The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG): Analyzing Basic Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) have moved within the range of $46.35 to $58.61. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $54.92, which is 6.3% lower than its 52-week high.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -2.06%, and a 50-day SMA of -1.47%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $19.66 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Gauging the level of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts have for a particular stock is important when considering an investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) is Outperform.

When it comes to reporting sales figures, public companies typically post earnings and revenue that fall above or below the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) delivered a 0.03% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $4.68 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $4.69 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) delivered a 3.59% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.60 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.58 per share.

Ownership at The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded company’s most recent 13F filings give us important details about the organization’s institutional ownership. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 89.80% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $17.5 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG), there were 65 new positions totaling 2,349,647 shares of the company’s stock. There were 50 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 4,768,909 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Taking a look at a stock’s average volume – in the long, medium and short terms – is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,031,120 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,913,736 shares, with an average of 50% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 2,043,875 shares with 0% of long-term indicators pointing to Hold.