MET has a target price of 49.17, so today’s gain of -2.52% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.94%.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), has a market cap of 47690.96, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 76.00%.

At the current price of 43.4, it has a dividend yield of 3.69%, and its target price is 49.17. 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 11.41, as well as a forward P/E of 7.61.

With a current EPS of 3.8, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 22.72%,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 8.87%.

Performance for the year is -4.89%. Since its IPO date on 4/5/2000, the total performance to date is -7.50%.

Volume today for MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), is 7133700, while its average volume is 7976.9. Whilst the total gain today was -2.52%, it did have a day high of -3.32%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.41%, and 1.97% for the month. The 52-week low for MetLife, Inc., MET has been 26.30%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.98%.

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 1.29, and the P/S is 0.69, along with a P/B of 0.6. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.79.

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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