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Global International Equity fund

Hartford International Opportunities Fund    Share Class - I (IHOIX)


MORNINGSTAR RATING:
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 673, 673, 579 and 385 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 6/30/2021)
673 PRODUCTS
Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

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.


International Diversification

We live globally, buying televisions from Japan, phones from China, wine from Italy, and spending vacations abroad. Growth is increasingly found outside U.S. borders, but our portfolios may not have kept pace. The Hartford International Opportunities Fund can help you diversify beyond the U.S. and take advantage of opportunities anywhere in the international equity universe.

Seeking Companies That Can Stay One Step Ahead

The portfolio managers look to buy reasonably priced shares of companies based on expectations of both improving returns, such as companies with new management teams, and sustainable returns, such as companies that have enduring competitive advantages.

Portfolio Management
Senior Managing Director
Equity Portfolio Manager
21
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
26
YRS
AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
34
YRS
EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
Senior Managing Director
Equity Portfolio Manager
13
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.

FUND PROCESS VIDEO
Hartford International Opportunity Fund Process Video


Nicolas Choumenkovitch

Managing Director, Equity Portfolio Manager

Nicolas Choumenkovitch video

Performance

PERFORMANCE %
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 6/30/2021)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 6/30/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford International Opportunities I 5.90 35.43 10.69 11.18 6.85 6.20
Benchmark 9.16 35.72 9.38 11.08 5.45 ---
Morningstar Foreign Large Blend Category 9.07 33.76 8.50 10.08 5.80 ---
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 6/30/2021)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 6/30/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford International Opportunities I 5.90 35.43 10.69 11.18 6.85 6.20
Benchmark 9.16 35.72 9.38 11.08 5.45 ---
Morningstar Foreign Large Blend Category 9.07 33.76 8.50 10.08 5.80 ---

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

Share Class Inception: 5/30/08.
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 7/22/96.

Hartford International Opportunities Fund I Share Morningstar Ratings
Morningstar awarded the Fund a
Silver analyst rating on 3/25/2021
overall
(as of 6/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 673, 673, 579 and 385 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.

673 PRODUCTS
|
Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
3 YEAR
(as of 6/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 673, 673, 579 and 385 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.

673 PRODUCTS
|
Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
5 YEAR
(as of 6/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 673, 673, 579 and 385 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.

579 PRODUCTS
|
Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
10 YEAR
(as of 6/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 673, 673, 579 and 385 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.

385 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 07/22/1996
Net Assets $4.6 billion
Total Operating Expenses 0.79%
Morningstar Category Foreign Large Blend
Lipper Classification International Large-Cap Growth
CUSIP 41664L294
Fund Number 1571
FUND STATS
# of Holdings
99
% in Equities
97
% in Foreign Equities
94
Beta (3 year)
1.02
R Squared (3 year)
0.95
Standard Deviation
18.50%
Turnover- (6/30/2021)
104%
Active Share
78%
Holdings Characteristics
FUND MSCI ACWI ex USA Index
Price/Earnings
18.2x 14.8x
Price/Book
2.6x 2.0x
EPS Growth Rate
17.7% 16.1%
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
$124.3 $106.5
Return on Equity
16.6% 15.6%
Median Market Cap (billions)
$41.9 $10.3
Regional Exposure (%)
Developed EU & Middle East ex UK 37
Emerging Markets 23
Japan 15
United Kingdom 13
North America 10
Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan 4
Europe 49
Emerging Markets 23
Japan 14
North America 11
Asia Pacific ex Japan 3
Top Ten Holdings (%)
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. 2.77
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF 2.69
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 2.53
Cellnex Telecom S.A. 2.36
AstraZeneca plc 2.07
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 2.03
Nestle S.A. 1.91
Suncor Energy, Inc. 1.89
Sony Corp. 1.86
Keyence Corp. 1.82
Total Portfolio % 21.93
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF 2.75
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 2.57
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. 2.53
Suncor Energy, Inc. 2.18
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 2.13
Siemens AG 2.11
Canadian National Railway Co. 2.02
Iberdrola S.A. 1.82
Anglo American plc 1.80
ASML Holding N.V. 1.79
Total Portfolio % 21.70
Market Cap Distribution (%)

Market Cap Header

Market Cap Header3

Less than $2 billion 0
$2 billion - $5 billion 0
$5 billion - $10 billion 8
Greater than $10 billion 89
Not Classified 3
RETURN CHARACTERISTICS
Alpha (5 Year)
0.03
Down Capture (5 Year)
99.48
Information Ratio (5 Year)
0.03
Sharpe Ratio (5 Year)
0.69
Up Capture (5 Year)
100.07
Sector Exposure (%)

Exposure Chart Header

FUND
BENCHMARK UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT

Exposure Chart Header2

3/31/21 6/30/21 6/30/21 -3 0 3
Information Technology 16 16 13
Industrials 19 14 12
Health Care 8 10 9
Energy 5 6 5
Utilities 4 3 3
Consumer Discretionary 13 13 14
Real Estate 2 2 3
Consumer Staples 5 6 8
Communication Services 4 5 7
Financials 16 16 19
Materials 6 5 8
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
12/30/2020 19.43 $0.1308 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1308
12/11/2020 19.03 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

Fund Literature


07/22/2021 - PDF (211 KB)
This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
06/30/2021 - PDF (667 KB)
This Fund Story outlines three distinguishing characteristics to help investors better understand the Fund.
06/30/2021 - PDF (169 KB)
Current quarterly commentary from our sub-adviser, Wellington Management, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.
07/27/2021 - PDF (475 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 (144 KB)
A summary of a fund's full-length prospectus that provides key information potential investors should consider before making an investment decision.
06/30/2021 - PDF (660 KB)
This Pitchbook reviews the Funds' 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.
Morningstar analyst's take on the Hartford International Opportunities.
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 and an investor's tax liability.
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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