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Stocks in Focus – Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG), XL Group plc (NYSE:XL)

on 13/02/2013

NEW YORK, February 13, 2013 — (Net PR News) Financial Sector Property & Casualty Insurance Industry stocks are in focus, as its stocks were gaining high volume during the previous trade. Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) remained with higher volume in its industry and showed a negative trend during the previous trading session, also XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) was in focus of investors and it was showing bullish moment during the previous trade.

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) declared its fourth quarter 2012’s net loss of $46 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, versus the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, fourth quarter of year 2011’s net income of $118 million, or $0.23 per diluted share.

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Hartford Financial Services Group reported the plunge of -0.04% and closed at $24.40 with the total traded volume of 5,725,500 shares. The stock’s opening price was $24.35. The company has a total of 442.50 million outstanding shares and its total market capitalization is $10.80 billion.

The 52-week price range of the stock remained $15.65 – $25.37, while during last trade its minimum price was $24.21 and it gained its highest price of $24.51. Company’s last 5 days shows a downtrend with the drop of -3.21%.

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XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) reported that, on Thursday, February 14, 2013, in New York, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Michael S. McGavick, will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Insurance Conference. At 9:10 a.m. Eastern Time, Mr. McGavick is scheduled to start his comments.

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Property & Casualty Insurance company showing positive momentum during the previous trade, XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) reported the climb of +0.35%, after opening at the price of $28.27. Its closing price for the day was $28.41.

XL’s total trading volume for the day was 2,320,700 shares, versus its average volume of 2.40 million shares. The Company’s current market capitalization stands at $8.49 billion along with 298.73 million shares.

XL Group’s earnings per share is $2.09 while its beta value stands at 2.43 times. If we look at the previous 5 day’s performance of the stock, it remained optimistic with the gain of 1.21% and, in its last one month’s trade, it jumped 6.8%.

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