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The Hartford Announces 20 Percent Increase To Quarterly Dividend


Board of directors declares dividend of $0.30 per share of common

's board of directors increased the quarterly dividend from
$0.25 to $0.30 per share, payable on Oct. 1, 2018, to shareholders of
record at the close of business on Sept. 4, 2018.

"As a result of the strong performance of our businesses, the sale of
Talcott Resolution and the benefits of a lower corporate tax rate, we
are pleased to announce a significant increase in our dividend to
shareholders," said The Hartford's Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift.

This dividend will result in an adjustment to the exercise price of the
outstanding warrants expiring June 26, 2019, and may result in an
adjustment to the warrant share number. Adjustments will be posted to
the Investor Relations section of The Hartford's website on or around
Aug. 31, 2018. For more information, please visit

About The Hartford

The Hartford is a leader in property and casualty insurance, group
benefits and mutual funds. With more than 200 years of expertise, The
Hartford is widely recognized for its service excellence, sustainability
practices, trust and integrity. More information on the company and its
financial performance is available at
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The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., (NYSE:HIG) operates
through its subsidiaries under the brand name, The Hartford, and is
headquartered in Hartford, Conn. For additional details, please read The
Hartford's legal notice


Some of the statements in this release may be considered forward-looking
statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. We caution investors that these forward-looking statements are not
guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ
materially. Investors should consider the important risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ. These important
risks and uncertainties include those discussed in our 2017 Annual
Report on Form 10-K, subsequent Quarterly Reports on Forms 10-Q, and the
other filings we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We
assume no obligation to update this release, which speaks as of the date

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material company information. Financial and other important information
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website at
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