Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 31, 2018

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Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. ( HIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased HIG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $50.74, the dividend yield is 2.36%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HIG was $50.74, representing a -14.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.20 and a 2.15% increase over the 52 week low of $49.67.

HIG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Chubb Limited ( CB ) and American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ). HIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$6.49. Zacks Investment Research reports HIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 73.41%, compared to an industry average of 21.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HIG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Invesco KBW Property & Casualty Insurance ETF ( KBWP )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • ProShares UltraPro Financial Select Sector ( FINU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FINU with an increase of 10.6% over the last 100 days. KBWP has the highest percent weighting of HIG at 3.65%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: HIG , CB , AIG , KBWP , KIE , FINU

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