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Domestic Equity fund

Hartford Small Company HLS Fund    Share Class - HLS IA (HIASX)


MORNINGSTAR RATING:
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 3 stars, rated against 575, 575, 506 and 380 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 8/31/2021)
575 PRODUCTS
Small Growth Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

Key Documents
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      Hartford Small Company HLS Fund closed to new investors on June 26, 2015. Please see the Fund's prospectus for additional information.

      Objective

      Seeks growth of capital.

      Overview

      A fund that combines complementary and distinct investment styles in search of small-cap growth stocks.

      Portfolio Management
      Senior Managing Director
      Equity Portfolio Manager
      21
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      27
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      31
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
      Managing Director
      Equity Research Analyst
      3
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      5
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      23
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
      Managing Director
      Equity Research Analyst
      1
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      7
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      25
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY

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

      Performance

      PERFORMANCE %
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 8/31/2021)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 8/31/2021)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Small Company HLS IA 4.66 37.28 20.25 22.50 16.10 11.09
      Benchmark 6.92 35.61 12.27 16.58 14.78 ---
      Morningstar Small Growth Category 13.56 41.90 16.34 19.38 15.57 ---
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 6/30/2021)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 6/30/2021)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Small Company HLS IA 4.70 55.45 23.71 24.08 14.48 11.17
      Benchmark 8.98 51.36 15.94 18.76 13.52 ---
      Morningstar Small Growth Category 12.40 55.69 19.34 20.72 13.98 ---

      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: 08/09/1996

      Hartford Small Company HLS Fund IA Share Morningstar Ratings
      overall
      (as of 8/31/2021)
      Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 3 stars, rated against 575, 575, 506 and 380 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.

      575 PRODUCTS
      |
      Small Growth Category
      Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
      3 YEAR
      (as of 8/31/2021)
      Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 3 stars, rated against 575, 575, 506 and 380 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.

      575 PRODUCTS
      |
      Small Growth Category
      Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
      5 YEAR
      (as of 8/31/2021)
      Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 3 stars, rated against 575, 575, 506 and 380 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.

      506 PRODUCTS
      |
      Small Growth Category
      Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
      10 YEAR
      (as of 8/31/2021)
      Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 3 stars, rated against 575, 575, 506 and 380 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.

      380 PRODUCTS
      |
      Small Growth 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 08/09/1996
      Net Assets $696 million
      Total Operating Expenses 0.81%
      Morningstar Category Small Growth
      Lipper Classification Small-Cap Growth Funds
      CUSIP 416528800
      Fund Number 2011
      FUND STATS
      # of Holdings
      120
      % in Equities
      97
      % in Foreign Equities
      4
      Standard Deviation
      26.47%
      Turnover- (6/30/2021)
      111%
      Active Share
      87%
      Holdings Characteristics
      FUND Russell 2000 Growth Index
      Price/Earnings
      50.3x 40.7x
      Price/Book
      37.8x 6.6x
      EPS Growth Rate
      20.1% 21.2%
      Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
      $5.2 $3.8
      Return on Equity
      4.7% 1.0%
      Median Market Cap (billions)
      $3.7 $1.4
      Top Holdings (%)
      Perficient, Inc. 2.29
      Rapid7, Inc. 2.13
      Chegg, Inc. 2.06
      Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. 1.97
      Varonis Systems, Inc. 1.84
      Five Below, Inc. 1.78
      Tower Semiconductor Ltd. 1.72
      Planet Fitness, Inc. 1.62
      Digital Turbine, Inc. 1.58
      II-VI, Inc. 1.56
      Total Portfolio % 18.55
      Rapid7, Inc. 2.08
      Varonis Systems, Inc. 2.03
      Perficient, Inc. 1.91
      Chegg, Inc. 1.86
      Digital Turbine, Inc. 1.84
      II-VI, Inc. 1.80
      Cardlytics, Inc. 1.75
      Planet Fitness, Inc. 1.72
      Five Below, Inc. 1.71
      Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. 1.71
      Total Portfolio % 18.41
      Market Cap Distribution (%)

      Market Cap Header3

      Less than $2 billion 11
      $2 billion - $5 billion 41
      $5 billion - $10 billion 38
      Greater than $10 billion 10
      Not Classified 1
      Sector Characteristics (%)

      Exposure Chart Header

      FUND
      BENCHMARK UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT

      Exposure Chart Header2

      6/30/21 7/31/21 7/31/21 -7 0 7
      Consumer Discretionary 21 22 15
      Information Technology 28 28 22
      Communication Services 4 4 3
      Real Estate 3 3 3
      Utilities 0 0 0
      Energy 0 1 2
      Financials 4 3 5
      Materials 1 1 3
      Health Care 28 26 29
      Industrials 11 11 14
      Consumer Staples 2 1 4
      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
      8/27/2020 20.89 $0.0000 $1.2483 $2.0733 $3.3216
      Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

      Fund Literature


      08/06/2021 - PDF (472 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 (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. • 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. • 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. • 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. • The Fund may have high portfolio turnover, which could increase its transaction costs.

      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, which is not affiliated with HFD and HFMC.

       

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