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3 Hartford Mutual Funds for Stellar Returns

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The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1810 and is a renowned insurance company in the United States. The company believes that “human-centric investing can create solutions and advisor tools that not only strengthen bottom lines but [also] strengthen advisor-client relationships by helping investors better realize their true-life goals.”

Hartford Funds — a segment of Hartford Financial Services — had total assets of $102.2 billion under management as of Mar 31, 2020 (excluding affiliated funds of funds). The company manages more than 50 mutual funds across a wide range of styles and asset classes.

Below we share with you three top-ranked Hartford mutual funds. Each has earned a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank #1 (Strong Buy) or 2 (Buy) and is expected to outperform its peers in the future. Investors can click here to see the complete list of funds.

Hartford Small Company HLS Fund Class IA (HIASX - Free Report) primarily invests its assets in common stocks issued by small-capitalization companies. The fund may also invest almost one-fifth of its assets in securities of non-U.S. issuers. Small-capitalization companies are those whose market capitalization falls within the collective range of the Russell 2000 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices. HIASX has returned 14.5% in the last three years.

Steven C. Angeli is one of the fund managers of HIASX since 2000.

Hartford Small Cap Growth HLS Fund Class IB (HBSGX - Free Report) invests the bulk of its assets in common stocks of small-cap companies with impressive growth prospects. The fund may invest about one-fifth of its assets in securities of non-U.S. companies. HBSGX has three-year annualized returns of 7.3%.

As of the end of May 2020, HBSGX held 172 issues, with 1.4% of its assets invested in Five9 Inc.

Hartford Healthcare HLS Fund Class IA (HIAHX - Free Report) invests the majority of its assets in equity securities of healthcare companies. The fund aims for long-term capital appreciation. It has the flexibility to invest in companies of any market-capitalization across any country. HIAHX has returned 10.5% over the past three years.

HIAHX has an expense ratio of 0.92% as compared with the category average of 1.24%.

To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all Hartford mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of funds.

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