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ACINX Columbia Acorn International Inst

ACINX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -7.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -7.0%
  • Net Assets $2.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.44
$28.67
$45.33

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.00%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 32.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$1,000

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Small/Mid Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -4.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.76%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Columbia Acorn International Fund
  • Fund Family Name Columbia
  • Inception Date Sep 23, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Louis J. Mendes

Fund Description

The Columbia Acorn International Fund Class Z (ACINX) is an actively managed fund that seeks to aggressively grow an investor’s capital over the long term. The fund hones in on small- and mid-cap international stocks that management believes can develop into major firms in the future. ACINX uses various growth-at-reasonable-price metrics to find these stocks. There is no sector requirement, however, the firm has historically been very tech heavy.

With its focus on small- and mid-cap international growth stocks, ACINX should be used as a sub-core position in a portfolio. The fund is managed by Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

ACINX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ACINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.9% 5.0% 28.6% 90.97%
1 Yr -27.7% -41.5% 3.0% 96.43%
3 Yr -7.1%* -33.3% 13.6% 92.50%
5 Yr -7.0%* -21.6% 7.5% 85.86%
10 Yr -0.1%* -5.7% 9.7% 86.44%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ACINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -36.6% -51.1% -3.5% 89.05%
2017 23.4% 16.6% 41.8% 89.52%
2016 -3.5% -73.5% 17.7% 51.35%
2015 -6.3% -14.4% 15.9% 92.00%
2014 -10.6% -28.4% 1.6% 60.82%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ACINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.9% 5.0% 28.6% 90.97%
1 Yr -27.7% -41.1% 3.0% 97.14%
3 Yr -4.7%* -9.4% 14.1% 96.67%
5 Yr -3.4%* -5.5% 10.9% 91.92%
10 Yr 3.4%* -2.1% 13.7% 83.05%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ACINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -36.6% -50.9% -3.2% 96.35%
2017 32.3% 19.2% 47.2% 65.32%
2016 -2.3% -12.9% 17.7% 51.35%
2015 -1.3% -13.9% 17.0% 85.00%
2014 -4.3% -21.9% 2.6% 46.39%

NAV & Total Return History

ACINX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ACINX Category Low Category High ACINX % Rank
Net Assets 2.6 B 1.09 M 8.35 B 17.11%
Number of Holdings 126 30 1380 38.82%
Net Assets in Top 10 497 M 351 K 1.91 B 19.08%
Weighting of Top 10 18.73% 5.5% 49.4% 61.18%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. CCL Industries Inc B- Non-Voting 2.88%

  2. SimCorp A/S 2.21%

  3. mini MSCI EAFE Index Futures Sept19 2.04%

  4. Hexagon AB Class B 1.96%

  5. Hikari Tsushin Inc 1.81%

  6. Rightmove PLC 1.67%

  7. Rational AG 1.55%

  8. Intermediate Capital Group PLC 1.55%

  9. Korea Zinc Co Ltd 1.54%

  10. Sul America SA 1.52%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ACINX % Rank
Stocks
99.15% 84.46% 100.80% 6.58%
Cash
0.85% -0.80% 11.83% 92.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.14% 63.16%
Other
0.00% -0.45% 3.71% 71.05%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.15% 61.84%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.37% 63.16%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ACINX % Rank
Industrials
21.55% 1.45% 32.06% 44.74%
Technology
17.97% 5.04% 47.11% 45.39%
Consumer Cyclical
16.78% 0.00% 25.60% 26.97%
Financial Services
12.05% 2.72% 20.81% 13.16%
Healthcare
9.15% 1.63% 25.47% 55.26%
Basic Materials
7.81% 0.00% 10.83% 23.03%
Consumer Defense
5.75% 0.00% 15.49% 74.34%
Real Estate
4.35% 0.00% 16.69% 44.74%
Communication Services
1.90% 0.00% 4.83% 17.11%
Energy
1.70% 0.00% 4.68% 47.37%
Utilities
0.16% 0.00% 5.02% 47.37%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ACINX % Rank
Non US
97.30% 81.68% 100.05% 13.16%
US
1.85% 0.00% 13.03% 52.63%

ACINX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ACINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.00% 0.01% 95.80% 93.92%
Management Fee 0.77% 0.00% 1.75% 10.53%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 15.48%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.30% 21.74%

Sales Fees

ACINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

ACINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 32.00% 0.00% 213.01% 35.53%

ACINX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ACINX Category Low Category High ACINX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.06% 83.55%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ACINX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

ACINX Category Low Category High ACINX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.76% -3.52% 2.08% 39.19%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

ACINX - Managers

Louis J. Mendes

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2003

16.35

16.4%

Mr. Mendes has been associated with the Investment Manager or its predecessors as an investment professional since 2001 and has been a Vice President of the Trust since 2005. Mr. Mendes began his investment career in 1986 and earned a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.I.M. from the American Graduate School of International Management.


Tae Han (Simon) Kim

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 29, 2017

1.67

1.7%

Mr. Kim has been associated with CWAM as an investment professional since 2011. Mr. Kim began his investment career in 2007 and earned a B.A. from Boston College and an M.B.A from the University of Oxford.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.08

Category High

25.76

Category Average

6.82

Category Mode

7.14