ITHAX versus the Russell 3000
The Hartford Capital Appreciation Fund-Class A (ITHAX) has the Russell 3000 as the benchmark index. ITHAX has outperformed its benchmark in YTD (year-to-date) returns as of December 28. Meanwhile, ITHAX has underperformed the Russell 3000 in returns over the last five and ten years. ITHAX has returned 11.3% in the past five years compared to the 14.1% the benchmark returned. Meanwhile, the ITHAX has returned 6.7% in the last ten years compared to the benchmark’s return of 7.6% in the same period.
As of November 2015, the information technology sector accounted for 22.1% of ITHAX’s portfolio. The financials, healthcare, and consumer discretionary sectors account for 18.4%, 17%, and 16.8%, respectively.
ITHAX was managing assets worth $10.7 billion as of November 2015. The fund’s top sectors include information technology, financials, healthcare, and consumer discretionary with a combined portfolio weight of 74.4% of net assets, as of November 2015. The information technology sector dominated the portfolio with a weight of 22.2% as of November. Alphabet (GOOG), Intel (INTC), and Microsoft (MSFT) are top holdings in the information technology sectors. Meanwhile, top stocks in the healthcare sector include Merck (MRK) and Allergan (AGN).
In the next article, we’ll discuss the moving average of the top holding in the Hartford Capital Appreciation Fund-Class A.