The board of directors of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today declared a first quarter 2013 common stock dividend of $0.185 per share. The dividend will be payable on March 13, 2013 to shareholders of record as of February 6, 2013. As previously announced, beginning in 2013, MetLife has transitioned to paying common stock dividends quarterly. The company previously paid its common stock dividend on an annual basis. MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.