Hartford Financial Services Group Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (HIG)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE: HIG) is tomorrow, November 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $20.76 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The average volume for Hartford Financial Services Group has been 7.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hartford Financial Services Group has a market cap of $9.25 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 30.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services primarily in the United States and Japan. The company has a P/E ratio of 23, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Hartford Financial Services Group as a buy. 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, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Hartford Financial Services Group Ratings Report.

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