Market value: $33.0 billion
Dividend yield: 5.1%
DIVCON Rating: 4
DIVCON Score: 60.75
Metlife (MET, $36.37) is a one of the world’s largest insurance companies, and one that’s closing in on 150 years of operation. It provides life, auto and home insurance, annuities, employee benefit programs and more to about 100 million customers, and boasts contracts with more than 90 of the Fortune 500’s top 100 companies.
And like most insurers, it has been hobbled in 2020.
Call it par for the course. Insurance stocks typically sell off rapidly in the face of all sorts of disasters, though investors often overestimate just how bad coverable losses will actually be. Nonetheless, MET stock remains 28%