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Hartford Balanced Fund

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Objective

Seeks long-term total return.

Overview

A balanced fund designed to shift stock and bond allocations opportunistically based on changing market environments.

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Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 12/31/2017)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 12/31/2017)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Balanced  I 15.39 15.39 6.89 9.98 5.99 6.94
Benchmark 14.24 14.24 7.76 10.17 6.83 ---
Morningstar Allocation 50-70% Equity Category 13.22 13.22 6.02 7.92 4.96 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 12/31/2017)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 12/31/2017)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Balanced  I 15.39 15.39 6.89 9.98 5.99 6.94
Benchmark 14.24 14.24 7.76 10.17 6.83 ---
Morningstar Allocation 50-70% Equity Category 13.22 13.22 6.02 7.92 4.96 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 07/22/1996
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.84% |  Gross  0.84%

Share Class Inception: 3/31/15.
Class I-share performance prior to its inception date reflects Class A-share performance (excluding sales charges) and operating expenses. SI performance is calculated from 7/22/96.

Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted.

Growth of $10,000

(as of 12/31/2017)
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Growth of $10,000

Excludes sales charges. If sales charges and taxes had been included, the value would have been lower.

I-Share Morningstar Ratings
(as of 12/31/2017)
  • Overall
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  • Overall Morningstar Rating for Balanced Fund, Class I, as of 12/31/2017 out of 718 products in the Allocation 50-70% Equity Category Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2017 15.39 14.24
2016 6.00 8.33
2015 -0.17 1.13
2014 9.57 10.32
2013 20.28 17.55
2012 11.21 11.32
2011 1.34 4.61
2010 11.85 11.81
2009 30.30 17.52
2008 -32.31 -22.04

Excludes sales charges. If sales charges and taxes had been included, the value would have been lower.

Characteristics Holdings are subject to change. Percentages may be rounded.

Statistics
As of Date 12/31/2017
Net Assets $968 million
# of Holdings 71
Beta 0.70
R Squared 0.96
Turnover (12/31/2017) 29%
% in Stocks 66%
% in Bonds 31%
% in Foreign 11%
% in Foreign Equities 6%
Cash and Cash Equivalents 3%
Dividend Frequency Quarterly

Top Ten Fixed-Income Issuers (%)

(as of 12/31/2017)
label percentageholding
U.S. Treasury Notes 5.27
U.S. Treasury Bonds 3.30
Financing Corp. 0.53
Bank of America Corp. 0.40
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 0.36
Morgan Stanley 0.35
Qatar Government International Bond 0.31
SCANA Corp. 0.30
Citigroup, Inc. 0.27
Petroleos Mexicanos 0.27
Total Portfolio % 11.36
(as of 9/30/2017)
label percentageholding
U.S. Treasury Notes 6.16
U.S. Treasury Bonds 3.16
Financing Corp. 0.57
Bank of America Corp. 0.42
Morgan Stanley 0.37
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 0.32
SCANA Corp. 0.32
Bayview Opportunity Master Fund Trust 0.28
Illinois State, GO 0.28
Verizon Communications, Inc. 0.28
Total Portfolio % 12.16

Fixed-Income Holdings Characteristics

(as of 12/31/2017)
label fundvalue
# of Fixed Issuers 276
Effective Duration 6.30 yrs.

Fixed-Income Sector Exposure (%)

(as of 12/31/2017)
label currentpercentage
Investment Grade Credit 60.0
US Asset-Backed 7.8
US Mortgage-Backed 3.0
Commercial Mortgages 2.2
Non-Investment Grade 0.0
Non-US$ Investment Grade 0.0
Other 0.0
US Government & Agencies 27.1
(as of 9/30/2017)
label currentpercentage
Investment Grade Credit 58.4
US Asset-Backed 7.8
US Mortgage-Backed 2.3
Commercial Mortgages 2.5
Non-Investment Grade 0.0
Non-US$ Investment Grade 0.0
Other 0.0
US Government & Agencies 29.1
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 07/22/1996
Symbol ITTIX
CUSIP 41664R168
Fund Number 1706

