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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 1/31/2017)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 1/31/2017)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Capital Appreciation  A 3.71 17.81 6.80 12.77 5.45 12.30
With 5.5% Max
Sales Charge
--- 11.33 4.81 11.50 4.86 11.99
Benchmark 1.88 21.73 10.28 13.97 7.07 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category 1.81 18.51 8.20 11.92 5.59 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 12/31/2016)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 12/31/2016)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Capital Appreciation  A 4.12 4.12 4.23 14.03 5.13 12.15
With 5.5% Max
Sales Charge
--- -1.60 2.28 12.74 4.54 11.84
Benchmark 12.74 12.74 8.43 14.67 7.07 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category 10.06 10.06 6.29 12.62 5.58 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 07/22/1996
Operating Expenses:   Net  1.09% |  Gross  1.09%

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 1/31/2017)
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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 4.12 12.74
2015 1.33 0.48
2014 7.33 12.56
2013 41.67 33.55
2012 20.16 16.42
2011 -15.24 1.03
2010 12.87 16.93
2009 42.83 28.34
2008 -46.09 -37.31
2007 16.18 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 1/31/2017
Net Assets $8.5 billion
# of Holdings 279
Beta 1.09
R Squared 0.94
% in Equities 98%
Turnover (12/31/2016) 110%
% in Foreign Equities 18%
Standard Deviation 12.20%
Dividend Frequency Annually
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 1/31/2017)
Fund Russell 3000 Index
Asset Weighted Market Cap $86.6 billion $127.5 billion
EPS Growth Rate 14.8% 10.6%
Median Market Cap $23.0 billion $1.7 billion
Price/Book 2.5x 2.9x
Price/Earnings 15.7x 17.6x
Return on Equity 15.6% 20.2%
Return Characteristics
(as of 1/31/2017)
Fund
Alpha -1.73
Down Capture 114.66
Information Ratio -0.20
Sharpe Ratio 1.09
Up Capture 104.92
Market Cap Distribution %
(as of 01/31/2017)
Less than $2 billion 0.9
$2 billion - $5 billion 4.0
$5 billion - $10 billion 10.0
Greater than $10 billion 81.8

Top Ten Holdings (%)

(as of 1/31/2017)
label percentageholding
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 2.49
Bank of America Corp. 2.28
Chubb Ltd. 1.98
Alphabet, Inc. 1.90
Facebook, Inc. 1.52
Glencore plc 1.51
Netflix, Inc. 1.48
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 1.42
Global Payments, Inc. 1.26
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. 1.26
Total Portfolio % 17.10
(as of 12/31/2016)
label percentageholding
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 2.76
Chubb Ltd. 2.02
Bank of America Corp. 1.93
Facebook, Inc. 1.92
Alphabet, Inc. 1.87
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 1.70
Netflix, Inc. 1.59
HCA Holdings, Inc. 1.39
Citigroup, Inc. 1.26
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. 1.23
Total Portfolio % 17.67

Top Five Countries (%)

(as of 1/31/2017)
label percentage
United States
81.98
United Kingdom
2.56
India
1.71
Japan
1.5
South Korea
1.35
(as of 12/31/2016)
label percentage
United States
82.97
United Kingdom
2.54
Japan
1.88
Russia
1.5
China
1.39
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 07/22/1996
Symbol ITHAX
CUSIP 416645406
Fund Number 214
Sector Exposure
Sectors 12/31/2016 Fund 01/31/2017 Benchmark 01/31/2017 UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT -6 0 6
Information Technology 23.9 25.9 20.4
Overweight 100.0%
Financials 19.9 20.2 15.2
Overweight 83.33333333333334%
Consumer Discretionary 14.9 15.7 12.7
Overweight 50.0%
Materials 5.0 4.9 3.5
Overweight 33.333333333333336%
Health Care 14.2 12.9 13.1
Overweight 0.0%
Telecommunication Services 1.5 1.4 2.3
Overweight 16.666666666666668%
Industrials 9.4 8.8 10.8
Overweight 33.333333333333336%
Utilities 1.5 1.1 3.1
Overweight 33.333333333333336%
Consumer Staples 5.2 4.7 8.3
Overweight 50.0%
Real Estate 1.2 1.2 4.0
Overweight 50.0%
Energy 3.4 3.2 6.6
Overweight 66.66666666666667%

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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 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. 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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