Stock Updates

Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET)?

The company in question is, MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) currently with a stock price of 46.67 (-0.47% today). The market cap for MetLife, Inc. is 51054.64, and is in the sector Financial, and Life Insurance industry. The target price for MetLife, Inc. is 50.38. Currently MetLife, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 12.27, and a forward P/E of 8.2. Average volume for MetLife, Inc. is 7200.42 and so far today it is 4705200.

Performance in the last year for MetLife, Inc. has been -1.09%. For EPS growth, MetLife, Inc. has seen a growth of -15.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 23.03%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.20% over the last five years and could be 8.87% for the next five years. MetLife, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -93.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.69%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.17%.

Since the IPO date for MetLife, Inc. on the 4/5/2000, MetLife, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -0.53%. With MetLife, Inc. trading at 46.67, the dividend yield is 3.43%, and the EPS is 3.8.

So could MetLife, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.27. The PEG is 1.38, P/S is 0.74 and the P/B is at 0.65. The P/cash is 2.99, with P/free cash flow at 5.02.

MetLife, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.25, and total debt/equity at 0.83.

In terms of margins, MetLife, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 10.70% and a profit margin of 6.20%.Payout ratio for MetLife, Inc. is 39.80%. Return on assets come to 0.50% with return on investment coming to 5.20%.

Insider ownership for MetLife, Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 75.70%. Outstanding shares are at 1093.95. While shares float is 929.61. The float short is currently 2.07%, and short ratio is 2.68.

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.

About the author

Mark Hines

Leave a Comment