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CALAMOS HIGH INCOME FUND (CHYDX)

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Overview

The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of U.S. and non-U.S. high yield bonds.

Key Features

  • Uses three decades of credit evaluation to find issuers with sustainable revenues and lower risk of default
  • Emphasis on total return, rather than an exclusive focus on yield, may enhance our ability to generate alpha and preserve capital over the entire credit cycles
  • A disciplined process using fundamental analysis which can potentially provide the best opportunity for identifying investments

Portfolio Fit

The fund can complement speculative-grade or investment-grade credit exposure which may provide an attractive option for fixed income investors concerned about generating income.

Comprehensive, Disciplined Process Driven By Credit Research

Fundamental analysis and risk management with a focus on avoiding losers are cornerstones of our investment process designed for total return.

Before investing carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus and summary prospectus containing this and other information or call 1-800-582-6959. Read it carefully before investing.

NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE

Calamos Financial Services LLC, Distributor

Important Risk Information

An investment in the Fund(s) is subject to risks, and you could lose money on your investment in the Fund(s). There can be no assurance that the Fund(s) will achieve its investment objective. Your investment in the Fund(s) is not a deposit in a bank and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or any other government agency. The risks associated with an investment in the Fund(s) can increase during times of significant market volatility. The Fund(s) also has specific principal risks, which are described below. More detailed information regarding these risks can be found in the Fund’s prospectus.

The principal risks of investing in the Calamos High Income Fund include: high yield risk consisting of increased credit and liquidity risks, convertible securities risk consisting of the potential for a decline in value during periods of rising interest rates and the risk of the borrower to miss payments, synthetic convertible instruments risk, interest rate risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, portfolio selection risk, foreign securities risk and liquidity risk.

NOTES

Annualized Standard Deviation-A statistical measure of the historical volatility of a mutual fund or portfolio, usually computed using 36 monthly returns. More generally, a measure of the extent to which numbers are spread around their average.

Beta-Is a historic measure of a fund's relative volatility, which is one of the measures of risk; a beta of 0.5 reflects 1/2 the market's volatility as represented by the S&P 500 Index, while a beta of 2.0 reflects twice the market's volatility

Bond Credit Quality-Reflects the higher of the ratings of Standard & Poor’s Corporation; Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. or Fitch, Inc. Ratings are relative, subjective and not absolute standards of quality, represent the opinions of the independent Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (NRSRO), and are adjusted to the Standards and Poors scale shown. Ratings are measured using a scale that typically ranges from AAA (highest) to D (lowest). In addition, CAL has assigned its own ranking to the “unrated bonds” based on its fundamental and proprietary investment process and has years of experience actively managing risk. The security’s credit rating does not eliminate risk. The table excludes equity securities, cash and cash equivalents. For more information about securities ratings, please see the Fund’s Statement of Additional Information at www.calamos.com. Additional information on ratings methodologies are available by visiting the NRSRO websites; www.standardandpoors.com, www.moodys.com, and www.fitchratings.com.

Credit Suisse High Income Index-Is an unmanaged index of high yield debt securities.

Current (SEC) Yield-Reflects the dividends and interest earned by the Fund during the 30-day period ended as of the date stated above after deducting the Fund's expenses for that same period.

Debt/Capital Ratio-Is a measure of a company s financial leverage, calculated as the company’s debt divided by its total capital.

Distribution Rate-The percentage rate at which a fund distributes income to its shareholders. It is calculated by dividing a fund's annual distributions by its current price; this figure can vary from the SEC yield of the same fund because of the multiple ways of treating different asset classes.

PEG Ratio-Is price/earnings ratio divided by estimated earnings growth rate in the next year; a lower PEG indicates that less is being paid for each unit of earnings growth.

Price/Book Ratio-Is a stock’s capitalization divided by its book value.

Price/Earnings Ratio-Is the current stock price over trailing 12‐month earnings per share.

