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Domestic Equity etf

Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF    Ticker - ROUS


TICKER
ROUS
MORNINGSTAR RATING:
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, and 5-Year, 4 stars, rated against 1144, 1144 and 1022 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)
1144 PRODUCTS
Large Value Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

Actions

Effective 9/11/19, the Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF (Fund) changed its principal investment strategy, custom underlying index and reference index. See the Fund's prospectus, as supplemented, for more information.

Objective

Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF ("ROUS") seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond to the total return performance of an index that tracks the performance of exchange traded U.S. equity securities.

Overview

Designed to provide equity exposure to the US market with potentially less volatility over a complete market cycle than traditional capitalization-weighted indices.


Our systematic, rules-based index methodology is designed to simultaneously address risks while seeking exposures to return-enhancing factors:

Set Risk Parameters

Seek to improve diversification versus a cap-weighted benchmark by reducing concentration at the sector, market cap, and individual company levels

Select Securities

Seek companies with a favorable combination of low valuation (50%), high momentum (30%), and high quality (20%) investment factors

Reconstitute and Rebalance

Reapply the investment process twice a year in March and September to ensure the portfolio stays true to the rules-based index methodology

Performance

PERFORMANCE %
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 9/30/2021)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 9/30/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI 1
Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF(ROUS, NAV) 14.85 27.83 8.75 12.42 --- 9.42
Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF(ROUS, Market Price) 14.82 27.92 8.74 12.40 --- 9.42
Underlying Index (Hartford Multifactor Large Cap Spliced Index) 15.04 28.12 8.94 12.62 --- ---
Reference Index 15.19 30.96 16.43 17.11 16.76 ---
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 9/30/2021)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 9/30/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI1
Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF(ROUS, NAV) 14.85 27.83 8.75 12.42 --- 9.42
Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF(ROUS, Market Price) 14.82 27.92 8.74 12.40 --- 9.42
Underlying Index (Hartford Multifactor Large Cap Spliced Index) 15.04 28.12 8.94 12.62 --- ---
Reference Index 15.19 30.96 16.43 17.11 16.76 ---

SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 02/25/2015

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.

Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs, or expenses.

Effective 9/11/19, the Fund's custom underlying index changed from the Hartford Risk-Optimized Multifactor US Equity Index ("US Equity Index") to Hartford Multifactor Large Cap Index ("Large Cap Index"). The Hartford Multifactor Large Cap Spliced Index reflects the performance of the US Equity Index through 9/11/19 and the performance of the Large Cap Index thereafter. The Fund’s performance and historical returns shown for the periods prior to 9/11/19 are not necessarily indicative of the performance that the Fund would have generated based on its current custom underlying index.

ETF shares are bought and sold at market price, not net asset value (NAV). Total returns are calculated using the daily 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time NAV. Market price returns reflect the midpoint of the bid/ask spread as of the close of trading on the exchange where Fund shares are listed. Market price returns do not represent the returns an investor would receive if they traded shares at other times. Brokerage commissions apply and will reduce returns.

Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF Morningstar Ratings
Morningstar awarded the Fund a
Silver analyst rating on 11/24/2020
overall
(as of 9/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, and 5-Year, 4 stars, rated against 1144, 1144 and 1022 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.

1144 PRODUCTS
|
Large Value Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
3 YEAR
(as of 9/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, and 5-Year, 4 stars, rated against 1144, 1144 and 1022 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.

1144 PRODUCTS
|
Large Value Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
5 YEAR
(as of 9/30/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, and 5-Year, 4 stars, rated against 1144, 1144 and 1022 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.

1022 PRODUCTS
|
Large Value Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

Characteristics

KEY FACTS (as of 10/22/2021)
Ticker ROUS
Underlying Index LROLCX
Inception Date 02/25/2015
Net Assets $404,894,122
Total Operating Expenses 0.19%
Shares Outstanding 9,600,000
Distributor ALPS Distributors, Inc.
Holdings Characteristics
FUND Russell 1000 Index
Price/Book
4.0x 4.7x
Price/Earnings
18.5x 23.9x
Return on Equity
30.0% 24.8%
Nominal Companies
341 1013
Effective Companies
200 88
Debt to Equity
236.9% 181.6%
Market Cap Distribution (%)

