MetLife Inc. stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day
Shares of MetLife Inc.
shed 3.07% to $61.16 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.68% to 4,134.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.75% to 33,821.30. The stock’s fall snapped a two-day winning streak. MetLife Inc. closed $2.44 below its 52-week high ($63.60), which the company achieved on April 19th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Prudential PLC ADR
fell 3.48% to $41.90, Assurant Inc.
rose 0.52% to $154.03, and UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 1.72% to $396.53. Trading volume (4.4 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.6 M.