On June 29, 2017, MetLife, Inc. (“MetLife”) announced that its Board of Directors approved the previously announced spin-off of a substantial portion of its U.S. Retail life insurance and annuity segment. The spin-off, which was completed on August 4, 2017, created an independent, publicly-traded company called Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (“Brighthouse Financial”). MetLife stockholders received one (book-entry) share of Brighthouse Financial common stock for every 11 shares of MetLife common stock owned at the close of business on July 19, 2017. Additional details regarding the distribution, including the tax treatment of the spin-off, can be found in the final Information Statement or on MetLife’s Investor Relation’s website.
- What is Brighthouse Financial’s ticker symbol and on what exchange is the common stock traded?
- What was Brighthouse Financial’s stock price on the first day of "regular-way" trading?
- Where can I find historical stock information for MetLife, Inc. prior to the 2017 spin?
- Who is Brighthouse Financial’s stock transfer agent?
- How can I receive a stock certificate that represents my holdings of Brighthouse Financial common
- How can I purchase shares of Brighthouse Financial?
- How can I sell shares of Brighthouse Financial?
- Does Brighthouse Financial pay dividends?
- When is Brighthouse Financial’s Annual Stockholder’s Meeting?
- Are the Brighthouse Financial shares I received in the spin-off included in my insurance policy?
- Who do I contact if I have questions about my annuity or insurance policy?
- Who is Brighthouse Financial’s independent auditor?
- When are your quarterly earnings released?
- How may I contact Brighthouse Financial’s Investor Relations Department?