MetLife (met) Stock Research
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Generic strategies categorize companies by the scope and the strength of their business. MetLife does not have a definable strategy, therefore, it risks losing out to firms that concentrate on one particular competitive advantage. (read more).
Company Description: MetLife, Inc. is an international insurance and financial service provider. The Institutional segment offers a range of group insurance and retirement and savings products and services. The Individual segment offers protection and asset accumulation products. The Auto and Home segment provides property and casualty insurance. The International segment offers a vareity of insurance options to individuals and groups. The Reinsurance segment provides reinsurance of life and annuity policies. Update
Financial Industry Research & Analysis: The financial services industry includes companies whose sales come from the management of money for individuals and institutions. Financial services companies include banks, insurance companies, brokerage, wealth management, and credit card companies. Financial Trading Strategy: The financial industry is sensitive to economic cycles. However, financial service companies increase quickly out of recessions, because interest rates tend to be low. Look for undervalued financial investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell financial investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase financial investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.
Industry Sub Sector: . MetLife is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases MetLife's profits.
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A culture that experiments produces better long term value. MetLife's experimentations yield new products and services that outpace competitive threats.
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