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

$58.53
-0.57 (-0.96 %)
(As of 02/19/2020 09:26 AM ET)
Today's Range
$58.04
Now: $58.53
$58.95
50-Day Range
$57.72
MA: $59.76
$61.22
52-Week Range
$47.50
Now: $58.53
$62.75
Volume2.07 million shs
Average Volume2.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.10 billion
P/E Ratio10.36
Dividend Yield2.03%
Beta0.6
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. Read More…

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$5.85 per share
Book Value$44.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.09 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees18,500
Market Cap$21.10 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Monday, February 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.325 per share on Thursday, April 2nd. This represents a $1.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 28th. This is a positive change from Hartford Financial Services Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. 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 share repurchase plan on Monday, February 4th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February, 3rd. The insurance provider reported $1.43 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.32 by $0.11. The insurance provider had revenue of $5.36 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.23 billion. Hartford Financial Services Group had a return on equity of 13.60% and a net margin of 10.05%. The firm's revenue was up 15.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.78 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 Wednesday, May 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Hartford Financial Services Group.

What price target have analysts set for HIG?

11 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Hartford Financial Services Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Hartford Financial Services Group's stock price to reach $66.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.1% 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?

11 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 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Hartford Financial Services Group.

Has Hartford Financial Services Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about HIG stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of 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 news impact score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Hartford Financial Services Group.

Are investors shorting Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,640,000 shares, an increase of 9.3% from the January 15th total of 3,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,860,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.0% of the shares of the 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 AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC).

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 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)

Who are Hartford Financial Services Group's major shareholders?

Hartford Financial Services Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.93%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.02%), FMR LLC (1.97%), LSV Asset Management (1.53%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.20%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.08%). 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, Scott R Lewis, Trevor Fetter and William A Bloom. 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 FMR LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Prana Capital Management LP, Franklin Resources Inc. and PGGM Investments. 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 for Hartford Financial Services Group.

Which major investors are buying Hartford Financial Services Group stock?

HIG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Hexavest Inc., Scout Investments Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, Martingale Asset Management L P, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Clark Capital Management Group Inc. and M&G Investment Management Ltd.. 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 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 $58.53.

How big of a company is Hartford Financial Services Group?

Hartford Financial Services Group has a market capitalization of $21.10 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 18,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Hartford Financial Services Group.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  562 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  512 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,074
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 2/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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