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Hartford Disciplined Equity HLS Fund

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Objective

Seeks growth of capital.

Overview

A fund that buys large-cap U.S. stocks with improving quality trends, business momentum, and attractive relative valuations.

Effective 12/31/17, this Fund is closed to new qualified pension and retirement plans.  Please refer to the fund supplement dated 9/28/17 for more information. 

More About Disciplined Equity HLS Fund 

Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 3/31/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 3/31/2018)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Disciplined Equity HLS  IA 0.97 15.89 10.29 14.71 10.34 7.29
Benchmark -0.76 13.99 10.78 13.31 9.49 ---
Morningstar Large Growth Category 2.28 20.38 10.54 13.61 9.21 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 3/31/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 3/31/2018)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Disciplined Equity HLS  IA 0.97 15.89 10.29 14.71 10.34 7.29
Benchmark -0.76 13.99 10.78 13.31 9.49 ---
Morningstar Large Growth Category 2.28 20.38 10.54 13.61 9.21 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 05/29/1998
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.78% |  Gross  0.78%

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.

IA-Share Morningstar Ratings
(as of 3/31/2018)
  • Overall
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  • Overall Morningstar Rating for Disciplined Equity HLS Fund, Class IA, as of 3/31/2018 out of 1213 products in the Large Growth Category Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2017 21.92 21.83
2016 5.76 11.96
2015 6.83 1.38
2014 16.18 13.69
2013 35.82 32.39
2012 17.62 16.00
2011 1.15 2.11
2010 14.04 15.06
2009 25.65 26.46
2008 -37.27 -37.00

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 3/31/2018
Net Assets $669 million
# of Holdings 75
Beta 0.89
R Squared 0.93
% in Equities 100%
Turnover (3/31/2018) 27%
% in Foreign Equities 0%
Standard Deviation 9.49%
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 3/31/2018)
Fund S&P 500 Index
Asset Weighted Market Cap $152.1 billion $198.8 billion
EPS Growth Rate 12.5% 12.5%
Median Market Cap $51.6 billion $20.9 billion
Price/Book 3.2x 3.3x
Price/Earnings 15.4x 15.2x
Return on Equity 26.1% 26.7%
Market Cap Distribution %
(as of 03/31/2018)
Less than $2 billion 0.0
$2 billion - $5 billion 0.0
$5 billion - $10 billion 6.2
Greater than $10 billion 93.8

Top Holdings

(as of 3/31/2018)
label percentageholding
Alphabet, Inc. 3.38
Bank of America Corp. 3.02
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 3.01
Mastercard, Inc. 2.84
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. 2.62
Apple, Inc. 2.40
Microsoft Corp. 2.34
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 2.21
NextEra Energy, Inc. 2.17
Facebook, Inc. 2.16
Total Portfolio % 26.15
(as of 12/31/2017)
label percentageholding
Alphabet, Inc. 3.39
Apple, Inc. 3.13
Bank of America Corp. 2.93
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 2.89
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. 2.47
Facebook, Inc. 2.45
Mastercard, Inc. 2.42
Comcast Corp. 2.29
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 2.12
NextEra Energy, Inc. 2.05
Total Portfolio % 26.14
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 05/29/1998
Symbol HIAGX
CUSIP 416528404
Fund Number 2015
Sector Characertistics
Sectors 12/31/2017 Fund 03/31/2018 Benchmark 03/31/2018 UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT -4 0 4
Health Care 15.9 16.0 13.7
Overweight 50.0%
Utilities 5.0 5.0 2.9
Overweight 50.0%
Information Technology 23.4 25.5 24.9
Overweight 25.0%
Financials 16.6 15.8 14.7
Overweight 25.0%
Industrials 10.9 11.4 10.2
Overweight 25.0%
Consumer Staples 8.3 8.0 7.7
Overweight 0.0%
Telecommunication Services 1.8 1.6 1.9
Overweight 0.0%
Consumer Discretionary 12.7 12.0 12.7
Overweight 25.0%
Materials 3.5 2.3 2.9
Overweight 25.0%
Real Estate 0.0 0.0 2.8
Overweight 75.0%
Energy 1.8 2.4 5.7
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

pdf

The 5-Minute Forecast 

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

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.
pdf

1Q 2018 Outlooks (Wellington) 

Thu Dec 21 14:06:00 EST 2017
Thought leaders from Wellington Management provide their outlook on issues that may influence markets and portfolios going forward.

Literature

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Summary Prospectus

05/01/2017 | pdf

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Semi Annual Report

06/30/2017 | pdf

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Statutory Prospectus

05/01/2017 | pdf

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Annual Report

12/31/2017 | pdf

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SAI

05/01/2017 | pdf

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A WORD ABOUT RISK

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. 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. 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.
 

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 or HFMC.

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