MetLife Inc. (MET) Dividends

MetLife Inc. (MET): $72.04

-0.18 (-0.25%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • MET's average cash flow over the past 5.5 years is greater than 96.04% of current dividend paying stocks in the US.
  • Regarding free cash flow variation: MET reports less variability in its cash flow than 97.79% of dividend stocks in our set.
  • In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, MET has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 2,181,000,000, ranking above 97.37% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with MET's price: RKT, CNXN, HASI, WEN and WPG.
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MET Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$72.04$60.53 -12.81%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Metlife Inc, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 12.81% in comparison to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Metlife Inc's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • Given its market cap of around 58 billion US dollars, this puts the stock in the large-sized market cap class, and its dividend yield is greater than 68.61% of dividend yielding stocks in the same market cap class.
  • Beta, a measure of volatility relative to the stock market overall, is lower for MET than it is for only 24.51% of other equities in the Financial Services sector that also issue dividends.
  • In terms of who is growing the amount of dividends they return to shareholders, MET boasts a higher growth rate in terms of its annual cash distributed to its owners than only 17.53% of the dividend issuers in our set.

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MET Dividend History

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MET Dividends vs. Peers

MET's dividend yield currently ranks #13 of 40 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Life category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 LFCHY China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. ADR 6.76%
2 AVVIY Aviva PLC ADR 5.84%
3 LNC Lincoln National Corp. 5.44%
5 MFC Manulife Financial Corporation 4.87%
6 PRU Prudential Financial Inc. 4.67%
7 AV Aviva Plc 4.63%
8 FG FGL Holdings Ordinary Share 3.72%
9 ZURVY Zurich Insurance Group AG ADR 3.69%
10 NNGRY NN Group N.V. 3.48%
11 AEG Aegon N.V. ADR 3.46%
12 FFG FBL Financial Group, Inc. 3.41%
13 MET MetLife Inc. 2.77%
14 PFG Principal Financial Group Inc. 2.77%
15 EQH Equitable Holdings Inc. 2.56%
16 KCLI Kansas City Life Insurance Company 2.11%
17 PRI Primerica, Inc. 1.39%
18 TIPT Tiptree Inc. 1.07%
19 FGL Fidelity & Guaranty Life 0.84%
20 AAGIY AIA Group Limited 0.78%
21 AAME Atlantic American Corporation 0.78%
22 GL Globe Life Inc. 0.68%
23 PUK Prudential PLC ADR 0.67%
24 IHC Independence Holding Company 0.21%
25 NWLI National Western Life Group, Inc. - 0.13%
26 AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding Company 0.04%
27 CIA Citizens, Inc. ($1.00 Par) 0.00%
28 PNX Phoenix Companies 0.00%
30 BHF Brighthouse Financial, Inc. 0.00%
31 SNFCA Security National Financial Corp. Cl A 0.00%
32 GWGH GWG Holdings, Inc 0.00%
33 GNW Genworth Financial Inc 0.00%
34 ELFIF E-L Financial Corporation Limited 0.00%
35 IAFNF iA Financial Corporation Inc. 0.00%
36 ARZGY Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. 0.00%
37 GJNSY Gjensidige Forsikring ASA 0.00%
38 GWLIF Great-West Lifeco Inc. 0.00%
39 TDHOY T&D Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
40 AEB AEGON N.V. 6.2996% Floating Perpetual Capital Secs. 0.00%

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Want to see what other sources are saying about Metlife Inc's dividends? Try the links below:

Metlife Inc Common Stock (MET) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Metlife Inc (MET) - Dividend Investor
Metlife Inc (MET) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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