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Hartford Dividend and Growth Fund

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Objective

Seeks a high level of current income consistent with growth of capital.

Overview

A quality, dividend-focused fund that seeks to take advantage of the resilience of great franchises trading at attractive valuations.

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Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 11/30/2019)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 11/30/2019)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Dividend and Growth  I 24.35 13.40 12.62 9.43 11.77 9.29
Benchmark 27.63 16.11 14.88 10.98 13.44 ---
Morningstar Large Value Category 21.70 10.28 9.64 7.24 10.43 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 9/30/2019)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 9/30/2019)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Dividend and Growth  I 19.18 5.67 12.48 9.45 11.83 9.16
Benchmark 20.55 4.25 13.39 10.84 13.24 ---
Morningstar Large Value Category 16.41 1.85 9.50 7.06 10.24 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 07/22/1996
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.73% |  Gross  0.73%
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 (I-Share)

(as of 10/31/2019)
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May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"27192.0"},{"date":"Mon Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"26946.0"},{"date":"Sat Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"26817.0"},{"date":"Wed Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2018","value":"27296.0"},{"date":"Wed Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2018","value":"28575.0"},{"date":"Sun Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"27371.0"},{"date":"Thu Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"27045.0"},{"date":"Tue Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"26314.0"},{"date":"Sat Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"25803.0"},{"date":"Thu Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"25028.0"},{"date":"Mon Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"25134.0"},{"date":"Fri Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"24760.0"},{"date":"Wed May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"24480.0"},{"date":"Sun Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"24241.0"},{"date":"Fri Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"24146.0"},{"date":"Tue Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"24281.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"23386.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"23177.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"22560.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21450.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21707.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21723.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21614.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21020.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21032.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"20759.0"},{"date":"Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"20459.0"},{"date":"Mon Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"19196.0"},{"date":"Sun Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"19278.0"},{"date":"Thu Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"20239.0"},{"date":"Mon Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"20621.0"},{"date":"Sat Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20563.0"},{"date":"Wed Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"19035.0"},{"date":"Mon Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"19546.0"},{"date":"Fri Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20879.0"},{"date":"Tue Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20467.0"},{"date":"Sun May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20977.0"},{"date":"Thu Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20830.0"},{"date":"Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20469.0"},{"date":"Sat Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"20765.0"},{"date":"Sat Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"19680.0"},{"date":"Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"20488.0"},{"date":"Sun Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"20541.0"},{"date":"Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"20028.0"},{"date":"Tue Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"19664.0"},{"date":"Sun Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"20005.0"},{"date":"Thu Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"19383.0"},{"date":"Mon Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"19657.0"},{"date":"Sat May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"19217.0"},{"date":"Wed Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"18915.0"},{"date":"Mon Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"18693.0"},{"date":"Fri Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"18385.0"},{"date":"Fri Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"17687.0"},{"date":"Tue Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"18201.0"},{"date":"Sat Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"17787.0"},{"date":"Thu Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"17233.0"},{"date":"Mon Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"16583.0"},{"date":"Sat Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"16167.0"},{"date":"Wed Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"16718.0"},{"date":"Sun Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"15942.0"},{"date":"Fri May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"16084.0"},{"date":"Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"15705.0"},{"date":"Sun Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"15352.0"},{"date":"Thu Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"14797.0"},{"date":"Thu Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"14641.0"},{"date":"Mon Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"13878.0"},{"date":"Fri Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"13724.0"},{"date":"Wed Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"13734.0"},{"date":"Sun Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"13819.0"},{"date":"Fri Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"13472.0"},{"date":"Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"13255.0"},{"date":"Sat Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"13131.0"},{"date":"Thu May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"12546.0"},{"date":"Mon Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"13358.0"},{"date":"Sat Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"13495.0"},{"date":"Wed Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"13144.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"12695.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"12252.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"12003.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"12016.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"10921.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"11682.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"12378.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"12771.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"13033.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"13206.0"},{"date":"Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"12827.0"},{"date":"Mon Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"12834.0"},{"date":"Mon Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"12457.0"},{"date":"Fri Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"12111.0"},{"date":"Tue Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"11270.0"},{"date":"Sun Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"11378.0"},{"date":"Thu Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"11041.0"},{"date":"Tue Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"10246.0"},{"date":"Sat Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"10684.0"},{"date":"Wed Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"9955.0"},{"date":"Mon May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"10422.0"},{"date":"Fri Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"11325.0"},{"date":"Wed Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"11243.0"},{"date":"Sun Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"10652.0"},{"date":"Sun Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"10388.0"},{"date":"Thu Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"10721.0"},{"date":"Mon Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"10594.0"},{"date":"Sat Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"10000.0"}]

 
Growth of $10,000

   

Morningstar Analyst Rating

silver

Morningstar awarded the Fund a Silver analyst rating on 3/22/191

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I-Share Morningstar Ratings
(as of 10/31/2019)
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Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2018 -5.31 -4.38
2017 18.09 21.83
2016 14.52 11.96
2015 -1.21 1.38
2014 12.56 13.69
2013 31.15 32.39
2012 13.27 16.00
2011 1.16 2.11
2010 12.97 15.06
2009 24.02 26.46

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

CharacteristicsAllocations, exposures and holdings are subject to change. Percentages may be rounded.

