Highlighted Post-Market Laggard: MetLife (MET)

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified MetLife ( MET) as a post-market laggard candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified MetLife as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • MET has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $304.1 million.
  • MET is down 2% today from today's close.

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More details on MET:

MetLife, Inc. provides life insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management products in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.9%. MET has a PE ratio of 9.7. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate MetLife a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

The average volume for MetLife has been 6.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MetLife has a market cap of $58.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. The stock has a beta of 1.93 and a short float of 1.5% with 2.23 days to cover. Shares are down 3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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