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Treasury Calls for Overhaul of Systemically Important Designation - WSJ

2017-11-17 wsj
WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is endorsing significant changes in the criteria for regulating large insurers and asset managers, sending a strong signal that firms such as MetLife Inc., Prudential Financial Inc. and BlackRock Inc. can worry less about strict rules from Washington. (43-0)

Zacks.com highlights: United Natural Foods, MetLife, SK Telecom, Avnet and Greenbrier

2017-11-16 zacks
Chicago, IL – November 16, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include: United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI - Free Report) , MetLife Inc. (MET - Free Report) , SK Telecom Co., Ltd. (SKM - Free Report) , Avnet, Inc. (AVT - Free Report) and The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX - Free Report) . (39-0)

7 Low Price-to-Sales Stocks to Buy for a Strong Portfolio

2017-11-15 zacks
Though Price-to-Earnings is the first thing to cross one’s mind while using valuation metrics, Price-to-Sales has emerged as a convenient tool to determine the value of stocks that are incurring losses or are in an early cycle of development, generating meager or no profits. While a loss-making company with a negative Price-to-Earnings ratio falls out of investor favor, its Price-to-Sales could indicate the hidden strength of its business. (66-0)

Exclusive - Global regulators to ditch 'too big to fail' gauge for insurers: source

2017-11-10 in.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global financial regulators have decided to ditch a “too big to fail” gauge for assessing the riskiness of insurers, according to a source briefed on the matter, in a big win for companies such as American International Group and Prudential Financial Inc. (76-0)

MetLife Hong Kong Launches the Third Family Health Day

2017-11-06 marketwired
HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Nov 6, 2017) - MetLife Hong Kong*, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), organized the third edition of the MetLife Family Health Day to promote health and family bonding. During the event, over 70 students from Hong Kong, along with their parents, received hands-on coaching from Ng Ka Long Angus, top Hong Kong men's singles shuttler, at South China Athletics Association. (6-1)

AIG Misses on Q3 Earnings Due to Weather, to Puff Up Reserves

2017-11-04 zacks
American International Group Inc. (AIG - Free Report) reported third-quarter 2017 operating loss of $1.22 per share, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 47%. In the year-ago quarter, the company had reported earnings of $1.01 per share. (111-0)

Cramer's lightning round: Why I'm still backing TJX Companies

2017-11-02 cnbc
TJX Companies Inc.: "TJX, the largest position in my charitable trust, and it's been hurting. Why? Because it's caught up with all these ETFs on retail. Chart's awful. I think the business is good. I am going to say wait until it goes back to $68 and then pull the trigger." (30-1)

3 Stocks to Watch on Thursday: Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) Metlife Inc (MET) and Yelp Inc (YELP) | InvestorPlace

2017-11-02 investorplace
U.S. equities were mixed Wednesday, with energy stocks rising 0.9% and utilities slipping 0.5%. The S&P 500 Index gained 0.2%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 0.3% and the Nasdaq Composite fell 0.2% yesterday. (17-1)

MetLife Hong Kong Receives Five Accolades at Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2017

2017-11-02 marketwired
HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Nov 2, 2017) - MetLife Hong Kong* has received five top-three finalist awards at the Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2017, organized by The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers. The accolades include: (6-1)

MetLife operating income falls, authorizes US$2 billion buyback

2017-11-01 channelnewsasia
MetLife Inc reported a 13.8 percent fall in quarterly operating income on Wednesday, hurt by a charge related to the spin off of its U.S. retail business, Brighthouse Financial, and the insurer authorized a US$2 billion share buyback plan. (11-1)

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MetLife operating income falls, authorizes $2 bln buyback

2017-11-01 reuters
(Reuters) - MetLife Inc (MET.N) reported a 13.8 percent fall in quarterly operating income on Wednesday, hurt by a charge related to the spin off of its U.S. retail business, Brighthouse Financial, and the insurer authorized a $2 billion share buyback plan. (11-1)

MetLife (MET) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

2017-10-30 zacks
MetLife Inc. (MET - Free Report) is scheduled to report third-quarter 2017 results on Nov 1, after market close. (15-1)

Ackman Says He Won't Compromise in Board Battle With ADP - Bloomberg

2017-10-09 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (247-1)

MetLife (MET) and Units Receive Rating Action From A.M Best

2017-10-05 zacks
MetLife Inc (MET - Free Report) and its subsidiaries have received rating action from A.M. Best. The rating giant has affirmed Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” of MetLife along with its Long- and Short-Term Issue Credit Ratings (Long-Term IR; Short-Term IR). (34-0)

AIG Sheds Too-Big-to-Fail Label in Victory for CEO, Icahn - Bloomberg

2017-09-30 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (25-1)