In the same period a year ago, the company posted earnings of $1.36 a share on sales of $14.8 billion.
The stock has risen 2.1% since the company last reported earnings on Feb. 6.
Quarterly estimates have fallen less than 1 cent a share in the past month.
MetLife is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 8.1 based on the 12-month estimates of 19 analysts surveyed by FactSet.
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