Hartford Financial Services Gro (NYSE:HIG) Trading Down - Shorts Down -11.43%

Hartford Financial Services Gro (NYSE:HIG) Trading Down - Shorts Down -11.43%”

(The) (NYSE:HIG) by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 29,287 shares of the insurance provider's stock after selling 24,600 shares during the quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 89.59% of the company's stock.

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) by 85.8% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 36,359,323 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $1,747,791,000 after purchasing an additional 1,177,520 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) by 42.4% during the first quarter. Cigna Investments Inc. New acquired a new stake in Hartford Financial Services Group during the fourth quarter valued at $672,000. Barclays PLC boosted their target price on Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Pioneer Investment Management Inc. now owns 2,503,525 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $120,344,000 after purchasing an additional 563,578 shares during the period. Finally, State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its position in shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) by 54.2% during the first quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 101,623 shares of the insurance provider's stock worth $4,885,000 after purchasing an additional 35,733 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 88.23% of the company's stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a "buy" rating and issued a $58.00 target price on shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. If you are reading this piece on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright laws.

Several brokerages have weighed in on HIG. Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) has risen 9.92% since September 22, 2016 and is uptrending. The correct version of this piece can be viewed at The count of Hold ratings in that period was 0. Buckingham Research assumed coverage on shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) in a research note on Monday, September 11th. The stock has "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Thursday, August 11.

Previously on 6/06/2017, Deutsche Bank reported about Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) raised the target price from $0.00 to $60.00. (The) in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Monday, July 10. (The) from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $56.91. (NYSE:HIG) opened at 54.35 on Monday. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 96.99% under the normal average daily volume. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $54.81 and a 200-day moving average price of $51.29.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., launched on December 9, 1985, is a holding company for insurance and financial services subsidiaries. The company has market cap of $19.93 billion.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc". A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US$1.05 per share. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $1.16 with next year's EPS projected to be $4.63. In the past year there have been a total of 42 insider trades, including 17 open market buys and 25 sells. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.31 EPS.

Ratings analysis reveals 56% of Hartford Financial's analysts are positive.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share. (HIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ..." published on August 29, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "The Hartford Appoints Sabra Purtill As Treasurer" with publication date: "September 21, 2017.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $436,770 activity.

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