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Hartford Small Cap Core Fund

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Effective 11/1/18, the name, principal investment strategy, portfolio manager and benchmark of the Hartford Small Cap Core Fund will change. Please refer to the prospectus supplement dated 8/9/18 for more information.

Objective

Seeks long-term capital appreciation.

Overview

A small-cap stock fund that allocates assets among different portfolio management teams that combine fundamental research and quantitative valuation techniques

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Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 9/30/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 9/30/2018)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Small Cap Core  I 9.71 12.60 13.24 9.20 11.32 7.46
Benchmark 11.51 15.24 17.12 11.07 11.11 ---
Morningstar Small Blend Category 8.27 12.08 14.65 9.52 10.34 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 9/30/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 9/30/2018)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Small Cap Core  I 9.71 12.60 13.24 9.20 11.32 7.46
Benchmark 11.51 15.24 17.12 11.07 11.11 ---
Morningstar Small Blend Category 8.27 12.08 14.65 9.52 10.34 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 01/01/2005
Operating Expenses:   Net  1.00% |  Gross  1.00%
Share Class Inception: 3/31/15.
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 1/1/05.

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.

Prior to 7/10/2015, the Fund's benchmark was the Russell 2500 Index.

Growth of $10,000 (I-Share)

(as of 9/30/2018)
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Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"24916.0"},{"date":"Fri Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017","value":"24545.0"},{"date":"Tue Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"24526.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2017","value":"24378.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"24248.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"23654.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21250.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"22443.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"22094.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"21874.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"20608.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"20718.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"20681.0"},{"date":"Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2016","value":"20553.0"},{"date":"Mon Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"19103.0"},{"date":"Sun Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2016","value":"18865.0"},{"date":"Thu Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"20535.0"},{"date":"Mon Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"21841.0"},{"date":"Sat Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"21240.0"},{"date":"Wed Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"20125.0"},{"date":"Mon Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"21171.0"},{"date":"Fri Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"22510.0"},{"date":"Tue Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"22630.0"},{"date":"Sun May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"22853.0"},{"date":"Thu Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"22407.0"},{"date":"Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2015","value":"22990.0"},{"date":"Sat Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"22647.0"},{"date":"Sat Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2015","value":"21480.0"},{"date":"Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"21875.0"},{"date":"Sun Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"21639.0"},{"date":"Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"21439.0"},{"date":"Tue Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"20466.0"},{"date":"Sun Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"21655.0"},{"date":"Thu Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"20621.0"},{"date":"Mon Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"21531.0"},{"date":"Sat May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"20883.0"},{"date":"Wed Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"20837.0"},{"date":"Mon Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2014","value":"21145.0"},{"date":"Fri Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"21022.0"},{"date":"Fri Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2014","value":"20250.0"},{"date":"Tue Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"20883.0"},{"date":"Sat Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"20386.0"},{"date":"Thu Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"19628.0"},{"date":"Mon Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"18817.0"},{"date":"Sat Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"17900.0"},{"date":"Wed Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"18658.0"},{"date":"Sun Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"17356.0"},{"date":"Fri May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"17728.0"},{"date":"Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"17316.0"},{"date":"Sun Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2013","value":"17263.0"},{"date":"Thu Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"16611.0"},{"date":"Thu Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2013","value":"16372.0"},{"date":"Mon Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"15362.0"},{"date":"Fri Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"15008.0"},{"date":"Wed Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14732.0"},{"date":"Sun Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"15022.0"},{"date":"Fri Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14614.0"},{"date":"Tue Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14062.0"},{"date":"Sat Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14102.0"},{"date":"Thu May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"13589.0"},{"date":"Mon Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14588.0"},{"date":"Sat Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2012","value":"14785.0"},{"date":"Wed Feb 29 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"14417.0"},{"date":"Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2012","value":"13996.0"},{"date":"Sat Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"13274.0"},{"date":"Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"13234.0"},{"date":"Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"13274.0"},{"date":"Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"11710.0"},{"date":"Wed Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"12984.0"},{"date":"Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"14036.0"},{"date":"Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"14535.0"},{"date":"Tue May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"14864.0"},{"date":"Sat Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"15087.0"},{"date":"Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011","value":"14706.0"},{"date":"Mon Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"14286.0"},{"date":"Mon Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2011","value":"13615.0"},{"date":"Fri Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"13471.0"},{"date":"Tue Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"12608.0"},{"date":"Sun Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"12280.0"},{"date":"Thu Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"11756.0"},{"date":"Tue Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"10577.0"},{"date":"Sat Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"11153.0"},{"date":"Wed Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"10446.0"},{"date":"Mon May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"11193.0"},{"date":"Fri Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"12031.0"},{"date":"Wed Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2010","value":"11560.0"},{"date":"Sun Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"10865.0"},{"date":"Sun Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2010","value":"10433.0"},{"date":"Thu Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"10852.0"},{"date":"Mon Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"10288.0"},{"date":"Sat Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"9817.0"},{"date":"Wed Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"10275.0"},{"date":"Mon Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"9803.0"},{"date":"Fri Jul 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"9476.0"},{"date":"Tue Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"8676.0"},{"date":"Sun May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"8663.0"},{"date":"Thu Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"8218.0"},{"date":"Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2009","value":"7182.0"},{"date":"Sat Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"6514.0"},{"date":"Sat Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2009","value":"7051.0"},{"date":"Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2008","value":"7366.0"},{"date":"Sun Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2008","value":"7104.0"},{"date":"Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 EDT 2008","value":"7916.0"},{"date":"Tue Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2008","value":"10000.0"}]

