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Hartford Strategic Income Fund

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


A global, multi-sector bond fund that seeks an attractive level of income and long-term total return from a diversified portfolio of fixed-income securities.

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Performance (%)
% (as of 5/31/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 5/31/2018)
Hartford Strategic Income  I -0.73 2.08 4.12 3.73 4.90 4.74
Benchmark -1.50 -0.37 1.39 1.98 3.72 ---
Morningstar Multisector Bond Category -0.86 1.55 2.70 2.77 4.63 ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 3/31/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 3/31/2018)
Hartford Strategic Income  I -0.22 5.28 4.54 3.82 5.17 4.87
Benchmark -1.46 1.20 1.20 1.82 3.63 ---
Morningstar Multisector Bond Category -0.53 3.43 2.98 2.90 4.80 ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 05/31/2007
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.71% |  Gross  0.76%

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.

Growth of $10,000

(as of 5/31/2018)

Growth of $10,000

Reflects Class A, excluding sales charges. If sales charges and taxes had been included, the value would have been lower. Results for other classes will vary.

I-Share Morningstar Ratings
(as of 5/31/2018)
  • Overall
Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2017 8.92 3.54
2016 9.06 2.65
2015 -2.73 0.55
2014 3.26 5.97
2013 0.93 -2.02
2012 10.31 4.21
2011 7.60 7.84
2010 9.76 6.54
2009 27.15 5.93
2008 -17.16 5.24

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.

As of Date 5/31/2018
Net Assets $466 million
# of Holdings 927
Turnover (3/31/2018) 88%
Dividend Frequency Monthly
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 5/31/2018)
Effective Duration 3.64 yrs.
Years To Worst 7.63 yrs.
As of Date 5/31/2018
Trailing 12 Month Yield 6.24%
30 Day SEC Yield 3.75%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield 3.67%
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 05/31/2007
Symbol HSNIX
CUSIP 41664L633
Fund Number 1601

Asset Class Exposure

(as of 5/31/2018)
label currentpercentage
Bank Loans 24.9
Emerging Market Debt 20.7
High Yield Credit 13.1
Developed Non-US Dollar Denominated 10.3
Commercial Mortgage Backed Sec 11.7
Asset Backed Securities 2.6
Preferred Stock 1.1
Equities 0.2
Warrants 0.0
Other Fixed Income -5.3
Cash and Cash Offsets -6.6
Mortgage Backed Securities 16.1
Investment Grade Credit 2.1
U.S. Governments 8.9
(as of 3/31/2018)
label currentpercentage
Bank Loans 24.1
Emerging Market Debt 27.1
High Yield Credit 13.4
Developed Non-US Dollar Denominated 9.1
Commercial Mortgage Backed Sec 9.7
Asset Backed Securities 2.9
Preferred Stock 1.2
Equities 0.1
Warrants 0.0
Other Fixed Income -5.8
Cash and Cash Offsets -7.1
Mortgage Backed Securities 15.4
Investment Grade Credit 0.3
U.S. Governments 9.6

Top Ten Issuers (%)

(as of 5/31/2018)
label percentageholding
U.S. Treasury Notes 7.44
FNMA Mortgage Backed Securities 5.15
FHLMC Mortgage Backed Securities 2.39
Japan Treasury Discount Bill 1.18
Spain Government Bond 1.13
Argentine Republic Government International Bond 1.00
U.S. Treasury Bonds 0.97
Italy Buoni Poliennali Del Tesoro 0.93
Turkey Government International Bond 0.89
Russian Foreign Bond - Eurobond 0.84
Total Portfolio % 21.92
(as of 3/31/2018)
label percentageholding
U.S. Treasury Notes 7.34
FNMA Mortgage Backed Securities 4.42
FHLMC Mortgage Backed Securities 2.27
U.S. Treasury Bonds 1.86
Russian Foreign Bond - Eurobond 1.63
Argentine Republic Government International Bond 1.45
Turkey Government International Bond 1.25
Indonesia Government International Bond 0.97
Spain Government Bond 0.83
Italy Buoni Poliennali Del Tesoro 0.82
Total Portfolio % 22.84

Credit Exposure (%)

(as of 5/31/2018)
label value
Aaa/AAA 20.7
Aa/AA 4.1
A 11.1
Baa/BBB 12.7
Ba/BB 22.7
B 30.3
Caa/CCC or lower 6.6
Not Rated 4.7
Cash & Cash Offsets -12.8

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.



Shelter From the Storm 

Tue Apr 24 12:42:00 EDT 2018
A fixed-income forecast for a rising-rate world.

The 5-Minute Forecast 2Q18 

Wed Apr 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.

How a Rate Rise Reminds Us Why We Invest in Fixed Income 

Thu Mar 22 12:42:00 EDT 2018
Like death and taxes, the reasons to allocate to fixed income should never go away...even in the face of rising interest rates.


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Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by allocating assets among specialist portfolio managers. 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. Fixed income security risks include credit, liquidity, call, duration, and interest-rate risk. As interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall. Loans can be difficult to value and highly illiquid; 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. Investments in high-yield (“junk”) bonds involve greater risk of price volatility, illiquidity, and default than higher-rated debt securities. The risk 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 additional price and counterparty risk. 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, 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 and economic developments. These risks may be greater for investments in emerging markets. Privately placed, restricted (Rule 144A) securities may be more difficult to sell and price than other securities.