ETF Channel Staff - Friday, August 19, 7:40 AMHartford Financial Services Group Inc. (HIG) has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend Channel, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 2.2% yield, as well as being recognized by prominent asset managers as being a socially responsible investment, through analysis of social and environmental criteria. Environmental criteria include considerations like the environmental impact of the company's products and services, as well as the company's efficiency in terms of its use of energy and resources. Social criteria include elements such as human rights, child labor, corporate diversity, and the company's impact on society — for instance, taken into consideration would be business activities tied to weapons, gambling, tobacco, and alcohol.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. is a member of the iShares USA ESG Select ETF (SUSA), making up 0.12% of the underlying holdings of the fund, which owns $4,583,489 worth of HIG shares.
The annualized dividend paid by Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. is $1.54/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 08/31/2022. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for HIG, which the DividendRank report stressed as being of key importance. Indeed, studying a company's past dividend history can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue.
HIG operates in the Insurance Brokers sector, among companies like Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. (MMC), and Chubb Ltd (CB).
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Buy (3.30 out of 4)
(ranked lower than approx. 59% of all stocks covered)
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