The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG) Analysts See $0.89 EPS; ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (ARCW) Had 2 Bulls

January 18, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Among 3 analysts covering ARC Group World Wide (NASDAQ:ARCW), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. ARC Group World Wide had 8 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “In-Line” rating given on Thursday, September 24 by Imperial Capital. The stock of ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCW) has “In-Line” rating given on Tuesday, September 27 by Imperial Capital. The stock of ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCW) has “In-Line” rating given on Tuesday, November 15 by Imperial Capital. The stock has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Thursday, February 11. See ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCW) latest ratings:

Analysts expect The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) to report $0.89 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.19 EPS change or 17.59% from last quarter’s $1.08 EPS. HIG’s profit would be $317.48M giving it 15.79 P/E if the $0.89 EPS is correct. After having $0.60 EPS previously, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.’s analysts see 48.33% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.79% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $56.23. About 2.11 million shares traded or 1.12% up from the average. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) has risen 9.92% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.78% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 40 investors sold The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. shares while 210 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 310.47 million shares or 1.93% less from 316.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 5,604 are owned by Magnetar Financial Limited Liability Co. Plante Moran Advsr Limited Com, a Michigan-based fund reported 201 shares. Moreover, Ing Groep Nv has 0.01% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 6,094 shares. 1,510 were accumulated by Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Lc. Jefferies Group Inc Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% of its portfolio in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 82,251 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr reported 187,191 shares. Marathon Asset Limited Liability Partnership has 931,898 shares. Foundry Lc stated it has 0.78% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). Mitsubishi Ufj & Banking Corporation holds 0.08% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) or 786,590 shares. Suffolk Cap Management Limited Liability holds 125,181 shares. Clearbridge Limited Liability holds 1.21% of its portfolio in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 1.01 million shares. 54,257 were reported by Nomura Asset Com Ltd. Sun Life Fin reported 0.01% stake. The New Jersey-based Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has invested 0.1% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). Sei, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 146,842 shares.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services to individual and business clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $20.06 billion. It operates through six divisions: Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, Property & Casualty Other Operations, Group Benefits, Mutual Funds, and Talcott Resolution. It has a 42.76 P/E ratio. The Commercial Lines segment offers workersÂ’ compensation, property, automobile, marine, livestock, liability, and umbrella insurance products, as well as customized insurance services and products, including professional liability, bond, and specialty casualty coverages.

Among 18 analysts covering Hartford Financial (NYSE:HIG), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Hartford Financial had 47 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research downgraded The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) on Wednesday, November 18 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Atlantic Securities. The rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, August 10 to “Neutral”. The rating was initiated by Nomura on Tuesday, January 19 with “Neutral”. As per Friday, December 9, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5800 target in Thursday, July 27 report. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 6 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Monday, November 28 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, April 19. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, November 16 to “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.20, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 2 investors sold ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. shares while 4 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 2.97 million shares or 4.64% less from 3.11 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada invested in 0% or 8 shares. Renaissance Techs Limited Co holds 0% or 186,600 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock has 0% invested in ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCW). Fincl Bank Of America Corporation De holds 0% in ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCW) or 35 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership reported 18,121 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc owns 3,273 shares. California Employees Retirement System invested in 0% or 19,200 shares. First Eagle Invest Management Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 1.71M shares. Wells Fargo & Com Mn reported 0% in ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCW). Deutsche Bancorporation Ag accumulated 3 shares. Vanguard Gp holds 122,010 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Geode Management Lc has invested 0% in ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCW). Morgan Stanley stated it has 11 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $94,679 activity. The insider Young Jason Taney sold $94,679.

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