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Domestic Equity fund

Hartford Schroders US MidCap Opportunities Fund    Share Class - I (SMDIX)


MORNINGSTAR RATING:
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 361, 361, 313 and 206 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 10/31/2021)
361 PRODUCTS
Mid-Cap Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

Effective 5/1/19, the Fund changed its principal investment strategy and benchmark. Returns prior to 5/1/19 reflect the performance of the Fund's prior strategy. Please see the Fund’s prospectus for additional information.

Objective

Seeks capital appreciation.

Overview

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

Portfolio Management
Portfolio Manager
3
YRS
MANAGING THIS FUND
8
YRS
AT SCHRODERS
27
YRS
EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY

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

FUND PROCESS VIDEO
Hartford Schroders US MidCap Opportunities Fund Process Video


Robert Kaynor, CFA

Equity Portfolio Manager

Robert Kaynor video

Performance

PERFORMANCE %
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 10/31/2021)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 10/31/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Schroders US MidCap Opportunities I 21.10 42.13 16.15 13.16 13.40 10.04
Benchmark 22.02 45.40 19.85 16.47 14.78 ---
Morningstar Mid-Cap Blend Category 20.82 44.79 16.37 13.98 12.81 ---
 
CUMULATIVE %
(as of 9/30/2021)
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
(as of 9/30/2021)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Schroders US MidCap Opportunities I 15.98 36.48 11.35 11.74 14.21 9.79
Benchmark 15.17 38.11 14.22 14.39 15.52 ---
Morningstar Mid-Cap Blend Category 14.96 38.83 10.94 12.29 13.63 ---

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: 03/31/2006

Performance prior to 10/24/16 for Class I-shares reflects the performance, fees, and expenses of the Investor Class of the predecessor fund Schroder U.S. Small and Mid Cap Opportunities Fund. If Class I fees and expenses were reflected, performance would have differed. SI performance is calculated from 3/31/06.

Hartford Schroders US MidCap Opportunities Fund I Share Morningstar Ratings
Morningstar awarded the Fund a
Bronze analyst rating on 2/8/2021
overall
(as of 10/31/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 361, 361, 313 and 206 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.

361 PRODUCTS
|
Mid-Cap Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
3 YEAR
(as of 10/31/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 361, 361, 313 and 206 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.

361 PRODUCTS
|
Mid-Cap Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
5 YEAR
(as of 10/31/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 361, 361, 313 and 206 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.

313 PRODUCTS
|
Mid-Cap Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
10 YEAR
(as of 10/31/2021)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 361, 361, 313 and 206 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.

206 PRODUCTS
|
Mid-Cap Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

Characteristics

FUND ESSENTIALS
Inception Date 03/31/2006
Net Assets $841 million
Total Operating Expenses 0.91%
Morningstar Category Mid-Cap Blend
Lipper Classification Mid-Cap Core Funds
CUSIP 41665H235
Fund Number 1489
FUND STATS
# of Holdings
74
Beta (3 year)
0.94
R Squared (3 year)
0.98
Turnover- (9/30/2021)
48%
Active Share
89%
% in Equities
96
Holdings Characteristics
FUND Russell MidCap Index
Price/Earnings
19.8x 21.0x
Price/Book
7.4x 13.0x
Asset Weighted Market Cap (billions)
$20.6 $25.3
Return on Equity
14.8% 12.5%
Median Market Cap (billions)
$15.3 $11.6
Top Ten Holdings (%)
Assurant, Inc. 2.75
Nordson Corp. 2.44
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. 2.11
Arthur J Gallagher & Co. 1.96
ON Semiconductor Corp. 1.86
Motorola Solutions, Inc. 1.80
Hershey Co. 1.77
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. 1.70
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. 1.69
Catalent, Inc. 1.68
Total Portfolio % 19.76
Market Cap Distribution (%)

Market Cap Header3

Less than $2 billion 0
$2 billion - $5 billion 0
$5 billion - $10 billion 27
Greater than $10 billion 69
Not Classified 4
RETURN CHARACTERISTICS
Alpha (5 Year)
-0.55
Down Capture (5 Year)
80.90
Information Ratio (5 Year)
-0.56
Sharpe Ratio (5 Year)
0.75
Up Capture (5 Year)
80.82
Sector Exposure (%)

Exposure Chart Header

FUND
BENCHMARK UNDERWEIGHT / OVERWEIGHT

Exposure Chart Header2

9/30/21 10/31/21 10/31/21 -4 0 4
Cash 4 4 0
Industrials 20 21 18
Financials 15 15 13
Utilities 6 6 5
Telecommunications 3 3 2
Technology 17 17 17
Consumer Discretionary 15 15 16
Health Care 10 9 11
Energy 3 3 5
Consumer Staples 2 2 4
Basic Materials 1 1 3
Real Estate 4 4 8
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 17.51 $0.0568 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0568
12/11/2020 17.32 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

Fund Literature


09/30/2021 - PDF (243 KB)
This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
09/30/2021 - PDF (190 KB)
Current quarterly commentary from sub-adviser, Schroders, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.
PDF (141 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 Funds investment approach, investment team, investment process, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.
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 (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 (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 MidCap 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. • Mid-cap securities can have greater risks 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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