MetLife’s (MET) operating earnings in the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) region fell from $74 million in 3Q16 to $71 million in 3Q17. Its total EMEA operating revenue fell from…
MetLife’s (MET) Latin American operating earnings rose 23% from $133 million in 3Q16 to $163 million in 3Q17, due to positive momentum in volumes and underwriting. The division reported total operating…
Between 3Q16 and 3Q17, MetLife’s (MET) Asian operating earnings fell to $314 million from $324 million, mainly due to foreign exchange rates. The Asian division’s total operating revenue fell to $2.92…
MetLife’s (MET) US division’s total operating revenue rose from $7.9 billion in 3Q16 to $9.0 billion in 3Q17, mainly due to premiums, which rose to $6.9 billion from $5.9 billion.…
MetLife’s (MET) expenses comprise policyholder dividends and benefits, interest credited to policyholders’ accounts, and other expenses. The company incurred total expenses of $15.6 billion in 3Q17, compared with $14.6 billion in 3Q16.…
MetLife’s (MET) total revenue rose from $15.8 billion in 3Q16 to $16.1 billion in 3Q17, primarily due to its net derivatives business and premiums. The company had premiums of $10.8…
MetLife (MET) reported strong numbers in 3Q17. In this series, we’ll compare the company’s 3Q17 results with its past performance and peers’.
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