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Hartford Inflation Plus Fund

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Objective

Seeks a total return that exceeds the rate of inflation over an economic cycle.

Overview

A fund designed to provide inflation protection by investing most of its assets in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS).

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Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 11/30/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 11/30/2018)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Inflation Plus  I -1.13 -0.63 1.50 0.70 3.67 3.75
Benchmark -0.66 -0.19 1.53 0.86 3.36 ---
Morningstar Inflation-Protected Bond Category -1.89 -1.09 1.47 0.70 3.49 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 9/30/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 9/30/2018)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Inflation Plus  I -0.28 0.04 1.85 0.74 2.95 3.84
Benchmark -0.20 0.33 1.65 0.94 2.52 ---
Morningstar Inflation-Protected Bond Category -0.71 0.42 1.98 0.83 2.63 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 10/31/2002
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.61% |  Gross  0.69%
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 10/31/02.

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 10/31/2018)
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May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"14552.0"},{"date":"Sun Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"14539.0"},{"date":"Fri Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"14499.0"},{"date":"Tue Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"14473.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"14434.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"14317.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"14294.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"14488.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"14501.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"14372.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"14423.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"14359.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"14140.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"14217.0"},{"date":"Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"14179.0"},{"date":"Mon Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"13947.0"},{"date":"Sun Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"13844.0"},{"date":"Thu Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"13715.0"},{"date":"Mon Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"13805.0"},{"date":"Sat Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"13818.0"},{"date":"Wed Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"13779.0"},{"date":"Mon Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"13831.0"},{"date":"Fri Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"13934.0"},{"date":"Tue Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"13960.0"},{"date":"Sun May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"14050.0"},{"date":"Thu Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"14127.0"},{"date":"Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"14024.0"},{"date":"Sat Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"14088.0"},{"date":"Sat Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"14204.0"},{"date":"Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"13895.0"},{"date":"Sun Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"14092.0"},{"date":"Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"14079.0"},{"date":"Tue Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"14002.0"},{"date":"Sun Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"14271.0"},{"date":"Thu Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"14285.0"},{"date":"Mon Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"14328.0"},{"date":"Sat May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"14280.0"},{"date":"Wed Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"14050.0"},{"date":"Mon Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"13922.0"},{"date":"Fri Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"14011.0"},{"date":"Fri Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"13960.0"},{"date":"Tue Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"13780.0"},{"date":"Sat Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"13942.0"},{"date":"Thu Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"14102.0"},{"date":"Mon Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"14028.0"},{"date":"Sat Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"13844.0"},{"date":"Wed Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"14028.0"},{"date":"Sun Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"13954.0"},{"date":"Fri May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"14496.0"},{"date":"Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"15161.0"},{"date":"Sun Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"15051.0"},{"date":"Thu Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"15026.0"},{"date":"Thu Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"15014.0"},{"date":"Mon Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"15124.0"},{"date":"Fri Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"15224.0"},{"date":"Wed Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"15144.0"},{"date":"Sun Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"15040.0"},{"date":"Fri Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14957.0"},{"date":"Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14992.0"},{"date":"Sat Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14731.0"},{"date":"Thu May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14799.0"},{"date":"Mon Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14559.0"},{"date":"Sat Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14276.0"},{"date":"Wed Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"14430.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"14465.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"14182.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"14170.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"14062.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"13835.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"13858.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"13732.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"13201.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"13111.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"13043.0"},{"date":"Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"12757.0"},{"date":"Mon Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"12639.0"},{"date":"Mon Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"12538.0"},{"date":"Fri Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"12526.0"},{"date":"Tue Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"12729.0"},{"date":"Sun Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"12967.0"},{"date":"Thu Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"12657.0"},{"date":"Tue Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"12584.0"},{"date":"Sat Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"12321.0"},{"date":"Wed Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"12340.0"},{"date":"Mon May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"12150.0"},{"date":"Fri Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"12137.0"},{"date":"Wed Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"11856.0"},{"date":"Sun Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"11866.0"},{"date":"Sun Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"11960.0"},{"date":"Thu Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"11790.0"},{"date":"Mon Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"12046.0"},{"date":"Sat Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"11753.0"},{"date":"Wed Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"11599.0"},{"date":"Mon Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"11364.0"},{"date":"Fri Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"11251.0"},{"date":"Tue Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"11241.0"},{"date":"Sun May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"11169.0"},{"date":"Thu Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"10984.0"},{"date":"Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"11169.0"},{"date":"Sat Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"10523.0"},{"date":"Sat Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"10749.0"},{"date":"Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2008","value":"10666.0"},{"date":"Sun Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2008","value":"10067.0"},{"date":"Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2008","value":"10000.0"}]

