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Hartford Core Equity Fund

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Objective

Seeks growth of capital.

Overview

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

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Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 4/30/2021)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 4/30/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Core Equity  I 10.21 45.07 19.14 17.29 14.70 8.16
Benchmark 11.84 45.98 18.67 17.42 14.17 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category 11.94 46.51 16.71 15.87 12.66 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 3/31/2021)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 3/31/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Core Equity  I 4.60 53.74 17.26 16.04 14.47 7.94
Benchmark 6.17 56.35 16.78 16.29 13.91 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category 6.74 56.80 14.87 14.80 12.40 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 04/30/1998
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.46% |  Gross  0.46%
Share Class Inception: 3/31/15.
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 4/30/98.

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 4/30/2021)
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Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2019","value":"29141.0"},{"date":"Thu Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2019","value":"28149.0"},{"date":"Mon Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2019","value":"27704.0"},{"date":"Sat Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2019","value":"27217.0"},{"date":"Wed Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2019","value":"27553.0"},{"date":"Sun Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2019","value":"27032.0"},{"date":"Fri May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2019","value":"25418.0"},{"date":"Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2019","value":"26780.0"},{"date":"Sun Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2019","value":"25645.0"},{"date":"Thu Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2019","value":"25292.0"},{"date":"Thu Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2019","value":"24335.0"},{"date":"Mon Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2018","value":"22578.0"},{"date":"Fri Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2018","value":"24690.0"},{"date":"Wed Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"24077.0"},{"date":"Sun Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"25653.0"},{"date":"Fri Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"25573.0"},{"date":"Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"24849.0"},{"date":"Sat Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"23839.0"},{"date":"Thu May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"23711.0"},{"date":"Mon Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"23306.0"},{"date":"Sat Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"23202.0"},{"date":"Wed Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2018","value":"23520.0"},{"date":"Wed Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2018","value":"24356.0"},{"date":"Sun Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"22956.0"},{"date":"Thu Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"22735.0"},{"date":"Tue Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"21944.0"},{"date":"Sat Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"21308.0"},{"date":"Thu Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"21146.0"},{"date":"Mon Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"21070.0"},{"date":"Fri Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"20709.0"},{"date":"Wed May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"20686.0"},{"date":"Sun Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"20264.0"},{"date":"Fri Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"19973.0"},{"date":"Tue Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"19988.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"19129.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"18814.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"18519.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"18081.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"18459.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"18557.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"18716.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"18202.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"18164.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"17756.0"},{"date":"Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"17779.0"},{"date":"Mon Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"16819.0"},{"date":"Sun Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"17023.0"},{"date":"Thu Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"17801.0"},{"date":"Mon Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"17938.0"},{"date":"Sat Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"17820.0"},{"date":"Wed Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"16732.0"},{"date":"Mon Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"17073.0"},{"date":"Fri Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"17997.0"},{"date":"Tue Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"17420.0"},{"date":"Sun May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"17561.0"},{"date":"Thu Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"17235.0"},{"date":"Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"17235.0"},{"date":"Sat Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"17324.0"},{"date":"Sat Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"16296.0"},{"date":"Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"16673.0"},{"date":"Sun Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"16552.0"},{"date":"Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"16063.0"},{"date":"Tue Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"15559.0"},{"date":"Sun Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"15800.0"},{"date":"Thu Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"15158.0"},{"date":"Mon Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"15406.0"},{"date":"Sat May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"15150.0"},{"date":"Wed Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"14770.0"},{"date":"Mon Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"14734.0"},{"date":"Fri Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"14851.0"},{"date":"Fri Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"14040.0"},{"date":"Tue Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"14449.0"},{"date":"Sat Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"14086.0"},{"date":"Thu Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"13664.0"},{"date":"Mon Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"13074.0"},{"date":"Sat Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"12609.0"},{"date":"Wed Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"12973.0"},{"date":"Sun Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"12215.0"},{"date":"Fri May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"12397.0"},{"date":"Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"12026.0"},{"date":"Sun Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"11815.0"},{"date":"Thu Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"11400.0"},{"date":"Thu Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"11225.0"},{"date":"Mon Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"10709.0"},{"date":"Fri Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"10660.0"},{"date":"Wed Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"10501.0"},{"date":"Sun Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"10761.0"},{"date":"Fri Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"10501.0"},{"date":"Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"10227.0"},{"date":"Sat Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"10112.0"},{"date":"Thu May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"9744.0"},{"date":"Mon Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"10364.0"},{"date":"Sat Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"10436.0"},{"date":"Wed Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"10097.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"9622.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"9168.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"9116.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"9180.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"8382.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"8986.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"9504.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"9770.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"9950.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"10000.0"}]

 
Growth of $10,000

The Fund’s Class I shares has not been in operation for 10 years. Therefore, the growth of $10,000 (I Shares) chart includes performance and operating expenses of another class. For more information, see the prospectus.

