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The fund has returned -1.24 percent over the past year, 1.49 percent over the past three years, 2.86 percent over the past five years, and 2.65 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-1.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||2.7%|
The investment seeks to maximize total return while providing shareholders with a high level of current income consistent with prudent investment risk. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government or its agencies or instrumentalities. It invests both in U.S. Treasury obligations and in obligations of U.S. government agencies or instrumentalities. The fund may invest a significant portion of its assets in mortgage-backed securities issued by U.S. government agencies. It may utilize reverse repurchase transactions.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Hartford U.S. Government Securities HLS Fund has an expense ratio of 0.48 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.