MetLife (MET +5.2%) bumps its quarterly dividend to $0.275/share from $0.185 previously, a 48.6%...


MetLife (MET +5.2%) bumps its quarterly dividend to $0.275/share from $0.185 previously, a 48.6% increase. It's the first dividend hike since prior to the financial crisis, and brings the annualized yield to 2.9%. (PR)

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  • Matthew Lewis
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    No company has been more screwed than MET throughout this whole crisis. They refused to take taxpayer dollars, never cut their dividend, stayed profitable, and the government still won't let them allocate capital how they would like. Hopefully this is a sign things are changing.
    23 Apr 2013, 11:03 AM Reply Like
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