Friday, February 6, 2015

Hartford: High Yields To Own


Summary

  • The Hartford reported Q4 earnings that beat analyst estimates, yet the market was unimpressed with the 2015 growth forecast.
  • The insurance company has a large stock buyback program that is increasing value considering the stock trades at or below book value.
  • Investors shouldn't attempt to over analyze the stock and instead use the high yields to guide the way.         
As with any large insurance company approaching $19 billion in annual revenue, lots of analysis can go into the quarterly earnings of The Hartford (NYSE:HIG). The company offers property and casualty insurance for both commercial and personal lines along with group benefits and investments via mutual funds.

Read the full article at Seeking Alpha. 


Disclosure: Long HIG. Please review the disclaimer page for more details. 


 

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