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Global International Equity fund

Hartford International Growth Fund    Share Class - C (HNCCX)


Objective

Seeks capital appreciation.

Overview

An international stock fund that seeks capital appreciation by focusing on companies that are globally competitive and exhibit the potential for growth.

Portfolio Management
Senior Managing Director
Equity Portfolio Manager
4
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
17
YRS
AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
31
YRS
EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY

The portfolio manager is supported by the full resources of Wellington.

Performance

PERFORMANCE %
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 7/31/2022)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 7/31/2022)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford International Growth C -26.62 -29.80 -0.20 1.17 5.14 2.96
With 1.0% CDSC --- -30.50 -0.20 1.17 5.14 2.96
Benchmark -20.65 -20.51 3.52 3.83 6.08 ---
Morningstar Foreign Large Growth Category -22.59 -22.74 4.34 4.33 6.79 ---
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 6/30/2022)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 6/30/2022)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford International Growth C -32.07 -35.49 -2.81 0.32 4.41 2.59
With 1.0% CDSC --- -36.13 -2.81 0.32 4.41 2.59
Benchmark -24.79 -25.80 1.62 3.43 5.71 ---
Morningstar Foreign Large Growth Category -27.69 -27.25 1.72 3.56 6.13 ---

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: 04/30/2001

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

Characteristics

FUND ESSENTIALS
Inception Date 04/30/2001
Net Assets $362 million
Gross Operating Expenses 2.09%
Net Operating Expenses 2.05%
Morningstar Category Foreign Large Growth
Lipper Classification International Large-Cap Growth
CUSIP 416645166
Fund Number 1275
FUND STATS
# of Holdings
41
% in Equities
98
% in Foreign Equities
94
R Squared (3 year)
0.95
Turnover- (6/30/2022)
27%
Active Share
82%
Holdings Characteristics
Price/Earnings
12.9x
Price/Book
2.8x
EPS Growth Rate
16.8%
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
$101.2
Return on Equity
16.8%
Median Market Cap (billions)
$45.8
Regional Exposure (%)
Developed EU & Middle East ex UK 59
Emerging Markets 19
United Kingdom 8
Japan 6
North America 4
Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan 4
Developed EU & Middle East ex UK 61
Emerging Markets 19
United Kingdom 7
Japan 6
Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan 4
North America 3
Top Ten Holdings (%)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 5.02
Cellnex Telecom S.A. 4.55
AstraZeneca plc 4.00
Anglo American plc 3.37
Airbus SE 3.05
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. 2.96
L'Oreal S.A. 2.85
Reliance Industries Ltd. 2.78
Lululemon Athletica, Inc. 2.65
Schneider Electric SE 2.63
Total Portfolio % 33.86
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 5.24
Cellnex Telecom S.A. 4.52
Anglo American plc 3.50
AstraZeneca plc 3.46
Airbus SE 3.02
Schneider Electric SE 2.97
ASML Holding N.V. 2.93
Lululemon Athletica, Inc. 2.85
Lonza Group AG 2.74
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 2.71
Total Portfolio % 33.94
Market Cap Distribution (%)

Market Cap Header3

Less than $2 billion 0
$2 billion - $5 billion 0
$5 billion - $10 billion 4
Greater than $10 billion 96
Not Classified 0
RETURN CHARACTERISTICS
Alpha (5 Year)
-1.58
Down Capture (5 Year)
111.89
Information Ratio (5 Year)
-0.33
Sharpe Ratio (5 Year)
0.15
Up Capture (5 Year)
103.30
Sector Exposure (%)

Exposure Chart Header

FUND
BENCHMARK UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT

Exposure Chart Header2

3/31/22 6/30/22 6/30/22 -7 0 7
Information Technology 25 23 16
Consumer Discretionary 18 18 14
Communication Services 9 9 7
Energy 3 4 2
Industrials 17 17 16
Real Estate 0 0 1
Utilities 0 0 1
Materials 6 5 7
Financials 8 8 12
Consumer Staples 7 8 12
Health Care 6 7 12
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
12/30/2021 16.86 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
12/13/2021 16.75 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0623 $0.0623
Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

Fund Literature


06/30/2022 - PDF (247 KB)
This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
06/30/2022 - PDF (129 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 (145 KB)
A summary of a fund's full-length prospectus that provides key information potential investors should consider before making an investment decision.
06/30/2022 - PDF (640 KB)
This Pitchbook reviews the Fund's investment approach, investment team, investment process, and general portfolio parameters.
PDF (3 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 (3 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. • The Fund may focus on a limited number of securities and investments in particular sectors, geographic regions or countries, so it may be more exposed to risks and volatility than a fund holding more geographically diverse investments. The Fund may also hold a limited number of securities. • Different investment styles may go in and out of favor, which may cause the Fund to underperform the broader stock market.
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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