Epoch Investment Partners Inc Upped Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) Position by $51.14 Million; Price Declined

May 17, 2018 - By Mark Williams

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.13, from 2017Q3’s 0.89. The ratio is positive due to MET positioning: 45 sold and 330 reduced. 93 funds acquired holdings and 290 increased holdings. Investors holded 784.85 million in 2017Q3 but now own 782.94 million shares or 0.24% less. Richard Bernstein Advsr reported 115,773 shs. Summit Limited holds 36,200 shs. Arete Wealth Advisors Limited Com, a Illinois-based fund reported 11,681 shs. State Bank Of New York Mellon Corp holds 0.16% or 12.22 million shs. 172,600 are owned by Teachers Insur Annuity Association Of America. Stevens First Principles Advsr invested 0.01% of its capital in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Com invested 0.41% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Regent Inv Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.32% or 19,481 shs. Jane Street Gp Lc invested in 28,571 shs. Tru Company Of Vermont invested in 4,154 shs or 0.02% of the stock. Seabridge Advisors Limited Liability reported 400 shs. Principal Financial Gru has invested 0.07% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Jennison Associate Limited Liability Corp holds 4.32 million shs or 0.22% of its capital. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, New Jersey-based fund reported 22,766 shs. Putnam Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 27,162 shs.

Epoch Investment Partners Inc’s stake in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) was upped by 10.74% based on its latest 2018Q1 report with the SEC. Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) stock Sank 10.38% while Epoch Investment Partners Inc bought 1.14 million shares. It held 11.72 million shares of Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $537.64M, up from 10.58M last quarter. $48.68 billion is the MC of Metlife Inc. MET is reaching $47.89 during the last trading session, after increased 0.86%.Currently MetLife, Inc. is downtrending after 1.24% change in last May 17, 2017. MET has 3.78 million shares volume. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 12.79%.

According to the report Epoch Investment Partners Inc’s stake in Paypal Hldgs Inc () was reduced by 1.09M shares to 27,344 shares valued at $2.08M in 2018Q1. It manages about $43.62 billion and $28.22 billion US longs. It decreased Vodafone Group Plc New (NASDAQ:VOD) position by 452,153 shares to 1.24 million shares, and cut its Centene Corp Del (NYSE:CNC) stake.

Epoch Investment Partners Inc is a New York-based institutional investor with more than $43.62 billion AUM in January, 2015. Epoch Investment Partners Inc is the 100th largest institutional investor in our database. Taken from Epoch Investment Partners latest Adv, the fund reported to have 92 full and part-time employees. Among which 35 performing investment advisory and research functions. The institutional investor had more than 1800 clients.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) Ratings Coverage

In total 9 analysts cover Metlife (NYSE:MET). “Buy” rating has 4, “Sell” are 0, while 5 are “Hold”. (NYSE:MET) has 44% bullish analysts. 13 are the (NYSE:MET)’s ratings reports on 17 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, February 15 the firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given. On Thursday, March 15 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo. The company rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, March 2. In Thursday, April 5 report Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $56 target. On Friday, May 4 the stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has “Hold” rating given by Deutsche Bank. The company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. On Monday, March 26 the stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) earned “Hold” rating by Bank of America. On Monday, March 26 the firm has “Overweight” rating given by Atlantic Securities. On Wednesday, February 14 the firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given. On Wednesday, April 11 the company was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

MetLife, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management products in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.The firm is worth $48.68 billion. It operates in six divisions: U.S.; Asia; Latin America; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; MetLife Holdings; and Brighthouse Financial.13.24 is the P/E ratio. The firm offers life, dental, group short- and long-term disability, individual disability, accidental death and dismemberment, and critical illness insurance products; vision, and accident and health coverages, as well as prepaid legal plans; administrative services-only and private floating rate funding agreements; and account guaranteed, separate account guaranteed, and trust guaranteed interest contracts.

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