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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG)?

The company in question is, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) currently with a stock price of 40.74 (-0.61% today). The market cap for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. is 15609.12, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. is 46.92. Currently The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 12.62, and a forward P/E of 9.99. Average volume for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. is 2929.54 and so far today it is 2532300.

Performance in the last year for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. has been -7.12%. For EPS growth, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. has seen a growth of 34.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 24.79%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 9.20% over the last five years and could be 6.83% for the next five years. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -0.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -43.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.16%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -4.76%.

Since the IPO date for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. on the 12/15/1995, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -4.87%. With The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. trading at 40.74, the dividend yield is 2.06%, and the EPS is 3.23.

So could The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.62. The PEG is 1.85, P/S is 0.85 and the P/B is at 0.86. The P/cash is 33.86, with P/free cash flow at 8.73.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.25, and total debt/equity at 0.29.

In terms of margins, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 9.70% and a profit margin of 7.30%.Payout ratio for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. is 25.30%. Return on assets come to 0.60% with return on investment coming to 8.80%.

Insider ownership for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 91.80%. Outstanding shares are at 383.14. While shares float is 382.97. The float short is currently 1.65%, and short ratio is 2.15.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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