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The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services to individual and business customers primarily in the United States and Japan. The company’s Property & Casualty Commercial segment offers workers’ compensation, property, automobile, marine, livestock, liability, and umbrella coverages, as well as customized insurance products and risk management services, including professional liability, fidelity, surety, and specialty casualty coverages. Its Consumer Markets segment provides standard automobile, homeowners, and personal umbrella coverages to individuals. The company’s Property & Casualty Other Operations segment manages property and casualty insurance. Its Group Benefits segment offers group life, accident and disability coverage, group retiree health, and voluntary benefits to employers, associations, affinity groups, and financial institutions. The company’s Mutual Funds segment provides mutual funds for retail and retirement accounts; and investment-management and administrative services, such as product design, implementation, and oversight, as well as includes the runoff of the mutual funds supporting the company's variable annuity products. This segment distributes open-end funds and 529 college savings plans to national and regional broker-dealer organizations, banks and other financial institutions, independent financial advisors, and registered investment advisors; and The Hartford’s funds to professional buyers, such as broker-dealers, consultants, record keepers, and bank trust groups. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1810 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.

18,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1810

hartford financial svcs grp (HIG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board ...
Total Annual Compensation: $825.0K
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Executive Chairman, Member of Enterprise Risk...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $622.5K
Chief Risk Officer, Executive Vice President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

hartford financial svcs grp (HIG) Key Developments

The Hartford Declares Quarterly Common Dividend, Payable on October 1, 2014

The Hartford announced that the board of directors has declared a quarterly common dividend of $0.18 per share, a 20% increase, payable Oct. 1, 2014 to shareholders of record as of Sept. 2, 2014.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company's total revenues were $4,616 million compared to $4,734 million reported a year ago. Income from continuing operations, before income taxes was $150 million compared to $237 million reported a year ago. Income from continuing operations, after tax was $150 million compared to $233 million reported a year ago. Net loss was $467 million or $1.00 per diluted share compared to $190 million or $0.39 per diluted share reported a year ago. Core earnings were $144 million or $0.31 per diluted share compared to $231 million or $0.47 per diluted share reported a year ago. Book value per diluted common share, including AOCI was $41.70 compared to $39.14 as at Dec. 31, 2013. Book value per diluted common share, excluding AOCI was $39.21 compared to $39.30 as at Dec. 31, 2013. Core earnings declined as the increase in core earnings from Property & Casualty (P&C) Commercial, Group Benefits and Mutual Funds was more than offset by higher prior year loss and loss adjustment expense reserve development (PYD) for asbestos and environmental (A&E) compared with second quarter 2013. Second quarter 2014 core earnings per diluted share were a 34% decrease from the second quarter 2013 due to the decline in core earnings, which was slightly offset by the accretive impact of equity repurchases over the past 12 months.

Sources Say QBE May Revive Asset Sale Plan

QBE Insurance Group Ltd. (ASX:QBE) is planning to sell assets. Sources stated that the company is expected to resume the sales process for its $1 billion-plus mid-market US insurance business through Merrill Lynch around September 2014, after it was recently put on hold. Several industry groups are expected to bid for the business when it is back up for sale. According to the news report, it is understood that firms looking to increase market share or move into new geographies are among those most likely to show interest. Sources added that potential suitors may include The Chubb Corporation (NYSE:CB), ACE INA International Holdings, Ltd., Allstate Insurance Company, American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG), The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) (Hartford Insurance), and Zurich, sources said. Sources have said the company could sell Winterthur for the $1.2 billion. According to the news report, QBE declined to comment.


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