Allocations, exposures and holdings are subject to change. Percentages may be rounded.
Statistics
As of Date 10/31/2019
Net Assets $9.0 billion
# of Holdings 88
% in Equities 96
% in Foreign Equities 6
Beta (3 year) 0.92
R Squared (3 year) 0.94
Standard Deviation 11.47%
Turnover (9/30/2019) 22%
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
Active Share 65%
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 10/31/2019)
Fund S&P 500 Index
Price/Earnings 14.2x 16.7x
Price/Book 3.0x 3.8x
EPS Growth Rate 8.6% 10.4%
Return on Equity 24.4% 26.7%
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions) $220.3 $262.5
Median Market Cap (billions) $62.5 $22.9
Market Cap Distribution %
(as of 10/31/2019)
Fund
Less than $2 billion 0
$2 billion - $5 billion 0
$5 billion - $10 billion 1
Greater than $10 billion 99
Not Classified 0
Return Characteristics
(as of 10/31/2019)
Fund
Alpha (5 Year) -0.73
Information Ratio (5 Year) -0.53
Up Capture (5 Year) 93.70
Sharpe Ratio (5 Year) 0.75
Down Capture (5 Year) 99.12

Top Ten Holdings (%)

(as of 10/31/2019)
label percentageholding
Microsoft Corp. 4.97
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 3.77
Bank of America Corp. 3.70
Verizon Communications, Inc. 3.44
Alphabet, Inc. 3.00
Comcast Corp. 2.62
Chevron Corp. 2.20
Pfizer, Inc. 2.09
Chubb Ltd. 1.92
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 1.85
Total Portfolio % 29.56
(as of 9/30/2019)
label percentageholding
Microsoft Corp. 4.90
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 3.56
Bank of America Corp. 3.51
Verizon Communications, Inc. 3.50
Alphabet, Inc. 2.82
Comcast Corp. 2.60
Chubb Ltd. 2.38
Chevron Corp. 2.28
Medtronic plc 1.89
Pfizer, Inc. 1.75
Total Portfolio % 29.19
Yields
As of Date 11/30/2019
30 Day SEC Yield 1.67%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield 1.67%
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 07/22/1996
Symbol HDGIX
CUSIP 416649606
Fund Number 1306
Sector Exposure
Sectors 9/30/2019 Fund 10/31/2019 Benchmark 10/31/2019 UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT -8 0 8
Financials 21 21 13
Overweight 100.0%
Energy 8 7 4
Overweight 37.5%
Health Care 15 16 14
Overweight 25.0%
Materials 4 4 3
Overweight 12.5%
Utilities 5 4 3
Overweight 12.5%
Communication Services 10 10 10
Overweight 0.0%
Industrials 9 9 9
Overweight 0.0%
Real Estate 3 3 3
Overweight 0.0%
Consumer Staples 6 6 7
Overweight 12.5%
Consumer Discretionary 6 5 10
Overweight 62.5%
Information Technology 14 14 22
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.

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Fact Sheet

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This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.

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Commentary

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Current quarterly commentary from our sub-adviser, Wellington Management, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.

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Expanded Commentary

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Current quarterly commentary from our sub-adviser, Wellington Management, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.

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Summary Prospectus

03/01/2019 | pdf

A concise summary of the Fund’s investment strategy, performance, expenses, risks, and management team.

Pitchbook

09/30/2019 | pdf

This Pitchbook reviews the Funds' investment approach, investment team, investment process, and general portfolio parameters.

Semi Annual Report

04/30/2019 | pdf

A semi-annual update on the Fund that includes a manager discussion of the Fund’s performance and financial statements.

Statutory Prospectus

03/01/2019 | pdf

An annual update on the Fund that includes information about the Fund’s investment manager, sub-adviser, and operations.

Annual Report

10/31/2018 | pdf

An annual update on the Fund that includes a manager discussion of the Fund’s performance and financial statements.

SAI

03/01/2019 | pdf

A supplementary document to the Fund’s prospectus that includes additional information about the Fund and its operations.  

Important Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. Security prices fluctuate in value depending on general market and economic conditions and the prospects of individual companies. • For dividend-paying stocks, dividends are not guaranteed and may decrease without notice. • 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.

1 The Morningstar Analyst Rating is not a credit or risk rating. It is a subjective evaluation performed by the manager research analysts of Morningstar. Morningstar evaluates funds based on five key pillars, which are process, performance, people, parent, and price. Analysts use this five pillar evaluation to determine how they believe funds are likely to perform over the long term on a risk-adjusted basis. They consider quantitative and qualitative factors in their research, and the weighting of each pillar may vary. The Analyst Rating scale is Gold, Silver, Bronze, Neutral, Negative. A Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold, Silver, or Bronze reflects an Analyst’s conviction in a fund’s prospects for outperformance. Analyst Ratings are continuously monitored and reevaluated at least every 14 months. The Morningstar Analyst Rating should not be used as the sole basis in evaluating a mutual fund. Morningstar Analyst Ratings involve unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause Morningstar’s expectations not to occur or to differ significantly from what we expected. For more detailed information about Morningstar’s Analyst rating, including its methodology, please go to hartfordfunds.com/MorningstarAnalystMethodology.

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