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Taxable Bond fund

Hartford Ultrashort Bond HLS Fund    Share Class - HLS IA (HUBAX)



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      Effective 12/31/17, this Fund is closed to certain qualified pension and retirement plans. For more information, please refer to the fund's statutory prospectus.

      Objective

      Seeks total return and income consistent with preserving capital and maintaining liquidity.

      Overview

      A bond fund that normally invests in investment-grade securities with a duration of less than 1.5 years.

      Portfolio Management
      Senior Managing Director
      Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager
      8
      YRS
      MANAGING THIS FUND
      29
      YRS
      AT WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
      36
      YRS
      EXPERIENCE IN THIS INDUSTRY

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

      Performance

      PERFORMANCE %
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 10/31/2021)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 10/31/2021)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Ultrashort Bond HLS IA -0.09 -0.09 1.48 1.36 --- 0.98
      Benchmark 0.10 0.14 1.73 1.45 --- ---
      Morningstar Ultrashort Bond Category 0.28 0.64 1.64 1.64 --- ---
       
      CUMULATIVE %
      (as of 9/30/2021)
      AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS %
      (as of 9/30/2021)
      YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
      Hartford Ultrashort Bond HLS IA 0.01 0.01 1.55 1.38 --- 1.01
      Benchmark 0.12 0.17 1.80 1.47 --- ---
      Morningstar Ultrashort Bond Category 0.34 0.76 1.70 1.68 --- ---

      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: 10/21/2013

      Prior to 10/21/13, the Fund was managed as a money market fund. Accordingly, performance of the Fund prior to 10/21/13 is not shown. Past performance information for when the Fund was managed as a money market fund is available upon request by calling 1-888-843-7824.

      Characteristics

      FUND ESSENTIALS
      Inception Date 10/21/2013
      Net Assets $719 million
      Total Operating Expenses 0.46%
      Morningstar Category Ultrashort Bond
      Lipper Classification Short Investment Grade Debt Funds
      CUSIP 416528826
      Fund Number 2001
      Credit Exposure (%)
      Aaa/AAA 55
      Aa/AA 4
      A 22
      Baa/BBB 10
      Ba/BB 0
      B 0
      Caa/CCC or lower 0
      Not Rated 7
      Cash & Cash Offsets 2
      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 (%)
      U.S. Treasury Notes 7.38
      Morgan Stanley 1.47
      Citigroup, Inc. 1.41
      Flagship Credit Auto Trust 1.39
      Westlake Automobile Receivables Trust 1.37
      Carvana Auto Receivables Trust 1.36
      CarMax Auto Owner Trust 1.28
      GLS Auto Receivables Issuer Trust 1.04
      Credit Acceptance Auto Loan Trust 1.03
      First Investors Auto Owner Trust 1.01
      U.S. Treasury Notes 7.93
      Flagship Credit Auto Trust 1.51
      Carvana Auto Receivables Trust 1.46
      Morgan Stanley 1.46
      Westlake Automobile Receivables Trust 1.46
      CarMax Auto Owner Trust 1.41
      Citigroup, Inc. 1.40
      GLS Auto Receivables Issuer Trust 1.14
      First Investors Auto Owner Trust 1.07
      Credit Acceptance Auto Loan Trust 1.02
      FUND STATS
      Turnover- (9/30/2021)
      73%
      Dividend Frequency
      Annually
      # of Holdings
      412
      distributions and capital gains
      Distribution Date Distribution NAV ordinary income short term capital gains long term capital gains total distribution
      8/27/2021 10.02 $0.0713 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0713
      Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.

      Fund Literature


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      A summary of a fund's full-length prospectus that provides key information potential investors should consider before making an investment decision.
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      A semi-annual update on the Fund that includes a manager discussion of the Fund’s performance and financial statements.
      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 annual update on the Fund that includes a manager discussion of the Fund’s performance and financial statements.
      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 risks associated with mortgage-related and asset-backed securities include credit, interest-rate, prepayment, liquidity, default and extension 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. • 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. • Fixed income security risks include credit, liquidity, call, duration, event, and interest-rate risk. As interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall. • Restricted securities may be more difficult to sell and price than other securities. • Repurchase agreements may increase the Fund's risk and volatility.

      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, which is not affiliated with HFD and HFMC.

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