Price/Sales Ratio-Is the current stock price over trailing 12‐month sales per share.

ROIC (Return On Invested Capital)-Measures how effectively a company uses the money invested in its operations, calculated as a company’s net income minus any dividends divided by the company’s total capital.

S&P 500 Index-Is generally considered representative of the U.S. stock market.

Turnover-is the percentage of assets in a portfolio that changed over a certain period, often a year; higher turnover indicates greater buying and selling activity.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

† Morningstar Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns. The Overall Morningstar Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with a fund’s 3-, 5-, and 10-year Morningstar Rating metrics.

For each U.S.-domiciled fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) Morningstar data: © 2013 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; may not be copied or distributed; and is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Class A shares load-adjusted returns are adjusted for the maximum front-end sales load of 4.75%. The Funds also offer Class B and C shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects an expense reimbursement that improved results.

The Fund's gross expense ratio is 1.18% as of the prospectus dated 3/1/2014.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Fund Details

As of 11/25/14
Inception Date:
8/2/99
Current NAV:
$9.58
$ Change:
$0.01
% Change:
0.10%
Net Assets*
191 mil
(*Total Net Assets as of 9/30/14)

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Calendar Year Total Returns

AS OF 9/30/14

Annualized Total Returns

AS OF 9/30/14
Calamos (NAV)0.08%6.38%8.52%7.87%6.32%6.84%6.77%
(Load-Adjusted)-4.66%1.28%6.79%6.82%5.80%6.49%6.42%
BofA ML0.86%7.32%10.24%9.78%7.50%7.10%6.95%
Credit Suisse0.42%7.07%10.62%10.36%7.98%7.87%7.66%

The Fund's Gross Expense Ratio is 1.18 as of the prospectus dated 3/01/14

Before investing carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus and summary prospectus containing this and other information or call 1-800-582-6959. Read it carefully before investing.

NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE

Calamos Financial Services LLC, Distributor

10k Performance is for the Fund’s Class A shares at net asset value and does not include the Fund’s maximum front-end sales charge of 4.75%—had it been included, the Fund’s return would have been lower. Index data shown is from 7/31/99, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. Source: State Street Corporation, Lipper, Inc. and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The principal value and return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance reflected at NAV does not include the Fund’s maximum front-end sales load of 4.75%—had it been included, the Fund’s return would have been lower. Calendar year returns measure net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments for each period specified. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The Fund also offers Class B and C Shares, the performance of which may vary.

The offering price for Class I shares is the NAV per share with no initial sales charge. There are no contingent deferred sales charges or distribution or service fees with respect to Class I shares. The minimum initial investment required to purchase each Fund’s Class I shares is $1 million. Class I shares are offered primarily for direct investment by investors through certain tax-exempt retirement plans (including 401(k) plans, 457 plans, employer-sponsored 403(b) plans, profit sharing and money purchase pension plans, defined benefit plans and non qualified deferred compensation plans) and by institutional clients, provided such plans or clients have assets of at least $1 million. Class I shares may also be offered to certain other entities or programs, including, but not limited to, investment companies, under certain circumstances.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Credit Suisse High Yield Index-Is an unmanaged index of high income debt securities.

† Morningstar Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns. The Overall Morningstar Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with a fund’s 3-, 5-, and 10-year Morningstar Rating metrics.

For each U.S.-domiciled fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) Morningstar data: © 2013 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; may not be copied or distributed; and is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Class A shares load-adjusted returns are adjusted for the maximum front-end sales load of 4.75%. The Funds also offer Class B and C shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects an expense reimbursement that improved results.

