Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. announced Tuesday that it has doubled its fourth-quarter core earnings estimate, and it said core operations "performed well" in the period.

The Connecticut company now expects to report core earnings per share of $1.45 to $1.60. Its previous projection was 65 cents to 80 cents. Hartford is to report its fourth-quarter results Feb. 8.

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