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Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) shares declined 2.51% to $48.63. The company on Sept. 17 announced that former U.S. Ambassador William E. Kennard has been elected to its board of directors effective today. From November 2009 until August 2013, Kennard served as the U.S.ambassador to the European Union and worked to promote transatlantic trade and investment and eliminate regulatory barriers to commerce.
Additionally, the company on Sept. 11 announced that Nela D'Agosta has joined the company as managing director of marketing and investor services for the private capital investors group of MetLife Investment Management, LLC (MIM), the company's institutional investment manager.
Moreover, the company on Sept. 10 announced the completion of its remarketing of $999,886,000 aggregate principal amount of its 4.368% Series D Senior Debentures. The Series D Senior Debentures originally formed part of MetLife's 40 million common equity units, which were issued in November 2010 in connection with MetLife's acquisition of American Life Insurance Company and Delaware American Life Insurance Company.
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Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) stock jumped 1.07% to $15.12. The company announced on Sept. 10 that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Staples, Inc. common stock of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on October 17, 2013, to shareholders of record on September 27, 2013.
Additionally, on Sep 17, 2013, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Staples, Inc. to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell).
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