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HCKAX Hartford Checks and Balances A

  • Fund
  • HCKAX
  • Price as of: Aug 16, 2019
  • $9.40 + $0.08 + 0.86%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

HCKAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -2.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -4.5%
  • Net Assets $1.57 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 99.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.40
$8.15
$9.94

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.38%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 28.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$2,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Diversified Portfolio
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--50% to 70% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.87%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 3.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Hartford Checks and Balances Fund
  • Fund Family Name Hartford Mutual Funds
  • Inception Date May 31, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Vernon J. Meyer

Fund Description

The fund invests in a combination of Hartford Funds ("underlying funds"): the Hartford Capital Appreciation Fund, which invests primarily in stocks selected on the basis of potential for capital appreciation; the Hartford Dividend and Growth Fund, which invests primarily in a portfolio of equity securities that typically have above average dividend yields; and the Hartford Total Return Bond ETF, which under normal circumstances invests at least 80% of its net assets in bonds.

HCKAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HCKAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.8% -52.8% 25.5% 7.11%
1 Yr -4.1% -63.1% 12.7% 57.75%
3 Yr -2.0%* -27.4% 12.9% 87.62%
5 Yr -4.5%* -24.0% 8.4% 95.08%
10 Yr 1.5%* -14.6% 9.4% 79.63%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HCKAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.8% -34.6% 1.6% 70.66%
2017 0.4% -12.4% 33.2% 94.08%
2016 -1.2% -65.8% 23.3% 94.98%
2015 -11.6% -64.9% 4.8% 89.82%
2014 -3.7% -29.5% 68.3% 82.91%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HCKAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.8% -52.8% 25.5% 7.11%
1 Yr 5.3% -60.9% 12.7% 4.97%
3 Yr 8.6%* -22.8% 13.0% 1.89%
5 Yr 4.3%* -21.3% 47.3% 21.13%
10 Yr 7.9%* -12.3% 12.5% 22.20%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HCKAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.6% -32.7% 1.6% 12.05%
2017 14.5% -8.4% 33.2% 23.16%
2016 7.4% -65.2% 23.3% 27.92%
2015 -10.0% -62.9% 9.2% 93.09%
2014 8.4% -28.5% 76.9% 12.63%

NAV & Total Return History

HCKAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

HCKAX Category Low Category High HCKAX % Rank
Net Assets 1.57 B 604 K 147 B 31.01%
Number of Holdings 4 2 13482 99.35%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.56 B -120 M 26.4 B 18.16%
Weighting of Top 10 99.83% 5.5% 3196.0% 10.54%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Hartford Total Return Bond ETF 33.84%

  2. Hartford Capital Appreciation F 33.00%

  3. Hartford Dividend and Growth F 32.99%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High HCKAX % Rank
Stocks
63.13% -21.52% 135.47% 24.81%
Bonds
31.97% 0.00% 261.66% 62.66%
Cash
3.60% -283.85% 353.31% 57.72%
Other
0.52% -253.31% 53.08% 31.29%
Convertible Bonds
0.44% 0.00% 26.85% 36.85%
Preferred Stocks
0.33% 0.00% 65.70% 29.15%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High HCKAX % Rank
Technology
11.44% -3.22% 31.95% 30.54%
Financial Services
10.32% -0.41% 47.66% 26.65%
Healthcare
10.02% -1.99% 45.45% 9.92%
Industrials
6.73% -0.36% 27.15% 30.03%
Consumer Cyclical
6.47% -9.59% 42.25% 36.45%
Consumer Defense
4.58% -4.62% 17.45% 32.75%
Communication Services
3.81% -0.92% 6.89% 3.44%
Energy
2.72% -2.23% 28.27% 54.09%
Utilities
2.35% -0.16% 23.50% 24.32%
Real Estate
1.98% -3.22% 75.65% 48.44%
Basic Materials
1.58% -1.56% 22.61% 57.91%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High HCKAX % Rank
US
56.71% -23.38% 134.61% 13.06%
Non US
6.42% -76.83% 74.42% 67.29%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High HCKAX % Rank
Securitized
14.60% -31.43% 45.07% 27.02%
Government
9.27% -57.27% 316.66% 57.79%
Corporate
8.71% 0.00% 86.09% 76.79%
Cash & Equivalents
3.54% -277.47% 353.31% 53.39%
Municipal
0.16% 0.00% 99.83% 32.71%
Derivative
0.00% -234.33% 46.84% 46.41%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High HCKAX % Rank
US
28.94% -215.69% 201.54% 57.98%
Non US
3.03% -64.26% 220.06% 59.15%

HCKAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

HCKAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.38% 0.00% 11.64% 85.97%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 2.50% 6.20%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 34.70%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.83% N/A

Sales Fees

HCKAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 0.14% 5.75% 50.00%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

HCKAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.11% 2.00% N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

HCKAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 28.00% 0.00% 6067.00% 37.10%

HCKAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

HCKAX Category Low Category High HCKAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 3.05% 0.00% 1.02% 6.33%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

HCKAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

HCKAX Category Low Category High HCKAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.87% -4.09% 6.99% 40.79%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

HCKAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

HCKAX - Managers

Vernon J. Meyer

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2007

12.18

12.2%

Vernon J. Meyer, CFA, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC. Prior to joining The Hartford in 2004, Mr. Meyer served as a vice president and managing director of MassMutual.


Allison Mortensen

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2015

3.67

3.7%

Allison Mortensen, CFA, Vice President, Head of Multi-Asset Solutions and Portfolio Manager of the Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC. Ms. Mortensen joined the Investment Manager in 2015. Prior to joining the Investment Manager, Ms. Mortensen served as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Aberdeen Asset Management, Inc. (formerly, Gartmore Global Investments) from 2004 to 2015. In this role, Ms. Mortensen developed and oversaw multi-asset, multi manager asset allocation strategies, and was responsible for dynamic asset allocation, portfolio construction and manager selection. Allison graduated with a BS in finance and computer science from the University of Richmond. She is a CFA Charterholder.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

38.52

Category Average

6.47

Category Mode

7.12