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Hartford Capital Appreciation Fund

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Overview

A flexible, opportunistic stock fund that combines the skills and expertise of multiple active managers to invest across sectors, market caps, and investment styles.

Objective

Seeks growth of capital. 

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Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 4/30/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 4/30/2018)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Capital Appreciation  I 0.93 12.13 7.67 11.73 6.41 12.59
Benchmark -0.27 13.05 10.20 12.75 9.13 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category -0.74 12.14 8.42 10.93 7.44 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 3/31/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 3/31/2018)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Capital Appreciation  I 1.04 13.56 8.04 12.23 7.31 12.64
Benchmark -0.64 13.81 10.22 13.03 9.62 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category -0.97 13.00 8.55 11.25 7.92 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 07/22/1996
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.81% |  Gross  0.81%

Share Class Inception: 8/31/06.
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 4/30/2018)
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Growth of $10,000

Reflects Class A, excluding sales charges. If sales charges and taxes had been included, the value would have been lower. Results for other classes will vary.

Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2017 21.60 21.13
2016 4.44 12.74
2015 1.65 0.48
2014 7.69 12.56
2013 42.14 33.55
2012 20.53 16.42
2011 -15.04 1.03
2010 13.17 16.93
2009 43.37 28.34
2008 -45.93 -37.31

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 4/30/2018
Net Assets $7.7 billion
# of Holdings 231
Beta 1.06
R Squared 0.92
% in Equities 98%
Turnover (3/31/2018) 124%
% in Foreign Equities 14%
Standard Deviation 11.30%
Dividend Frequency Annually
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 4/30/2018)
Fund Russell 3000 Index
Asset Weighted Market Cap $97.6 billion $168.2 billion
EPS Growth Rate 15.5% 12.9%
Median Market Cap $22.5 billion $1.8 billion
Price/Book 3.5x 3.1x
Price/Earnings 9.8x 15.6x
Return on Equity 19.9% 23.8%
Return Characteristics
(as of 4/30/2018)
Fund
Alpha -1.61
Down Capture 111.24
Information Ratio -0.30
Sharpe Ratio 1.03
Up Capture 101.60

Top Ten Holdings (%)

(as of 4/30/2018)
label percentageholding
NIKE, Inc. 2.06
Alphabet, Inc. 1.77
American Express Co. 1.54
Facebook, Inc. 1.52
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 1.43
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 1.40
Canadian National Railway Co. 1.30
Bank of America Corp. 1.26
Public Storage 1.26
Micron Technology, Inc. 1.15
Total Portfolio % 14.69
(as of 3/31/2018)
label percentageholding
NIKE, Inc. 2.19
Bank of America Corp. 1.75
Facebook, Inc. 1.56
Micron Technology, Inc. 1.48
Apple, Inc. 1.47
Alphabet, Inc. 1.46
American Express Co. 1.45
salesforce.com, Inc. 1.37
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 1.36
ServiceNow, Inc. 1.31
Total Portfolio % 15.40

Top Five Countries (%)

(as of 4/30/2018)
label percentage
United States
86.44
Canada
2.23
China
1.92
Japan
1.74
United Kingdom
1.72
(as of 3/31/2018)
label percentage
United States
86.65
China
2.16
Canada
2.08
United Kingdom
1.98
Japan
1.76
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 07/22/1996
Symbol ITHIX
CUSIP 416649309
Fund Number 1303
Market Cap Distribution %
(as of 04/30/2018)
Less than $2 billion 0.4
$2 billion - $5 billion 2.1
$5 billion - $10 billion 8.6
Greater than $10 billion 84.4
Sector Exposure
Sectors 03/31/2018 Fund 04/30/2018 Benchmark 04/30/2018 UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT -4 0 4
Consumer Discretionary 15.8 16.7 13.0
Overweight 100.0%
Information Technology 27.5 26.6 23.8
Overweight 75.0%
Materials 5.4 5.4 3.3
Overweight 50.0%
Industrials 11.7 11.4 10.6
Overweight 0.0%
Telecommunication Services 1.5 1.5 1.7
Overweight 0.0%
Financials 14.8 14.0 15.0
Overweight 25.0%
Health Care 12.3 12.4 13.4
Overweight 25.0%
Real Estate 3.2 3.0 3.7
Overweight 25.0%
Utilities 0.9 0.9 2.9
Overweight 50.0%
Consumer Staples 4.4 4.3 6.5
Overweight 75.0%
Energy 1.3 2.3 6.0
Overweight 100.0%

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.

Insights

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The 5-Minute Forecast 2Q18 

Wed Apr 18 11:24:00 EDT 2018
A concise summary of the Hartford Funds Multi-Asset Team’s views on the main challenges facing investors: Growth, Income, Volatility, Inflation, and Taxes.
pdf

Hartford Capital Appreciation Fund Outlook & Commentary  

Sat Mar 31 13:52:00 EDT 2018
Investment Director, Janet Perumal provides a review of the Fund's 1Q18 performance and outlook.
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2018 Outlooks (Schroders) 

Fri Dec 22 14:06:00 EST 2017
Thought leaders from Schroder Investment Management provide their outlook on issues that may influence markets and portfolios going forward.

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A WORD ABOUT RISK

 

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by allocating assets among different asset classes and/or portfolio management teams. There is no guarantee a fund will achieve its stated objective. Security prices fluctuate in value depending on general market and economic conditions and the prospects of individual companies. Mid-cap securities can have greater risks and volatility than large-cap securities. Foreign investments may be more volatile and less liquid than U.S. investments and are subject to the risk of currency fluctuations and adverse political and economic developments. These risks are generally greater for investments in emerging markets. The fund’s focus on investments in particular sectors may increase its volatility and risk of loss if adverse developments occur.

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