- 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.
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