MetLife Inc. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market
Shares of MetLife Inc.
slipped 2.06% to $64.68 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.18% to 4,219.55 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.44% to 34,447.14. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. MetLife Inc. closed $3.00 short of its 52-week high ($67.68), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Prudential PLC ADR
fell 1.89% to $41.08, Assurant Inc.
fell 0.42% to $162.76, and UnitedHealth Group Inc.
fell 0.16% to $401.10. Trading volume (3.5 M) remained 654,349 below its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.