Fin Stocks in the Rumor! Metlife Inc (MET), Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL)
Shares of Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) ended Wednesday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.45 points or -0.96% at $46.34 with 6.96 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $46.56, the shares hit an intraday low of $45.95 and an intraday high of $46.73 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $50.74 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 1.10 billion shares.
Metlife Inc (MET) declared recently that is has been recognized by CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) for leadership in reporting and administration of climate change issues. CDP, a not-for-profit that assesses the work of more than 5,000 companies worldwide on environmental performance, gave MetLife an A minus, placing the company in the “Leadership” category. Companies in this category scored 75% or higher on disclosure, awareness, and administration of environmental issues, they also earn additional points for other actions they have taken.
“MetLife has a long history of managing its business responsibly, and we are proud of this recognition for our environmental stewardship efforts,” said John Hele, MetLife’s chief financial officer.
Shares of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) ended Wednesday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.19 points or -0.46% at $41.35 with 7.95 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $41.43, the shares hit an intraday low of $41.08 and an intraday high of $41.57 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $49.75 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 1.21 billion shares.
Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) recently released the results of its Digital Goods Economy Survey, which looks at the attitudes, habits and behaviors of the digital media consumer across the digital gaming (counting gaming video content) and eBook industries. The 10-market, 10,000 consumer research study was commissioned with SuperData Research in France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, UK and the U.S.
“Our research insights assist merchants of all sizes better understand how consumers are spending their time and money with digital goods, enabling them to cater to this growing audience,” said Melissa O’Malley, Director, Global Programs at PayPal. “As a digital payments leader, PayPal is committed to enabling consumers to pay quickly from almost any device with fewer screens and fewer clicks at PayPal merchants so they can start enjoying their digital content right away.”