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Taxable Bond fund

Hartford Short Duration Fund    Share Class - A (HSDAX)


Seeks to provide current income and long-term total return.


A fund that typically invests in bonds with lower sensitivity to changes in interest rates.

Portfolio Management
Senior Managing Director
Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager
Managing Director
Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager

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

Hartford Short Duration Fund Process Video

Timothy Smith

Managing Director, Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager

Timothy Smith video


(as of 8/31/2022)
(as of 8/31/2022)
Hartford Short Duration A -4.66 -5.17 0.01 1.10 1.37 2.28
With 2.0% Max Sales Charge --- -7.07 -0.66 0.69 1.17 2.17
Benchmark -3.36 -3.98 -0.02 0.92 0.94 ---
Morningstar Short-Term Bond Category -4.64 -5.23 -0.03 1.00 1.16 ---
(as of 6/30/2022)
(as of 6/30/2022)
Hartford Short Duration A -5.40 -5.78 0.00 1.05 1.42 2.26
With 2.0% Max Sales Charge --- -7.66 -0.67 0.65 1.22 2.15
Benchmark -3.11 -3.56 0.31 1.07 1.01 ---
Morningstar Short-Term Bond Category -4.86 -5.19 0.18 1.08 1.26 ---

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: 10/31/2002

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


Inception Date 10/31/2002
Net Assets $2.0 billion
Total Operating Expenses 0.79%
Morningstar Category Short-Term Bond
Lipper Classification Short Investment Grade Debt Funds
CUSIP 416646198
Fund Number 1642
Dividend Frequency
# of Holdings
Holdings Characteristics
Effective Duration
1.69 yrs
Yields (%) (as of 8/31/22)
Distribution Yield at NAV
30-Day SEC Yield
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield
Credit Exposure (%)
Aaa/AAA 22
Aa/AA 1
A 16
Baa/BBB 36
Ba/BB 11
B 11
Caa/CCC or lower 0
Not Rated 2
Cash & Cash Offsets 0
Credit exposure is the credit ratings for the underlying securities of the Fund as provided by Standard and Poor's (S&P), Moody's Investors Service, or Fitch and typically range from AAA/Aaa (highest) to C/D (lowest). If S&P, Moody's, and Fitch assign different ratings, the median rating is used. If only two agencies assign ratings, the lower rating is used. Securities that are not rated by any of the three agencies are listed as "Not Rated." Ratings do not apply to the Fund itself or to Fund shares. Ratings may change.
Top Ten Issuers (%)
U.S. Treasury Notes 4.42
Bank of America Corp. 1.50
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 1.38
COLT Mortgage Loan Trust 1.25
CSMC Trust 1.25
FNMA Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 1.19
Wells Fargo & Co. 1.17
FHLMC Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 1.09
GCAT Trust 0.96
Morgan Stanley 0.95
Total Portfolio % 15.16
U.S. Treasury Notes 3.12
Bank of America Corp. 1.48
COLT Mortgage Loan Trust 1.29
FHLMC Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 1.28
FNMA Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 1.25
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 1.18
CSMC Trust 1.12
GCAT Trust 1.01
Morgan Stanley 0.93
Angel Oak Mortgage Trust 0.87
Total Portfolio % 13.53
Maturity Schedule (%)
0 to <1 6
1 to <3 45
3 to <5 35
5 to <10 14
Asset Class Exposure (%)
Investment Grade Credit 50
Bank Loans 18
Mortgage Backed Securities 11
Asset Backed Securities 8
High Yield Credit 5
United States Government 4
Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities 3
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Cash Offsets 0
Emerging Market Debt 0
Developed Government and Related (Non-US $) 0
Other 0
Investment Grade Credit 49
Bank Loans 18
Mortgage Backed Securities 12
Asset Backed Securities 8
High Yield Credit 5
United States Government 4
Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities 3
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Cash Offsets 2
Emerging Market Debt 0
Developed Government and Related (Non-US $) 0
Other 0
distributions and capital gains
Distribution Date Distribution NAV ordinary income short term capital gains long term capital gains total distribution
9/1/2022 9.39 $0.0176 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0176
8/1/2022 9.44 $0.0158 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0158
7/1/2022 9.35 $0.0137 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0137
6/1/2022 9.50 $0.0130 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0130
5/2/2022 9.53 $0.0124 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0124
4/1/2022 9.64 $0.0118 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0118
3/1/2022 9.78 $0.0116 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0116
2/1/2022 9.87 $0.0113 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0113
1/3/2022 9.95 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
1/3/2022 9.96 $0.0113 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0113
12/20/2021 9.96 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
12/1/2021 9.96 $0.0116 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0116
11/1/2021 10.00 $0.0114 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0114
10/1/2021 10.04 $0.0117 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0117
Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

Fund Literature

06/30/2022 - PDF (217 KB)
This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
06/30/2022 - PDF (183 KB)
Overview of the Hartford Short Duration Fund.
06/30/2022 - PDF (157 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 (147 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 (361 KB)
This Pitchbook reviews the Fund's investment approach, investment team, investment process, and general portfolio parameters.
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. The Fund may allocate a portion of its assets to specialist portfolio managers, which may not work as intended. • Fixed income security risks include credit, liquidity, call, duration, event and interest-rate risk. As interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall. • Loans can be difficult to value and less liquid than other types of debt instruments; they are also subject to nonpayment, collateral, bankruptcy, default, extension, prepayment and insolvency risks. • The risks associated with mortgage-related and asset-backed securities as well as collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) include credit, interest-rate, prepayment, liquidity, default and extension risk. • Investments in high-yield ("junk") bonds involve greater risk of price volatility, illiquidity, and default than higher-rated debt securities. • Derivatives are generally more volatile and sensitive to changes in market or economic conditions than other securities; their risks include currency, leverage, liquidity, index, pricing, regulatory and counterparty risk. • 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. • Restricted securities may be more difficult to sell and price than other securities. • Obligations of U.S. Government agencies are supported by varying degrees of credit but are generally not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government. • Changes related to LIBOR could have an adverse impact on financial instruments that reference this rate.

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