|Company name||Metlife Inc|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]MET[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$42.85|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$37.91|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$20.32|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$56.9|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=met
MetLife, Inc. (MetLife) is a provider of life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management. The Company’s segments include Retail; Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits; Corporate Benefit Funding; Latin America (collectively, the Americas); Asia, and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Its Retail segment is organized into two businesses: Life & Other, and Annuities. Its Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits insurance products and services include life, dental, group short- and long-term disability, property and casualty, long-term care, accidental death and dismemberment, critical illness, vision, and accident and health coverages, as well as prepaid legal plans. Its Corporate Benefit Funding segment provides funding and financing solutions that help institutional customers manage liabilities primarily associated with their qualified, nonqualified and welfare employee benefit programs using a spectrum of life and annuity-based insurance and investment products.
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Metlife Inc as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.
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How was this analysis of Metlife Inc calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $40.39
- Growth: 0.17
- Current EPS (TTM): $3.8
- P/E: 11
- Future EPS Calc: $8.33
- Future Stock Price Calc: $91.64
- Target stock price: $56.9
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