NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Hartford Financial Services Group

(NYSE:

HIG

) is tomorrow, February 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $29.12 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The average volume for Hartford Financial Services Group has been 5.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hartford Financial Services Group has a market cap of $13.1 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are up 10.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services in the United States and internationally. The company engages in life, and property and casualty insurance businesses. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 11.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 22.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hartford Financial Services Group as hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full

Hartford Financial Services Group Ratings Report

.

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