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Growth etf

Hartford Large Cap Growth ETF   



Growth etf

Hartford Large Cap Growth ETF   
Ticker - HFGO

Effective on or about July 1, 2024, the Fund will change from a “semi-transparent” ETF, which does not publicly disclose all its portfolio holdings on a daily basis, to a “transparent” ETF, which will disclose all its portfolio holdings daily. For more information, please see the Fund’s prospectus supplement dated May 15, 2024.

This ETF is different from traditional ETFs. Traditional ETFs tell the public what assets they hold each day. This ETF will not. This may create additional risks for your investment. For example: You may have to pay more money to trade the ETF’s shares. This ETF will provide less information to traders, who tend to charge more for trades when they have less information. The price you pay to buy ETF shares on an exchange may not match the value of the ETF’s portfolio. The same is true when you sell shares. These price differences may be greater for this ETF compared to other ETFs because it provides less information to traders. These additional risks may be even greater in bad or uncertain market conditions. The ETF will publish on its website each day a “Tracking Basket” designed to help trading in shares of the ETF. While the Tracking Basket includes some of the ETF’s holdings, it is not the ETF’s actual portfolio. The differences between this ETF and other ETFs may also have advantages. By keeping certain information about the ETF secret, this ETF may face less risk that other traders can predict or copy its investment strategy. This may improve the ETF’s performance. If other traders are able to copy or predict the ETF’s investment strategy, however, this may hurt the ETF’s performance. For additional information regarding the unique attributes and risks of these ETFs, see the disclosure below and the Principal Risks section of the prospectus.


Seeks capital appreciation


An opportunistic growth fund that looks for early signs of accelerating fundamentals.

Portfolio Management
Senior Managing Director
Equity Portfolio Manager
Senior Managing Director
Equity Research Analyst

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


(as of 4/30/2024)
(as of 4/30/2024)
Hartford Large Cap Growth ETF (HFGO, NAV) 9.71 34.06 --- --- --- -3.28
Hartford Large Cap Growth ETF (HFGO, Market Price) 9.70 34.21 --- --- --- -3.23
Benchmark 6.69 31.80 8.48 16.46 15.48 ---
Morningstar Large Growth Category 6.51 29.19 4.04 12.82 12.85 ---
(as of 3/31/2024)
(as of 3/31/2024)
Hartford Large Cap Growth ETF (HFGO, NAV) 15.31 41.11 --- --- --- -1.35
Hartford Large Cap Growth ETF (HFGO, Market Price) 15.23 41.18 --- --- --- -1.33
Benchmark 11.41 39.00 12.50 18.52 15.98 ---
Morningstar Large Growth Category 11.92 36.45 7.95 14.89 13.24 ---

SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 11/09/2021

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.

Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs, or expenses.

ETF shares are bought and sold at market price, not net asset value (NAV). Total returns are calculated using the daily 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time NAV. Market price returns reflect the midpoint of the bid/ask spread as of the close of trading on the exchange where Fund shares are listed. Market price returns do not represent the returns an investor would receive if they traded shares at other times. Brokerage commissions apply and will reduce returns.


Fund Essentials (as of 5/21/2024)
Ticker HFGO
Inception Date 11/09/2021
Net Assets $119,887,882
Total Operating Expenses 0.60%
Shares Outstanding 6,075,000
Distributor ALPS Distributors, Inc.
CUSIP 41653L883
Morningstar Category Large Growth
Lipper Classification Multi-Cap Growth Funds
# of Holdings
% in Foreign Equities
Active Share
% in Equities
Holdings Characteristics
As of Date
EPS Growth Rate
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
Return on Equity
Median Market Cap (billions)
Debt to Equity
Market Cap Distribution (%)