The Fund's gross expense ratio is 1.18% as of the prospectus dated 3/1/2014.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Sector Weightings

AS OF 9/30/14
% of Assets BofA ML High Yield BB-B Constrained Index (HUC4)
Consumer Discretionary 26.3% 20.5%
Energy 19.0% 16.6%
Industrials 12.6% 10.7%
Materials 10.4% 9.1%
Health Care 8.5% 8.0%
Telecommunication Services 7.4% 9.8%
Information Technology 6.9% 4.6%
Financials 4.4% 12.7%
Utilities 1.9% 3.9%
Consumer Staples 1.3% 4.1%
Index Options 0.0% 0.0%
Sovereign Bonds 0.0% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 0.0%

Asset Allocation

AS OF 9/30/14

Month-End Yield

AS OF 10/31/14
SEC Yield 4.28%
Distribution Rate 5.71%

Top 10 Holdings

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Company Security Type Industry
%
Hughes Satellite Systems Corp. Corporate Bonds Communications Equipment 1.7%
W&T Offshore, Inc. Corporate Bonds Oil & Gas Exploration & Production 1.6%
Gulfmark Offshore, Inc. Corporate Bonds Oil & Gas Equipment & Services 1.5%
Titan International, Inc. Corporate Bonds Agricultural & Farm Machinery 1.5%
Sprint Corp. Corporate Bonds Wireless Telecommunication Services 1.4%
ArcelorMittal, SA Corporate Bonds Steel 1.3%
DaVita HealthCare Partners, Inc. Corporate Bonds Health Care Services 1.3%
United Rentals North America, Inc. Corporate Bonds Trading Companies & Distributors 1.3%
Dana Holding Corp. Corporate Bonds Auto Parts & Equipment 1.3%
American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. Corporate Bonds Auto Parts & Equipment 1.3%
Total 14.2%

Fund Facts

AS OF 9/30/14


Fund BofA ML High Yield BB-B Constrained Index (HUC4)
Total Net Assets $191.0 million --
# of Holdings 150 1800
Duration 5.0 years 5.3 years
Median Investment Premium 9.3% --
Median Conversion Premium 6.5% --
Turnover 55.2% --
Debt/Capital 79.0% 67.1%
ROIC 10.3% 8.7%
Portfolio Turnover (12 months) 55.2% --

Regional Exposure

AS OF 9/30/14
North America 85.5%
Europe 10.0%
Asia/Pacific 2.3%
Caribbean 1.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Middle East/Africa 0.0%

Country Exposure

AS OF 9/30/14
United States 83.1%
Luxembourg 2.8%
Canada 2.4%
United Kingdom 2.1%
Switzerland 1.4%
Australia 1.2%
Norway 1.1%
Japan 1.1%
Netherlands 1.0%
Bermuda 1.0%

Currency Exposure

AS OF 9/30/14
United States Dollar (USD) 100.0%

Credit Quality of Bonds

AS OF 9/30/14
AAA 0.0%
AA 0.0%
A 0.0%
BBB 7.1%
BB 53.4%
B 37.2%
CCC and below 1.3%
Unrated Securities 1.0%

Maturity Schedule

AS OF 9/30/14
5 To 10 Years 77.0%
1 To 5 Years 16.2%
< 1 Year 2.4%
10 To 20 Years 2.3%
Equities & Other 2.1%
20 To 30 Years 0.0%
> 30 Years 0.0%

Bond Duration

AS OF 9/30/14
Weighted Avg. Duration 5.0 years
Weighted Avg. Maturity 6.5 years

1Top 10 Holdings and Sector Weightings are calculated as a percentage of Net Assets. The tables exclude cash or cash equivalents, any government / sovereign bonds or broad based index hedging securities the portfolio may hold. You can obtain a complete listing of holdings by visiting www.calamos.com.

Holdings and weightings are subject to change daily. Holdings are provided for informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities mentioned.

Before investing carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus and summary prospectus containing this and other information or call 1-800-582-6959. Read it carefully before investing.

NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE

Calamos Financial Services LLC, Distributor

Important Fund Information.
Bond credit quality allocation reflects the higher of the ratings of Standards & Poor’s Corporation; Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. or Fitch, Inc. Ratings are relative, subjective and not absolute standards of quality, represent the opinions of the independent, Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (NRSRO), and are adjusted to the Standards & Poor’s scale shown. Ratings are measured using a scale that typically ranges from AAA (highest) to D (lowest). In addition, CAL has assigned its own ranking to the “unrated bonds,” based on its fundamental and proprietary investment process and has years of experience actively managing risk. The security’s credit rating does not eliminate risk. The table excludes equity securities, cash and cash equivalents. For more information about securities ratings, please see the Fund’s Statement of Additional Information at calamos.com. Additional information on ratings methodologies are available by visiting the NRSRO websites: www.standardandpoors.com, www.moodys.com, and www.fitchratings.com.

Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown.

Annualized Standard Deviation—A statistical measure of the historical volatility of a mutual fund or portfolio, usually computed using 36 monthly returns.

Beta—Is a historic measure of a fund’s relative volatility, which is one of the measures of risk; a beta of 0.5 reflects 1/2 the market’s volatility as represented by the Fund’s primary benchmark, while a beta of 2.0 reflects twice the volatility.

Credit Suisse High Income Index—Is an unmanaged index of high income debt securities.

Current (SEC) Yield—Reflects the dividends and interest earned by the Fund during the 30-day period ended as of the date stated above after deducting the Fund’s expenses for that same period.

Lipper High Current Yields Funds—Funds that aim at high (relative) current yield from fixed income securities, have no quality or maturity restrictions, and tend to invest in lower-grade debt issues.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Important Risk Information.
An investment in the Fund(s) is subject to risks, and you could lose money on your investment in the Fund(s). There can be no assurance that the Fund(s) will achieve its investment objective. Your investment in the Fund(s) is not a deposit in a bank and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or any other government agency. The risks associated with an investment in the Fund(s) can increase during times of significant market volatility. The Fund(s) also has specific principal risks, which are described below. More detailed information regarding these risks can be found in the Fund’s prospectus.

The principal risks of investing in the Calamos High Income Fund include: high income risk, convertible securities risk, synthetic convertible instruments risk, interest rate risk, credit risk, liquidity risk and portfolio selection risk.

Before investing, carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Contact 800.582.6959 for a prospectus containing this and other information. Read it carefully.

Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown.

† Morningstar Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns. The Overall Morningstar Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with a fund’s 3-, 5-, and 10-year Morningstar Rating metrics.

For each U.S.-domiciled fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) Morningstar data: © 2013 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; may not be copied or distributed; and is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Class A shares load-adjusted returns are adjusted for the maximum front-end sales load of 4.75%. The Funds also offer Class B and C shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects an expense reimbursement that improved results.

The Fund's gross expense ratio is 1.18% as of the prospectus dated 3/1/2014.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Total Capital Gains

  
20130.1912
20120.1336
20110.1305
20100.0000
20090.0000
20080.0000

Schedule

   
Distributions Monthly
Capital Gains Annually

Distributions

Choose a year  
IncomeTotalReinvest
October .04112 .041129.65
September .04130 .041309.60
August .03728 .037269.85
July .05311 .053119.77
June .04484 .044849.94
May .06071 .060719.91
April .04376 .043769.88
March .05689 .056899.87
February .04350 .043509.89
January .03917 .039179.74
December .04713 .047139.73
November .04187 .041879.90
October .04080 .040809.90
September .04033 .040339.73
August .04681 .046819.70
July .04377 .043779.83
June .05510 .055109.67
May .03554 .0355410.06
April .04884 .0488410.11
March .04626 .046269.98
February .03784 .037849.92
January .04223 .042239.66
December .04650 .046509.86
November .04577 .045779.88
October .04695 .046959.89
September .04989 .049899.88
August .04441 .044419.80
July .04858 .048589.75
June .03854 .038549.64
May .05148 .051489.53
April .05102 .051029.74
March .04573 .045739.74
February .04611 .046119.85
January .04216 .042169.70
December .04741 .047419.51
November .04010 .040109.54
October .05410 .054109.68
September .05558 .055589.30
August .06301 .063019.57
July .05859 .0585910.04
June .05424 .054249.91
May .04674 .0467410.08
April .05462 .0546210.14
March .04844 .0484410.06
February .05193 .0519310.07
January .04140 .041409.96
December .05571 .0557110.93
November .05836 .058369.78
October .05501 .055019.97
September.05087.050879.80
August.05326.053269.65
July.05813.058139.58
June.05773.057739.44
May.05815.058159.42
April.05889.058899.76
March.05630.056309.67
February
January

