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MetLife's Approves Share Buyback, Boosts Shareholders' Value

2018-05-23 zacks
MetLife, Inc.’s (MET - Free Report) board of directors has approved a new buyback authorization of common shares worth $1.5 billion. The recent announcement is in tandem with the company’s goal of returning $5 billion in capital to its shareholders in 2018. Last year, the company had announced a $2 billion repurchase under which it has bought back nearly $1.63 billion worth shares. Shares worth around $370 million still remains under its 2017 authorization.

 
House passes bill to roll back regulations on small and midsize banks

2018-05-22 feeds.marketwatch
Congress took a big step Tuesday to relax a wave of crisis-era restrictions placed on financial firms, as the House approved a plan to ease rules for small and midsize banks. Full Story

 
MET / MetLife, Inc. 8-K (Current Report)

2018-05-22 sec.gov
8-K UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 
MetLife Moving Past Some Self-Inflicted Challenges And Toward Unlocking Value

2018-05-22 seekingalpha
MetLife has hurt its own cause with inconsistent results, while also seeing market pressures in several business and ROE drag from its run-off operations.

 
Social media giant Facebook leases entire tower in San Francisco expansion

2018-05-22 bworldonline
FACEBOOK, INC. is constantly expanding in its Silicon Valley hometown of Menlo Park, California. Now it’s making a bigger push into San Francisco.

 
MetLife: Profitability Is Set To Improve

2018-05-21 seekingalpha
Since the beginning of the year, MetLife has been hit hard by a string of charges related to the company’s review of its practices and procedures.

 
SA Interview: Special Situation Investing With Antao

2018-05-20 seekingalpha
The two most important factors when evaluating a special situation idea, why there are still opportunities in spin-offs and why your thesis should fit on one page are topics discussed.

 
Zacks.com highlights: Western Digital, Discovery, AerCap Holdings and MetLife

2018-05-18 zacks
Chicago, IL – May 18, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article include: Western Digital Corp. (WDC - Free Report) , Discovery, Inc. (DISCA - Free Report) , AerCap Holdings N.V. (AER - Free Report) and MetLife, Inc. (MET - Free Report) .

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MET / MetLife, Inc. 8-K (Current Report)

2018-05-18 sec.gov
8-K UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 
Progressive's April Earnings Grow on Robust Revenue Rise

2018-05-17 zacks
The Progressive Corporation (PGR - Free Report) reported earnings per share of 45 cents for April 2018, surging 36% year over year. Moreover, the bottom line is driven by an improved top line. Quarter to date, Progressive’s shares have gained 1.1%, outperforming the industry’s 1.2% decrease. This share price rise was courtesy of the company’s sustained strong results.

 
Kemper (KMPR) Hits 52-Week High: Will the Stock Rally Ahead?

2018-05-17 zacks
Shares of Kemper Corporation (KMPR - Free Report) hit a new 52-week high of $75 on May 16, gaining traction from a strong first-quarter 2018 earnings release. About 0.4 million shares exchanged hands in the last trading session and the stock finally closed at $74.75, inching up 1.7%. The company’s return on equity has been an impressive 9.1% when compared with the industry average of 4.8%. Solid Q1 Results Kemper’s bottom line of $1.

 
Add Value to Your Investment With These 4 Low P/CF Stocks

2018-05-17 zacks
Investors always try to hit the jackpot while picking stocks. But striking the right chord each time is not easy unless you are blessed with Midas touch.

 
MET / MetLife, Inc. 8-K/A (Current Report)

2018-05-16 sec.gov
8-K/A UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 
MET / MetLife, Inc. 8-K (Current Report)

2018-05-15 sec.gov
8-K Table of Contents UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 
MetLife: Why I Am Staying The Course With This 'Troubled' Insurer

2018-05-15 seekingalpha
MetLife reported strong Q1 2018 operating results and its management team recently increased the quarterly dividend by 5%.

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