Rothschild Investment Corp Holding in Metlife INC Com (MET) Has Lowered as Stock Price Declined

September 16, 2018 - By Ash

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.17, from 0.72 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 48 investors sold MET shares while 328 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 249 raised stakes. 751.98 million shares or 1.88% less from 766.37 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Quantres Asset Mngmt Ltd has 0.21% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 8,400 shares. Univest Of Pennsylvania reported 10,156 shares stake. James Investment has invested 0.07% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Llc stated it has 7,326 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Qci Asset Mgmt invested in 0% or 404 shares. Hudson Valley Inv Advsr Adv, a New York-based fund reported 12,267 shares. Amer Century invested in 2.07M shares or 0.09% of the stock. Aspen Mngmt Inc accumulated 8,153 shares or 0.25% of the stock. Aqr Mngmt Limited Liability Com accumulated 0.02% or 417,734 shares. Kanawha Cap Llc holds 52,841 shares. North Point Portfolio Managers Corporation Oh accumulated 4,734 shares. Godshalk Welsh Cap Management holds 14,450 shares or 0.66% of its portfolio. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Company has 0.05% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 122,314 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset owns 0.09% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 22,925 shares. Loudon Investment Management Limited Liability holds 0.37% or 10,664 shares.

Rothschild Investment Corp decreased its stake in Metlife Inc Com (MET) by 65.32% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rothschild Investment Corp sold 149,498 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.45% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 79,361 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $3.46 million, down from 228,859 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rothschild Investment Corp who had been investing in Metlife Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $46.29 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.22% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $46.53. About 4.58 million shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has declined 7.40% since September 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.02% the S&P500.

Analysts await MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) to report earnings on November, 7. They expect $1.27 earnings per share, up 16.51 % or $0.18 from last year’s $1.09 per share. MET’s profit will be $1.26 billion for 9.16 P/E if the $1.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.30 actual earnings per share reported by MetLife, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.31 % negative EPS growth.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. MetLife had 12 analyst reports since March 26, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5500 target in Wednesday, April 11 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 11 by Morgan Stanley. Sandler O’Neill maintained MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) rating on Thursday, April 5. Sandler O’Neill has “Hold” rating and $4700 target. As per Monday, June 4, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, July 9 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Neutral” on Monday, July 16. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, May 4 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 26 by Bank of America. The company was upgraded on Monday, March 26 by Atlantic Securities. On Thursday, April 5 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”.

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