Market Cap Header3

Less than $2 billion 0
$2 billion - $5 billion 0
$5 billion - $10 billion 1
Greater than $10 billion 99
Not Classified 0
TRADING DETAILS (as of 5/21/2024)
Ticker HFGO
CUSIP 41653L883
Stock Exchange Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc.
Close $19.73
Change $0.06
Change % 0.29%
Net Asset Value(NAV)
NAV Change
NAV Change %
Premium/Discount -0.02%
30 Day Median Bid/Ask Spread
Tracking Basket Weight Overlap
Sector Exposure (%)
Information Technology 43
Communication Services 20
Consumer Discretionary 14
Health Care 11
Financials 5
Industrials 4
Real Estate 1
Materials 1
Consumer Staples 1
Energy 1
Utilities 0
Information Technology 43
Health Care 16
Communication Services 15
Consumer Discretionary 13
Industrials 5
Financials 5
Real Estate 1
Materials 1
Consumer Staples 1
Energy 1
Utilities 0
distributions and capital gains
Ex-dividend date record date payable date ordinary income short term capital gains long term capital gains total distribution
12/22/2023 12/26/2023 12/28/2023 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.
Fund Literature

03/31/2024 - PDF (134 KB)
This Fact Sheet summarizes the ETFs investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and the current performance.
03/31/2024 - PDF (193 KB)
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) designed by Hartford Funds - both strategic beta and actively managed - seek to provide investors with the tools to take greater control over the risks and opportunities in their portfolios.
03/31/2024 - PDF (174 KB)
Current quarterly commentary from our sub-adviser, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.
A summary of a fund's full-length prospectus that provides key information potential investors should consider before making an investment decision.
03/31/2024 - PDF (436 KB)
This Pitchbook reviews the ETF's investment approach, investment team, investment process, and portfolio statistics
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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.
A legal document that discloses essential information about a fund, including investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, fund manager background and other information.
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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.
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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 net asset value (NAV) of the Fund's shares may fluctuate due to changes in the market value of the Fund's holdings which may in-turn fluctuate due to market and economic conditions. The Fund's share price may fluctuate due to changes in the relative supply of and demand for the shares on an exchange. The Fund is actively managed and does not seek to replicate the performance of a specified index. • Different investment styles may go in and out of favor, which may cause the Fund to underperform the broader stock market. • 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. • 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. • Because the Fund is non-diversified, it may invest in a smaller number of issuers, and may be more exposed to risks and volatility than a more broadly diversified fund. • In certain instances, unlike other ETFs, the Fund may effect creations and redemptions partly or wholly for cash, rather than in-kind, which may make the Fund less tax-efficient and incur more fees than an ETF that primarily or wholly effects creations and redemptions in-kind. • The Fund may have high portfolio turnover, which could increase its transaction costs and an investor's tax liability.
The objective of the actively managed ETF Tracking Basket is to construct a portfolio of stocks and representative index ETFs that tracks the daily performance of an actively managed ETF without exposing current holdings, trading activities, or internal equity research. The Tracking Basket is designed to conceal any nonpublic information about the underlying portfolio and only uses the Fund's latest publicly disclosed holdings, representative ETFs, and the publicly known daily performance in its construction. You can gain access to the Tracking Basket and the Tracking Basket Weight overlap on hartfordfunds.com.

Although the Tracking Basket is intended to provide investors with enough information to allow for an effective arbitrage mechanism that will keep the market price of the Fund at or close to the underlying NAV per share of the Fund, there is a risk (which may increase during periods of market disruption or volatility) that market prices will vary significantly from the underlying NAV of the Fund; ETFs trading on the basis of a published Tracking Basket may trade at a wider bid/ask spread than ETFs that publish their portfolios on a daily basis, especially during periods of market disruption or volatility, and, therefore, may cost investors more to trade, and although the Fund seeks to benefit from keeping its portfolio information secret, market participants may attempt to use the Tracking Basket to identify a Fund's trading strategy, which, if successful, could result in such market participants engaging in certain predatory trading practices that may have the potential to harm the Fund and its shareholders.

Because shares are traded in the secondary market, a broker may charge a commission to execute a transaction in shares, and an investor may incur the cost of the spread between the price at which a dealer will buy shares and the price at which a dealer will sell shares.
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