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Taxable Bond fund

Hartford Total Return Bond HLS Fund   

MORNINGSTAR RATING:
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 552, 552, 518 and 367 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.
©2023 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 8/31/2023)
552 PRODUCTS
Intermediate Core-Plus Bond Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
MORNINGSTAR RATING:
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 552, 552, 518 and 367 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.
©2023 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 8/31/2023)
552 PRODUCTS
Intermediate Core-Plus Bond Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

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      Taxable Bond fund

      Hartford Total Return Bond HLS Fund   
      Share Class - HLS IA (HIABX)

      Effective 12/31/17, this Fund is closed to new qualified pension and retirement plans.  Please refer to the fund supplement dated 9/28/17 for more information.

      Objective

      Seeks a competitive total return with income as a secondary objective.

      Overview

      A diversified bond fund that typically invests at least 70% of its assets in investment-grade debt with tactical investments in high-yield and non-U.S. dollar bonds.

      Portfolio Management
      Senior Managing Director
      Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager
      11
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      20
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      35
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
      Senior Managing Director
      Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager
      11
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      23
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      26
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY
      Senior Managing Director
      Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager
      7
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      16
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      25
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY

      The portfolio managers are supported by the full resources of Wellington.

      Performance

      PERFORMANCE %
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 8/31/2023)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 8/31/2023)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Total Return Bond HLS IA 2.16 -0.31 -4.04 0.93 2.05 6.28
      Benchmark 1.37 -1.19 -4.41 0.49 1.48 ---
      Morningstar Intermediate Core-Plus Bond Category 1.97 -0.75 -3.68 0.68 1.69 ---
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 6/30/2023)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 6/30/2023)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Total Return Bond HLS IA 2.70 0.78 -3.36 1.18 2.08 6.31
      Benchmark 2.09 -0.94 -3.96 0.77 1.52 ---
      Morningstar Intermediate Core-Plus Bond Category 2.38 -0.29 -2.99 0.91 1.69 ---

      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: 08/31/1977

      Hartford Total Return Bond HLS Fund IA Share Morningstar Ratings
      overall
      (as of 8/31/2023)
      Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 552, 552, 518 and 367 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.
      ©2023 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.

      552 PRODUCTS
      |
      Intermediate Core-Plus Bond Category
      Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
      3 YEAR
      (as of 8/31/2023)
      Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 552, 552, 518 and 367 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.
      ©2023 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.

      552 PRODUCTS
      |
      Intermediate Core-Plus Bond Category
      Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
      5 YEAR
      (as of 8/31/2023)
      Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 552, 552, 518 and 367 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.
      ©2023 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.

      518 PRODUCTS
      |
      Intermediate Core-Plus Bond Category
      Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
      10 YEAR
      (as of 8/31/2023)
      Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 3 stars, 5-Year, 3 stars, and 10-Year, 4 stars, rated against 552, 552, 518 and 367 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.
      ©2023 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.

      367 PRODUCTS
      |
      Intermediate Core-Plus Bond Category
      Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns

      Characteristics

      FUND ESSENTIALS
      Inception Date 08/31/1977
      Net Assets $1.8 billion
      Total Operating Expenses 0.50%
      Morningstar Category Intermediate Core-Plus Bond
      Lipper Classification Core Bond Funds
      CUSIP 416528859
      Fund Number 2036
      Credit Exposure (%)
      Aaa/AAA 13
      Aa/AA 60
      A 9
      Baa/BBB 17
      Ba/BB 6
      B 2
      Caa/CCC or lower 1
      Not Rated 3
      Cash & Cash Offsets -11
      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 (%)
      Federal National Mortgage Association 14.54
      U.S. Treasury Bonds 12.24
      Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security 11.00
      Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 7.92
      Government National Mortgage Association 7.61
      U.S. Treasury Inflation-Indexed Bonds 1.13
      U.S. Treasury Notes 0.99
      U.S. Treasury Inflation-Indexed Notes 0.95
      Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 0.93
      Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer Trust 0.84
      Total Portfolio % 58.15
      Federal National Mortgage Association 14.50
      Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security 11.93
      U.S. Treasury Bonds 11.71
      Government National Mortgage Association 8.79
      Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 7.41
      U.S. Treasury Inflation-Indexed Bonds 1.21
      New Residential Mortgage Loan Trust 1.06
      U.S. Treasury Inflation-Indexed Notes 0.94
      Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer Trust 0.85
      Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 0.82
      Total Portfolio % 59.22
      FUND STATS
      Dividend Frequency
      Annually
      # of Holdings
      1435
      Holdings Characteristics
      Effective Duration
      6.50 yrs
      distributions and capital gains
      Distribution Date Distribution NAV ordinary income short term capital gains long term capital gains total distribution
      8/25/2023 9.04 $0.3269 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.3269
      Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

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      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. • 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. • 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. • 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, economic and regulatory developments. These risks may be greater for investments in emerging markets. • Investments in high-yield ("junk") bonds involve greater risk of price volatility, illiquidity, and default than higher-rated debt securities. • 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. • Restricted securities may be more difficult to sell and price than other securities. • Changes related to LIBOR could have an adverse impact on financial instruments that reference this rate. • The Fund may have high portfolio turnover, which could increase its transaction costs.

      Hartford HLS Funds are distributed by Hartford Funds Distributors, LLC (HFD), Member FINRA. Advisory services are provided by Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC (HFMC). The Funds are sub-advised by Wellington Management Company LLP. HFMC and Wellington Management are SEC registered investment advisers. Hartford Funds refers to HFD and HFMC, which are not affiliated with any sub-adviser.

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