Top Ten Equity Holdings (%)

(as of 12/31/2017)
label percentageholding
Alphabet, Inc. 2.93
Microsoft Corp. 2.49
Apple, Inc. 1.95
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 1.74
Wells Fargo & Co. 1.72
Cisco Systems, Inc. 1.56
Facebook, Inc. 1.55
NextEra Energy, Inc. 1.54
Bank of America Corp. 1.48
Intel Corp. 1.43
Total Portfolio % 18.39
(as of 9/30/2017)
label percentageholding
Alphabet, Inc. 2.82
Microsoft Corp. 2.34
Apple, Inc. 1.86
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 1.70
Wells Fargo & Co. 1.65
NextEra Energy, Inc. 1.51
Cisco Systems, Inc. 1.50
Facebook, Inc. 1.45
Intel Corp. 1.41
Bank of America Corp. 1.33
Total Portfolio % 17.57
Equity Holdings Characteristics
(as of 12/31/2017)
Fund
# of Holdings 71
% in Foreign Equities 6%
Asset Weighted Market Cap $195.8 billion
EPS Growth Rate 10.9%
Median Market Cap $68.7 billion
Price/Earnings 16.7x
Return on Equity 17.3%

Equity Sector Exposure (%)

(as of 12/31/2017)
label currentpercentage
Information Technology 26.2
Financials 17.3
Industrials 11.0
Health Care 14.3
Consumer Discretionary 12.4
Energy 6.4
Materials 3.2
Utilities 2.3
Consumer Staples 5.6
Real Estate 1.2
Telecommunication Services 0.0
(as of 9/30/2017)
label currentpercentage
Information Technology 25.9
Financials 17.8
Industrials 10.3
Health Care 16.0
Consumer Discretionary 11.0
Energy 6.2
Materials 3.4
Utilities 2.4
Consumer Staples 5.8
Real Estate 1.2
Telecommunication Services 0.0

Based on Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS), which was developed by and is the exclusive property and a service mark of MSCI Inc. (MSCI) and Standard & Poor’s, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (S&P). Excludes cash. May not total to 100% due to rounding and/or pooled vehicle allocations.

Market Cap Distribution %
(as of 12/31/2017)
Less than $2 billion 0.1
$2 billion - $5 billion 1.0
$5 billion - $10 billion 3.1
Greater than $10 billion 95.8
Yields
As of Date 12/31/2017
Distribution Yield at NAV 1.49%
Trailing 12 Month Yield 1.41%
30 Day SEC Yield 1.45%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield 1.45%
Distributions and Capital Gains
Distribution Date Distribution NAV Ordinary Income Short Term Capital Gains Long Term Capital Gains Total Distribution
12/27/2017 24.20 $0.089800 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.089800
9/28/2017 23.14 $0.074500 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.074500
6/29/2017 22.55 $0.075600 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.075600
3/30/2017 22.16 $0.102000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.102000

Insights

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A WORD ABOUT RISK

All investments are subject to risk, including the possible loss of principal. There is no guarantee the Fund will achieve its stated objective. The Fund's share price may fluctuate due to market risk and/or security selections that may underperform the market or relevant benchmarks. If the Fund's strategy for allocating assets among different asset classes does not work as intended, the Fund may not achieve its objective or may underperform other funds with similar investment strategies. Foreign investments can be riskier and more volatile than U.S. investments due to the adverse effects of currency exchange rates, differences in market structure and liquidity, as well as political and economic developments in foreign countries and regions (e.g., "Brexit"). Fixed income risks include credit, liquidity, call, duration, and interest-rate risk. As interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall; these risks are currently heightened because interest rates are at, or near, historical lows. Mortgage- and asset-backed securities' risks include credit, interest-rate, prepayment, and extension risk. Obligations of U.S. Government agencies are supported by varying degrees of credit but are generally not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government.

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