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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 4/30/2020)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 4/30/2020)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Core Equity  I -10.06 1.46 10.27 9.53 12.52 6.72
Benchmark -9.29 0.86 9.04 9.12 11.69 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category -11.40 -2.85 6.47 6.81 9.96 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 3/31/2020)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 3/31/2020)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Core Equity  I -19.46 -5.13 6.80 7.14 11.31 6.21
Benchmark -19.60 -6.98 5.10 6.73 10.53 ---
Morningstar Large Blend Category -20.89 -9.88 2.87 4.27 8.35 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 04/30/1998
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.47% |  Gross  0.47%
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 4/30/2020)
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Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2018","value":"29565.0"},{"date":"Wed Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"28832.0"},{"date":"Sun Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"30718.0"},{"date":"Fri Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"30623.0"},{"date":"Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"29756.0"},{"date":"Sat Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"28546.0"},{"date":"Thu May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"28394.0"},{"date":"Mon Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"27908.0"},{"date":"Sat Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2018","value":"27784.0"},{"date":"Wed Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2018","value":"28165.0"},{"date":"Wed Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2018","value":"29165.0"},{"date":"Sun Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"27488.0"},{"date":"Thu Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"27224.0"},{"date":"Tue Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"26278.0"},{"date":"Sat Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"25515.0"},{"date":"Thu Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"25322.0"},{"date":"Mon Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"25230.0"},{"date":"Fri Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"24798.0"},{"date":"Wed May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"24771.0"},{"date":"Sun Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"24265.0"},{"date":"Fri Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"23916.0"},{"date":"Tue Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"23935.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"22906.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"22529.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"22176.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21651.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"22104.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"22221.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"22411.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21796.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21751.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21262.0"},{"date":"Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21289.0"},{"date":"Mon Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"20140.0"},{"date":"Sun Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"20384.0"},{"date":"Thu Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"21316.0"},{"date":"Mon Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"21480.0"},{"date":"Sat Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"21338.0"},{"date":"Wed Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20036.0"},{"date":"Mon Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20444.0"},{"date":"Fri Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"21551.0"},{"date":"Tue Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20860.0"},{"date":"Sun May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"21028.0"},{"date":"Thu Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20639.0"},{"date":"Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20639.0"},{"date":"Sat Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"20745.0"},{"date":"Sat Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"19514.0"},{"date":"Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"19965.0"},{"date":"Sun Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"19821.0"},{"date":"Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"19235.0"},{"date":"Tue Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"18632.0"},{"date":"Sun Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"18920.0"},{"date":"Thu Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"18151.0"},{"date":"Mon Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"18448.0"},{"date":"Sat May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"18142.0"},{"date":"Wed Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"17687.0"},{"date":"Mon Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"17643.0"},{"date":"Fri Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"17783.0"},{"date":"Fri Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"16813.0"},{"date":"Tue Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"17302.0"},{"date":"Sat Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"16868.0"},{"date":"Thu Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"16362.0"},{"date":"Mon Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"15656.0"},{"date":"Sat Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"15098.0"},{"date":"Wed Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"15534.0"},{"date":"Sun Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"14628.0"},{"date":"Fri May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"14845.0"},{"date":"Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"14401.0"},{"date":"Sun Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"14148.0"},{"date":"Thu Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"13651.0"},{"date":"Thu Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"13442.0"},{"date":"Mon Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"12823.0"},{"date":"Fri Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"12765.0"},{"date":"Wed Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"12575.0"},{"date":"Sun Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"12885.0"},{"date":"Fri Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"12575.0"},{"date":"Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"12247.0"},{"date":"Sat Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"12109.0"},{"date":"Thu May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"11668.0"},{"date":"Mon Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"12411.0"},{"date":"Sat Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"12497.0"},{"date":"Wed Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"12091.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"11522.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"10978.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"10916.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"10993.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"10038.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"10761.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"11381.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"11699.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"11914.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"11975.0"},{"date":"Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"11596.0"},{"date":"Mon Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"11475.0"},{"date":"Mon Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"11105.0"},{"date":"Fri Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"10873.0"},{"date":"Tue Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"10278.0"},{"date":"Sun Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"10226.0"},{"date":"Thu Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"9804.0"},{"date":"Tue Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"8933.0"},{"date":"Sat Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"9334.0"},{"date":"Wed Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"8796.0"},{"date":"Mon May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"9249.0"},{"date":"Fri Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","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 4/30/2020)
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  • 1231 Products | Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
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
2010 13.98 15.06

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 4/30/2020
Net Assets $6.7 billion
# of Holdings 72
% in Equities 96
% in Foreign Equities 0
Beta (3 year) 0.96
R Squared (3 year) 0.99
Standard Deviation 16.19%
Turnover (3/31/2020) 17%
Active Share 63%
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 4/30/2020)
Fund S&P 500 Index
Price/Earnings 17.9x 16.8x
Price/Book 3.5x 3.3x
EPS Growth Rate 10.4% 10.9%
Return on Equity 22.2% 29.3%
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions) $291.0 $334.0
Median Market Cap (billions) $53.3 $20.3
Return Characteristics
(as of 4/30/2020)
Fund
Alpha (5 Year) 0.86
Down Capture (5 Year) 89.99
Information Ratio (5 Year) 0.17
Sharpe Ratio (5 Year) 0.64
Up Capture (5 Year) 95.18

Top Ten Holdings (%)

(as of 4/30/2020)
label percentageholding
Amazon.com, Inc. 4.25
Apple, Inc. 3.92
Microsoft Corp. 3.91
Alphabet, Inc. 2.77
Procter & Gamble Co. 2.47
Facebook, Inc. 2.33
Eli Lilly & Co. 2.17
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 2.09
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 1.97
NextEra Energy, Inc. 1.96
Total Portfolio % 27.84
(as of 3/31/2020)
label percentageholding
Microsoft Corp. 3.88
Apple, Inc. 3.83
Amazon.com, Inc. 3.79
Alphabet, Inc. 2.70
Procter & Gamble Co. 2.60
NextEra Energy, Inc. 2.30
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 2.22
Eli Lilly & Co. 2.20
Walmart, Inc. 1.99
Mastercard, Inc. 1.96
Total Portfolio % 27.47
Market Cap Distribution(%)
(as of 4/30/2020)
Fund
Less than $2 billion 0
$2 billion - $5 billion 0
$5 billion - $10 billion 2
Greater than $10 billion 98
Not Classified 0
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 04/30/1998
Symbol HGIIX
CUSIP 41664R192
Fund Number 1704
Sector Exposure
Sectors 3/31/2020 Fund 4/30/2020 Benchmark 4/30/2020 UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT -4 0 4
Consumer Staples 12 11 7
Overweight 100.0%
Health Care 18 17 15
Overweight 50.0%
Industrials 9 9 8
Overweight 25.0%
Utilities 5 4 3
Overweight 25.0%
Information Technology 24 26 26
Overweight 0.0%
Consumer Discretionary 9 10 10
Overweight 0.0%
Materials 2 2 2
Overweight 0.0%
Financials 10 10 11
Overweight 25.0%
Real Estate 2 2 3
Overweight 25.0%
Communication Services 7 9 11
Overweight 50.0%
Energy 1 1 3
Overweight 50.0%
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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