The insurance sector is broadly higher following the MetLife dividend hike. Worth remembering -...


The insurance sector is broadly higher following the MetLife dividend hike. Worth remembering - Met (MET) is a special case, until recently under the Fed's regulatory thumb due to its banking operations (now divested). PRU +2.8%, HIG +2.4%. Maybe most interesting is AIG +4.1% as investors ponder the capital return possibilities.

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  • patastic
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    Benmosche said a few months ago that he would like to see a dividend in the third quarter...which could be this summer. $.10 per share quarterly sounds good to me.
    23 Apr 2013, 11:52 AM Reply Like
  • DeepValueLover
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    AIG and a 50¢ per quarter divvy would be great.
    23 Apr 2013, 12:13 PM Reply Like
  • stefaith2
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    I'd rather see them repurchase stock unless the stock rises to $50
    24 Apr 2013, 02:30 AM Reply Like
  • JamesJoyce
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    Surely anything they can do to keep the stock unattractive prior to a share buyback makes sense.

     

    Dont Dividends conflict with share buybacks?
    24 Apr 2013, 07:35 AM Reply Like
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