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

$37.41
+1.60 (+4.47 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$35.80
Now: $37.41
$37.56
50-Day Range
$35.81
MA: $39.66
$46.67
52-Week Range
$19.04
Now: $37.41
$62.75
Volume1.93 million shs
Average Volume2.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.40 billion
P/E Ratio7.99
Dividend Yield3.48%
Beta0.97
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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Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.74 billion
Cash Flow$6.94 per share
Book Value$44.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.09 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees19,500
Market Cap$13.40 billion
Next Earnings Date7/30/2020 (Confirmed)
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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HIG shares have decreased by 17.1% and is now trading at $37.41. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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

14 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 11 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, July 30th 2020. View our earnings forecast 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 Thursday, July 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 29th. The insurance provider reported $1.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.01. The insurance provider earned $4.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.24 billion. Hartford Financial Services Group had a return on equity of 13.25% and a net margin of 8.33%. Hartford Financial Services Group's revenue for the quarter was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company 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. Shareholders 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 yield of 3.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Monday, February 4th 2019, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 5.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for HIG?

14 equities research analysts 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 expect Hartford Financial Services Group's share price to reach $54.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.1% 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?

News articles about HIG stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hartford Financial Services Group earned a coverage optimism score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Hartford Financial Services Group.

Are investors shorting Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,900,000 shares, a decrease of 11.4% from the May 31st total of 4,400,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,920,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's stock are sold short. 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 investors include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services (0.03%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.00%) and 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 institutional investors are selling Hartford Financial Services Group stock?

HIG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, DNB Asset Management AS, and Exane Derivatives. 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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc., First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services, and 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 $37.41.

How big of a company is Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group has a market capitalization of $13.40 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 7/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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