For more information about the Funds such as sector weightings, top holdings, credit ratings and distribution rates, please contact Client Services at 800-582-6959.

Each Fund is a series of Calamos Investment Trust. The investment adviser to the Funds is Calamos Advisors LLC. The Calamos Family of Funds offers a range of investment strategies for individual investors with diverse investment objectives and needs. For more information on the Funds, please call 800-582-6959.

Before investing carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus and summary prospectus containing this and other information or call 1-800-582-6959. Read it carefully before investing.

NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE

Calamos Financial Services LLC, Distributor

† Morningstar Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns. The Overall Morningstar Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with a fund’s 3-, 5-, and 10-year Morningstar Rating metrics.

For each U.S.-domiciled fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) Morningstar data: © 2013 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; may not be copied or distributed; and is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Class A shares load-adjusted returns are adjusted for the maximum front-end sales load of 4.75%. The Funds also offer Class B and C shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects an expense reimbursement that improved results.

The Fund's gross expense ratio is 1.18% as of the prospectus dated 3/1/2014.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Annual Expenses

A Shares B Shares C Shares I Shares
Total Expense Ratio1.181.931.930.93
Net Expense Ratio1.181.931.930.93
Transaction Fee0.000.000.000.00
Redemption Fee0.000.000.000.00

Investment Information

A Shares B Shares C Shares I Shares
Minimum initial investment$2,500$2,500$2,500$1 million
Minimum subsequent investments$50$50$50$0
IRA initial investments$500$500$500N/A

Fund Information

A Shares B Shares C Shares I Shares
Inception Date8/02/9912/21/0012/21/003/01/02
Ticker SymbolCHYDXCAHBXCCHYXCIHYX
CUSIP number128119815128119724128119799128119781

Sales & Distribution

A Shares B Shares C Shares I Shares
Sales loadFront-endBack-endLevel-loadN/A
Maximum Sales Charge4.75%5.00%1.00%N/A
US Bank Fund Number608615622632
DistributionsMonthly dividends; annual capital gains

For more information about the Funds such as sector weightings, top holdings, credit ratings and distribution rates, please contact Client Services at 800-582-6959.

Each Fund is a series of Calamos Investment Trust. The investment adviser to the Funds is Calamos Advisors LLC. The Calamos Family of Funds offers a range of investment strategies for individual investors with diverse investment objectives and needs. For more information on the Funds, please call 800-582-6959.

Before investing carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus and summary prospectus containing this and other information or call 1-800-582-6959. Read it carefully before investing.

NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE

Calamos Financial Services LLC, Distributor

† Morningstar Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns. The Overall Morningstar Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with a fund’s 3-, 5-, and 10-year Morningstar Rating metrics.

For each U.S.-domiciled fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) Morningstar data: © 2013 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; may not be copied or distributed; and is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Class A shares load-adjusted returns are adjusted for the maximum front-end sales load of 4.75%. The Funds also offer Class B and C shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects an expense reimbursement that improved results.

