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ACFFX Columbia Acorn International Sel Inst

  • Fund
  • ACFFX
  • Price as of: Apr 22, 2019
  • $28.36
  • - $0.04
  • - 0.14%
  • Category
  • Foreign Small & Mid Cap Growth Equities

ACFFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.5%
  • Net Assets $130 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 38.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$28.36
$23.11
$31.01

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.28%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 48.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Small & Mid Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 19.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.47%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Columbia Acorn International Select Fund
  • Fund Family Name Columbia
  • Inception Date Nov 23, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Stephen Kusmierczak

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 65% of its net assets in foreign companies in developed markets. It also may invest up to 35% of its total assets in companies in emerging markets (for example, China, India and Brazil). The fund generally invests in at least three countries other than the United States but may invest up to 25% of its total assets in securities of U.S. issuers. It normally invests a majority of its net assets in the common stock of small- and mid-sized companies with market capitalizations under $25 billion at the time of initial investment.

ACFFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ACFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 19.1% -17.6% 25.2% 7.94% 1
1 Yr 0.9% -20.3% 37.3% 15.83% 1
3 Yr 12.4% * -1.0% 13.7% 9.32% 1
5 Yr 4.5% * -0.6% 15.0% 50.43% 3
10 Yr 11.4% * 1.7% 21.1% 69.90% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ACFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -18.6% -51.1% 33.7% 36.51% 3
2017 35.3% -10.1% 41.8% 14.52% 1
2016 0.2% -27.7% 14.0% 21.14% 2
2015 -3.2% -20.8% 32.2% 72.36% 4
2014 -18.0% -28.4% 43.7% 71.90% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ACFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 19.1% -100.0% 25.2% 8.00% 1
1 Yr 0.9% -24.0% 32.3% 15.13% 1
3 Yr 12.4% * -1.6% 13.7% 5.93% 1
5 Yr 4.5% * -1.0% 14.7% 44.44% 3
10 Yr 11.4% * 1.7% 21.1% 67.96% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ACFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -18.6% -51.1% 33.7% 36.80% 3
2017 35.3% -10.1% 41.8% 14.63% 1
2016 0.2% -17.9% 14.0% 22.13% 2
2015 -1.0% -13.4% 42.1% 75.41% 4
2014 -7.7% -28.2% 46.0% 63.33% 4

NAV & Total Return History

ACFFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

ACFFX Category Low Category High ACFFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 130 M 9.9 M 10.6 B 26.98% 4
Number of Holdings 41 35 338 32.54% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 48.7 M 1.65 M 1.59 B 23.81% 4
Weighting of Top 10 38.0% 9.7% 51.5% 3.97% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. CCL Industries Inc B- Non-Voting 3.46%
  2. Hexagon AB Class B 4.98%
  3. MTU Aero Engines AG 3.53%
  4. Novozymes A/S B 3.14%
  5. Royal Philips NV 4.85%
  6. Recruit Holdings Co Ltd 4.19%
  7. New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc ADR 4.21%
  8. Nemetschek SE 3.51%
  9. Korea Zinc Co Ltd 3.11%
  10. Halma PLC 3.02%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High ACFFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.53% 90.74% 100.25% 22.22% 3
Cash
5.47% -0.57% 8.58% 12.70% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.89% 1.59% 5
Other
0.00% 0.00% 5.58% 17.46% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.79% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.25% 3.17% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ACFFX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
24.86% 5.39% 36.14% 4.76% 1
Technology
19.34% 4.34% 40.94% 12.70% 2
Healthcare
12.49% 1.78% 25.23% 8.73% 2
Financial Services
9.88% 2.30% 21.92% 22.22% 4
Consumer Cyclical
9.59% 3.55% 31.08% 30.95% 5
Consumer Defense
6.16% 0.38% 15.85% 25.40% 4
Basic Materials
4.89% 0.00% 15.24% 23.81% 4
Real Estate
4.72% 0.00% 9.79% 11.11% 2
Communication Services
2.61% 0.00% 7.63% 5.56% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.60% 18.25% 5
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 11.72% 29.37% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ACFFX % Rank Quintile
Non US
94.53% 58.72% 99.18% 16.67% 3
US
0.00% 0.00% 36.16% 30.16% 5

ACFFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ACFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.28% 0.01% 5.66% 52.38% 2
Management Fee 0.89% 0.00% 1.75% 11.90% 3
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 6.67% 2
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.02% 0.30% 15.00% 2

Sales Fees

ACFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ACFFX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

ACFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ACFFX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover 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.

ACFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ACFFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 48.00% 7.00% 213.01% 14.29% 4

ACFFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ACFFX Category Low Category High ACFFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 1.14% 45.69% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ACFFX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

ACFFX Category Low Category High ACFFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.47% -1.07% 2.08% 35.71% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ACFFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

ACFFX - Managers

Stephen Kusmierczak

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2016

Tenure

3.25

Tenure Rank

18.4%

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

0.1

Category High

25.4

Category Average

8.3

Category Mode

4.3