CADVX: Calamos Dividend Growth A

Welcome to MutualFunds.com

Please help us personalize your experience and select the one that best describes you.

Your personalized experience is almost ready.

Join other Individual Investors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research. Join other Institutional Investors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research. Join other Financial Advisors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research.

Thank you!

Check your email and confirm your subscription to complete your personalized experience.

Thank you for your submission

We hope you enjoy your experience

Channels

Fixed income news, reports, video and more.

Municipal bonds news, reports, video and more.

Practice management news, reports, video and more.

Portfolio management news, reports, video and more.

Retirement news, reports, video and more.

Learn from industry thought leaders and expert market participants.

Find the latest content and information here about the 2019 Charles Schwab Impact Conference.

Advisors

Receive email updates about fund flows, news, upcoming CE accredited webcasts from industry thought leaders and more.

Content focused on helping financial advisors build successful client relationships and grow their business.

Content geared towards helping financial advisors build better client portfolios.

Get insights on the industry trends and investment news from leading fund managers and experts.

CADVX Calamos Dividend Growth A


Profile

CADVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.8%
  • Net Assets $12.9 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 30.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.69
$8.84
$14.07

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.94%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 15.40%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.60%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Calamos Dividend Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Calamos
  • Inception Date
    Aug 05, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    277996
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Calamos

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowing for investment purposes, if any) in dividend-paying equities (including common and preferred stocks and invests in units of Master Limited Partnerships ("MLPs"). It may, from time to time, have a greater exposure to these higher dividend-yield sectors and industries than the broader equity market. The fund may invest up to 25% of its net assets in MLPs.


Sign up for Advisor Access

Receive email updates about best performers, news, CE accredited webcasts and more.


Categories

Performance

CADVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CADVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.2% -36.9% 1892.0% 24.75%
1 Yr -4.7% -73.2% 2003.4% 66.78%
3 Yr 1.7%* -33.7% 189.0% 46.28%
5 Yr 3.8%* -21.2% 94.7% 34.05%
10 Yr N/A* -6.3% 39.1% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CADVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.3% -72.6% 39.5% 84.77%
2018 -9.4% -67.0% 10.0% 20.84%
2017 11.4% -32.8% 33.2% 63.10%
2016 8.4% -18.6% 19.7% 32.92%
2015 -2.8% -35.5% 7.8% 27.86%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CADVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.2% -36.9% 1892.0% 24.75%
1 Yr -4.7% -73.2% 2003.4% 66.78%
3 Yr 4.6%* -33.7% 189.0% 51.12%
5 Yr 6.4%* -15.7% 94.7% 45.22%
10 Yr N/A* -4.2% 39.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CADVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.3% -72.6% 39.5% 84.77%
2018 -9.1% -67.0% 10.0% 49.14%
2017 20.9% -22.1% 33.2% 33.20%
2016 9.5% -16.4% 26.8% 51.98%
2015 -0.1% -26.4% 106.5% 32.74%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

CADVX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CADVX Category Low Category High CADVX % Rank
Net Assets 12.9 M 1.14 K 872 B 96.67%
Number of Holdings 133 1 3498 44.63%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.81 M -27.1 M 186 B 96.09%
Weighting of Top 10 30.19% 3.2% 100.0% 51.27%

Top 10 Holdings

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CADVX % Rank
Stocks
97.86% 81.36% 167.47% 68.39%
Cash
2.13% -141.62% 13.02% 29.81%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.17% 36.22%
Other
0.00% -7.25% 89.69% 36.39%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.48% 34.55%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 78.72% 41.85%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CADVX % Rank
Technology
23.55% 0.00% 41.55% 25.00%
Healthcare
15.33% 0.00% 31.87% 63.77%
Financial Services
13.83% 0.00% 47.71% 48.73%
Communication Services
11.38% 0.00% 29.84% 22.38%
Consumer Cyclical
10.84% 0.00% 45.17% 31.84%
Industrials
8.79% 0.00% 27.72% 47.04%
Consumer Defense
7.14% 0.00% 35.63% 66.30%
Energy
2.99% -1.47% 14.48% 31.17%
Utilities
2.71% 0.00% 18.14% 57.77%
Real Estate
1.82% 0.00% 54.83% 72.04%
Basic Materials
1.63% -0.14% 11.81% 72.89%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CADVX % Rank
US
96.62% 80.18% 157.79% 47.54%
Non US
1.24% -4.87% 18.41% 56.54%

Expenses

CADVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CADVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.94% 0.01% 49.73% 9.52%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 2.00% 94.90%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 34.31%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.95% N/A

Sales Fees

CADVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.75% 1.50% 5.75% 83.54%
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

CADVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

CADVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.40% 0.00% 438.00% 27.50%

Distributions

CADVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CADVX Category Low Category High CADVX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 16.25% 36.02%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CADVX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CADVX Category Low Category High CADVX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.60% -3.93% 3.34% 80.44%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

CADVX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

View More +

Fund Manager Analysis

CADVX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Calamos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 05, 2013

6.91

6.9%

John P. Calamos, Sr. has been President and Trustee of the Calamos Investment Trust (“Trust”) and for CALAMOS ADVISORS: Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer (“Global CIO”) since August 2016; Chairman and Global CIO from April to August 2016; Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Global Co-CIO between April 2013 and April 2016; Chief Executive Officer and Global Co-CIO between August 2012 and April 2013; and Chief Executive Officer and Co-CIO prior thereto. Mr. Calamos received his B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He joined the United States Air Force after graduation where he served as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War and ultimately earned the rank of Major.

John Hillenbrand


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 29, 2015

5.42

5.4%

As a Co-Chief Investment Officer, John Hillenbrand is responsible for oversight of investment team resources, investment processes, performance and risk. As Head of Multi-Asset Strategies and Co-Head of Convertible Strategies, he manages investment team members and has portfolio management responsibilities for those investment verticals. He is also a member of the Calamos Investment Committee, which is charged with providing a top-down framework, maintaining oversight of risk and performance metrics, and evaluating investment process. John joined Calamos in 2002 and has 28 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Calamos, he served as an equity research analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston and ABN AMRO and as an Account Manager - Business Credit Group at Continental Bank. John received a B.B.A. in Public Accounting from Loyola University and an MBA in Analytic Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jon Vacko


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 29, 2015

5.42

5.4%

Jon Vacko is responsible for portfolio management and investment research. He joined the firm in 2000 and has 28 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Calamos, Jon was a credit analyst with Duff & Phelps Credit Rating (now part of Fitch Ratings) in the Financial Institutions Group and served as an examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He received a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A from the University of Chicago.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 33.98 6.23 0.5