NYSE:HIG - Hartford Financial Services Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $46.32 +0.11 (+0.24 %) (As of 01/23/2019 10:31 AM ET)Previous Close$46.21Today's Range$46.2886 - $46.5252-Week Range$40.54 - $59.20Volume166,900 shsAverage Volume2.29 million shsMarket Capitalization$16.62 billionP/E Ratio16.91Dividend Yield2.57%Beta0.77 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services to individual and business customers in the United States. It operates through five segments: Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, Property & Casualty Other Operations, Group Benefits, and Mutual Funds. The Commercial Lines segment offers workers' compensation, property, automobile, marine, livestock, liability, and umbrella insurance products, as well as customized insurance products and risk management services, including professional liability, bond, surety, and specialty casualty coverages. The Personal Lines segment provides automobile, homeowners, and personal umbrella coverages to individuals. The Property & Casualty Other Operations segment provides coverage for asbestos and environmental exposures. The Group Benefits segment provides group life, accident and disability, and other group coverages to members of employer groups, associations, and affinity groups through direct insurance policies; reinsurance to other insurance companies; employer paid coverages and voluntary product coverages; disability underwriting, administration, and claims processing to self-funded employer plans; and a single-company leave management solution. The Mutual Funds segment provides investment products for retail and retirement accounts, as well as exchange-traded products; and investment-management and administrative services, such as product design, implementation, and oversight. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1810 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut. Receive HIG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HIG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:HIG Previous Symbol CUSIP41651510 Webwww.thehartford.com Phone860-547-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33 Current Ratio0.29 Quick Ratio0.29Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.91 Forward P/E Ratio11.03 P/E Growth0.98 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$16.97 billion Price / Sales0.98 Cash Flow$4.0243 per share Price / Cash Flow11.51 Book Value$37.83 per share Price / Book1.22Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.74 Net Income$-3,131,000,000.00 Net Margins-11.09% Return on Equity12.20% Return on Assets1.12%Miscellaneous Employees16,400 Outstanding Shares358,730,000Market Cap$16.62 billion OptionableOptionable Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE:HIG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Hartford Financial Services Group's stock symbol? Hartford Financial Services Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HIG." How often does Hartford Financial Services Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hartford Financial Services Group? Hartford Financial Services Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, January 2nd. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 30th. View Hartford Financial Services Group's Dividend History. How will Hartford Financial Services Group's stock buyback program work? Hartford Financial Services Group announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, July 11th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $775,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Hartford Financial Services Group's earnings last quarter? Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The insurance provider reported $1.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.11. The insurance provider earned $4.80 billion during the quarter. Hartford Financial Services Group had a positive return on equity of 12.20% and a negative net margin of 11.09%. View Hartford Financial Services Group's Earnings History. When is Hartford Financial Services Group's next earnings date? Hartford Financial Services Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hartford Financial Services Group. How can I listen to Hartford Financial Services Group's earnings call? Hartford Financial Services Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 5th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for HIG? 13 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Hartford Financial Services Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Hartford Financial Services Group's share price to reach $57.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hartford Financial Services Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hartford Financial Services Group? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hartford Financial Services Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Hartford Financial Services Group. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Hartford Financial Services Group stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Hartford Financial Services Group stock: 1. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We are not changing our EPS estimates at this time. HIG should preview its fire losses during a conference presentation next week (on 12/5). We expect the shares to not be significantly impacted by the meetings. Our sense is investors are more interested in The Hartford due to its lower valuation but are looking for a catalyst. We see the first catalyst as being either the company points to improved comp trends on its Q4 earnings call in February, or most likely when capital return becomes part of the story in H2 2019. We continue to have a Market Perform rating on the shares." (11/29/2018) 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Hartford Financial’s shares have lost in a year’s time, wider than its industry's decline. Moreover, the company has witnessed its 2018 earnings estimates move upward over the past 30 days. Its solid fundamentals are likely to help its shares bounce back going forward. Strategic initiatives pave the way for long-term growth. Moreover, its investment results are impressive on the back of recent interest rate hikes. Its prudent capital management also remains a positive. The company’s performance has improved owing to a sturdy underwriting, strong investment performance and lower tax rates. However, the company is severely exposed to catastrophic loss. Moreover, softness in Personal Lines segment remains a major headwind. Escalating expenses is another concern for the company." (9/5/2018) Has Hartford Financial Services Group been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about HIG stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hartford Financial Services Group earned a media sentiment score of 3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Hartford Financial Services Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hartford Financial Services Group include Chubb (CB), American International Group (AIG), Progressive (PGR), Tokio Marine (TKOMY), Travelers Companies (TRV), Allstate (ALL), Ms&Ad Insurance Group (MSADY), Loews (L), Markel (MKL), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Subordinate Voting Shares (FRFHF), Cna Financial (CNA), Arch Capital Group (ACGL), W. R. Berkley (WRB) and Alleghany (Y). Who are Hartford Financial Services Group's key executives? Hartford Financial Services Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Christopher Jerome Swift, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)Mr. Douglas Graham Elliot, Pres (Age 59)Ms. Beth Ann Bombara, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)Mr. William A. Bloom, Exec. VP, Operations, Technology & Data (Age 55)Mr. Brion Scott Johnson CFA, Chief Investment Officer (Age 59) Who are Hartford Financial Services Group's major shareholders? Hartford Financial Services Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC (0.14%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.09%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.08%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.08%), Benin Management CORP (0.04%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Hartford Financial Services Group stock include Beth Ann Bombara, Brion S Johnson, Christopher Swift, David C Robinson, Julie Richardson, Scott R Lewis and Teresa Wynn Roseborough. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hartford Financial Services Group. Which major investors are selling Hartford Financial Services Group stock? HIG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC, Benin Management CORP, Coastline Trust Co, BB&T Corp and First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services. Company insiders that have sold Hartford Financial Services Group company stock in the last year include Beth Ann Bombara, Brion S Johnson, David C Robinson and Scott R Lewis. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hartford Financial Services Group. Which major investors are buying Hartford Financial Services Group stock? HIG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Advisors Capital Management LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc., Legacy Financial Advisors Inc., FNY Investment Advisers LLC and Dubuque Bank & Trust Co.. Company insiders that have bought Hartford Financial Services Group stock in the last two years include Christopher Swift, Julie Richardson and Teresa Wynn Roseborough. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hartford Financial Services Group. How do I buy shares of Hartford Financial Services Group? Shares of HIG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Hartford Financial Services Group's stock price today? One share of HIG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.21. How big of a company is Hartford Financial Services Group? Hartford Financial Services Group has a market capitalization of $16.58 billion and generates $16.97 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $-3,131,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.74 on an earnings per share basis. Hartford Financial Services Group employs 16,400 workers across the globe. What is Hartford Financial Services Group's official website? The official website for Hartford Financial Services Group is http://www.thehartford.com. How can I contact Hartford Financial Services Group? Hartford Financial Services Group's mailing address is ONE HARTFORD PLAZA, HARTFORD CT, 06155. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 860-547-5000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE HIG)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 480 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 427 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 907MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hartford Financial Services Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HIG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HIG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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