The Fund's gross expense ratio is 1.18% as of the prospectus dated 3/1/2014.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Calamos High Yield Investment Process Credit research has been an integral part of the Calamos investment process since the 1970s. Co-Portfolio Managers Jeremy Hughes and Chris Langs provide an overview of the Calamos high yield investment process — a comprehensive, disciplined process driven by fundamental research.
Calamos High Income Fund Quarterly Commentary A quarterly update of the Calamos High Income Fund’s performance, positioning, related market commentary and outlook.
Calamos High Income Fund Fact Sheet The High Income Fund fact sheet provides a snap shot of the investment team, the fund strategy, performance, composition, ratings and returns.
Investment Team View the Growth Equity/Fixed Income Team biographies
High Yield Monthly Snapshot Jeremy Hughes, CFA, SVP and Co-Portfolio Manager and Chris Langs, CFA, SVP and Co-Portfolio Manager provide a snapshot of the high yield market.
Calamos High Income Fund Prospectus (ABC) This summary contains important information about the Class A, B and C High Income Fund investment objective, fees and expenses, principal investment strategies, principal risks and performance.
Calamos High Income Fund Prospectus (IR) This summary contains important information about the Class I and R High Income Fund investment objective, fees and expenses, principal investment strategies, principal risks and performance.
Statutory Prospectus (ABC) You should read the accompanying prospectus and any accompanying prospectus supplement, which contain important information, before deciding whether to invest in our securities.
Statutory Prospectus (IR) You should read the accompanying prospectus and any accompanying prospectus supplement, which contain important information, before deciding whether to invest in our securities.
SAI The statement of additional information is a supplementary document to the fund’s prospectus and contains additional information about the fund and includes further disclosure regarding its operations.
Semi Annual Report The semiannual report includes a letter from John P. Calamos, Sr. to shareholders and provides a comprehensive review of the fund’s activities and financial performance over a six month period.
Annual Report The annual report includes a letter from John P. Calamos, Sr. and Gary Black to shareholders outlining the fund's performance, as well as a comprehensive review of the fund’s activities and financial performance.

Before investing carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus and summary prospectus containing this and other information or call 1-800-582-6959. Read it carefully before investing.

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Calamos Financial Services LLC, Distributor

† Morningstar Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns. The Overall Morningstar Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with a fund’s 3-, 5-, and 10-year Morningstar Rating metrics.

For each U.S.-domiciled fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) Morningstar data: © 2013 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; may not be copied or distributed; and is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Class A shares load-adjusted returns are adjusted for the maximum front-end sales load of 4.75%. The Funds also offer Class B and C shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects an expense reimbursement that improved results.

The Fund's gross expense ratio is 1.18% as of the prospectus dated 3/1/2014.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average assuming reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Daily performance returns are not adjusted for the 4.75% front-end sales charge, which would reduce the performance quoted. Where indicated, quarterly returns are adjusted for the maximum front-end sales load of 4.75% for Class A shares (3.75% for Total Return Bond Fund Class A Shares). Class B shares have a declining contingent deferred sales charge over six years, with a maximum of 5% in year one (3.50% for Total Return Bond Fund Class B shares). Class B shares automatically convert to A shares after eight years. There is a 1% contingent deferred sales charge for C shares on certain redemptions within the first year of purchase. Class B and C shares have been adjusted for the contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC). Class I shares are also available for institutional investors. 

 

The Fund's investment advisor has contractually agreed to reimburse Fund expenses through March 31, 2015 to the extent necessary so that Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses (excluding taxes, interest, short interest, short dividend expenses, brokerage commissions, acquired fund fees and expenses and extraordinary expenses, if any) of Class A, Class B, Class C and Class I are limited to 1.15%, 1.90%, 1.90% and 0.90% of average net assets respectively for the Calamos Value and Focus Growth Fund; 1.50%, 2.25%, 2.25% and 1.25% of average net assets respectively for the Calamos Discovery Growth Fund; 1.40%, 2.15%, 2.15% and 1.15% of average net assets respectively for the Calamos International Growth and Global Equity Fund; and 0.90%, 1.65%, 1.65% and 0.65% of average net assets respectively for the Calamos Total Return Bond Fund.

