MetLife Inc Stock Buy Recommendation Reiterated (MET)
- Compared to where it was trading one year ago, MET is up 44.65% to its most recent closing price of 49.76. Looking ahead, although the push and pull of a bull or bear market could certainly alter the outcome, our view is that this stock's positive fundamentals give it good potential for further appreciation.
- The current debt-to-equity ratio, 0.43, is low and is below the industry average, implying that there has been successful management of debt levels.
- Current return on equity is lower than its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a clear sign of weakness within the company.
- The net income has significantly decreased by 78.1% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from $2,295.00 million to $502.00 million.
--Written by a member of TheStreet Ratings Staff. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.
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