MetLife Inc. stock rises Monday, outperforms market
Shares of MetLife Inc.
rallied 1.20% to $62.66 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.02% to 4,127.99 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.16% to 33,745.40. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. MetLife Inc. closed $0.01 short of its 52-week high ($62.67), which the company reached on April 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Prudential PLC ADR
fell 0.95% to $42.75, Assurant Inc.
rose 0.65% to $147.91, and UnitedHealth Group Inc.
fell 0.01% to $376.28. Trading volume (2.7 M) remained 3.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.8 M.