 

 

I-Share Morningstar Ratings
(as of 4/30/2021)
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  • 1224 Products | Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2020 18.38 18.40
2019 33.79 31.49
2018 -1.64 -4.38
2017 22.01 21.83
2016 5.69 11.96
2015 6.77 1.38
2014 15.39 13.69
2013 34.93 32.39
2012 16.81 16.00
2011 0.97 2.11

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 3/31/2021
Net Assets $11.0 billion
# of Holdings 72
% in Equities 98
% in Foreign Equities 0
Beta (3 year) 0.95
R Squared (3 year) 0.99
Standard Deviation 17.72%
Turnover (3/31/2021) 21%
Active Share 61%
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 3/31/2021)
Fund S&P 500 Index
Price/Earnings 19.7x 19.6x
Price/Book 4.6x 4.4x
EPS Growth Rate 21.1% 14.2%
Return on Equity 23.3% 28.7%
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions) $445.7 $461.2
Median Market Cap (billions) $88.5 $29.4
Return Characteristics
(as of 4/30/2021)
Fund
Alpha (5 Year) 0.58
Down Capture (5 Year) 90.70
Information Ratio (5 Year) -0.06
Sharpe Ratio (5 Year) 1.10
Up Capture (5 Year) 95.40

Top Ten Holdings (%)

(as of 3/31/2021)
label percentageholding
Alphabet, Inc. 4.78
Microsoft Corp. 4.71
Apple, Inc. 4.62
Amazon.com, Inc. 4.03
Facebook, Inc. 2.67
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 2.59
Walt Disney Co. 2.44
Bank of America Corp. 2.30
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 2.29
Procter & Gamble Co. 2.10
Total Portfolio % 32.53
(as of 12/31/2020)
label percentageholding
Apple, Inc. 5.51
Amazon.com, Inc. 4.36
Alphabet, Inc. 4.21
Microsoft Corp. 3.76
Walt Disney Co. 2.62
Facebook, Inc. 2.55
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 2.27
Procter & Gamble Co. 2.27
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 2.10
Bank of America Corp. 1.90
Total Portfolio % 31.55
Market Cap Distribution(%)
(as of 3/31/2021)
Fund
Less than $2 billion 0
$2 billion - $5 billion 0
$5 billion - $10 billion 1
Greater than $10 billion 99
Not Classified 0
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 04/30/1998
Symbol HGIIX
CUSIP 41664R192
Fund Number 1704
Sector Exposure
Sectors 12/31/2020 Fund 3/31/2021 Benchmark 3/31/2021 UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT -2 0 2
Communication Services 11 13 11
Overweight 100.0%
Health Care 14 14 13
Overweight 50.0%
Financials 11 12 11
Overweight 50.0%
Industrials 9 10 9
Overweight 50.0%
Consumer Staples 9 7 6
Overweight 50.0%
Utilities 3 3 3
Overweight 0.0%
Real Estate 2 2 2
Overweight 0.0%
Information Technology 28 26 27
Overweight 50.0%
Consumer Discretionary 11 11 12
Overweight 50.0%
Energy 1 1 3
Overweight 100.0%
Materials 2 1 3
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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The Cyclical Nature of Active & Passive Investing 

03/18/2021
Recent performance has favored passive investing. But a look at the big picture shows how performance moves in cycles and reveals why active management isn't dead.
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Building a Resilient Equity Core 

02/05/2021
In volatile markets, skilled active managers can help navigate the uncertain terrain where differences between winners and losers are magnified.
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2021 Outlooks (Wellington) 

12/14/2020
Thought leaders from Wellington Management provide their outlook on issues that may influence markets and portfolios going forward.

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Core Equity Fund Pitchbook

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