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Global International Equity fund

Hartford International Opportunities HLS Fund    Share Class - HLS IA (HIAOX)


MORNINGSTAR RATING:
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 691, 691, 591 and 397 products, respectively. Morningstar RatingTM is calculated for products with at least a 3-year history, based on a risk-adjusted return measure (excluding any applicable sale charges) and accounts for variations in a product's monthly performance. 5 stars are assigned to the top 10%; 4 stars to the next 22.5%, 3 stars to the next 35%, 2 stars to the next 22.5% and 1 star to the bottom 10%. ETFs and mutual funds are considered a single population. The Overall Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. For more information about these ratings, including their methodology, please go to global.morningstar.com/managerdisclosures . Ratings for other share classes may vary and are subject to change monthly. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
©2021 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/ or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.
overall (as of 9/30/2021)
691 PRODUCTS
Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

Effective 12/31/17, this Fund is closed to certain qualified pension and retirement plans. For more information, please refer to the fund's statutory prospectus.

Objective

Seeks long-term growth of capital.

Overview

An international stock fund that seeks long-term growth of capital by looking for companies with improving or sustainable returns.

Portfolio Management
Senior Managing Director
Equity Portfolio Manager
14
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
26
YRS
AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
34
YRS
EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
Senior Managing Director
Equity Portfolio Manager
11
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
13
YRS
AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
27
YRS
EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY

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

Performance

PERFORMANCE %
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 9/30/2021)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 9/30/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford International Opportunities HLS IA 4.52 22.61 10.52 9.62 9.47 6.51
Benchmark 5.90 23.92 8.03 8.94 7.48 ---
Morningstar Foreign Large Blend Category 7.05 23.96 7.55 8.33 8.07 ---
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 9/30/2021)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 9/30/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford International Opportunities HLS IA 4.52 22.61 10.52 9.62 9.47 6.51
Benchmark 5.90 23.92 8.03 8.94 7.48 ---
Morningstar Foreign Large Blend Category 7.05 23.96 7.55 8.33 8.07 ---

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.

SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 07/02/1990

Hartford International Opportunities HLS Fund IA Share Morningstar Ratings
overall
(as of 9/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 691, 691, 591 and 397 products, respectively. Morningstar RatingTM is calculated for products with at least a 3-year history, based on a risk-adjusted return measure (excluding any applicable sale charges) and accounts for variations in a product's monthly performance. 5 stars are assigned to the top 10%; 4 stars to the next 22.5%, 3 stars to the next 35%, 2 stars to the next 22.5% and 1 star to the bottom 10%. ETFs and mutual funds are considered a single population. The Overall Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. For more information about these ratings, including their methodology, please go to global.morningstar.com/managerdisclosures . Ratings for other share classes may vary and are subject to change monthly. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
©2021 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/ or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

691 PRODUCTS
|
Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
3 YEAR
(as of 9/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 691, 691, 591 and 397 products, respectively. Morningstar RatingTM is calculated for products with at least a 3-year history, based on a risk-adjusted return measure (excluding any applicable sale charges) and accounts for variations in a product's monthly performance. 5 stars are assigned to the top 10%; 4 stars to the next 22.5%, 3 stars to the next 35%, 2 stars to the next 22.5% and 1 star to the bottom 10%. ETFs and mutual funds are considered a single population. The Overall Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. For more information about these ratings, including their methodology, please go to global.morningstar.com/managerdisclosures . Ratings for other share classes may vary and are subject to change monthly. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
©2021 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/ or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

691 PRODUCTS
|
Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
5 YEAR
(as of 9/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 691, 691, 591 and 397 products, respectively. Morningstar RatingTM is calculated for products with at least a 3-year history, based on a risk-adjusted return measure (excluding any applicable sale charges) and accounts for variations in a product's monthly performance. 5 stars are assigned to the top 10%; 4 stars to the next 22.5%, 3 stars to the next 35%, 2 stars to the next 22.5% and 1 star to the bottom 10%. ETFs and mutual funds are considered a single population. The Overall Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. For more information about these ratings, including their methodology, please go to global.morningstar.com/managerdisclosures . Ratings for other share classes may vary and are subject to change monthly. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
©2021 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/ or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

591 PRODUCTS
|
Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
10 YEAR
(as of 9/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 691, 691, 591 and 397 products, respectively. Morningstar RatingTM is calculated for products with at least a 3-year history, based on a risk-adjusted return measure (excluding any applicable sale charges) and accounts for variations in a product's monthly performance. 5 stars are assigned to the top 10%; 4 stars to the next 22.5%, 3 stars to the next 35%, 2 stars to the next 22.5% and 1 star to the bottom 10%. ETFs and mutual funds are considered a single population. The Overall Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. For more information about these ratings, including their methodology, please go to global.morningstar.com/managerdisclosures . Ratings for other share classes may vary and are subject to change monthly. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
©2021 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/ or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

397 PRODUCTS
|
Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
Excludes sales charges. If sales charges and taxes had been included, the value would have been lower.

