The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., more simply known as The Hartford, is an investment and insurance company. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, the company conducts property and casualty operations, group benefits, and mutual funds, selling its products and services primarily through a network of agents and brokers. It is also involved in auto and home insurance.
The market capitalization of a company, more simply referred to as "market cap", is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares. It is often considered as a key indicator of what a company is worth.