 
Growth of $10,000

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

Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2017 1.97 1.90
2016 4.39 4.01
2015 -1.30 -0.52
2014 0.83 0.91
2013 -8.89 -5.58
2012 6.65 5.04
2011 13.21 8.93
2010 6.24 5.22
2009 10.55 12.02
2008 -0.23 -2.43

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 10/31/2018
Net Assets $543 million
# of Holdings 208
Turnover (9/30/2018) 141%
Dividend Frequency Monthly
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 10/31/2018)
Fund
Effective Duration 4.96 yrs

Asset Class Exposure

(as of 10/31/2018)
label currentpercentage
United States Government 90
Mortgage Backed Securities 9
Bank Loans 5
Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities 4
Emerging Market Debt 1
Developed Government and Related (Non-US $) 1
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Cash Offsets -10
(as of 9/30/2018)
label currentpercentage
United States Government 90
Mortgage Backed Securities 10
Bank Loans 5
Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities 4
Emerging Market Debt 1
Developed Government and Related (Non-US $) 1
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Cash Offsets -11

Maturity Schedule (%)

(as of 10/31/2018)
label value
0 to <1 -6
1 to <3 37
3 to <5 4
5 to <10 58
10 to <20 7
20 to <30 0
>30 0
Yields
As of Date 11/30/2018
Distribution Yield at NAV 0.00%
Trailing 12 Month Yield 0.00%
30-Day SEC Yield 2.23%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield 2.15%

Top Ten Issuers

(as of 10/31/2018)
label percentageholding
U.S. Treasury Notes 82.59
FNMA Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 7.06
U.S. Treasury Bonds 6.12
Brazil Notas do Tesouro Nacional 1.25
Russian Federal Inflation Linked Bond 0.62
IndyMac Index Mortgage Loan Trust 0.36
Colombian TES 0.32
HSI Asset Securitization Corp. Trust 0.25
South Africa Government Bond - CPI Linked 0.23
First Data Corp. 0.22
Total Portfolio % 99.02
(as of 9/30/2018)
label percentageholding
U.S. Treasury Notes 82.29
FNMA Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 7.33
U.S. Treasury Bonds 6.39
Brazil Notas do Tesouro Nacional 1.16
Russian Federal Inflation Linked Bond 0.65
IndyMac Index Mortgage Loan Trust 0.37
Colombian TES 0.35
HSI Asset Securitization Corp. Trust 0.26
South Africa Government Bond - CPI Linked 0.24
First Data Corp. 0.23
Total Portfolio % 99.27

Credit Exposure (%)

(as of 10/31/2018)
label value
Aaa/AAA 99
Aa/AA 1
A 0
Baa/BBB 2
Ba/BB 5
B 2
Caa/CCC or lower 1
Not Rated 1
Cash & Cash Offsets -10
Credit exposure is the credit ratings for the underlying securities of the Fund as provided by Standard and Poor's (S&P), Moody's Investors Service, or Fitch and typically range from AAA/Aaa (highest) to C/D (lowest). If S&P, Moody's, and Fitch assign different ratings, the median rating is used. If only two agencies assign ratings, the lower rating is used. Securities that are not rated by any of the three agencies are listed as "Not Rated." Ratings do not apply to the Fund itself or to Fund shares. Ratings may change.
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 10/31/2002
Symbol HIPIX
CUSIP 416649853
Fund Number 1314

Insights

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Shelter From the Storm 

Mon Oct 22 12:42:00 EDT 2018
A fixed-income forecast for a rising-rate world.
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The 5-Minute Forecast 4Q18 

Thu Oct 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.
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Client Conversations: Managing Risk in Your Fixed-Income Portfolio 

Wed Sep 05 15:13:00 EDT 2018
Changes in the economy and interest rates can have a big impact on your fixed-income portfolio.

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Important Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by allocating assets among specialist portfolio managers. 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. • Fixed income security risks include credit, liquidity, call, duration, and interest-rate risk. As interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall. • Obligations of U.S. Government agencies are supported by varying degrees of credit but are generally not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government. • The value of inflation-protected securities (IPS) generally fluctuates with changes in real interest rates, and the market for IPSs may be less developed or liquid, and more volatile, than other securities markets. • Mortgage related- and asset-backed securities' risks include credit, interest-rate, prepayment, and extension risk. • Derivatives are generally more volatile and sensitive to changes in market or economic conditions than other securities; their risks include currency, leverage, liquidity, index, pricing, and counterparty risk. • 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.

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