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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET)

By Nick Russo

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) based on the price action in the company's shares. Today's price range of $49.24 and $49.44 is within yesterday's high and low of the day. This trading action often signifies indecision by bulls and bears to drive prices higher or lower and often implies a possible change in trend. Owners of Metlife Inc may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.

Over the past year, Metlife Inc has traded in a range of $37.76 to $51.16 and is now at $49.33, 31% above that low. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.3%.

Potential upside of 11.9% exists for Metlife Inc, based on a current level of $49.33 and analysts' average consensus price target of $55.19. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $47.54 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $47.01.

MetLife, Inc. provides individual insurance, employee benefits, and financial services with operations throughout the United States and the regions of Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The Company's products include life insurance, annuities, automobile and homeowners insurance, retail banking, and other financial services to individuals, as well as group insurance.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Metlife Inc on October 28th, 2019 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $46.84. Since that recommendation, shares of Metlife Inc have risen 5.8%. We continue to monitor MET for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): MET