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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.20
HIG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. HIG: 0.20 )
HIG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.2

0.08
0.45
Equity to Asset 0.07
HIG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. HIG: 0.07 )
HIG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.08
Current: 0.07

0.03
0.08
Interest Coverage 0.01
HIG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.97 vs. HIG: 0.01 )
HIG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 15.23
Current: 0.01

0.01
15.23
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.18
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.02
HIG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. HIG: 0.02 )
HIG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -49.8   Max: 15.45
Current: 0.02

-49.8
15.45
Net-margin (%) 1.33
HIG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. HIG: 1.33 )
HIG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -29.82   Max: 11.38
Current: 1.33

-29.82
11.38
ROE (%) 1.53
HIG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.12 vs. HIG: 1.53 )
HIG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.66   Max: 21.89
Current: 1.53

-29.66
21.89
ROA (%) 0.12
HIG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. HIG: 0.12 )
HIG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.96   Max: 1.01
Current: 0.12

-0.96
1.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.61
HIG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 169.57 vs. HIG: 0.61 )
HIG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -427.07   Max: 17725
Current: 0.61

-427.07
17725
Revenue Growth (%) -5.40
HIG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. HIG: -5.40 )
HIG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.3   Max: 15
Current: -5.4

-30.3
15
EPS Growth (%) -52.20
HIG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. HIG: -52.20 )
HIG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -52.2   Max: 47.6
Current: -52.2

-52.2
47.6
» HIG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

HIG Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Caxton Associates 1,068,764 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 25,500 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 586,664 sh (New)
Bruce Berkowitz 53,300 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 3,400 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 3,504,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 115,605 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 7,800,000 sh (+74.3%)
Chuck Akre 2,028,270 sh (+48.46%)
Richard Snow 2,174,784 sh (+8.55%)
Jeremy Grantham 976,220 sh (+6.21%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 200 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Richard Pzena 856,142 sh (-4.84%)
David Dreman 367,604 sh (-7%)
NWQ Managers 14,427,934 sh (-19.24%)
David Tepper 4,134,770 sh (-22.05%)
John Paulson 5,968,670 sh (-45.53%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,880,907 sh (-65.56%)
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Q3 2013

HIG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 809,710 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 1,437,110 sh (+67.86%)
Arnold Schneider 926,572 sh (+57.94%)
Richard Snow 2,442,569 sh (+12.31%)
Steven Cohen 124,118 sh (+7.36%)
Mario Gabelli 26,000 sh (+1.96%)
Caxton Associates 1,086,427 sh (+1.65%)
John Paulson 5,968,670 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 200 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper 4,052,770 sh (-1.98%)
Bruce Berkowitz 52,000 sh (-2.44%)
Pioneer Investments 3,404,779 sh (-2.83%)
Jeremy Grantham 860,692 sh (-11.83%)
NWQ Managers 12,477,740 sh (-13.52%)
Louis Moore Bacon 4,800,000 sh (-38.46%)
Chuck Royce 1,800 sh (-47.06%)
David Dreman 94,860 sh (-74.2%)
Chuck Akre 319,803 sh (-84.23%)
Diamond Hill Capital 439,226 sh (-88.68%)
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Q4 2013

HIG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

George Soros 60,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,772 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 350,500 sh (+1248.08%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 200 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 52,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 5,968,670 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,800 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Akre 319,074 sh (-0.23%)
Richard Pzena 1,428,894 sh (-0.57%)
Arnold Schneider 913,917 sh (-1.37%)
Richard Snow 2,331,730 sh (-4.54%)
Pioneer Investments 3,093,390 sh (-9.15%)
NWQ Managers 11,140,064 sh (-10.72%)
Caxton Associates 902,800 sh (-16.9%)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,950,000 sh (-17.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 631,520 sh (-26.63%)
David Tepper 2,579,004 sh (-36.36%)
David Dreman 55,908 sh (-41.06%)
Steven Cohen 30,049 sh (-75.79%)
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Q1 2014

HIG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ray Dalio 18,056 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 303,777 sh (+910.94%)
Caxton Associates 1,647,800 sh (+82.52%)
David Dreman 87,278 sh (+56.11%)
Mario Gabelli 417,000 sh (+18.97%)
Richard Pzena 1,497,369 sh (+4.79%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 200 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 52,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
David Tepper Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Paulson 5,963,570 sh (-0.09%)
Chuck Akre 317,874 sh (-0.38%)
Richard Snow 2,311,232 sh (-0.88%)
NWQ Managers 10,626,684 sh (-4.61%)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,250,000 sh (-17.72%)
Arnold Schneider 594,482 sh (-34.95%)
Pioneer Investments 1,928,108 sh (-37.67%)
Jeremy Grantham 299,439 sh (-52.58%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HIG

