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Global International Equity fund

Hartford International Opportunities Fund   

Global International Equity fund

Hartford International Opportunities Fund   
Share Class - Y (HAOYX)

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
17
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
29
YRS
AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
37
YRS
EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
Senior Managing Director
Equity Portfolio Manager
14
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
16
YRS
AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
30
YRS
EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY

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

Performance

PERFORMANCE %
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 3/31/2024)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 3/31/2024)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford International Opportunities Y 5.66 11.93 1.11 6.84 4.88 5.77
Benchmark 4.69 13.26 1.94 5.97 4.25 ---
Morningstar Foreign Large Blend Category 5.24 13.54 2.92 6.56 4.53 ---
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 3/31/2024)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 3/31/2024)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford International Opportunities Y 5.66 11.93 1.11 6.84 4.88 5.77
Benchmark 4.69 13.26 1.94 5.97 4.25 ---
Morningstar Foreign Large Blend Category 5.24 13.54 2.92 6.56 4.53 ---

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: 07/22/1996

Characteristics

FUND ESSENTIALS
Inception Date 07/22/1996
Net Assets $3.8 billion
Total Operating Expenses 0.80%
Morningstar Category Foreign Large Blend
Lipper Classification International Large-Cap Growth
CUSIP 416645885
Fund Number 209
FUND STATS
# of Holdings
78
% in Equities
98
% in Foreign Equities
96
Beta (3 year)
0.98
R Squared (3 year)
0.97
Standard Deviation
16.99%
Turnover
68%
Active Share
78%
Holdings Characteristics
FUND MSCI ACWI ex USA Index
Price/Earnings
12.7x 12.2x
Price/Book
2.7x 1.8x
EPS Growth Rate
14.5% 12.7%
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
$145.3 $106.1
Return on Equity
17.0% 16.2%
Median Market Cap (billions)
$62.0 $9.4
Regional Exposure (%)
Developed EU & Middle East ex UK 38
Emerging Markets 20
United Kingdom 18
Japan 12
North America 11
Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan 1
Developed EU & Middle East ex UK 40
Emerging Markets 20
United Kingdom 19
Japan 13
North America 8
Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan 1
Top Ten Holdings (%)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. 3.48
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. 3.34
ASML Holding NV 2.56
Tencent Holdings Ltd. 2.31
Shell PLC 2.27
AstraZeneca PLC 2.21
Novo Nordisk AS 2.12
Novartis AG 1.98
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. 1.95
Siemens AG 1.86
Total Portfolio % 24.08
Market Cap Distribution (%)

Market Cap Header3

Less than $2 billion 0
$2 billion - $5 billion 1
$5 billion - $10 billion 4
Greater than $10 billion 95
Not Classified 0
RETURN CHARACTERISTICS
Alpha (5 Year)
0.88
Down Capture (5 Year)
98.76
Information Ratio (5 Year)
0.22
Sharpe Ratio (5 Year)
0.34
Up Capture (5 Year)
101.97
Sector Exposure (%)

Exposure Chart Header

FUND
BENCHMARK UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT

Exposure Chart Header2

12/31/23 3/31/24 3/31/24 -5 0 5
Information Technology 17 18 13
Industrials 16 16 14
Energy 7 7 6
Financials 19 21 21
Communication Services 3 5 5
Utilities 3 3 3
Health Care 10 8 9
Consumer Staples 7 6 7
Consumer Discretionary 10 10 12
Materials 6 5 7
Real Estate 1 0 2
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
12/27/2023 18.04 $0.2874 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.2874
12/11/2023 17.65 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

Fund Literature


03/31/2024 - PDF (169 KB)
This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
04/24/2024 - PDF (273 KB)
This Fund Story outlines three distinguishing characteristics to help investors better understand the Fund.
03/31/2024 - PDF (138 KB)
Current quarterly commentary from our sub-adviser, Wellington Management, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.
12/31/2023 - PDF (293 KB)
Current quarterly commentary from our sub-adviser, Wellington Management, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.
12/31/2023 - PDF (173 KB)
Attribution analysis is a method for evaluating the performance of a portfolio compared to the benchmark
12/31/2023 - PDF (173 KB)
Attribution analysis is a method for evaluating the performance of a portfolio compared to the benchmark.
PDF (161 KB)
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 (555 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 or if the Fund focuses in a particular geographic region or country. • Mid-cap securities can have greater risks and volatility than large-cap securities. • 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. • Financially material environmental, social and/or governance (ESG) characteristics are one of several factors that may be considered and as a result, the investment process may not work as intended.
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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