The Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$99.82
+0.87 (+0.88%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$98.86
$100.60
50-Day Range
$90.57
$103.27
52-Week Range
$67.05
$103.64
Volume
1.42 million shs
Average Volume
1.80 million shs
Market Capitalization
$29.68 billion
P/E Ratio
12.49
Dividend Yield
1.88%
Price Target
$105.56

The Hartford Financial Services Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.53 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.8% Upside
$105.56 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.42% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.71
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.86mentions of The Hartford Financial Services Group in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$18.44 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.13%
From $10.13 to $11.46 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.48 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

171st out of 852 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

9th out of 52 stocks

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About The Hartford Financial Services Group Stock (NYSE:HIG)

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services to individual and business customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. Its Commercial Lines segment offers insurance coverages, including workers' compensation, property, automobile, general and professional liability, package business, umbrella, fidelity and surety, marine, livestock, accident, health, and reinsurance through regional offices, branches, sales and policyholder service centers, independent retail agents and brokers, wholesale agents, and reinsurance brokers. The company's Personal Lines segment provides automobile, homeowners, and personal umbrella coverages through direct-to-consumer channels and independent agents. Its Property & Casualty Other Operations segment offers coverage for asbestos and environmental exposures. The company's Group Benefits segment provides group life, 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 and voluntary product coverages; disability underwriting, administration, and claims processing to self-funded employer plans; and leave management solution. This segment also distributes its group insurance products and services through brokers, consultants, third-party administrators, trade associations, and private exchanges. Its Hartford Funds segment offers managed mutual funds across various asset classes; and exchange-traded funds through broker-dealer organizations, independent financial advisers, defined contribution plans, financial consultants, bank trust groups, and registered investment advisers, as well as investment management, distribution, and administrative services, such as product design, implementation, and oversight. The company was founded in 1810 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.

HIG Stock Price History

HIG Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/02/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/2 Dividend
3/01/2024
Dividend Payable
4/02/2024
Today
4/22/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Multi-line Insurance
CUSIP
41651510
Employees
18,700
Year Founded
1810

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$105.56
High Stock Price Target
$144.00
Low Stock Price Target
$77.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+5.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.53
Research Coverage
15 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.50 billion
Pretax Margin
12.59%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$24.53 billion
Cash Flow
$10.62 per share
Book Value
$49.85 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
292,542,000
Market Cap
$29.70 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.89

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Christopher Jerome Swift CPA (Age 63)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $5.37M
  • Ms. Beth A. CostelloMs. Beth A. Costello (Age 56)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.41M
  • Ms. Amy Marie Stepnowski (Age 55)
    Executive VP & Chief Investment Officer
    Comp: $1.93M
  • Ms. Deepa Soni (Age 54)
    Executive VP, Head of Technology, Data, Analytics & Information Security and Chief Inf. Officer
    Comp: $1.68M
  • Mr. Allison Gayle Niderno (Age 44)
    Senior VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Susan Spivak Bernstein
    Senior Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Donald Christian Hunt
    Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Ms. Claire H. Burns (Age 55)
    Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
  • Ms. Lori A. Rodden (Age 53)
    Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Mr. Robert William Paiano (Age 62)
    Executive VP & Chief Risk Officer

Should I Buy The Hartford Financial Services Group Stock? HIG Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.:

  • The Hartford Financial Services Group has seen significant institutional investor interest, indicating confidence in the company's future prospects.
  • Positive analyst ratings and price target upgrades suggest a favorable outlook for the company's stock performance.
  • The company offers a diverse range of insurance coverages, including workers' compensation, property, automobile, and health, providing stability and revenue streams across various sectors.
  • Recent stock price movements indicate potential growth opportunities for investors looking to capitalize on market trends.
  • The Hartford Financial Services Group's international presence offers exposure to global markets, diversifying investment risks.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. for these reasons:

  • Market volatility and economic uncertainties could impact the company's financial performance and stock valuation.
  • Regulatory changes in the insurance industry may pose challenges to The Hartford Financial Services Group's operations and profitability.
  • Competitive pressures from other insurance providers could limit the company's market share and growth potential.
  • Fluctuations in interest rates and investment returns may affect the company's investment portfolio and overall financial health.
  • Global geopolitical events and macroeconomic factors could introduce risks to the company's international operations and revenue streams.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Friday, April 12, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these The Hartford Financial Services Group pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

HIG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell The Hartford Financial Services Group stock right now?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Hartford Financial Services Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" HIG shares.
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What is The Hartford Financial Services Group's stock price target for 2024?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for The Hartford Financial Services Group's stock. Their HIG share price targets range from $77.00 to $144.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $105.56 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have HIG shares performed in 2024?

