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Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ)

Hybrid / Balanced Funds - Hybrid / Balanced Funds

Data as of May 26, 2022
Current
Market Price $14.42 (+ $0.40)
NAV (May 26, 2022) $15.09 (+ $0.37)
Fund Listed NASDAQ
Premium / Discount -4.44% (+0.32%)
Fund Info
Inception March 26, 2004
Sponsor Calamos Advisors
Website www.calamos.com/FundIn...
Phone 630-245-7200
NAV Symbol XCSQX
Location Illinois
Incorporated Delaware
Staggered Board Yes
Objective: Capital appreciation and current income; Equities, convertible securities and high yield corporate bonds
Related Indexes
Equity Income Index
60/40 Balanced (w/ BDCs) Index
Hybrid / Balanced Fund Index
All Sector Equity CEF Index
Alternative Income Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 157,874,945
Total Assets (Reported: Oct. 31, 2021) $4,150M
Estimated Total Assets $3,408M
Net Assets $2,382M
Market Cap $2,277M
Portfolio Turnover 27.00%
Total Leverage 30.10%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 100.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 2.03%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.44%
Rel Lev Cost 1.38%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -0.24%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -17.61%
Discount High(3 Yr) 6.43%
Discount Rel Range 54.80%
Comp Discount 2.98
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 1.97
Z-Stat
Z-Stat (6mo) -1.91
Z-Stat (1Yr) -2.63
Z-Stat (3Yr) -1.75
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -0.86
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -1.56
Distribution Data
Market Yield 8.53%
Income Yield 1.17%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 6.27%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.103
Current Income $0.014
Ex-Date 5/12/22
Payable Date 5/20/22
Div Growth (3yr) 24.24%
Dividend Change 10.8% on 1/21/21
Expected Div 6/1/22
RoC (1yr) 0.00%
RoC (3yr) 0.00%
Tax Dividend Data 2021 2019 - 2021
Income 15.1% 24.5%
ST Gains 21.8% 10.8%
QDI 17.0% 17.4%
LT Gains 63.2% 64.7%
RoC 0% 0%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (K) $3,928
Avg Volume 30 day 346,456
Avg Volume 90 day 272,376
Volume Trend 27.20%
Comp Volume Trend 12.39%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
93.0%
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
88.0%
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Hybrid / Balanced Fund Index
89.0%
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): NIE 94.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 98.5%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 99.3%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 99.0%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 21.9%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 20.5%
Earnings
Earnings / Share (10/31/21) $0.002
Earn Coverage 2.34%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (10/31/21) $-0.079
Rel UNII -46.87
UNII Trend Up
Performance
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
1.18
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
1.76
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Hybrid / Balanced Fund Index
1.36

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