Market Cap Header

FUND Russell 1000 Index

Market Cap Header3

Less than $2B 0 0
$2B - $10B 16 5
$10B - $100B 48 37
Greater than $100B 36 58
TRADING DETAILS (as of 10/22/2021)
Ticker ROUS
CUSIP 518416409
IOPV TICKER ROUS.IV
Stock Exchange NYSE Arca
Close ---
Change ---
Change % ---
Net Asset Value(NAV) $42.18
NAV Change $0.14
NAV Change % 0.34%
Premium/Discount ---
30 Day Median Bid/Ask Spread
---
Top Ten Holdings (%) (as of 10/22/2021)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC COMMON STOCK USD.1 1.34
MICROSOFT CORP COMMON STOCK USD.00000625 1.06
ELI LILLY + CO COMMON STOCK 1.05
ACCENTURE PLC CL A COMMON STOCK USD.0000225 1.03
CISCO SYSTEMS INC COMMON STOCK USD.001 1.03
JOHNSON + JOHNSON COMMON STOCK USD1.0 0.98
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC COMMON STOCK USD.01 0.97
INTEL CORP COMMON STOCK USD.001 0.97
ALPHABET INC CL A COMMON STOCK USD.001 0.94
HOME DEPOT INC COMMON STOCK USD.05 0.93
Total of Top Ten Holdings % 10.3
Sector Exposure (%)

Exposure Chart Header

FUND
REFERENCE INDEX UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT

Exposure Chart Header2

6/30/21 9/30/21 9/30/21 -3 0 3
Health Care 16 16 13
Consumer Staples 8 8 5
Industrials 9 11 9
Utilities 5 4 2
Real Estate 4 4 3
Materials 4 2 2
Information Technology 25 26 28
Consumer Discretionary 12 10 12
Financials 9 10 12
Communication Services 9 9 11
Energy 1 1 3
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
Ex-dividend date record date payable date ordinary income short term capital gains long term capital gains total distribution
9/27/2021 9/28/2021 9/30/2021 $0.1482 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1482
6/25/2021 6/28/2021 6/30/2021 $0.1177 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1177
3/25/2021 3/26/2021 3/30/2021 $0.1378 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1378
12/23/2020 12/24/2020 12/29/2020 $0.2573 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.2573
Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

Fund Literature


06/30/2021 - PDF (599 KB)
This Fact Sheet summarizes the ETF's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
06/30/2021 - PDF (290 KB)
Morningstar Analyst take on Hartford US Equity ETF, along with stats and performance.
06/30/2021 - PDF (1 MB)
Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF attribution report.
Hartford Multifactor ETFs are designed for growth and structured for resilience.
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 ETF's investment approach, investment team, investment process, and general portfolio parameters.
06/30/2021 - PDF (1 MB)
This Pitchbook reviews the ETF's investment approach, investment team, investment process, and general portfolio parameters.
This Pitchbook reviews the ETF'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.
07/14/2021 - PDF (606 KB)
How to pursue better trade execution
06/30/2021 - PDF (542 KB)
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) designed by Hartford Funds - both strategic beta and actively managed - seek to provide investors with the tools to take greater control over the risks and opportunities in their portfolios.
06/30/2021 - PDF (286 KB)
In 2020, concentration reached a record high in the S&P 500 & Russell 1000. This Flyer explores concentration risk, and introduces ROUS as an alternative to capitalization-weighting.
Macro overview of US equity market, along with Hartford Funds solutions to meet investor needs for Edward Jones audience.
Investor interest in multifactor strategies continues to accelerate as a potential means to enhance capital growth beyond market beta.
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. • The Fund is not actively managed but rather attempts to track the performance of an index. The Fund's returns may diverge from that of the index. • Investments focused in a sector, industry or group of industries may increase volatility and risk.
Transactions in ETF shares will result in brokerage commissions and will generate tax consequences. All regulated investment companies are obliged to distribute portfolio gains to shareholders.
IOPV, or Indicative Optimized Portfolio Value, is a calculation disseminated by the stock exchange that approximates the Fund's NAV every fifteen seconds throughout the trading day.
Premium/discount reflects the relationship between an ETF's market price and its net asset value (NAV). Because ETFs are traded on an exchange, their market prices are in part driven by supply and demand dynamics. The ETF's market price may be above its NAV (reflecting a premium) or below its NAV (reflecting a discount).
Sources for all data: Bloomberg, MSCI, and Hartford Funds.

 

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