$1.02 EPS Expected for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG)

July 16, 2018 - By Vernon Prom

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.03, from 0.74 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 39 investors sold The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. shares while 222 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 122 raised stakes. 306.29 million shares or 0.13% more from 305.90 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Veritable L P has 6,023 shares. Gulf Intl Bancshares (Uk) Ltd owns 111,088 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund invested in 80,270 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Lord Abbett & Co Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0.51% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). Institute For Wealth Mngmt Limited Company holds 0.55% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) or 34,759 shares. Bancorp Of America De has 3.29 million shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Pitcairn holds 0.05% or 9,158 shares in its portfolio. Aqr Mngmt Lc accumulated 1.18M shares. Gsa Cap Prns Limited Liability Partnership owns 0.11% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 41,796 shares. Raymond James Trust Na owns 7,344 shares. Aperio Grp Limited Co stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). Moreover, Susquehanna International Llp has 0% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 152,628 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma reported 0% of its portfolio in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). California Public Employees Retirement owns 0.09% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 1.17 million shares. Arrowstreet Capital Partnership has 0.01% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG).

Since March 5, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $9.74 million activity. On Tuesday, May 1 the insider Bombara Beth Ann sold $1.28 million. Johnson Brion S had sold 11,568 shares worth $604,949 on Monday, May 7. $4.48M worth of stock was sold by ELLIOT DOUGLAS G on Friday, March 9. 2,319 The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) shares with value of $124,925 were sold by Lewis Scott R.. Another trade for 11,247 shares valued at $618,585 was made by Gervasi Martha on Friday, March 9.

Analysts expect The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) to report $1.02 EPS on July, 26.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 1.92 % from last quarter’s $1.04 EPS. HIG’s profit would be $365.30 million giving it 12.97 P/E if the $1.02 EPS is correct. After having $1.27 EPS previously, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.’s analysts see -19.69 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $52.93. About 475,657 shares traded. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) has risen 6.44% since July 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.13% the S&P500.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Hartford Financial (NYSE:HIG), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Hartford Financial had 4 analyst reports since February 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by FBR Capital given on Thursday, February 8. As per Tuesday, May 1, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. FBR Capital maintained the shares of HIG in report on Monday, April 16 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, April 10 with “Neutral”.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services to individual and business clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $18.96 billion. It operates through six divisions: Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, Property & Casualty Other Operations, Group Benefits, Mutual Funds, and Talcott Resolution. It currently has negative earnings. The Commercial Lines segment offers workers?? compensation, property, automobile, marine, livestock, liability, and umbrella insurance products, as well as customized insurance services and products, including professional liability, bond, and specialty casualty coverages.

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