See How Hartford Financial Services Group Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (Symbol: HIG) is the #74 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages.

HIG operates in the Insurance Brokers sector, among companies like Chubb Ltd ( CB ) which is off about 0.3% today, and American International Group Inc ( AIG ) trading higher by about 0.1%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of HIG, versus CB and AIG.

HIG,CB,AIG Relative Performance Chart

HIG is currently trading trading flat midday Monday.

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This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas
Referenced Symbols: CB , AIG , HIG

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