104.43 +0.03 (0.03%)
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|Bid||101.00 x 200|
|Ask||110.37 x 100|
|Day's Range||103.24 - 104.43|
|52 Week Range||73.96 - 105.36|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.50|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.48 (1.43%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
The division’s total operating revenue comprises net investment income, premiums, policy fees, and other revenues. The EMEA division garnered premiums of $1.53 billion in the first nine months of 2017 compared to $1.51 billion in the first nine months of 2016. Positive momentum in most European markets positively impacted the EMEA division’s operating earnings in the first nine months of 2017 compared to the first nine months of 2016.
Unfavorable fluctuations in foreign exchange rates negatively affected the division’s operating earnings in the first nine months of 2017 compared to the first nine months of 2016 as the Mexican and Argentine pesos weakened against the US dollar. The Latin America division’s other revenues fell from $26 million in the first nine months of 2016 to $24 million in the first nine months of 2017. The division’s premiums revenue saw a marginal rise from $1.9 billion in the first nine months of 2016 to $2.0 billion in the first nine months of 2017. MetLife has a market cap of $54.6 billion.
The Asia division saw a fall in its other revenue from $45 million in the first nine months of 2016 to $32 million in the first nine months of 2017. For the last 12 months, MetLife has an enterprise value-to-revenue ratio of 1.06x. Its peers (XLF) Allstate Corporation (ALL), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), and CNO Financial Group (CNO) have enterprise value-to-revenue ratios of 1.15x, 1.02x, and 1.68x, respectively.
MetLife’s (MET) US division posted total operating revenue of $24.2 billion in the first nine months of 2017 compared to $22.0 billion in the first nine months of 2016. Its operating revenue consists of premiums, net investment income, policy fees, and other revenues. A rise in the average premium per policy related to MetLife’s auto business compensated for a fall in its exposure, resulting in favorable momentum in its US division’s operating earnings in the first nine months of 2017 compared to the first nine months of 2016.
In its guidance call for 2018, MetLife (MET) stated that the operating earnings and PFO (premiums, fees, and other revenues) of its Latin America business are expected to witness a rise of 8%–9% annually (on a constant-currency basis) within a period of one to three years. MetLife’s EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) division is expected to see a rise of 5%–6% in the current year because of its departure from the UK retirement market. The baseline operating earnings of MetLife’s EMEA division are expected to experience a rise of 8%–9% in the current year.
MetLife’s (MET) property and casualty (or P&C) business is expected to show an upward trend in 2018. Over the last 12 months, the property and casualty business’s combined ratio stood at 100%. In the current year, MET’s management has stated that the sales in its Asia business are expected to rise at a rate of 5%–6%.
MetLife (MET) has made an attempt to streamline its customer experience by announcing two InsurTech investment programs. The names of these programs are MetLife Digital Accelerator and MetLife Digital Ventures. According to the company’s management, globalization, increasing momentum in technology, and shifting consumer preferences toward the digital world are gaining momentum, in turn affecting performances across all industries.
MetLife’s (MET) total revenue stood at $46.3 billion in the first nine months of 2017 compared to $47.9 billion in the first nine months of 2016. In 2016, MetLife saw a gain related to its US retail advisor force divestiture. MetLife incurred total expenses of $43.8 billion in the first nine months of 2017 compared to $42.4 billion in the first nine months of 2016.
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