 
Growth of $10,000

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

Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2017 9.86 14.65
2016 18.08 21.31
2015 -5.78 -4.41
2014 4.75 4.89
2013 35.94 38.82
2012 15.74 16.35
2011 -1.46 -4.18
2010 24.13 26.85
2009 47.33 27.17
2008 -46.53 -33.79

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

Characteristics Holdings are subject to change. Percentages may be rounded.

Statistics
As of Date 9/30/2018
Net Assets $113 million
# of Holdings 239
% in Foreign Equities 1
Standard Deviation 13.26%
Turnover (9/30/2018) 69%
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 9/30/2018)
Fund Russell 2000 Index
Price/Earnings 16.6x 20.9x
Price/Book 2.2x 2.5x
EPS Growth Rate 12.3% 14.3%
Return on Equity 8.7% 4.4%
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions) $2.5 $2.4
Median Market Cap (billions) $1.4 $1.0
Return Characteristics
(as of 9/30/2018)
Fund
Alpha (5 Year) -0.75
Down Capture (5 Year) 91.04
Information Ratio (5 Year) -0.51
Sharpe Ratio (5 Year) 0.73
Up Capture (5 Year) 88.26

Top Ten Holdings (%)

(as of 9/30/2018)
label percentageholding
First BanCorp. 1.39
MAXIMUS, Inc. 1.34
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. 1.33
Medifast, Inc. 1.26
USANA Health Sciences, Inc. 1.25
Domtar Corp. 1.25
Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. 1.18
Teradyne, Inc. 1.10
Deckers Outdoor Corp. 1.09
Emergent BioSolutions, Inc. 1.05
Total Portfolio % 12.24
(as of 6/30/2018)
label percentageholding
Select Income 1.35
Medifast, Inc. 1.32
Triple-S Management Corp. 1.32
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. 1.32
MAXIMUS, Inc. 1.26
Domtar Corp. 1.23
Progress Software Corp. 1.22
USANA Health Sciences, Inc. 1.18
First BanCorp 1.15
Delek U.S. Holdings, Inc. 1.15
Total Portfolio % 12.50
Market Cap Distribution(%)
(as of 9/30/2018)
Less than $2 billion 54
$2 billion - $5 billion 39
$5 billion - $10 billion 6
Greater than $10 billion 1
Not Classified 0
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 01/01/2005
Symbol HSEIX
CUSIP 41664R176
Fund Number 1707
Sector Exposure
Sectors 6/30/2018 Fund 9/30/2018 Benchmark 9/30/2018 UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT -2 0 2
Health Care 17 18 16
Overweight 100.0%
Information Technology 17 17 15
Overweight 100.0%
Consumer Discretionary 14 14 13
Overweight 50.0%
Consumer Staples 4 4 3
Overweight 50.0%
Energy 5 5 5
Overweight 0.0%
Telecommunication Services 2 1 1
Overweight 0.0%
Industrials 13 14 15
Overweight 50.0%
Real Estate 8 6 7
Overweight 50.0%
Materials 4 3 4
Overweight 50.0%
Financials 16 15 17
Overweight 100.0%
Utilities 1 1 3
Overweight 100.0%
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.

Insights

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Thu Oct 18 11:24:00 EDT 2018
A concise summary of the Hartford Funds Multi-Asset Team’s views on the main challenges facing investors: Growth, Income, Volatility, Inflation, and Taxes.
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Top of Mind: Trending Topics for Institutional Investors  

Thu Aug 09 09:30:00 EDT 2018
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Important Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. There is no guarantee a fund will achieve its stated objective. 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 and volatility than large-cap securities. • The Fund's focus on investments in particular sectors may increase its volatility and risk of loss if adverse developments occur.

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