NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc

(NYSE:

HIG

) is tomorrow, August 30, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $17.78 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%.

The average volume for Hartford Financial Services Group has been 6.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hartford Financial Services Group has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are down 35.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.7, equal to the average insurance industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Hartford Financial Services Group as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Hartford Financial Services Group Ratings Report

.

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