Hartford Financial Services Group Trades Ex-Dividend

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According to DividendChannel.com, on 8/30/11, Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 10/3/11. As a percentage of HIG's recent stock price of $16.69, this dividend works out to approximately 0.60%.

Below is a dividend history chart for HIG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.:

HIG Dividend History


Date

Div*


05/27/11

0.100


02/25/11

0.100


11/29/10

0.050


08/30/10

0.050


05/27/10

0.050


02/25/10

0.050


11/27/09

0.050


08/31/09

0.050


05/28/09

0.050


02/26/09

0.050


11/26/08

0.320


08/28/08

0.530


05/29/08

0.530


02/28/08

0.530


11/29/07

0.530


08/30/07

0.500


05/30/07

0.500


02/27/07

0.500


11/29/06

0.500


08/30/06

0.400


05/30/06

0.400


02/27/06

0.400


11/29/05

0.300


08/30/05

0.290


05/27/05

0.290


02/25/05

0.290


11/29/04

0.290


08/30/04

0.280


05/27/04

0.280


02/26/04

0.280


11/26/03

0.280


08/28/03

0.270


05/29/03

0.270


02/27/03

0.270


11/27/02

0.270


08/29/02

0.260


05/30/02

0.260


02/28/02

0.260


11/29/01

0.260


08/30/01

0.250


05/30/01

0.250


03/01/01

0.250


11/29/00

0.250


08/30/00

0.240


05/30/00

0.240


02/28/00

0.240


11/29/99

0.240


08/30/99

0.230


05/27/99

0.230


02/25/99

0.220


11/27/98

0.220


08/28/98

0.210


05/28/98

0.210


02/26/98

0.210


11/26/97

0.200


08/28/97

0.200


05/29/97

0.200


03/06/97

0.200


11/26/96

0.200


08/28/96

0.200


05/29/96

0.200


02/28/96

0.200


* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.




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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HIG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.40% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HIG makes up 4.01% of the Dynamic Insurance Portfolio ETF (AMEX: PIC) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

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HIG operates in the Insurance Brokers sector, among companies like Everest Re Group Ltd (NYSE: RE) which is down about 1.8% today, and Arch Capital Group Ltd (NASD: ACGL) trading lower by about 1.1%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of HIG, versus RE and ACGL.

HIG,RE,ACGL Relative Performance Chart
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HIG,RE,ACGL Relative Performance Chart

In Friday trading, Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. shares are currently down about 1.5% on the day.

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