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NYSE:HIGHartford Financial Services Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$46.67
+2.39 (+5.40 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$46.13
Now: $46.67
$48.59
50-Day Range
$32.07
MA: $36.99
$42.08
52-Week Range
$19.04
Now: $46.67
$62.75
Volume4.14 million shs
Average Volume3.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.71 billion
P/E Ratio9.97
Dividend Yield2.94%
Beta0.96
The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services to individual and business customers in the United States. Its Commercial Lines segment offers workers' compensation, property, automobile, marine, livestock, liability, and umbrella coverages; and customized insurance products and risk management services, including professional liability, bond, surety, and specialty casualty coverages. This segment provides its products and services through regional offices, branches, sales and policyholder service centers, independent agents, brokers, and wholesalers. The company's Personal Lines segment offers automobile, homeowners, and personal umbrella coverages through direct-to-consumer channel and independent agents. Its Property & Casualty Other Operations segment provides coverage for asbestos and environmental exposures. The company's Group Benefits segment offers group life, and accident and disability coverages, as well as other group coverages to members of employer and affinity groups, and associations through direct insurance policies; reinsurance to other insurance companies; employer paid and voluntary product coverages; disability underwriting, administration, and claims processing to self-funded employer plans; and a single-company leave management solution. This segment distributes its group insurance products and services through brokers, consultants, third-party administrators, trade associations, and private exchanges. Its Hartford Funds segment provides investment products for retail and retirement accounts; exchange-traded products through broker-dealer organizations, independent financial advisers, defined contribution plans, financial consultants, bank trust groups, and registered investment advisers; and investment-management and administrative services, such as product design, implementation, and oversight. The company was founded in 1810 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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3.21 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP41651510
Phone860-547-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.74 billion
Cash Flow$7.32 per share
Book Value$44.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.09 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees19,500
Market Cap$16.71 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE:HIG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Hartford Financial Services Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Hartford Financial Services Group's stock was trading at $45.13 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HIG shares have increased by 3.4% and is now trading at $46.67. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Hartford Financial Services Group?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hartford Financial Services Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Hartford Financial Services Group.

When is Hartford Financial Services Group's next earnings date?

Hartford Financial Services Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Hartford Financial Services Group.

How were Hartford Financial Services Group's earnings last quarter?

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The insurance provider reported $1.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.01. The insurance provider had revenue of $4.96 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.24 billion. Hartford Financial Services Group had a net margin of 8.33% and a return on equity of 13.25%. Hartford Financial Services Group's revenue for the quarter was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.39 earnings per share. View Hartford Financial Services Group's earnings history.

How often does Hartford Financial Services Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 20th. Investors of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.325 per share on Thursday, July 2nd. This represents a $1.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 29th. 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 has approved a stock repurchase plan on Monday, February 4th 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for HIG?

16 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Hartford Financial Services Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Hartford Financial Services Group's share price to reach $56.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Hartford Financial Services Group.

Has Hartford Financial Services Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HIG stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hartford Financial Services Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutHartford Financial Services Group.

Are investors shorting Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group saw a decrease in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,260,000 shares, a decrease of 13.4% from the April 30th total of 4,920,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,580,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.2 days. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Hartford Financial Services Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Hartford Financial Services Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Hartford Financial Services Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hartford Financial Services Group investors own include Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Home Depot (hd), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are Hartford Financial Services Group's key executives?

Hartford Financial Services Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Christopher Jerome Swift, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Douglas Graham Elliot, Pres (Age 59)
  • Ms. Beth A. Bombara Costello, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. William A. Bloom, Exec. VP of Operations, Technology & Data (Age 55)
  • Mr. Brion Scott Johnson C.F.A., CFA, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 59)

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."

Who are Hartford Financial Services Group's major shareholders?

Hartford Financial Services Group's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.06%), State Street Corp (5.77%), Invesco Ltd. (4.33%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.10%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.70%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.57%). Company insiders that own Hartford Financial Services Group stock include Beth Ann Bombara, Beth Ann Costello, Brion S Johnson, Christopher Swift, David C Robinson, Jonathan R Bennett, Julie Richardson, Martha Gervasi, Robert B Allardice III, Robert W Paiano, Trevor Fetter and William A Bloom. View institutional ownership trends for Hartford Financial Services Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Hartford Financial Services Group stock?

HIG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, APG Asset Management N.V., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, AJO LP, State Street Corp, Invesco Ltd., Prudential PLC, and TCW Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Hartford Financial Services Group company stock in the last year include Beth Ann Costello, Brion S Johnson, Christopher Swift, David C Robinson, Jonathan R Bennett, Martha Gervasi, Robert B Allardice III, Robert W Paiano, and William A Bloom. View insider buying and selling activity for Hartford Financial Services Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Hartford Financial Services Group stock?

HIG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Samlyn Capital LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, and Balyasny Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Hartford Financial Services Group stock in the last two years include Christopher Swift, Julie Richardson, and Trevor Fetter. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, 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 $46.67.

How big of a company is Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group has a market capitalization of $16.71 billion and generates $20.74 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $2.09 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.65 on an earnings per share basis. Hartford Financial Services Group employs 19,500 workers across the globe.

What is Hartford Financial Services Group's official website?

The official website for Hartford Financial Services Group is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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