CAEAX: Columbia Acorn European A

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CAEAX Columbia Acorn European A


Profile

CAEAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -8.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.7%
  • Net Assets $62 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 35.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.70
$13.56
$22.75

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.88%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 30.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,000
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Europe Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -8.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.33%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Columbia Acorn European Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Columbia
  • Inception Date
    Aug 19, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Stephen Kusmierczak

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowing for investment purposes) in European companies. It invests at least 70% of its total assets in companies in Western European countries, but also may invest up to 30% of its total assets in companies in emerging Central and Eastern European countries, including up to 10% of its total assets in companies in Russia and the Ukraine.


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Categories

Performance

CAEAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CAEAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.1% -75.5% 3.0% 28.00%
1 Yr 10.0% -76.5% 14.1% 21.33%
3 Yr 5.6%* -38.8% 8.2% 9.52%
5 Yr 5.7%* -25.2% 5.8% 6.90%
10 Yr N/A* -12.4% 6.4% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CAEAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 44.7% 0.0% 44.8% 6.67%
2018 -19.3% -39.7% 0.0% 33.80%
2017 36.5% 0.0% 36.7% 8.47%
2016 -4.3% -13.1% 6.4% 43.10%
2015 2.9% -19.7% 9.3% 24.56%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CAEAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.1% -75.5% 3.0% 28.00%
1 Yr 10.0% -76.5% 14.1% 21.33%
3 Yr 6.2%* -37.8% 7.3% 9.52%
5 Yr 6.8%* -23.7% 6.8% 1.72%
10 Yr N/A* -10.3% 7.3% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CAEAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 44.7% 0.0% 44.8% 6.67%
2018 -18.8% -39.7% 0.0% 36.62%
2017 37.9% 0.0% 38.4% 6.78%
2016 -1.9% -13.1% 8.9% 24.14%
2015 4.2% -19.7% 11.5% 22.81%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

CAEAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CAEAX Category Low Category High CAEAX % Rank
Net Assets 62 M 1.13 M 15 B 89.33%
Number of Holdings 56 28 1296 57.33%
Net Assets in Top 10 21 M 311 K 2.69 B 88.00%
Weighting of Top 10 35.10% 7.4% 74.3% 64.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Sectra AB Class B 4.94%
  2. Sweco AB Class B 4.30%
  3. Rentokil Initial PLC 3.49%
  4. Rightmove PLC 3.43%
  5. Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC 3.37%
  6. SimCorp A/S 3.25%
  7. Belimo Holding AG 3.24%
  8. Nemetschek SE 3.06%
  9. Hexagon AB Class B 3.04%
  10. Rational AG 2.97%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CAEAX % Rank
Stocks
98.50% 92.47% 128.69% 46.67%
Cash
1.50% -28.69% 5.91% 50.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 92.00%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 2.43% 93.33%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 90.67%
Bonds
0.00% -29.47% 0.12% 89.33%

Expenses

CAEAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CAEAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.88% 0.07% 8.50% 28.00%
Management Fee 1.19% 0.06% 1.46% 97.33%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 51.16%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.05% 0.15% 20.69%

Sales Fees

CAEAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 3.50% 5.75% 33.33%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

CAEAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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.

CAEAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 30.00% 1.00% 153.00% 50.00%

Distributions

CAEAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CAEAX Category Low Category High CAEAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.56% 90.67%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CAEAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CAEAX Category Low Category High CAEAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.33% -0.34% 5.37% 89.33%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

CAEAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

CAEAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Stephen Kusmierczak


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 19, 2011

8.7

8.7%

Mr. Kusmierczak has served as Co-Portfolio Manager. He has been associated with Columbia Wanger Asset Management, LLC, or its predecessors, as an investment professional since 2001 and has been a Vice President of Columbia Acorn Trust since 2011. Mr. Kusmierczak began his investment career in 1999 and earned a B.A. from Bowdoin College and an M.P.A. from Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 22.5 8.71 16.34