Rodgers Brothers Has Boosted By $328,950 Its Metlife (MET) Stake; Dynasil Of America Has 7 Sentiment

February 25, 2018 - By Lawrence Diaz

Rodgers Brothers Inc increased Metlife Inc (MET) stake by 22.45% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Rodgers Brothers Inc acquired 6,450 shares as Metlife Inc (MET)’s stock declined 4.70%. The Rodgers Brothers Inc holds 35,175 shares with $1.83M value, up from 28,725 last quarter. Metlife Inc now has $49.51 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.80% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $47.47. About 4.34 million shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500.

Dynasil Corporation of America develops, markets, makes, and sells detection, sensing, and analysis technology and optical components in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $22.16 million. It operates through three divisions: Contract Research, Optics, and Biomedical. It currently has negative earnings. The Contract Research segment develops advanced technology in materials, sensors, and prototype instruments that detect or measure radiation, light, magnetism, or sound for use in security, medical, and industrial applications.

The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $1.29. About 8,251 shares traded. Dynasil Corporation of America (DYSL) has declined 17.22% since February 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.92% the S&P500.

Finemark National Bank & Trust holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Dynasil Corporation of America for 1.35 million shares. Essex Investment Management Co Llc owns 275,283 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dowling & Yahnke Llc has 0.02% invested in the company for 146,301 shares. The Massachusetts-based Acadian Asset Management Llc has invested 0% in the stock. Blackrock Inc., a New York-based fund reported 6,905 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 61 investors sold MET shares while 336 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 289 raised stakes. 784.85 million shares or 1.65% more from 772.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.2% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). 6,789 were accumulated by 1832 Asset Mngmt L P. Carlson Capital Lp invested in 712,147 shares. 797,455 are owned by Private Grp. Manchester Capital Mngmt Lc, Vermont-based fund reported 1,817 shares. Brown Advisory Secs Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 27,361 shares or 0.31% of the stock. Blume Capital Mgmt has 118,302 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Company Ltd reported 13,775 shares. Godshalk Welsh Capital Mgmt Incorporated has 20,900 shares. Moreover, Smithfield Trust has 0.01% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Moreover, Hall Laurie J Trustee has 0.02% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 535 shares. Susquehanna Grp Llp stated it has 0% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). First National Tru Communication reported 0.38% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Georgia-based Invesco Ltd has invested 0.15% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Signaturefd Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.03% or 4,132 shares in its portfolio.

Among 16 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. MetLife had 49 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, November 13. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 5 with “Equal-Weight”. The company was maintained on Monday, November 6 by Argus Research. Sandler O’Neill maintained MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) rating on Thursday, February 15. Sandler O’Neill has “Hold” rating and $50.0 target. FBR Capital downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, October 10 report. Morgan Stanley downgraded it to “Equal-Weight” rating and $56 target in Wednesday, November 11 report. As per Thursday, January 14, the company rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research. FBR Capital downgraded it to “Mkt Perform” rating and $54 target in Monday, November 28 report. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold” on Friday, November 10.

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