CSTBX: Calamos Short-Term Bond A

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CSTBX Calamos Short-Term Bond A


Profile

CSTBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $191 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 13.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.06
$9.74
$10.23

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.74%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 2.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 132.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.47%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Calamos Short-Term Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Calamos
  • Inception Date
    Sep 19, 2018
  • Shares Outstanding
    255583
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Saf

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Categories

Performance

CSTBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CSTBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.5% -31.4% 945.6% 64.06%
1 Yr -0.3% -25.1% 973.3% 76.14%
3 Yr N/A* -10.3% 120.4% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -5.3% 60.3% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -5.2% 3.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CSTBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.2% -1.7% 18.3% 93.26%
2018 N/A -12.4% 0.8% N/A
2017 N/A -6.0% 20.3% N/A
2016 N/A -7.8% 8.6% N/A
2015 N/A -18.3% 3.0% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CSTBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.5% -31.4% 945.6% 64.06%
1 Yr -0.3% -25.1% 973.3% 76.14%
3 Yr N/A* -7.5% 120.4% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -5.3% 60.3% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -5.1% 6.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CSTBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.2% -1.7% 18.3% 93.73%
2018 N/A -11.7% 3.1% N/A
2017 N/A -6.0% 27.0% N/A
2016 N/A -7.8% 10.7% N/A
2015 N/A -14.2% 4.2% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

CSTBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CSTBX Category Low Category High CSTBX % Rank
Net Assets 191 M 634 K 264 B 72.88%
Number of Holdings 409 1 17920 40.94%
Net Assets in Top 10 26.9 M -587 M 20.8 B 80.01%
Weighting of Top 10 13.66% 2.3% 100.0% 75.55%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 20 3.82%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 2.63%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 2% 1.09%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 1.08%
  5. Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau 2.5% 1.05%
  6. PALMER SQUARE LOAN FUNDING LTD 2.54% 0.84%
  7. TOYOTA AUTO LOAN EXTENDED NOTE TRUST 2.56% 0.83%
  8. Csail Commercial Mortagage Trust 3.05% 0.80%
  9. Volvo Financial Equipment LLC 2.91% 0.77%
  10. OSCAR US Funding VIII LLC 3.23% 0.74%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CSTBX % Rank
Bonds
93.89% 71.08% 159.74% 72.53%
Cash
3.40% -59.74% 27.48% 35.01%
Convertible Bonds
2.71% 0.00% 7.31% 6.35%
Stocks
0.00% -0.38% 18.10% 62.31%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.11% 87.69%
Other
0.00% -27.60% 31.83% 82.86%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CSTBX % Rank
Corporate
62.04% 0.00% 99.41% 7.48%
Securitized
19.22% 0.00% 98.72% 40.55%
Government
14.63% -2.21% 100.00% 38.08%
Cash & Equivalents
3.40% -26.49% 24.02% 39.32%
Municipal
0.72% 0.00% 100.11% 59.98%
Derivative
0.00% -0.83% 31.72% 87.66%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CSTBX % Rank
US
76.34% 58.40% 156.78% 92.98%
Non US
17.55% -38.91% 29.50% 4.09%

Expenses

CSTBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CSTBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.74% 0.01% 34.57% 52.35%
Management Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.25% 27.02%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 46.57%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

CSTBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 2.25% 0.50% 5.75% 83.56%
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

CSTBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

CSTBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 132.00% 0.00% 489.00% 82.14%

Distributions

CSTBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CSTBX Category Low Category High CSTBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.20% 68.58%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CSTBX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CSTBX Category Low Category High CSTBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.47% -0.71% 6.02% 56.17%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

CSTBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Saf


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2018

1.61

1.6%

John Saf joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in 2017 as a Co-Portfolio Manager. Previously, he was managing director and portfolio manager at Oppenheimer Investment Management since 2006.

John Calamos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2018

1.61

1.6%

John P. Calamos, Sr. is Chairman and Global CIO of Calamos Investments, a firm he founded in 1977. With origins as an institutional convertible bond manager, the firm has grown into a global asset management firm. Mr. Calamos has established research and investment processes centered around a team-based approach designed to deliver superior risk-adjusted performance over full market cycles. With 50 years of industry experience, Mr. Calamos is often quoted as an authority on risk-managed investment strategies, markets and the economy, and he has authored two books on convertible securities. 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.

Chuck Carmody


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2018

1.61

1.6%

Chuck Carmody joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in 2004 and since February 2016 is a Co-Portfolio Manager, as well as a Senior Fixed Income Trader. From January 2010 to February 2016 he was a Senior Trader.

R. Matthew Freund


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2018

1.61

1.6%

As a Co-Chief Investment Officer, Matt Freund is responsible for oversight of investment team resources, investment processes, performance and risk. As Head of Fixed Income Strategies, he manages investment team members and has portfolio management responsibilities. 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. Matt joined Calamos in 2016 and has 31 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Calamos, he was Chief Investment Officer of USAA Investments, leading the teams responsible for the portfolio management of USAA’s mutual funds and affiliated portfolios, including P&C and life insurance products, and overseeing more than $140 billion in assets. During this time, he also served as lead portfolio manager for several highly regarded fixed income mutual funds. Earlier in his career, Matt served as a senior investment analyst for MetLife in the Capital Markets Group. He received a B.A. in Accounting from Franklin & Marshall College and an M.B.A. from Indiana University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 33.44 7.42 0.33