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MetLife Declares Third Quarter 2018 Preferred Stock Dividends


MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) today announced that it has declared the
following preferred stock dividends:

  • Quarterly dividend of $0.25555555 per share on the company's floating
    rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series A, with a liquidation
    preference of $25 per share (NYSE:METPRA).
  • Initial semi-annual dividend of $28.23263888 per share on the
    company's 5.875% fixed-to-floating rate non-cumulative preferred
    stock, Series D, with a liquidation preference of $1,000 per share.
  • Initial quarterly dividend of $394.53125 per share on the company's
    5.625% non-cumulative preferred stock, Series E, with a liquidation
    preference of $25,000 per share, represented by depositary shares each
    representing 1/1,000th interest in a share of the preferred stock,
    holders of which will receive $0.39453125 per depositary share (NYSE:

The above dividends will be payable Sept. 17, 2018, to shareholders of
record as of Aug. 31, 2018.

About MetLife

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
countries and holds leading market positions in the United States,
Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more
information, visit

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Many factors will be important in determining the results of MetLife,
Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates. Forward-looking statements are
based on our assumptions and current expectations, which may be
inaccurate, and on the current economic environment, which may change.
They involve a number of risks and uncertainties that are difficult to
predict. Results could differ materially from those expressed or implied
in the forward-looking statements. Risks, uncertainties, and other
factors that might cause such differences include the risks,
uncertainties and other factors identified in MetLife, Inc.'s most
recent Annual Report on Form 10-K (the "Annual Report") filed with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), any Quarterly
Reports on Form 10-Q filed by MetLife, Inc. with the SEC after the date
of the Annual Report under the captions "Note Regarding Forward-Looking
Statements" and "Risk Factors," and other filings MetLife, Inc. makes
with the SEC. MetLife, Inc. does not undertake any obligation to
publicly correct or update any forward-looking statement if MetLife,
Inc. later becomes aware that such statement is not likely to be
achieved. Please consult any further disclosures MetLife, Inc. makes on
related subjects in reports to the SEC.

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