2. As of noon trading, MetLife ( MET) is up $0.58 (1.1%) to $52.37 on average volume. Thus far, 2.9 million shares of MetLife exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.61-$52.38 after having opened the day at $51.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $51.79.

MetLife, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. MetLife has a market cap of $57.3 billion and is part of the insurance industry. Shares are down 4.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate MetLife a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates MetLife as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full MetLife Ratings Report now.

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