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Domestic Equity fund

Hartford Small Cap Growth HLS Fund    Share Class - HLS IA (HISCX)



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      Effective as of the close of business on March 6, 2015, Hartford Small Cap Growth HLS Fund was closed to new investors. Please see the Fund’s prospectus for additional information.

      Objective

      Seeks long-term capital appreciation.

      Overview

      A small-cap stock fund that combines a fundamentally driven core with quantitatively driven, complementary selections.

      Portfolio Management
      Senior Managing Director
      Equity Portfolio Manager
      13
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      28
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      33
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
      Managing Director
      Equity Research Analyst
      5
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      21
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      21
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
      Senior Managing Director
      Equity Portfolio Manager
      5
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      11
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      26
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY

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

      Performance

      PERFORMANCE %
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 10/31/2022)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 10/31/2022)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Small Cap Growth HLS IA -25.72 -28.04 4.23 4.82 10.09 9.11
      Benchmark -22.57 -26.02 5.11 5.17 10.15 ---
      Morningstar Small Growth Category -25.32 -27.76 7.48 7.76 10.78 ---
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 9/30/2022)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 9/30/2022)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Small Cap Growth HLS IA -31.52 -31.28 2.39 3.36 8.89 8.83
      Benchmark -29.28 -29.27 2.94 3.60 8.81 ---
      Morningstar Small Growth Category -31.00 -29.71 5.26 6.34 9.55 ---

      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: 05/02/1994

      Characteristics

      FUND ESSENTIALS
      Inception Date 05/02/1994
      Net Assets $729 million
      Total Operating Expenses 0.64%
      Morningstar Category Small Growth
      Lipper Classification Small-Cap Growth Funds
      CUSIP 416528289
      Fund Number 2025
      FUND STATS
      # of Holdings
      140
      % in Equities
      99
      % in Foreign Equities
      0
      Standard Deviation
      25.74%
      Turnover- (9/30/2022)
      43%
      Active Share
      80%
      Holdings Characteristics
      FUND Russell 2000 Growth Index
      Price/Earnings
      20.0x 23.6x
      Price/Book
      3.7x 4.3x
      EPS Growth Rate
      19.7% 18.4%
      Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
      $4.8 $3.2
      Return on Equity
      11.0% 3.1%
      Median Market Cap (billions)
      $4.1 $1.3
      Top Holdings (%)
      iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF 3.22
      Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. 1.85
      Chart Industries, Inc. 1.69
      Texas Roadhouse, Inc. 1.62
      Wingstop, Inc. 1.62
      WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp. 1.44
      Verra Mobility Corp. 1.37
      CACI International, Inc. 1.33
      Haemonetics Corp. 1.29
      Magnolia Oil & Gas Corp. 1.28
      Total Portfolio % 16.71
      iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF 1.95
      WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp. 1.76
      Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. 1.65
      Texas Roadhouse, Inc. 1.63
      Wingstop, Inc. 1.61
      Chart Industries, Inc. 1.51
      R1 RCM, Inc. 1.40
      Verra Mobility Corp. 1.33
      Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corp. 1.28
      CACI International, Inc. 1.24
      Total Portfolio % 15.36
      Market Cap Distribution (%)

      Market Cap Header3

      Less than $2 billion 10
      $2 billion - $5 billion 49
      $5 billion - $10 billion 36
      Greater than $10 billion 2
      Not Classified 3
      Sector Characteristics (%)

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      FUND
      BENCHMARK UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT

      Exposure Chart Header2

      9/30/22 10/31/22 10/31/22 -2 0 2
      Industrials 20 20 18
      Consumer Staples 5 5 4
      Consumer Discretionary 11 11 11
      Materials 4 4 4
      Real Estate 3 2 2
      Health Care 23 22 23
      Information Technology 20 19 20
      Communication Services 2 1 2
      Energy 6 6 8
      Financials 5 4 6
      Utilities 0 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
      8/26/2022 23.20 $0.0000 $0.2058 $4.5759 $4.7817
      Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

      Fund Literature


      09/30/2022 - PDF (252 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 (129 KB)
      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 Fund's investment approach, investment team, investment process, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
      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 (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. • Small-cap securities can have greater risks, including liquidity risk, and volatility than large-cap securities. • Different investment styles may go in and out of favor, which may cause the Fund to underperform the broader stock market. • 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.

      Hartford HLS Funds are distributed by Hartford Funds Distributors, LLC (HFD), Member FINRA. Advisory services are provided by Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC (HFMC). The Funds are sub-advised by Wellington Management Company LLP. HFMC and Wellington Management are SEC registered investment advisers. Hartford Funds refers to HFD and HFMC, which are not affiliated with any sub-adviser.

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