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Hartford Capital Appreciation Fund

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Objective

Seeks growth of capital. 

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.

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Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 7/31/2017)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 7/31/2017)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Capital Appreciation  I 15.15 17.63 8.51 16.15 6.04 12.72
Benchmark 10.99 16.14 10.52 14.79 7.83 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category 10.60 14.97 8.29 12.96 6.23 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 6/30/2017)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 6/30/2017)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Capital Appreciation  I 13.05 20.35 7.07 15.52 5.76 12.67
Benchmark 8.93 18.51 9.10 14.58 7.26 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category 8.58 17.04 7.01 12.78 5.70 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 07/22/1996
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.79% |  Gross  0.79%

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

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 7/31/2017)
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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.

Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
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
2007 16.55 5.14

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 7/31/2017
Net Assets $8.4 billion
# of Holdings 250
Beta 1.08
R Squared 0.93
% in Equities 98%
Turnover (6/30/2017) 118%
% in Foreign Equities 15%
Standard Deviation 11.80%
Dividend Frequency Annually
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 7/31/2017)
Fund Russell 3000 Index
Asset Weighted Market Cap $93.3 billion $145.2 billion
EPS Growth Rate 15.1% 11.1%
Median Market Cap $29.7 billion $1.7 billion
Price/Book 3.0x 3.2x
Price/Earnings 16.0x 17.2x
Return on Equity 19.3% 20.4%
Return Characteristics
(as of 7/31/2017)
Fund
Alpha 0.30
Down Capture 110.26
Information Ratio 0.43
Sharpe Ratio 1.45
Up Capture 112.03
Market Cap Distribution %
(as of 07/31/2017)
Less than $2 billion 0.6
$2 billion - $5 billion 2.5
$5 billion - $10 billion 10.6
Greater than $10 billion 82.6

Top Ten Holdings (%)

(as of 7/31/2017)
label percentageholding
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 2.50
Facebook, Inc. 2.33
Citigroup, Inc. 2.13
NIKE, Inc. 1.70
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. 1.48
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. 1.42
Workday, Inc. 1.32
Bank of America Corp. 1.30
Chubb Ltd. 1.28
Public Storage 1.24
Total Portfolio % 16.70
(as of 6/30/2017)
label percentageholding
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 2.54
Facebook, Inc. 2.08
NIKE, Inc. 1.80
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. 1.74
Bank of America Corp. 1.57
Netflix, Inc. 1.35
Chubb Ltd. 1.34
Workday, Inc. 1.32
Public Storage 1.30
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. 1.20
Total Portfolio % 16.24

Top Five Countries (%)

(as of 7/31/2017)
label percentage
United States
84.57
China
2.15
Japan
1.92
United Kingdom
1.33
India
1.29
(as of 6/30/2017)
label percentage
United States
86.48
United Kingdom
1.67
China
1.64
Japan
1.5
India
1.16
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 07/22/1996
Symbol ITHIX
CUSIP 416649309
Fund Number 1303
Sector Exposure
Sectors 06/30/2017 Fund 07/31/2017 Benchmark 07/31/2017 UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT -5 0 5
Information Technology 25.4 26.7 22.0
Overweight 100.0%
Financials 17.7 18.5 14.9
Overweight 80.0%
Consumer Discretionary 16.0 14.6 12.6
Overweight 40.0%
Materials 3.3 3.8 3.4
Overweight 20.0%
Health Care 14.8 13.5 13.9
Overweight 0.0%
Utilities 2.6 2.6 3.2
Overweight 0.0%
Industrials 9.9 10.1 10.6
Overweight 20.0%
Telecommunication Services 0.8 0.9 2.0
Overweight 20.0%
Real Estate 2.2 2.2 4.1
Overweight 40.0%
Consumer Staples 5.6 5.4 7.7
Overweight 60.0%
Energy 1.2 1.2 5.6
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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Correlation and Dispersion: Return of the Stock Picker's Market? 

Tue Jun 06 10:00:00 EDT 2017
Amid normalizing central bank policy, correlations and dispersion are trending in a favorable direction for fundamental investors.
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How Cheap Are the World's Stock Markets? Here Are 5 Key Measures. 

Mon Jun 05 10:00:00 EDT 2017
Which is the best measure for finding cheap markets? Schroder Investment Management explains the pros and cons of each measure and looks at the latest readings for major markets.
pdf

Active Management: Why the Tides Could Be Turning in 2017 

Mon Mar 06 11:06:00 EST 2017
Many of the headwinds facing active managers since 2008 are dissipating and could allow economic growth and company fundamentals to drive performance going forward.

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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 and/or portfolio management teams does not work as intended, the Fund may not achieve its objective or may underperform other funds with similar investment strategies. Mid-cap securities can have greater risk and volatility than large-cap securities. 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"). These risks are generally greater for investments in emerging markets. The Fund may have high portfolio turnover, which could increase the Fund's transaction costs and an investor's tax liability.

Effective September 30, 2009, Class B shares of The Hartford Funds closed to new investors, and no new or additional investments, including investments through a systematic investment plan, will be allowed in Class B shares, except for permitted exchanges. For additional information about your privileges with respect to Class B shares, please refer to your prospectus and its supplements.

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