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Domestic Equity fund

Hartford Capital Appreciation HLS Fund    Share Class - HLS IB (HIBCX)



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      Effective 12/31/17, this Fund is closed to certain qualified pension and retirement plans. For more information, please refer to the fund’s statutory prospectus.

      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.

      Portfolio Management
      Senior Managing Director
      Director of Investment Strategy
      8
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      19
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      28
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
      Senior Managing Director
      Portfolio Manager
      2
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      12
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      20
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY

      The portfolio managers are supported by the full resources of Wellington.

      Performance

      PERFORMANCE %
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 12/31/2021)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 12/31/2021)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Capital Appreciation HLS IB 14.45 14.45 22.16 15.56 14.38 12.96
      Benchmark 25.66 25.66 25.79 17.97 16.30 ---
      Morningstar Large Blend Category 26.07 26.07 23.83 16.57 14.96 ---
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 12/31/2021)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 12/31/2021)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Capital Appreciation HLS IB 14.45 14.45 22.16 15.56 14.38 12.96
      Benchmark 25.66 25.66 25.79 17.97 16.30 ---
      Morningstar Large Blend Category 26.07 26.07 23.83 16.57 14.96 ---

      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.

      SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 04/02/1984

      Share Class Inception: 4/1/98.
      Class IB-share performance prior to its inception date reflects Class IA-share performance adjusted to reflect the fees and expenses of Class IB-shares. SI performance is calculated from 4/2/84.

      Characteristics

      FUND ESSENTIALS
      Inception Date 04/02/1984
      Net Assets $4.5 billion
      Total Operating Expenses 0.92%
      Morningstar Category Large Blend
      Lipper Classification Multi-Cap Core Funds
      CUSIP 416528768
      Fund Number 2006
      FUND STATS
      As of Date
      12/31/2021
      Net Assets
      $4.5 billion
      # of Holdings
      269
      % in Equities
      98
      % in Foreign Equities
      5
      Beta (3 year)
      0.96
      R Squared (3 year)
      0.97
      Standard Deviation
      17.66%
      Turnover- (12/31/2021)
      58%
      Active Share
      68%
      Dividend Frequency
      Semi-Annually
      Holdings Characteristics
      FUND Russell 3000 Index
      As of Date
      12/31/2021 ---
      Price/Earnings
      21.0x 21.9x
      Price/Book
      4.6x 5.4x
      EPS Growth Rate
      19.3% 17.6%
      Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
      $195.9 $570.2
      Return on Equity
      24.0% 26.8%
      Median Market Cap (billions)
      $43.7 $2.5
      Top Ten Holdings (%)
      Alphabet, Inc. 1.91
      Chubb Ltd. 1.60
      ANSYS, Inc. 1.23
      Airbnb, Inc. 1.19
      Visa, Inc. 1.18
      UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 1.17
      TJX Cos., Inc. 1.16
      Colgate-Palmolive Co. 1.10
      Amazon.com, Inc. 1.06
      International Business Machines Corp. 1.02
      Total Portfolio % 12.62
      Alphabet, Inc. 1.80
      Amazon.com, Inc. 1.58
      Chubb Ltd. 1.47
      Facebook, Inc. 1.33
      Airbnb, Inc. 1.31
      Medtronic plc 1.28
      International Business Machines Corp. 1.13
      ANSYS, Inc. 1.12
      Oracle Corp. 1.02
      TJX Cos., Inc. 1.00
      Total Portfolio % 13.04
      Market Cap Distribution (%)

      Market Cap Header3

      Less than $2 billion 0
      $2 billion - $5 billion 1
      $5 billion - $10 billion 7
      Greater than $10 billion 91
      Not Classified 1
      Sector Characteristics (%)

      Exposure Chart Header

      FUND
      BENCHMARK UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT

      Exposure Chart Header2

      9/30/21 12/31/21 12/31/21 -5 0 5
      Consumer Discretionary 16 15 12
      Consumer Staples 8 8 5
      Health Care 16 14 13
      Industrials 10 10 9
      Materials 3 3 2
      Financials 12 11 11
      Communication Services 8 9 9
      Utilities 2 2 2
      Real Estate 3 3 4
      Energy 2 1 3
      Information Technology 20 23 28
      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.
      distributions and capital gains
      Distribution Date Distribution NAV ordinary income short term capital gains long term capital gains total distribution
      12/22/2021 52.34 $0.1015 $1.8645 $0.0000 $1.9660
      8/27/2021 54.70 $0.0187 $0.4812 $2.5822 $3.0821
      Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

      Fund Literature


      09/30/2021 - PDF (448 KB)
      Current quarterly commentary from our sub-adviser, Wellington Management, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.
      PDF (130 KB)
      A summary of a fund's full-length prospectus that provides key information potential investors should consider before making an investment decision.
      This Pitchbook reviews the Fund's investment approach, investment team, investment process, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
      PDF (2 KB)
      An unaudited financial report, which includes a fund's financial statements. These reports are intended for shareholders and others who have reviewed the fund's prospectus.
      PDF (13 KB)
      A legal document that discloses essential information about a fund, including investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, fund manager background and other information.
      PDF (2 KB)
      An audited financial report, which includes a fund's financial statements. These reports are intended for shareholders and others who have reviewed the fund's prospectus.
      PDF (13 KB)
      A document that supplements the fund's prospectus with additional information about the fund including its operations and risks.
      Important Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The Fund's strategy for allocating assets among portfolio management teams may not work as intended. 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, economic and regulatory developments. These risks are generally greater for investments in emerging markets. • To the extent the Fund focuses on one or more sectors, the Fund may be subject to increased volatility and risk of loss if adverse developments occur.

      Hartford HLS Funds are distributed by Hartford Funds Distributors, LLC (HFD), Member FINRA. Advisory services are provided by Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC (HFMC). The funds are sub-advised by Wellington Management Company LLP, which is not affiliated with HFD and HFMC.


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