Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2013
Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. ( HIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2014. 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $35.86, the dividend yield is 1.67%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HIG was $35.86, representing a -0.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.20 and a 74.59% increase over the 52 week low of $20.54.
HIG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). HIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.53. Zacks Investment Research reports HIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.56%, compared to an industry average of 16.1%.
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 )
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 17.45% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting of HIG at 2.91%.