Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 07, 2013

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Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. ( HIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HIG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that HIG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of HIG was $23.69, representing a -6.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.37 and a 51.37% increase over the 52 week low of $15.65.

HIG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). HIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.62. Zacks Investment Research reports HIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.53%, compared to an industry average of 12.9%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HIG Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to HIG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HIG as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 15.48% over the last 100 days. KIE has the highest percent weighting of HIG at 2.49%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: AIG , HIG , KIE , RPV , SPHB , TRV

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