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 56.11%0.09%$32.18 - $36.25 $ 35.863%87278
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$32.18 - $36.25 $ 35.863%0
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$32.18 - $36.25 $ 35.863%18056
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -41.06%0.11%$30.68 - $36.62 $ 35.864%55908
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 1248.08%0.06%$30.68 - $36.62 $ 35.864%350500
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$30.68 - $36.62 $ 35.864%60000
Chuck Akre 2013-09-30 Reduce -84.23%2.36%$29.6 - $32.3 $ 35.8615%319803
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -74.2%0.24%$29.6 - $32.3 $ 35.8615%94860
Chuck Akre 2013-06-30 Add 48.46%0.91%$24.82 - $31.43 $ 35.8624%2028270
John Paulson 2013-06-30 Reduce -45.53%0.73%$24.82 - $31.43 $ 35.8624%5968670
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$24.82 - $31.43 $ 35.8624%0
Bruce Berkowitz 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$24.82 - $31.43 $ 35.8624%53300
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$24.82 - $31.43 $ 35.8624%25500
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Preferred stocks of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HIGPRA0.057.63

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 20.80
HIG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. HIG: 20.80 )
HIG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.03   Max: 1285.22
Current: 20.8

5.03
1285.22
P/B 0.80
HIG's P/B is ranked higher than
91% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. HIG: 0.80 )
HIG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.8
Current: 0.8

0.12
1.8
P/S 0.82
HIG's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. HIG: 0.82 )
HIG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.39
Current: 0.82

0.09
1.39
PFCF 13.00
HIG's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.92 vs. HIG: 13.00 )
HIG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 14.59
Current: 13

0.25
14.59
EV-to-EBIT 15.15
HIG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. HIG: 15.15 )
HIG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 545.5
Current: 15.15

2.8
545.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 1.67
HIG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. HIG: 1.67 )
HIG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 42.83
Current: 1.67

0.65
42.83
Dividend Payout 0.26
HIG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HIG: 0.26 )
HIG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: -0.12   Max: 10
Current: 0.26

-0.12
10
Dividend growth (3y) 26.00
HIG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. HIG: 26.00 )
HIG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: 26

0
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.50
HIG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
82% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. HIG: 0.50 )
HIG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 12.69
Current: 0.5

0.19
12.69
Share Buyback Rate -8.10
HIG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. HIG: -8.10 )
HIG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2   Max: -15.9
Current: -8.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.80
HIG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. HIG: 0.80 )
HIG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.54
Current: 0.8

0.34
2.54
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
HIG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. HIG: 0.40 )
HIG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.4

0.05
0.82
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
HIG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. HIG: 1.10 )
HIG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.1

0.25
1.55
Price/Graham Number 0.80
HIG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. HIG: 0.80 )
HIG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 9.02
Current: 0.8

0.32
9.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
HIG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. HIG: 6.60 )
HIG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 36.1
Current: 6.6

0.2
36.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.59
HIG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. HIG: 15.59 )
HIG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 10.9   Max: 82.6
Current: 15.59

10.9
82.6

Business Description

Industry: Insurance » Insurance - Diversified
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Hartford Financial Services Group Inc is an insurance and financial services Company. The Company is among the providers of investment products, individual life, group life and group disability insurance products, and property and casualty insurance products in the United States. The Company currently conducts business mainly in six reporting segments including Property & Casualty Commercial, Consumer Markets, Property & Casualty Other Operations, Group Benefits, Mutual Funds and Talcott Resolution, as well as a corporate category. Property & Casualty Commercial provides workers' compensation, property, automobile, liability and umbrella coverages under several different products, primarily throughout the United States, within its standard commercial lines, which consists of The Hartford's small commercial and middle market lines of business. Additionally, a variety of customized insurance products and risk management services including workers' compensation, automobile, general liability, professional liability, livestock and specialty casualty coverages are offered through the segment's specialty lines. Consumer Markets provides standard automobile, homeowners and home-based business coverages to individuals across the United States, including a special program designed exclusively for members of AARP. The Hartford's auto and homeowners products provide coverage options and customized pricing tailored to a customer's individual risk. Group Benefits provides group life, accident and disability coverage, group retiree health and voluntary benefits to individual members of employer groups, associations, affinity groups and financial institutions. Group Benefits offers disability underwriting, administration, claims processing and reinsurance to other insurers and self-funded employer plans. Mutual Funds offers mutual funds for retail accounts such as retirement plans and 529 college savings plans and provides investment-management and administrative services such as product design, implementation and oversight. Talcott Resolution's business is comprised of runoff business from the Company's U.S. annuity, international annuity, and institutional and private-placement life insurance businesses. The majority of the Company's investment portfolios are managed by Hartford Investment Management Company ('HIMCO'). Insurance companies are subject to comprehensive and detailed regulation and supervision throughout the United States.
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