MetLife (MET), Allstate (ALL), Prudential (PRU) and Host Hotels (HST) report quarterly earnings after the close on Wednesday.

XAutoplay: On | OffThe results arrive as Allstate and Host Hotels and Prudential are near buy points, while MetLife remains extended past a proper entry.

Check back for updates as the companies report.

MetLife

Estimates: Wall Street expects the life-insurance giant to report third-quarter earnings per share of 90 cents, a 30% drop, with revenue falling 18% to $15.248 billion, according to Zacks Investment Research.

Results: Coming after the close.

Stock: MetLife rose 0.5% to 53.87 in the stock market today. The stock is extended above a 50.64 buy point of a cup base.

The company in August spun off Brighthouse Financial (BHF), which sold life insurance in the U.S., and said that it would likely take a charge of more than $1.1 billion related to the split.

The move is part of MetLife’s effort to shed riskier, higher-capital or underperforming businesses, but those attempts could hit short-term profits. Profits in the life-insurance industry have been hurt by low interest rates and weaker enrollment.

Prudential

Estimates: The company, also among the biggest life insurance providers in the U.S., is expected to report Q3 EPS up 2% to $2.71, on revenue of $12.240 billion, down 9%.

Results: After the close.

Stock: Prudential rose 0.2% to 110.67, trading intraday above a 110.78 buy point of a handle in a cup base.

Prudential this year said it plans to restructure its U.S. businesses, a move that it said was intended to seize longer-term opportunities for growth.

Zacks analysts note that the insurer stands to benefit from a surge in demand for retirement-related products from baby boomers. Prudential, like MetLife, has also shown strength internationally.

Allstate

Estimates: The property-and-casualty insurer is seen reporting third-quarter EPS of $1.08, down 14%, as revenue slips 8% to $8.453 billion.

Results: Coming after the close.

Stock: Allstate climbed 0.4% to 94.25, near a 95.35 buy point of a flat base.

The results come after speculation over the GOP’s tax-cut plans and hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, which initially sank property and casualty insurers like Allstate, although investor fears eased later on. Barclays estimated that Allstate was among the firms that had the most to gain from the GOP’s plans.

Host Hotels

Estimates: The high-end hotel real-estate investment trust is seen reporting an 11% drop in third-quarter EPS to 33 cents, as revenue dips 2% to $1.273 billion.

Results: Coming after the close.

Stock: Shares rose 0.8% to 19.72. The stock is near a 20.31 buy point of a flat base. Aggressive investors could use 20.05 as an alternative entry.

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