Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 29, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2020. Shareholders who purchased HIG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that HIG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $62.59, the dividend yield is 1.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HIG was $62.59, representing a -0.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.60 and a 54.39% increase over the 52 week low of $40.54.
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 $4.68. Zacks Investment Research reports HIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 27.08%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.
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)
- IQ Chaikin U.S. Large Cap ETF (CLRG)
- SPDR SSGA US Large Cap Low Volatility Index ETF (LGLV)
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (VOE)
- Invesco KBW Property & Casualty Insurance ETF (KBWP).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CLRG with an increase of 5.82% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting of HIG at 3.64%.
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