Zacks Rating on Hartford Financial Services Group (The) (HIG)

Hartford Financial Services Group (The) (HIG) : The consensus on Hartford Financial Services Group (The) (HIG) based on 12 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.92, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 5 which endorses a Strong Sell on the stock. However, 6 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 5 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

Hartford Financial Services Group (The) (HIG) : The highest short term price target forecast on Hartford Financial Services Group (The) (HIG) is $50 and the lowest target price is $45. A total of 9 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $47.11 with a standard deviation of $1.76.


Shares of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. appreciated by 0.33% during the last five trading days but lost 9.6% on a 4-week basis. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. has dropped 11.35% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -6.8%. Hartford Financial Services Group (The) (NYSE:HIG): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $40.43 with an intraday high of $40.55. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $40.1. However, the stock managed to close at $40.12, a loss of 0.64% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $40.38. The total traded volume of the day was 2,461,841 shares.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The Hartford) is an insurance and financial services holding company. The Hartford is a provider of property and casualty insurance and group life and disability products to individual and business customers in the United States of America. It is also a provider of mutual funds to investors and additionally, The Hartford manages life and annuity products. The Hartford conducts business principally in six segments, including Commercial Lines (formerly Property & Casualty Commercial), Personal Lines (formerly Consumer Markets), Property & Casualty Other Operations, Group Benefits, Mutual Funds and Talcott Resolution, as well as a Corporate category. The Hartford includes in its Corporate category the Companys debt financing and related interest expense, as well as other capital raising activities, and purchase accounting adjustments related to goodwill and other expenses not allocated to other segments.

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