Characteristics

FUND ESSENTIALS
Inception Date 07/02/1990
Net Assets $1.2 billion
Total Operating Expenses 0.75%
Morningstar Category Foreign Large Blend
Lipper Classification International Large-Cap Growth
CUSIP 416528602
Fund Number 2047
FUND STATS
# of Holdings
100
% in Equities
98
% in Foreign Equities
96
Beta (3 year)
1.02
R Squared (3 year)
0.95
Standard Deviation
18.69%
Turnover- (9/30/2021)
100%
Active Share
78%
Holdings Characteristics
FUND MSCI ACWI ex USA Index
Price/Earnings
17.1x 14.0x
Price/Book
2.7x 2.0x
EPS Growth Rate
14.9% 15.8%
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
$116.8 $94.9
Return on Equity
16.3% 15.6%
Median Market Cap (billions)
$42.5 $10.3
Top Holdings (%)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 2.99
Siemens AG 2.34
BNP Paribas S.A. 2.27
AstraZeneca plc 2.26
Constellation Software, Inc. 2.21
Royal Dutch Shell plc 2.17
Sony Corp. 2.17
Tencent Holdings Ltd. 2.13
Rio Tinto plc 1.98
KBC Group N.V. 1.94
Total Portfolio % 22.46
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. 2.81
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 2.67
Cellnex Telecom S.A. 2.28
AstraZeneca plc 2.15
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 2.03
Suncor Energy, Inc. 1.95
Nestle S.A. 1.93
Sony Corp. 1.89
Siemens AG 1.83
Keyence Corp. 1.82
Total Portfolio % 21.36
Market Cap Distribution (%)

Market Cap Header3

Less than $2 billion 0
$2 billion - $5 billion 0
$5 billion - $10 billion 10
Greater than $10 billion 90
Not Classified 0
Regional Exposure (%)
Developed EU & Middle East ex UK 35
Emerging Markets 24
Japan 15
United Kingdom 14
North America 8
Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan 5
Developed EU & Middle East ex UK 37
Emerging Markets 23
Japan 15
United Kingdom 13
North America 8
Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan 4
Sector Characteristics (%)

Exposure Chart Header

FUND
BENCHMARK UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT

Exposure Chart Header2

6/30/21 9/30/21 9/30/21 -3 0 3
Information Technology 16 16 13
Energy 6 7 5
Financials 16 20 19
Industrials 14 13 12
Health Care 10 10 10
Utilities 3 3 3
Real Estate 2 3 3
Materials 6 7 8
Communication Services 5 5 6
Consumer Discretionary 13 11 13
Consumer Staples 6 6 9
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.
distributions and capital gains
Distribution Date Distribution NAV ordinary income short term capital gains long term capital gains total distribution
8/27/2021 21.00 $0.2117 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.2117
Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

Fund Literature


09/30/2021 - PDF (227 KB)
This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
06/30/2021 - PDF (585 KB)
Current quarterly commentary from our sub-adviser, Wellington Management, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.
PDF (130 KB)
A summary of a fund's full-length prospectus that provides key information potential investors should consider before making an investment decision.
This Pitchbook reviews the Fund's investment approach, investment team, investment process, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
PDF (2 KB)
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.
PDF (13 KB)
A legal document that discloses essential information about a fund, including investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, fund manager background and other information.
PDF (2 KB)
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.
PDF (13 KB)
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. 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, economic and regulatory developments. These risks may be greater, and include additional risks, for investments in emerging markets. • Mid-cap securities can have greater risks and volatility than large-cap securities. • To the extent the Fund focuses on one or more sectors, geographic regions or countries, the Fund may be subject to increased volatility and risk of loss if adverse developments occur. • Integration of environmental, social, and/or governance (ESG) factors into the investment process may not work as intended. • The Fund may have high portfolio turnover, which could increase its transaction costs.

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 and HFMC.

Neither MSCI nor any other party involved in or related to compiling, computing or creating the MSCI data makes any express or implied warranties or representations with respect to such data (or the results to be obtained by the use thereof), and all such parties hereby expressly disclaim all warranties of originality, accuracy, completeness, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose with respect to any of such data. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall MSCI, any of its affiliates or any third party involved in or related to compiling, computing or creating the data have any liability for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, consequential or any other damages (including lost profits) even if notified of the possibility of such damages. No further distribution or dissemination of the MSCI data is permitted without MSCI's express written consent.

 

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