Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013
Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. ( HIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HIG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $29.67, the dividend yield is 2.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HIG was $29.67, representing a -8.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.33 and a 70.37% increase over the 52 week low of $17.42.
HIG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). HIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.3. Zacks Investment Research reports HIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.55%, compared to an industry average of 13.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HIG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HIG as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Insurance ETF ( IAK )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
- iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 10.76% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting of HIG at 2.81%.