MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a second quarter 2021 common stock dividend of $0.48 per share, an increase of 4.3% from the first quarter common stock dividend of $0.46 per share. MetLife has increased its common stock quarterly dividend at a 10.0% compound annual growth rate since 2011.
The dividend will be payable on June 14, 2021, to shareholders of record as of May 11, 2021.
“We are pleased to increase our common stock quarterly dividend by 4.3%,” said MetLife President and CEO Michel Khalaf. “Thanks to our financial strength, we are a source of steady and growing income for millions of people. By executing on our Next Horizon strategy, we are generating strong free cash flow that enables us to return capital to our shareholders while also investing to drive profitable growth now and into the future.”
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 markets globally and holds leading positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.
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