The Hartford Financial Services Group's stock was trading at $80.38 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, HIG stock has increased by 24.2% and is now trading at $99.82.
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Are investors shorting The Hartford Financial Services Group?

The Hartford Financial Services Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,200,000 shares, an increase of 17.6% from the March 15th total of 3,570,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,820,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is The Hartford Financial Services Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
View our HIG earnings forecast
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How can I listen to The Hartford Financial Services Group's earnings call?

The Hartford Financial Services Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 26th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) posted its earnings results on Friday, February, 2nd. The insurance provider reported $3.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.44 by $0.62. The insurance provider had revenue of $6.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.84 billion. The Hartford Financial Services Group had a net margin of 10.21% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.82%. The business's revenue was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $2.31 EPS.
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How often does The Hartford Financial Services Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Hartford Financial Services Group?

The Hartford Financial Services Group announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Tuesday, April 2nd. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 1st.
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Is The Hartford Financial Services Group a good dividend stock?

The Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE:HIG) pays an annual dividend of $1.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.94%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 23.53%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, HIG will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.40% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for HIG.

What ETFs hold The Hartford Financial Services Group's stock?
What is Christopher Swift's approval rating as The Hartford Financial Services Group's CEO?

839 employees have rated The Hartford Financial Services Group Chief Executive Officer Christopher Swift on Glassdoor.com. Christopher Swift has an approval rating of 89% among the company's employees.

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

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Hartford Financial Services Group investors own include Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), CVS Health (CVS), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are The Hartford Financial Services Group's major shareholders?

The Hartford Financial Services Group's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.29%), Raymond James & Associates (0.20%), Cohen Klingenstein LLC (0.06%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.04%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.04%) and Alaska Permanent Fund Corp (0.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Adin M Tooker, Allison G Niderno, Amy Stepnowski, Beth Ann Costello, Christopher Swift, David C Robinson, Douglas G Elliot, Jonathan R Bennett, Michael R Fisher, Robert B Allardice III, Robert W Paiano, Scott R Lewis, Stephanie C Bush and William A Bloom.
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How do I buy shares of The Hartford Financial Services Group?

Shares of HIG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does The Hartford Financial Services Group have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of The Hartford Financial Services Group: 1stAgChoice Inc., Access CoverageCorp Inc., Access CoverageCorp Technologies Inc., Business Management Group Inc., Cervus Claim Solutions LLC, FP R LLC, FTC Resolution Company LLC, First State Insurance Company, Fountain Investors I LLC, Fountain Investors II LLC, Fountain Investors III LLC, Fountain Investors IV LLC, HIMCO Distribution Services Company, HL Investment Advisors LLC, HLA LLC, HRA Brokerage Services Inc., Hart Re Group L.L.C., Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company, Hartford Administrative Services Company, Hartford Casualty General Agency Inc., Hartford Casualty Insurance Company, Hartford Fire General Agency Inc., Hartford Fire Insurance Company, Hartford Funds Distributors LLC, Hartford Funds Management Company LLC, Hartford Funds Management Group Inc., Hartford Group Benefits Holding Company, Hartford Holdings Inc., Hartford Insurance Company of Illinois, Hartford Insurance Company of the Midwest, Hartford Insurance Company of the Southeast, Hartford Insurance Ltd., Hartford Integrated Technologies Inc., Hartford Investment Management Company, Hartford Life Ltd., Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, Hartford Lloyd’s Corporation, Hartford Lloyd’s Insurance Company, Hartford Management Ltd., Hartford Residual Market L.L.C., Hartford STAG Ventures LLC, Hartford Specialty Insurance Services of Texas LLC, Hartford Strategic Investments LLC, Hartford Underwriters General Agency Inc., Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company, Hartford of Texas General Agency Inc., Heritage Holdings Inc., Heritage Reinsurance Company Ltd., Horizon Management Group LLC, Lattice Strategies LLC, MPC Resolution Company LLC, Maxum Casualty Insurance Company, Maxum Indemnity Company, Maxum Specialty Services Corporation, New England Insurance Company, New England Reinsurance Corporation, New Ocean Insurance Co. Ltd., Nutmeg Insurance Agency Inc., Nutmeg Insurance Company (Connecticut, Pacific Insurance Company Limited, Property and Casualty Insurance Company of Hartford, Renato Acquisition Co., Sentinel Insurance Company Ltd., Trumbull Flood Management L.L.C., Trumbull Insurance Company, Twin City Fire Insurance Company, and Y-Risk LLC.
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This page (NYSE:HIG) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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