MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that its board of directors has declared a second quarter 2019 common stock dividend of $0.44 per share, an increase of 4.8 percent from the first quarter common stock dividend of $0.42 per share.
The dividend will be payable on June 13, 2019, to shareholders of record as of May 7, 2019.
This is the sixth increase in seven years to our common stock quarterly dividend, said Steven A. Kandarian, chairman, president and chief executive officer of MetLife, Inc. The increase reflects our strong financial position and ongoing commitment to prudently manage our shareholders capital. We are pleased to have increased our common stock quarterly dividend at an 11.4 percent compound annual growth rate since 2011.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (MetLife), is one of the worlds 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 countries and holds leading market 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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