CSTBX: Calamos Short-Term Bond A

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CSTBX Calamos Short-Term Bond A


Profile

CSTBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $218 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.15
$10.02
$10.21

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.74%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 2.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 132.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $500

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.47%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Calamos Short-Term Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Calamos
  • Inception Date
    Sep 19, 2018
  • Shares Outstanding
    72176
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Saf

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Categories

Performance

CSTBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CSTBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.4% -1.3% 7.4% 89.30%
1 Yr 1.2% -1.8% 86.5% 93.41%
3 Yr N/A* -2.6% 23.1% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -14.4% 12.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -8.5% 6.7% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CSTBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.2% -1.7% 83.9% 93.19%
2018 N/A -11.7% 4.6% N/A
2017 N/A -4.4% 8.3% N/A
2016 N/A -58.1% 7.7% N/A
2015 N/A -18.3% 3.0% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CSTBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.4% -1.3% 7.4% 89.30%
1 Yr 1.2% -1.8% 86.5% 93.49%
3 Yr N/A* -2.6% 23.1% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -14.4% 12.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -8.5% 7.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CSTBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.2% -1.7% 83.9% 93.73%
2018 N/A -11.7% 6.5% N/A
2017 N/A -4.4% 10.4% N/A
2016 N/A -58.1% 10.7% N/A
2015 N/A -14.6% 4.2% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

CSTBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CSTBX Category Low Category High CSTBX % Rank
Net Assets 218 M 690 K 259 B 72.88%
Number of Holdings 430 1 17668 36.96%
Net Assets in Top 10 31.4 M -216 M 23.5 B 79.61%
Weighting of Top 10 14.02% 2.5% 100.0% 72.84%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. 5 Year Treasury Note Future Mar20 3.70%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 3.09%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 1.09%
  4. CREDIT ACCEPTANCE AUTO LOAN TRUST 3.33% 1.00%
  5. Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau 2.5% 0.91%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 2% 0.90%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 0.89%
  8. SOFI CONSUMER LOAN PROGRAM TRUST 3.54% 0.89%
  9. PALMER SQUARE LOAN FUNDING LTD 2.75% 0.84%
  10. Volvo Financial Equipment LLC 2.91% 0.69%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CSTBX % Rank
Bonds
95.18% 80.02% 160.64% 67.89%
Cash
2.84% -60.64% 19.63% 41.35%
Convertible Bonds
1.98% 0.00% 6.13% 7.19%
Stocks
0.00% -0.98% 26.05% 75.50%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.43% 78.34%
Other
0.00% -8.60% 31.85% 75.65%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CSTBX % Rank
Corporate
60.24% 0.00% 99.62% 6.62%
Securitized
19.15% 0.00% 98.40% 39.61%
Government
17.51% -3.22% 122.41% 36.60%
Cash & Equivalents
2.84% -29.57% 21.18% 46.16%
Municipal
0.25% 0.00% 100.11% 68.18%
Derivative
0.00% -0.83% 20.88% 77.63%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CSTBX % Rank
US
77.16% 58.28% 160.64% 93.59%
Non US
18.02% -12.34% 26.76% 3.01%

Expenses

CSTBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CSTBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.74% 0.01% 38.00% 53.70%
Management Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.10% 26.24%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 51.95%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

CSTBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 2.25% 0.50% 5.75% 84.56%
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

CSTBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

CSTBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 132.00% 0.00% 489.00% 83.47%

Distributions

CSTBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CSTBX Category Low Category High CSTBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.21% 0.00% 3.93% 79.78%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CSTBX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CSTBX Category Low Category High CSTBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.47% 0.00% 6.30% 57.16%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

CSTBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Saf


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2018

1.37

1.4%

John Saf joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in 2017 as a Co-Portfolio Manager. Previously, he was managing director and portfolio manager at Oppenheimer Investment Management since 2006.

John Calamos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2018

1.37

1.4%

John P. Calamos is the founder of CALAMOS ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC., the 16th largest money manager in Chicagoland. The firm offers institutional and individual investors a breadth of strategies through both individually managed portfolios and mutual funds. Mr. Calamos received his undergraduate degree in Economics and MBA in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Joining the United States Air Force after graduation, he served as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War and ultimately earned the rank of Major. Following his military service, John devoted his entire professional career to investment management and research, establishing his own firm in 1977. Mr. Calamos is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago and has taught graduate level courses on finance and investments. Mr. Calamos has written two books: Investing in Convertible Securities: Your Complete Guide to the Risks and Rewards, and Convertible Securities: the Latest Instruments, Portfolio Strategies, and Valuation Analysis, along with numerous articles in various financial journals. He is often quoted in the press, including The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, Fortune, BusinessWeek and Pensions & Investments. He has appeared on CNBC, CNNfn, Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street and Nightly Business Report.

R. Freund


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2018

1.37

1.4%

R. Matthew Freund. R. Matthew Freund joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in November 2016 as a Co-CIO, Head of Fixed Income Strategies, as well as a Senior Co-Portfolio Manager. Previously, he was SVP of Investment Portfolio Management and Chief Investment Officer at USAA Investments since 2010.

Chuck Carmody


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2018

1.37

1.4%

Chuck Carmody joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in 2004 and since February 2016 is a Co-Portfolio Manager, as well as a Senior Fixed Income Trader. From January 2010 to February 2016 he was a Senior Trader.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 33.19 7.45 0.08