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CEARX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 15.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.5%
  • Net Assets $4.31 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$17.90
$10.55
$17.94

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.86%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 101.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Jul 10, 2020
  • Standard (Taxable) $2,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare CEARX to Popular U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$87.94

+0.62%

$34.01 B

-

$0.00

48.12%

-

$112.26

-0.05%

$33.25 B

-

$0.00

17.76%

-

$161.65

-0.47%

$19.75 B

0.09%

$0.15

14.01%

-

$33.29

-0.18%

$18.81 B

-

$0.00

13.46%

-

$199.85

+0.82%

$17.40 B

0.53%

$1.05

27.09%

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CEARX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 15.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.05%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Columbia Acorn Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Columbia
  • Inception Date
    Nov 08, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Adv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Matthew Litfin

Fund Description

The fund invests a majority of its net assets in the common stock of small- and mid-sized companies with market capitalizations under $5 billion at the time of initial investment and may also invest in companies with market capitalizations above $5 billion, provided that immediately after that investment a majority of the fund's net assets would be invested in Focus Stocks. It invests the majority of its assets in U.S. companies, but also may invest up to 33% of its total assets in foreign companies in developed markets (for example, Japan, Canada and the United Kingdom) and in emerging markets.


CEARX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CEARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.6% -71.1% 2371.6% 82.70%
1 Yr 19.2% -14.4% 114.6% 57.84%
3 Yr 11.1%* -3.5% 47.4% 75.38%
5 Yr 12.5%* -1.0% 37.5% 66.67%
10 Yr 11.6%* 4.3% 20.6% 82.48%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CEARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.9% -50.2% 44.9% 87.61%
2018 -15.1% -70.5% 9.2% 50.00%
2017 1.5% -21.1% 84.9% 95.83%
2016 -20.2% -61.7% 39.8% 97.33%
2015 -39.0% -54.0% 12.2% 98.49%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CEARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.6% -71.3% 2371.6% 82.54%
1 Yr 19.2% -18.9% 114.6% 54.83%
3 Yr 11.1%* -4.7% 47.4% 74.02%
5 Yr 12.5%* -1.0% 37.5% 64.52%
10 Yr 11.6%* 4.3% 20.6% 81.30%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CEARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.9% -50.2% 44.9% 87.61%
2018 -15.1% -51.7% 12.2% 67.02%
2017 25.2% -7.0% 84.9% 36.17%
2016 10.6% -61.7% 39.8% 16.87%
2015 -2.3% -54.0% 12.2% 58.10%

NAV & Total Return History


CEARX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CEARX Category Low Category High CEARX % Rank
Net Assets 4.31 B 919 K 34 B 22.58%
Number of Holdings 113 13 2566 19.26%
Net Assets in Top 10 769 M 181 K 7.69 B 25.73%
Weighting of Top 10 17.67% 3.3% 94.2% 86.53%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Immunomedics Inc 2.41%
  2. Alteryx Inc Class A 1.97%
  3. SPX Corp 1.93%
  4. Chegg Inc 1.81%
  5. Ares Management Corp Class A 1.74%
  6. Masimo Corp 1.70%
  7. Columbia Short-Term Cash 1.70%
  8. Acceleron Pharma Inc 1.70%
  9. Mimecast Ltd 1.63%
  10. Chemed Corp 1.60%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CEARX % Rank
Stocks
98.30% 23.73% 139.77% 61.00%
Cash
1.70% -55.75% 39.68% 39.32%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.64% 88.83%
Other
0.00% -41.95% 75.09% 87.38%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.20% 87.54%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 16.44% 88.19%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CEARX % Rank
Healthcare
33.40% 0.00% 39.13% 2.27%
Technology
23.01% 0.00% 59.48% 81.55%
Industrials
17.16% 0.00% 43.94% 20.87%
Consumer Cyclical
11.13% 0.00% 65.22% 72.65%
Consumer Defense
5.02% 0.00% 15.89% 19.42%
Communication Services
3.75% 0.00% 22.10% 65.86%
Financial Services
3.28% 0.00% 40.21% 82.85%
Basic Materials
1.63% 0.00% 17.56% 41.59%
Real Estate
1.62% 0.00% 14.36% 68.61%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.37% 90.13%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 60.50% 90.94%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CEARX % Rank
US
92.89% 23.51% 139.77% 62.62%
Non US
5.41% 0.00% 31.43% 37.70%

CEARX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CEARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.86% 0.05% 27.43% 76.40%
Management Fee 0.67% 0.00% 1.50% 32.15%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 19.60%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.40% 23.96%

Sales Fees

CEARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

CEARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.20% 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.

CEARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 101.00% 1.00% 457.00% 89.26%

CEARX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CEARX Category Low Category High CEARX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 32.95% 88.71%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CEARX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CEARX Category Low Category High CEARX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.05% -2.48% 1.52% 28.62%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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CEARX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Matthew Litfin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2016

4.84

4.8%

Matt Litfin is the director of U.S. research at Columbia Wanger Asset Management, LLC. He is also a co-portfolio manager for the firm’s flagship Columbia Acorn Fund; Columbia Variable Portfolio ‐ U.S. Equities Fund; Wanger USA, a variable insurance product; and the lead portfolio manager for Columbia Acorn USA, a small‐cap domestic equity mutual fund. Mr. Litfin joined the firm in 2015 and has been a member of the investment community since 1993. Prior to joining Columbia Wanger, Mr. Litfin’s experience includes working primarily with funds that invest in small- and mid-cap companies. He held positions as a partner, co-portfolio manager and equity research analyst at William Blair & Co. and as a municipal bond analyst at John Nuveen & Co. Mr. Litfin earned a B.S. from the University of Tennessee and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

Erika Maschmeyer


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2019

1.5

1.5%

Ms. Maschmeyer joined Columbia WAM, a Participating Affiliate, in 2016. Prior to joining Columbia WAM, Ms. Maschmeyer was a research analyst at Oak Ridge Investments where she was responsible for U.S. consumer discretionary/staples investments. Ms. Maschmeyer began her investment career in 2001 and earned a B.A. from Denison University and an M.B.A from the University of Chicago.

Richard Watson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2019

1.5

1.5%

Mr. Watson has been associated with Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC or its predecessors as an investment professional since 2006, and has been a Vice President of the Trust since March 2018. r. Watson began his investment career in 2000 and earned a B.S. from the State University of New York and an MBA from DePaul University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 34.72 8.21 0.67
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