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You fund is probably a "separate account" which only for administrative purposes is given a "share" or more appropriately, a "unit" price, in order to process transactions (and make participants feel better...). When the fund is established (and it may be a unique fund just for your plan, or it may be a fund into which several plans are invested in), a "unit price" (think NAV, as if it were a mutual fund) is arbitrarily established - and then the number of units initially outstanding is the total value of the assets divided by the initial unit price. The company I work for usually starts equity funds at $10, money funds and indexes at $1 - which is what I presume The Hartford has done. The price (unit value) will then vary based on the underlying portfolio - but what is important to remember is that the initial unit price is truly arbitrary - and has no relationship whatsoever to any other fund. The Hartford's retail funds are most likely registered vehicles (mutual funds) and hence the NAV may have originally been established (arbitrarily, again) at a higher lever purely for marketing benefit (most people don't want to invest in a fund at $1, it looks too much like a penny stock deal), but in the 401(k) world, that is not a consideration.

The actual price of the fund is really unimportant - what is important is how the fund tracts its benchmark (the index itself, probably) and the unit price may be useful in doing that analysis - but you should also be able to get that info from the Hartford. What difference does it make if you hold 1000 units at $0.60 each ($600 of value) or 100 units at $6.00 each (still $600 of value), or even 10 units at $60.00 each (still $600 of value!).

What should be more important is relative performance - not unit price. If the two funds are substantially the same, then their performance should mirror each other (but not be exact - the expenses of running a mutual fund are different from running a separate account), so performance will vary.
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