Form 8-K METLIFE INC For: May 15

May 15, 2019 4:42 PM


 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
 
 
FORM 8-K
 
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 15, 2019
 
 
 
 METLIFE, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 
 
 
Delaware
1-15787
13-4075851
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
200 Park Avenue, New York, New York
10166-0188
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
212-578-9500
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

N/A
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
 
Trading Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01
 
MET
 
New York Stock Exchange
Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock,
Series A, par value $0.01
 
MET PRA
 
New York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares each representing a 1/1000th
interest in a share of 5.625% Non-Cumulative
Preferred Stock, Series E
 
MET PRE
 
New York Stock Exchange
 





Item 8.01
Other Events.
On May 15, 2019, MetLife, Inc. issued a news release announcing the declaration of (i) a quarterly dividend of $0.26111111 per share on MetLife, Inc.’s floating rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series A, $25 liquidation preference per share; (ii) a semi-annual dividend of $26.25 per share on MetLife, Inc.’s 5.250% fixed-to-floating rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series C, $1,000 liquidation preference per share; and (iii) a quarterly dividend of $351.5625 per share on MetLife, Inc.’s 5.625% non-cumulative preferred stock, Series E, $25,000 liquidation preference per share, which is $0.3515625 per depositary share, each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of Series E Preferred Stock. A copy of the news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1






SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
METLIFE, INC.
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Jeannette N. Pina
 
Name:
Jeannette N. Pina
 
Title:
Vice President and Secretary
Date: May 15, 2019




Exhibit 99.1

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Contacts:
For Media:
Ashia Razzaq
 
 
MetLife
 
 
(212) 578-1538
 
 
 
 
For Investors:
John Hall
 
 
MetLife
 
 
(212) 578-7888
    

MetLife Declares Second Quarter 2019 Preferred Stock Dividends


NEW YORK, May 15, 2019- MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has declared the following preferred stock dividends:

Quarterly dividend of $0.26111111 per share on the company’s floating rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series A, with a liquidation preference of $25 per share (NYSE: MET PRA).

Semi-annual dividend of $26.25 per share on the company’s 5.250% fixed-to-floating rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series C, with a liquidation preference of $1,000 per share.

Quarterly dividend of $351.5625 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 $0.3515625 per depositary share (NYSE: MET PRE).

The above dividends will be payable June 17, 2019, to shareholders of record as of May 31, 2019.
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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 www.metlife.com.

Forward-Looking Statements 
This news release may contain or refer to forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements give expectations or forecasts of the future using terms such as “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “will,” and other terms tied to future





periods. Results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and expectations. They involve risks and uncertainties, including the “Risk Factors” MetLife, Inc. describes in its U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The company has no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statement. Parts of this news release may include additional information on forward-looking statements.


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