Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. ( HIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 03, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased HIG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HIG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of HIG was $43.59, representing a -14.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.95 and a 19.29% increase over the 52 week low of $36.54.
HIG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and D/B/A Chubb Limited New ( CB ). HIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.8. Zacks Investment Research reports HIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 3.09%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.
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 )
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF - DNQ ( VOE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAK with an decrease of -2.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HIG at 3.13%.