NYSE:HIG - Hartford Financial Services Group Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$51.70 +0.71 (+1.39 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$50.99
Today's Range$51.22 - $52.09
52-Week Range$49.67 - $59.20
Volume2.11 million shs
Average Volume2.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.52 billion
P/E Ratio18.84
Dividend Yield1.96%
Beta0.98
Hartford Financial Services Group logoThe 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:HIG
CUSIP41651510
Phone860-547-5000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34
Current Ratio0.29
Quick Ratio0.29

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.84
Forward P/E Ratio11.00
P/E Growth1.16

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.97 billion
Price / Sales1.09
Cash Flow$4.0581 per share
Price / Cash12.74
Book Value$37.83 per share
Price / Book1.37

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.74
Net Income$-3,131,000,000.00
Net Margins-12.24%
Return on Equity9.84%
Return on Assets0.76%

Miscellaneous

Employees16,400
Outstanding Shares358,420,000
Market Cap$18.52 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 4th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 31st. This is an increase from Hartford Financial Services Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. 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 repurchase program on Tuesday, July 11th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $775,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board 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, July, 26th. The insurance provider reported $1.13 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.11. The insurance provider earned $4.79 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.63 billion. Hartford Financial Services Group had a negative net margin of 12.24% and a positive return on equity of 9.84%. Hartford Financial Services Group's revenue for the quarter was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.81 EPS. 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, October, 22nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hartford Financial Services Group.

What price target have analysts set for HIG?

9 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Hartford Financial Services Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect Hartford Financial Services Group's stock price to reach $59.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.1% 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?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hartford Financial Services Group in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hartford Financial Services Group.

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

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 57)
  • Mr. Douglas Graham Elliot, Pres (Age 58)
  • Ms. Beth Ann Bombara, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. William A. Bloom, Exec. VP, Operations, Technology & Data (Age 54)
  • Mr. Brion Scott Johnson CFA, Chief Investment Officer and Pres of Hartford Investment Management Co. & Talcott Resolution (Age 58)

Has Hartford Financial Services Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about HIG stock have trended positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hartford Financial Services Group earned a news impact score of 0.25 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.42 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Hartford Financial Services Group.

Who are Hartford Financial Services Group's major shareholders?

Hartford Financial Services Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (2.93%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.81%), LSV Asset Management (1.56%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.17%), Newport Trust Co (1.13%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.03%). Company insiders that own Hartford Financial Services Group stock include Beth Ann Bombara, Brion S Johnson, David C Robinson, H Patrick Swygert, 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Voya Investment Management LLC, TCW Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC and LSV Asset Management. 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 Scout Investments Inc., Unigestion Holding SA, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.. 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 $51.70.

How big of a company is Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group has a market capitalization of $18.52 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.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  438 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  382 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  820
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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