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SLMCX Columbia Seligman Comms & Info A

  • Fund
  • SLMCX
  • Price as of: Jul 19, 2019
  • $76.34 - $0.36 - 0.47%
  • Category
  • Technology Equities

SLMCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 30.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.6%
  • Net Assets $6.01 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$76.34
$54.03
$79.02

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.24%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 39.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Technology Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Technology

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 30.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.39%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Columbia Seligman Communications and Information Fund
  • Fund Family Name Columbia
  • Inception Date Jun 23, 1983
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Paul H. Wick

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in securities of companies operating in the communications, information and related industries. Accordingly, it invests in companies operating in the information technology and telecommunications sectors as well as those in the media industry. The fund may invest up to 25% of its net assets in foreign investments. It is non-diversified.

SLMCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SLMCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.9% 7.2% 38.4% 29.23%
1 Yr -1.2% -26.8% 14.9% 39.23%
3 Yr 9.8%* -6.0% 25.3% 69.84%
5 Yr 5.6%* -4.3% 19.1% 58.40%
10 Yr N/A* 1.9% 18.5% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SLMCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.6% -31.2% 4.3% 66.15%
2017 20.7% -15.6% 55.5% 82.31%
2016 6.8% -18.0% 32.1% 45.24%
2015 -1.4% -17.6% 11.6% 54.76%
2014 11.6% -63.5% 36.9% 24.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SLMCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.9% 7.2% 38.4% 33.08%
1 Yr -1.2% -24.7% 14.9% 59.23%
3 Yr 9.8%* 2.7% 30.0% 87.30%
5 Yr 5.6%* -3.6% 31.3% 85.60%
10 Yr N/A* 1.9% 25.0% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SLMCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.6% -31.0% 5.1% 75.38%
2017 20.7% 1.8% 55.5% 86.92%
2016 6.8% -18.0% 32.8% 61.90%
2015 -1.4% -13.9% 83.1% 80.95%
2014 11.6% -63.5% 38.5% 35.20%

NAV & Total Return History

SLMCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SLMCX Category Low Category High SLMCX % Rank
Net Assets 6.01 B 4.87 M 22.8 B 6.92%
Number of Holdings 72 31 338 47.69%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.61 B 866 K 12.4 B 9.23%
Weighting of Top 10 43.48% 17.8% 73.1% 60.77%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Lam Research Corp 7.00%

  2. Broadcom Inc 5.54%

  3. Synopsys Inc 4.67%

  4. Visa Inc Class A 4.08%

  5. Marvell Technology Group Ltd 4.04%

  6. Apple Inc 3.99%

  7. Alphabet Inc A 3.63%

  8. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.63%

  9. Micron Technology Inc 3.51%

  10. Teradyne Inc 3.40%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SLMCX % Rank
Stocks
98.11% 78.21% 99.85% 56.92%
Cash
1.77% 0.00% 21.79% 53.85%
Preferred Stocks
0.12% 0.00% 0.96% 9.23%
Other
0.00% -2.73% 6.18% 64.62%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 68.46%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.66% 68.46%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLMCX % Rank
Technology
88.35% 5.76% 99.85% 20.00%
Financial Services
4.08% 0.00% 38.86% 63.85%
Consumer Cyclical
3.17% 0.00% 26.75% 72.31%
Industrials
2.30% 0.00% 24.13% 62.31%
Communication Services
0.16% 0.00% 90.02% 46.92%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.75% 72.31%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 4.81% 74.62%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 32.02% 81.54%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.79% 68.46%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 9.90% 73.08%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.95% 70.77%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLMCX % Rank
US
88.62% 3.24% 98.91% 41.54%
Non US
9.49% 0.00% 93.22% 55.38%

SLMCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SLMCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.24% 0.10% 3.70% 53.85%
Management Fee 0.87% 0.09% 1.50% 75.38%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 50.57%
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.00% 0.50% 24.10%

Sales Fees

SLMCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 3.50% 5.75% 44.44%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

SLMCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 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.

SLMCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 39.00% 1.00% 595.60% 37.69%

SLMCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SLMCX Category Low Category High SLMCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 68.46%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SLMCX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

SLMCX Category Low Category High SLMCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.39% -2.16% 2.30% 49.23%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

SLMCX - Managers

Paul H. Wick

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 1990

29.51

29.5%

Mr. Wick joined the Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC in November 2008 when it acquired J. & W. Seligman & Co. Incorporated (Seligman), where he was a Managing Director. Mr. Wick is Team Leader and Portfolio Manager for Technology. Wick is a director and managing director of Seligman and Director of Seligman Advisors, Inc. and Seligman Services, Inc. He has been vice president and portfolio manager of Seligman Communications and Information Fund, Inc. since January 1990 and December 1989, respectively. He joined Seligman in August 1987 as an associate, investment Research, he was named managing director in January 1995 and was elected a director of Seligman in November 1997.


Sanjay Devgan

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 04, 2013

6.07

6.1%

Mr. Devgan joined CMIA in 2012. Prior to joining CMIA as a Portfolio Analyst, he was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley providing equity research on the semiconductor industry. Prior to his work at Morgan Stanley, he was a Senior Financial Business Analyst at Cisco Systems covering operations finance and worldwide sales finance. Mr. Devgan began his investment career in 1995. He earned a B.S. from University of California and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.


Shekhar Pramanick

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 04, 2013

6.07

6.1%

Dr. Pramanick joined CMIA in 2012. Prior to joining CMIA as a Portfolio Analyst, Dr. Pramanick was a principal at Elemental Capital Partners focusing on global semiconductor devices, memory, capital equipment and disk drives. Prior to that, he was a semiconductor analyst at Seasons Capital Management. Mr. Pramanick began his investment career in 1993. He earned a B.S. from the National Institute of Technology, an M.S. from the University of Oregon and a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University.


Jeetil Patel

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 13, 2015

3.97

4.0%

Mr. Patel joined Columbia Mangmt Investment Advisers, LLC in 2012. Prior to joining Columbia as a Portfolio Analyst, Mr. Patel was a managing director and senior internet analyst for Deutsche Bank Securities. Mr. Patel began his investment career in 1998 and earned a B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles.


Christopher Boova

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 19, 2016

3.36

3.4%

Mr. Boova joined one of the Columbia Management legacy firms or acquired business lines in 2000. Mr. Boova began his investment career in 1995 and earned two B.S. degrees from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, an M.A. from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Vimal Patel

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 02, 2018

1.41

1.4%

Mr. Patel joined Columbia in 2014. Prior to joiningColumbia, Mr. Patel was Vice President at Bertram Capital covering technology and business services from 2010 to 2014. Mr. Patel began his investment career in 2001 and earned a B.A. from North Carolina State University, an M.S. from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

29.51

Category Average

8.15

Category Mode

5.34