CIGIX: Calamos International Growth I

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CIGIX Calamos International Growth I


Profile

CIGIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -17.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.1%
  • Net Assets $198 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.27
$14.29
$20.59

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 80.70%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -17.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.75%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Calamos International Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Calamos
  • Inception Date
    Mar 16, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    7034261
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jon Vacko

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 40% of its assets in securities of foreign issuers. It may invest in foreign securities that are represented in the United States securities markets by American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs") or similar depository arrangements. The fund may invest in securities of issuers in emerging markets to a significant extent. The investment adviser takes environmental, social and governance ("ESG") factors into account in making investment decisions.


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Performance

CIGIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CIGIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -17.8% -44.2% 3.3% 36.46%
1 Yr -7.2% -42.5% 29.0% 26.91%
3 Yr -3.0%* -14.3% 23.4% 69.88%
5 Yr -2.1%* -9.3% 13.6% 68.92%
10 Yr 1.2%* -2.6% 8.5% 64.02%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CIGIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.7% -4.0% 45.1% 19.74%
2018 -30.3% -32.2% 68.4% 98.62%
2017 34.4% 0.0% 50.9% 18.69%
2016 -6.0% -12.2% 5.7% 76.24%
2015 2.9% -16.3% 8.1% 23.51%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CIGIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -17.8% -44.2% 3.3% 36.46%
1 Yr -7.2% -42.5% 29.0% 26.91%
3 Yr -1.7%* -13.4% 23.4% 70.12%
5 Yr -1.4%* -8.5% 13.6% 74.77%
10 Yr 2.9%* -0.4% 10.3% 61.92%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CIGIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.7% -4.0% 45.1% 19.74%
2018 -30.3% -32.2% 68.4% 98.85%
2017 39.5% 0.0% 53.4% 6.82%
2016 -6.0% -12.2% 8.0% 83.43%
2015 3.0% -15.1% 11.4% 28.84%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

CIGIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CIGIX Category Low Category High CIGIX % Rank
Net Assets 198 M 10 155 B 75.25%
Number of Holdings 87 6 1229 38.18%
Net Assets in Top 10 61.5 M 123 K 33.9 B 75.35%
Weighting of Top 10 29.65% 7.0% 99.6% 43.64%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.46%
  2. CSL Ltd 4.18%
  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.89%
  4. ASML Holding NV ADR 2.92%
  5. AstraZeneca PLC 2.74%
  6. HDFC Bank Ltd 2.40%
  7. Keyence Corp 2.37%
  8. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2.35%
  9. CAE Inc 2.21%
  10. Alcon Inc 2.14%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CIGIX % Rank
Stocks
98.71% 7.92% 100.61% 22.33%
Bonds
0.80% 0.00% 0.80% 0.40%
Cash
0.49% -0.79% 92.08% 89.09%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.57% 72.12%
Other
0.00% -0.26% 4.39% 75.15%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.59% 69.09%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CIGIX % Rank
Technology
22.94% 0.15% 36.44% 11.52%
Industrials
17.14% 0.00% 30.24% 21.82%
Consumer Cyclical
15.78% 1.92% 50.63% 15.56%
Healthcare
14.83% 0.00% 36.90% 38.99%
Financial Services
10.74% 0.00% 34.92% 73.54%
Consumer Defense
7.79% 1.43% 47.23% 77.78%
Communication Services
5.56% 0.00% 31.08% 59.39%
Energy
2.83% 0.00% 8.16% 27.88%
Basic Materials
1.53% 0.00% 15.07% 84.85%
Real Estate
0.86% 0.00% 15.73% 35.76%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 15.34% 83.23%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CIGIX % Rank
Non US
89.21% 7.92% 99.85% 62.63%
US
9.50% 0.00% 22.76% 27.07%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CIGIX % Rank
Derivative
62.11% 0.00% 62.11% 0.41%
Cash & Equivalents
37.89% 0.41% 100.00% 94.89%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 68.30%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 44.85% 75.46%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 1.78% 68.30%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 6.57% 71.17%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CIGIX % Rank
US
0.80% 0.00% 0.80% 0.40%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.21% 70.30%

Expenses

CIGIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CIGIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.23% 0.01% 55.61% 47.99%
Management Fee 0.95% 0.00% 1.50% 91.95%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% 19.77%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

CIGIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.21% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

CIGIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 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.

CIGIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 80.70% 4.00% 151.99% 88.46%

Distributions

CIGIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CIGIX Category Low Category High CIGIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.62% 71.63%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CIGIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CIGIX Category Low Category High CIGIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.75% -1.17% 3.11% 57.77%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

CIGIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jon Vacko


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 16, 2005

14.97

15.0%

Jon Vacko joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in 2000 and has been a Sr.Co-Portfolio Manager since September 2015, Co-Head of Research since August 2013. Previously, he was a Co-Portfolio Manager from August 2013 to September 2015. Previously, he was a Co-Head of Research and Investments from July 2010 to August 2013. Prior thereto he was a senior strategy analyst between July 2002 and July 2010. Jon Vacko is a Senior Vice President and Co-Portfolio Manager on the Calamos Growth/Fixed Income Team. He is currently responsible for portfolio management and research. He is also a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining Calamos, Mr. Vacko was a credit analyst with Duff & Phelps Credit Rating (now part of Fitch Ratings) in the Financial Institutions Group. Previously, he served as an Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Mr. Vacko is also a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.

John Hillenbrand


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 16, 2005

14.97

15.0%

John Hillenbrand joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in 2002 and since September 2015 is a Co-CIO, Head of Multi-Asset Strategies and Co-Head of Convertible Strategies, as well as a Senior Co-Portfolio Manager. From March 2013 to September 2015 he was a Co-Portfolio Manager. Between August 2002 and March 2013 he was a senior strategy analyst. 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 M.B.A. 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.

John Calamos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 16, 2005

14.97

15.0%

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.

Dennis Cogan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2013

7.0

7.0%

Dennis Cogan joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in March 2005 and since March 2013 is a Co-Portfolio Manager. Between March 2005 and March 2013 he was a senior strategy analyst. Dennis Cogan is a Vice President and Co-Portfolio Manager on the Calamos Growth/Fixed Income Team. He is one of the Investment Team members responsible for analysis and research. Mr. Cogan began his career at Calamos as an analyst on the Investment Team. He has progressed through a series of promotions and additional responsibilities in the Investment Department, ultimately being promoted to his current role. Prior to joining Calamos, he worked for Accenture in Strategic Planning and Analysis. Mr. Cogan is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.

Nick Niziolek


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2013

7.0

7.0%

Nick Niziolek joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in March 2005 and has been a Co-CIO, Head of International and Global Strategies, as well as a Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, since September 2015. Between August 2013 and September 2015 he was a Co-Portfolio Manager, Co-Head of Research. Between March 2013 and August 2013 he was a Co-Portfolio Manager. Between March 2005 and March 2013 he was a senior strategy analyst. Mr. Niziolek is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.

Eli Pars


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2015

5.0

5.0%

Eli Pars joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in May 2013 and has been Co-CIO, Head of Alternative Strategies and Co-Head of Convertible Strategies, as well as a Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, since September 2015. Between May 2013 and September 2015, he was a Co-Portfolio Manager. Previously, he was a Portfolio Manager at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners from February 2009 until November 2012. He received a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. with a specialization in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 25.43 7.18 17.59