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Domestic Equity fund

Hartford Schroders US Small Cap Opportunities Fund    Share Class - SDR (SCURX)

Key Documents


      Seeks capital appreciation.


      A small-cap fund that seeks companies with compelling business models, strong management teams, and attractive valuation levels.

      Portfolio Management
      Portfolio Manager

      The portfolio manager is supported by the full resources of Schroders.

      Hartford Schroders US Small-Cap Opportunities Fund Process Video

      Robert Kaynor, CFA

      Equity Portfolio Manager

      Robert Kaynor video


      (as of 11/30/2021)
      (as of 11/30/2021)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Schroders US Small Cap Opportunities SDR 15.68 25.19 13.86 11.61 12.65 12.44
      Benchmark 12.31 22.03 14.22 12.14 13.06 ---
      (as of 9/30/2021)
      (as of 9/30/2021)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Schroders US Small Cap Opportunities SDR 15.01 44.98 10.88 12.62 14.03 12.50
      Benchmark 12.41 47.68 10.54 13.45 14.63 ---

      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: 08/06/1993

      Share Class Inception: 9/28/15.
      Class SDR-shares performance from 9/28/15 through 10/21/16 reflects the performance, fees, and expenses of R6 Class of the predecessor fund Schroder U.S. Opportunities Fund (the "Predecessor Fund") and, prior to 9/28/15, the performance, fees, and expenses of the Predecessor Fund's Investor Class. If Class SDR fees and expenses were reflected, performance would have differed. SI performance is calculated from 8/6/93.

      Hartford Schroders US Small Cap Opportunities Fund SDR Share Morningstar Ratings
      Morningstar awarded the Fund a
      Bronze analyst rating on 2/4/2021
      The Fund’s Class SDR shares have not been in operation for 10 years. Therefore, the Calendar Year Returns (SDR Shares) chart includes performance and operating expenses of another class. For more information, see the prospectus.


      Inception Date 08/06/1993
      Net Assets $359 million
      Gross Operating Expenses 1.05%
      Net Operating Expenses 0.99%
      Morningstar Category Small Blend
      Lipper Classification Small-Cap Core Funds
      # of Holdings
      Beta (3 year)
      R Squared (3 year)
      Turnover- (9/30/2021)
      Active Share
      % in Equities
      Holdings Characteristics
      FUND Russell 2000 Index
      22.0x 26.1x
      4.2x 5.6x
      Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
      $4.5 $3.6
      Return on Equity
      6.9% 1.7%
      Median Market Cap (billions)
      $3.1 $1.2
      Top Ten Holdings (%)
      ICU Medical, Inc. 2.01
      LiveRamp Holdings, Inc. 1.88
      Syneos Health, Inc. 1.80
      ASGN, Inc. 1.77
      Darling Ingredients, Inc. 1.64
      Semtech Corp. 1.62
      WNS Holdings Ltd. 1.59
      Valvoline, Inc. 1.56
      Terminix Global Holdings, Inc. 1.55
      Standex International Corp. 1.51
      Total Portfolio % 16.93
      ICU Medical, Inc. 1.92
      Syneos Health, Inc. 1.74
      ASGN, Inc. 1.73
      Semtech Corp. 1.67
      Terminix Global Holdings, Inc. 1.65
      Envista Holdings Corp. 1.56
      Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. 1.52
      WNS Holdings Ltd. 1.52
      Valvoline, Inc. 1.48
      LiveRamp Holdings, Inc. 1.47
      Total Portfolio % 16.26
      Market Cap Distribution (%)

      Market Cap Header3

      Less than $2 billion 22
      $2 billion - $5 billion 42
      $5 billion - $10 billion 27
      Greater than $10 billion 5
      Not Classified 5
      Alpha (5 Year)
      Down Capture (5 Year)
      Information Ratio (5 Year)
      Sharpe Ratio (5 Year)
      Up Capture (5 Year)
      Sector Exposure (%)

      Exposure Chart Header


      Exposure Chart Header2

      9/30/21 10/31/21 10/31/21 -7 0 7
      Cash 5 5 0
      Basic Materials 7 7 4
      Telecommunications 5 5 2
      Industrials 17 17 15
      Consumer Discretionary 16 15 14
      Consumer Staples 3 4 3
      Financials 16 16 16
      Utilities 3 3 3
      Technology 11 11 13
      Real Estate 4 4 7
      Energy 2 1 5
      Health Care 13 12 19
      Based on the Russell Global Sectors classification (RGS) system. May not total to 100% due to rounding.
      distributions and capital gains
      Distribution Date Distribution NAV ordinary income short term capital gains long term capital gains total distribution
      12/30/2020 29.41 $0.0595 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0595
      12/11/2020 29.12 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
      Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

      Fund Literature

      09/30/2021 - PDF (213 KB)
      This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
      Current quarterly commentary from sub-adviser, Schroders, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.
      This Pitchbook reviews the Funds' investment approach, investment team, investment process, and general portfolio parameters.
      PDF (4 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 (4 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.
      Morningstar analyst's take on the Hartford Schroders US Small Cap Opportunities Fund.
      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. • Integration of environmental, social, and/or governance (ESG) factors into the investment process may not work as intended. • 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.



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