First Trust Advisors Has Invested A Substantial Sum Into Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF)

Reportedly the holding that First Trust Advisors has in Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) has been increased again. The total increase that First Trust has in the company is equivalent to approximately 0.4% of the company. Originally, prior to the final increase, First Trust Advisors had a total of 103,225 shares of Blue Buffalo […]

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) Reports Higher Operating Profit, Despite Low Interest Rates

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) and its peer Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) reported higher 1Q operating profit, despite the prevailing impact of low interest rates on life-insurance industry. Chief Executive Steven Kandarian termed the strengthening of the U.S. currency as a major obstacle in a quarter of strong underlying growth. The operating profit surged 4.9% despite a […]

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) Extends Its Agricultural Loan Portfolio In Brazil With Loan Offering To Amaggi Group

Boston, MA 10/16/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) disclosed that it has provided agricultural mortgage loan of $150 million to the Brazil-based Amaggi group. The loan would have a term of 12 years with a floating rate of interest. Debt Secured Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) indicated that the debt was secured through a qualified mortgage of real […]

Panattoni And Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) To Develop Three New Industrial Parks For $63 Million

Boston, MA 10/10/2014 (wallstreetpr) – According to reports, Panattoni And  Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) have decided to enter into a partnership deal for development of three new industrial parks in Seattle Area. They plan to spend $63 Million on the complete project. Panattoni Development Company is a private player and works on various national level projects. It […]

News Update: Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET), Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALIM), Glu Mobile Inc (NASDAQ:GLUU)

Boston, MA 10/10/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) announced on 9th October that it has inked a deal to co develop three new industrial parks in association with Panattoni Development Company. The national developer which is headquartered in Newport Beach, California and the insurance firm would jointly pour in nearly $63 million into this project. […]

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) Is All Set To Challenge SIFI Designation

Boston, MA 10/06/2014 (wallstreetpr) – According to reports, Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) has declared that it would challenge its designation as systematically important financial institution (SIFI). If everything goes as per plans, then FSOC (Financial Stability Oversight Council) will be required to organize an evidentiary hearing within one month (exact 30 days). The results of this hearing […]

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) Opts For Conservative Approach

Boston, MA 08/01/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) for the first time announced the stock buyback since 2008. CEO Steven Kandarian made the announcement last month. He also added that until, and unless the company gets the clarity on US capital oversight, it won’t go for additional repurchases. The management is cautious about the capital […]

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) Not Pleased With Asian Result; Acquisition Of Chilean Business Proved Advantageous

Boston, MA 07/31/2014 (wallstreetpr) – The New York-based insurance, employee benefit and annuity provider, Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) again showed its powerful earning statistics in the second quarter on July 30, 2014. After a successful first-quarter net profit margin of 7.85%, the investors were all eagerly waiting to see what the company can achieve this quarter. […]

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET): To Work On A New Housing Project With Hines

Boston, MA 06/19/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) and the international real estate firm, Hines are coming together to work on a new project.  A new project is about the development of a multifamily complex. It will be constructed at Marina Bay in Quincy, MA.  The housing complex will be spread over 5.83 acres of waterfront […]

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET): Easing Of Dodd-Frank Law

Boston, MA 06/06/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Senate has eased the Dodd-Frank law which imposed capital standards on insurers coming under the category of systemically important. It came as a good news for MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET) and its peer Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU). Both the companies’ stocks rallied after the news. The Senate has approved the bill […]

Wall Street Briefing: Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET), Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB), Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC)

Boston, MA 05/30/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) and Transamerica Corp have reached separate agreements with the State of Minnesota in which the companies will pay rightful proceeds from life insurance to Minnesota beneficiaries. As part of the agreement, the Minnesota Department of Commerce urged Metlife and its fellow insurance provider Transamerica to improve their […]

MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET)’s Offering Of Voluntary Retiree Life Insurance Plans Market Novelty

Boston, MA 04/09/2014 (wallstreetpr) – The latest offering from MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET), the multinational insurance company, is designed to provide a retirement plan that is specifically designed for those who are at the cusp of leaving employment and promises to cover them throughout afterwards. The people who were born during the period of 1946 – 1964, […]

Most Active: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR), Companhia Energetica Minas Gerais (ADR) (NYSE:CIG) and Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET)

Boston, MA 02/19/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) reported fall in the expected earnings in the fourth quarter. However, it did beat the analyst estimates for the quarter. The slightest dip was the fourth quarter operating earnings. Nabors Industries is engaged in the servicing of well as well as the pressure pump operations in […]

“MetLife Premier Client Group”-New Name For Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET)’s Retail Distribution Organization

Boston, MA 10/17/2013 (wallstreetpr) – Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) today announced that it has given a new name “MetLife Premier Client Group” to its Individual Distribution organization. The company also shared its plan of initiating a new integrated marketing campaign with the name “The MetLife Perspective” which will let the company to introduce the company’s name and […]