MetLife Inc. (MET) Moves Lower on Volume Spike for December 15

Equities Staff  |

MetLife Inc. (MET) traded on unusually high volume on Dec. 15, as the stock lost 2.06% to close at $51.41. On the day, MetLife Inc. saw 15.31 million shares trade hands on 63,535 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 4.15 million shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $58.09 and $46.39 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $52.90, and its 200-day SMA $48.38. MetLife Inc. has a P/B ratio of 0.95.

MetLife Inc provides life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Headquartered in New York, NY, MetLife Inc. has 58,000 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Steven A. Kandarian.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of MetLife Inc., check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for MET.

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