Hartford Schroders International Multi-Cap Value Fund
October 2018 Monthly Update
1 MSCI ACWI ex USA Value Index is a free-float adjusted market-cap weighted index designed to capture large- and mid-cap securities that exhibit overall value style characteristics across developed and emerging market countries, excluding the US.
2 MSCI ACWI ex USA Growth Index is a free-float adjusted market-cap weighted index designed to capture large- and mid-cap securities that exhibit overall growth style characteristics across developed and emerging market countries, excluding the US.
3 Alpha is a measure of the performance of a portfolio after adjusting for risk. Alpha is calculated by comparing the volatility of the portfolio and comparing it to some benchmark. The alpha is the excess return of the portfolio over the benchmark.
Indices are unmanaged and not available for direct investment.
Important Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by allocating assets among different asset classes. 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. ● 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. ● Small- and mid-cap securities can have greater risks and volatility than large-cap securities. ● Different investment styles may go in and out favor, which may cause a fund to underperform the broader stock market. ● The main risk of real estate related securities is that the value of the underlying real estate may decrease in value. ● The Fund may focus on investments in particular geographic regions or countries, so it may be more exposed to risks and volatility than a more broadly diversified fund.
The views expressed herein are those of Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. (Schroders) are for informational purposes only, and are subject to change based on prevailing market, economic, and other conditions. They may not reflect the views of Hartford Funds or any other sub-adviser to our funds and should not be construed as research or investment advice or as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security.