MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) recent drop took place on significantly more volume which surged nearly 5335965 contracts on 31-May-19 versus its daily average of 4193740. The first sale was made at $47.54 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a fall of -2.41%. It was last traded at $46.21 apiece.

MetLife, Inc. (MET): Outperform Candidate With 12.79% Upside Potential

MetLife, Inc. is maintained at an average outperform rating by 19 stock analysts, and there are at least 0.89% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 1.09% in value last month. Year-to-date it jumped 12.54%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 11 of analysts who cover MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $52.12 price target on MetLife, Inc., pointing towards a 12.79% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -8.31% less than its 52-week high.

MetLife, Inc. Reports 3.62% Sales Growth

MetLife, Inc. (MET) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $1.27 as it actually earned $1.48 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 3.62% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $15.96 billion.

MET Retreats -2.2% In A Week

This company shares (MET) so far managed to recover 22.38% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a week, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 1.57% while widening the period to a month, volatility was 2.1%. The share price has yet to cross its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of -2.72% and sits 1.2% higher versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned -2.2% losses and is up by 3.6% compared with its 200-day moving average of $44.27. Also, MetLife, Inc. (MET) needs to overturn a -0.09% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) Consensus Call At 2.1

As regular trading ended, TAL Education Group (TAL) stock brought in a $0.09 rise to $34.41. The day started at a price of $34.08 but then traded as high as $34.62 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2.1. TAL Education Group is given 11 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 8 holds. The company shares sank -27.76% from their peak of $47.63 and now has a $20.22 billion market value of equity.

TAL Education Group Could Grow 15.29% More

TAL’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale presents no change from 1.9 thirty days ago to 1.9 now, which indicates a buy consensus from the analyst community. They see TAL Education Group (TAL) price hitting a mean target of $39.67 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 15.29% . Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 39.49% compared to the most bullish target.

TAL Education Group (TAL) Returns 28.97% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 4747054 shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 3163500. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 3.1% which for the month reaches 2.48%. TAL Education Group dipped to as low as $34.05 throughout the day and has returned 28.97% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $21.08 but has recovered 63.24% since then. [T4]