MetLife Inc. (MET) Dividends
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.
MET Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model
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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.
MET Dividend Chart
MET Dividend History
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