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MetLife

$51.84

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MetLife launches Digital Ventures, Digital Accelerator

MetLife announced the launch of two InsurTech investment programs for start-up companies: MetLife Digital Ventures and MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars. Both programs will be led under the umbrella of MetLife's Chief Digital Office. Backed by a $100M co-investment fund, MetLife Digital Ventures accelerates MetLife's transformation through direct investment in strategically aligned start-up companies that can bring new forms of value to MetLife's customersThe MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars is a first-of-its-kind program that identifies and mentors startups around the globe that are developing industry-disrupting technologies in the insurance space. Startups selected will be hosted at MetLife's Global Technology Campus in Cary, North Carolina, for an intensive 13-week program focused on the development and acceleration of transformational ideas.

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MET MetLife
$51.84

0.48 (0.93%)

10/18/17
GSCO
10/18/17
INITIATION
Target $61
GSCO
Conviction Buy
MetLife initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Alex Scott started MetLife with a Conviction Buy and $61 price target while initiating coverage of the life insurance industry with a Neutral coverage view. The company's expense initiative will drive annual return on equity improvement for the next few years and the spinoff of Brighthouse will create a more stable earnings stream and book value, the analyst contends.
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DOWNGRADE
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Hold
MetLife downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. MetLife (MET) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill. 2. Johnson Controls (JCI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Vertical Research with analyst Jeffery Sprague telling investors shares are "stuck in Purgatory." 3. Trovagene (TROV) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim with analyst Jason Kolbert saying Trovagene needs to raise capital in order to gain a stronger position to transition to a therapeutics company focused on PCM-075. 4. Esterline (ESL) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Drexel Hamilton and to Hold from Buy at SunTrust. 5. Marathon Oil (MRO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Robert Morris citing valuation. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Target $55
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Hold
MetLife initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Joshua Shanker started MetLife with a Hold rating and $55 price target. The analyst sees limited share upside until the company can generate a consistency of earnings growth.

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