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Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ)

Hybrid / Balanced Funds - Hybrid / Balanced Funds

Data as of Sept. 29, 2023
Market Price $14.07 (- $0.12)
NAV (Sept. 29, 2023) $13.94 (- $0.02)
Fund Listed NASDAQ
Premium / Discount 0.93% (-0.71%)
Fund Info
Inception March 26, 2004
Sponsor Calamos Advisors
Phone 630-245-7200
Location Illinois
Incorporated Delaware
Staggered Board Yes
Term Date N/A
Objective: Capital appreciation and current income; Equities, convertible securities and high yield corporate bonds
Related Indexes
15 Major CEF Sectors Index
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 160,251,615
Total Assets (Reported: April 30, 2023) $3,392M
Estimated Total Assets $3,292M
Net Assets $2,234M
Market Cap $2,255M
Portfolio Turnover 10.00%
Total Leverage 32.14%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 100.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 3.82%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.59%
Rel Lev Cost 4.62%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) 0.45%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -5.75%
Discount High(3 Yr) 6.43%
Discount Rel Range (3 Yr) 54.86%
Comp Discount 13.89
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 1.63
Z-Stat (6mo) 1.14
Z-Stat (1Yr) 0.37
Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.23
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) 1.63
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) 1.12
Distribution Data
Market Yield 8.74%
Income Yield 0.00%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 6.68%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.103
Current Income $0.000
Ex-Date 9/11/23
Payable Date 9/18/23
Div Growth (3yr) 10.81%
Dividend Change 10.8% on 1/21/21
Expected Div 10/2/23
RoC (1yr) 35.17%
RoC (3yr) 11.85%
Tax Dividend Data 2022 2020 - 2022
Income 25.7% 22.2%
ST Gains 0% 10.8%
QDI 7.2% 14.3%
LT Gains 74.3% 67.0%
RoC 0% 0%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (K) $2,653
Avg Volume 30 day 176,231
Avg Volume 90 day 188,542
Volume Trend -6.53%
Comp Volume Trend -11.04%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Hybrid / Balanced Fund Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): AIO 92.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 91.6%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 91.5%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 93.5%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 20.1%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 18.8%
Earnings / Share (4/30/23) $-0.002
Earn Coverage 0.00%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (4/30/23) $-0.524
UNII Trend Up
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Hybrid / Balanced Fund Index

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