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Hot Financial Stocks To Watch Right Now: PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), MetLife, Inc. (MET)

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) ended last trading session with a change of -0.93 percent. It trades at an average volume of 6.23M shares versus 5.53M shares recorded at the end of last trading session. The share price of $42.59 is at a distance of 25.26 percent from its 52-week low and down -4.34 percent versus its peak. The company has a market cap of $51.35B and currently has 1.21B shares outstanding. The share price is currently 0.55 percent versus its SMA20, 2.92 percent versus its SMA50, and 7.77 percent versus its SMA200. The stock has a weekly performance of -0.65 percent and is 7.9 percent year-to-date as of the recent close.

March 7, 2017 — Oro, Inc., the company behind OroCommerce, the most flexible, open source B2B ecommerce platform, announced a global partnership with PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), the most trusted name in payments.

With an increasing need for companies to sell globally, the two companies have created a fully integrated payments solution that streamlines workflows for Oro’s B2B clients so they can provide their customers a seamless way to pay for, track and receive goods and services.

OroCommerce, built by the founders of Magento, is the first B2B ecommerce platform built from the ground up to serve B2B ecommerce operational needs, including automating business workflows, streamlining buyer-seller relationships and integrating with multi-channel CRM software.

MetLife, Inc. (MET) recently recorded 0.26 percent change and currently at $54.16 is 53.57 percent away from its 52-week low and down -6.07 percent versus its peak. It has a past 5-day performance of 0.43 percent and trades at an average volume of 6.19M shares. The stock has a 1-month performance of 3 percent and is 1.25 percent year-to-date as of the recent close. There were about 1.08B shares outstanding which made its market cap $58.45B. The share price is currently 1.25 percent versus its SMA20, 1.19 percent versus its SMA50, and 14.51 percent versus its SMA200.

On March 7, 2017 MetLife, Inc. (MET) announced that it has confirmed its previously announced declaration of the first quarter 2017 dividend of $0.25 per share on the company’s floating rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series A (NYSE:METPrA).

The New York Stock Exchange has not yet set an ex-dividend date for the Series A preferred stock. Following this confirmatory announcement, the New York Stock Exchange will set an ex-dividend date for the Series A preferred stock. The dividend will be payable March 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of Feb. 28, 2017.

 

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