Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 0.89 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 47 investors sold MET shares while 324 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 237 raised stakes. 739.18 million shares or 1.70% less from 751.98 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Princeton Strategies Gru reported 0.73% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Cumberland Limited stated it has 215,625 shares or 0.96% of all its holdings. Adirondack Rech And Mngmt stated it has 9,303 shares. Tower Research Capital Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) reported 0.03% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). King Luther Capital Mngmt Corp holds 0.04% or 112,942 shares. Blackrock Inc holds 71.70M shares. 319,200 are owned by Skba Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company. Us Savings Bank De accumulated 207,585 shares. Kentucky Retirement System Insurance Tru Fund holds 18,792 shares. Pggm holds 762,500 shares. Webster Commercial Bank N A invested in 7,445 shares. Gw Henssler & Associates Limited holds 1.18% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 277,716 shares. Graybill Bartz Assoc Ltd holds 55,611 shares. Johnson Counsel stated it has 17,326 shares. Gofen Glossberg Ltd Liability Com Il has invested 0.43% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET).
Kbc Group Nv increased its stake in Metlife Inc (MET) by 8.93% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kbc Group Nv bought 112,881 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.12% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.38 million shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $71.52 million, up from 1.26 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kbc Group Nv who had been investing in Metlife Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $43.15 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $43.72. About 3.56M shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has declined 26.13% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.13% the S&P500.
Kbc Group Nv, which manages about $11.02B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Automatic Data Processing In (NASDAQ:ADP) by 48,312 shares to 57,353 shares, valued at $6.27M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lincoln Natl Corp Ind (NYSE:LNC) by 80,470 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 163,061 shares, and cut its stake in Lauder Estee Cos Inc (NYSE:EL).
More important recent MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “MetLife (MET) Announces Michel A. Khalaf to Succeed Steven A. Kandarian as President & CEO – StreetInsider.com” on January 08, 2019, also Investorplace.com published article titled: “3 Insurance Stocks to Invest In Now – Investorplace.com”, Seekingalpha.com published: “MetLife Is Properly Positioned For 2019 – Seeking Alpha” on December 17, 2018. More interesting news about MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Ameriprise Financial (AMP) Added to Citi Focus List, MetLife (MET) & Prudential Financial (PRU) Are Being Removed – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: December 24, 2018.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Ratings Coverage
Among 5 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. MetLife had 5 analyst reports since July 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, November 13. RBC Capital Markets maintained MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) rating on Monday, December 17. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $50 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating by FBR Capital given on Monday, July 16. The company was maintained on Monday, October 8 by UBS. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, August 17.
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