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Taxable Bond fund

Hartford Strategic Income Fund   

MORNINGSTAR RATING:
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 2 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 315, 315, 265 and 171 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.
©2024 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 3/31/2024)
315 PRODUCTS
Multisector Bond Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
MORNINGSTAR RATING:
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 2 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 315, 315, 265 and 171 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.
©2024 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 3/31/2024)
315 PRODUCTS
Multisector Bond Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

Taxable Bond fund

Hartford Strategic Income Fund   
Share Class - R4 (HSNSX)

Sector Rotation Helps Diversify Income

Actively allocating across fixed-income sectors in the pursuit of current income and long-term total return.

As of 7/1/13 - 12/31/23. Sectors exclude cash. ABS/CMBS = Asset-Backed Securities / Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities.

Portfolio Management
Senior Managing Director
Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager
12
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
24
YRS
AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
27
YRS
EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
Senior Managing Director
Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager
12
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
21
YRS
AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
36
YRS
EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
Senior Managing Director
Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager
8
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
17
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 3/31/2024)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 3/31/2024)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Strategic Income R4 2.31 8.87 -0.36 3.14 3.32 4.29
Benchmark -0.78 1.70 -2.46 0.36 1.54 ---
Morningstar Multisector Bond Category 1.31 7.09 0.48 2.39 2.72 ---
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 3/31/2024)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 3/31/2024)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Strategic Income R4 2.31 8.87 -0.36 3.14 3.32 4.29
Benchmark -0.78 1.70 -2.46 0.36 1.54 ---
Morningstar Multisector Bond Category 1.31 7.09 0.48 2.39 2.72 ---

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: 05/31/2007

Share Class Inception: 9/30/11.
Class R4-share performance prior to its inception date reflects Y-share performance and operating expenses. SI performance is calculated from 8/31/07.

Hartford Strategic Income Fund R4 Share Morningstar Ratings
Morningstar Medalist RatingTM
6/13/2023
overall
(as of 3/31/2024)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 2 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 315, 315, 265 and 171 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.
©2024 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.

315 PRODUCTS
|
Multisector Bond Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
3 YEAR
(as of 3/31/2024)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 2 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 315, 315, 265 and 171 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.
©2024 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.

315 PRODUCTS
|
Multisector Bond Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
5 YEAR
(as of 3/31/2024)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 2 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 315, 315, 265 and 171 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.
©2024 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.

265 PRODUCTS
|
Multisector Bond Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
10 YEAR
(as of 3/31/2024)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 2 stars, 5-Year, 4 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 315, 315, 265 and 171 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.
©2024 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.

171 PRODUCTS
|
Multisector Bond Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

Characteristics

FUND ESSENTIALS
Inception Date 05/31/2007
Net Assets $2.4 billion
Total Operating Expenses 0.96%
Morningstar Category Multisector Bond
Lipper Classification Multi-Sector Income Funds
CUSIP 41664R507
Fund Number 1054
FUND STATS
Dividend Frequency
Monthly
# of Holdings
1003
Holdings Characteristics
Yield to Worst (%)
7.78%
Effective Duration
4.86 yrs
Credit Exposure (%)
Aaa/AAA 4
Aa/AA 37
A 3
Baa/BBB 12
Ba/BB 30
B 21
Caa/CCC or lower 5
Not Rated 11
Cash & Cash Offsets -22
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 (%)
Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security 13.57
U.S. Treasury Notes 9.32
U.S. Treasury Bonds 7.82
Federal National Mortgage Association Connecticut Avenue Securities 2.41
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 2.36
Santander Drive Auto Receivables Trust 1.41
U.S. Treasury Inflation-Indexed Notes 1.41
Energean Israel Finance Ltd. 0.86
U.S. Treasury Inflation-Indexed Bonds 0.74
BPR Trust 0.73
Total Portfolio % 40.63
Yields (%) (as of 3/31/24)
Trailing 12 Month Yield
6.00
30-Day SEC Yield
5.74
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield
5.74
Asset Class Exposure (%)
High Yield Credit 23
Mortgage Backed Securities 22
Emerging Market Debt 20
United States Government 20
Asset Backed Securities 11
Bank Loans 9
Investment Grade Credit 6
Other 6
Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities 5
Developed Government and Related (Non-US $) 0
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Cash Offsets -22
Emerging Market Debt 21
United States Government 20
Mortgage Backed Securities 20
High Yield Credit 16
Asset Backed Securities 9
Bank Loans 9
Other 6
Investment Grade Credit 6
Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities 4
Developed Government and Related (Non-US $) 0
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Cash Offsets -10
distributions and capital gains
Distribution Date Distribution NAV ordinary income short term capital gains long term capital gains total distribution
3/26/2024 7.76 $0.0340 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0340
2/27/2024 7.68 $0.0346 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0346
1/29/2024 7.68 $0.0277 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0277
12/27/2023 7.70 $0.0949 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0949
12/15/2023 7.72 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
11/29/2023 7.53 $0.0351 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0351
10/30/2023 7.20 $0.0331 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0331
9/27/2023 7.31 $0.0335 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0335
8/29/2023 7.47 $0.0306 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0306
7/28/2023 7.55 $0.0342 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0342
6/28/2023 7.58 $0.0375 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0375
5/30/2023 7.52 $0.0345 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0345
4/27/2023 7.59 $0.0372 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0372
Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

Fund Literature


03/31/2024 - PDF (165 KB)
This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
03/31/2024 - PDF (267 KB)
This flyer shows the performance of fixed income asset classes 1 year after the Fed stop raising rates.
03/31/2024 - PDF (417 KB)
This flyer highlights how the Fund strives to strike the right balance between seeking income, total return, and diversification.
12/31/2023 - PDF (426 KB)
Wellington's US Broad Markets Team combines top-down perspective with bottom-up expertise.
04/15/2024 - PDF (245 KB)
Current monthly commentary from our sub-adviser, Wellington Management, which includes a performance review, attribution, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.
12/31/2023 - PDF (315 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 (165 KB)
A summary of a fund's full-length prospectus that provides key information potential investors should consider before making an investment decision.
03/31/2024 - PDF (413 KB)
This module provides an overview of Wellington Management Company's Fixed Income resources and capabilities
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. • Investments in high-yield ("junk") bonds involve greater risk of price volatility, illiquidity, and default than higher-rated debt securities. • Foreign investments, including foreign government debt, 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. These risks may be greater, and include additional risks, for investments in emerging markets. • 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. • 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. • The purchase of securities in the To-Be-Announced (TBA) market can result in higher portfolio turnover and related expenses as well as price and counterparty risk. • Restricted securities may be more difficult to sell and price than other securities. • 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. • 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. • The Fund may have high portfolio turnover, which could increase its transaction costs and an investor's tax liability.

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Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss in a declining market.

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