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

-0.20 (-0.53 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $37.50
50-Day Range
MA: $39.19
52-Week Range
Now: $37.50
Volume2.05 million shs
Average Volume3.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.43 billion
P/E Ratio8.01
Dividend Yield3.47%
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: 4.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.77 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.74 billion
Cash Flow$6.89 per share
Book Value$44.22 per share


Net Income$2.09 billion


Market Cap$13.43 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HIG shares have decreased by 16.9% and is now trading at $37.50. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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

15 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 12 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The insurance provider reported $1.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.01. The insurance provider had revenue of $4.96 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.24 billion. Hartford Financial Services Group had a return on equity of 13.25% and a net margin of 8.33%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous 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 declared 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.47%. 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Monday, February 4th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 5.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for HIG?

15 brokers have issued 1-year price targets 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 $55.46 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 47.9% 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?

Headlines about HIG stock have trended negative on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hartford Financial Services Group earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Hartford Financial Services Group.

Are investors shorting Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,900,000 shares, a drop of 11.4% from the May 31st total of 4,400,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,920,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the stock 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC (0.00%). 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 major investors are buying Hartford Financial Services Group stock?

HIG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group 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 $37.50.

How big of a company is Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group has a market capitalization of $13.43 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 7/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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