Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012


Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. ( HIG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HIG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that HIG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21.2, the dividend yield is 1.89%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HIG was $21.2, representing a -8.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.29 and a 41.81% increase over the 52 week low of $14.95.

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 $.99. Zacks Investment Research reports HIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 40.72%, compared to an industry average of 15%.

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:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 11.28% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HIG at 1.75%.

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 , ETF , HIG , RPV , TRV

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