The funds' gross expense ratios as of the prospectus dated 3/1/14 are as follows: Growth A 1.28%, B 2.03%, C 2.03% and I 1.03%; Growth and Income A 1.09%, B 1.84%, C 1.84% and I 0.84%; Opportunistic Value A 1.54%, B 2.30%, C 2.29% and I 1.29%; Focus Growth A 1.65%, B 2.40%, C 2.40% and I 1.40%; Discovery Growth Fund A 1.72%, B 2.47%, C 2.47% and I 1.47%; Dividend Growth A 2.22%, C 2.97% and I 1.97%; Mid Cap Growth A 3.08%, C 3.83% and I 2.83%; Global Growth and Income A 1.41%, B 2.16%, C 2.16% and I 1.15%; International Growth A 1.48%, B 2.23%, C 2.23% and I 1.23%; Global Equity A 1.45%, B 2.20%, C 2.20% and I 1.20%; Evolving World Growth A 1.64%, B 2.39%, C 2.39% and I 1.39%; Emerging Market Equity A 2.62%, C 3.37% and I 2.37%; Convertible A 1.12%, B 1.87%, C 1.87% and I 0.87%; Market Neutral Income A 1.28%, B 2.05%, C 2.03% and I 1.02%; Long/Short A 2.68%, C 3.43% and I 2.43%; High Income A 1.18%, B 1.93%, C 1.93% and I 0.93%; and Total Return Bond A 0.99%, B 1.74%, C 1.74% and I 0.74%. 
 
Before investing carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus containing this and other information or call 800-582-6959. Read it carefully.

 

Important Fund Information

  • Calamos Growth, Growth and Income, Opportunistic Value, Global Growth and Income, International Growth, Global Equity and Evolving World Growth Funds may invest in small and mid-size company securities, which generally present greater risk and higher volatility than investments in larger, more established companies.
  • Calamos Growth, Growth and Income, Opportunistic Value, Focus Growth, Global Growth and Income, International Growth, Global Equity and Evolving World Growth Funds invest a substantial portion of their assets in equity securities, which are subject to greater fluctuations in market value than other asset classes as a result of such factors as a company's business performance, investor perceptions, stock market trends, and general economic conditions.
  • Calamos Global Growth and Income, International Growth, Global Equity and Evolving World Growth Funds may invest up to 100% of assets in foreign securities. Total Return Bond Fund may invest up to 35% and all other Calamos funds up to 25% of assets in foreign securities. Investing outside the U.S. offers both risks and rewards. Increased volatility, changes in the value of foreign currencies, and difficulty in obtaining information are some of the risks involved.
  • Global Growth and Income, International Growth, Global Equity, Evolving World Growth and Total Return Bond Funds may invest in securities issued by companies in emerging markets; these may present additional risk due to the potential for greater economic and political instability in less developed countries.
  • Calamos High Income Fund invests and Total Return Bond Funds may invest in lower-rated fixed-income securities, often referred to as "junk bonds," which generally present greater risks than higher-quality securities, because of the greater likelihood that the company issuing the lower-rated securities will default on income and principal payments.
  • Calamos Growth and Income, Convertible and Market Neutral Income Funds: There are certain risks associated with an investment in a convertible bond such as a default risk—the company issuing a convertible security may be unable to repay principal and interest—and interest rate risk—the convertible may decrease in value if interest rates increase.
  • Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund engages in short sales. Short sales involve the risk that the Fund may incur a loss if the market value of a borrowed security increases between the date of the short sale and the date the Fund replaces the security. A short position in a security poses more risk than holding the same security long. Because a short position loses value as the security's price increases, the loss on a short sale is theoretically unlimited. It is possible that the market value of the securities the Fund holds in long positions will decline at the same time that the market value of the securities the Fund has sold short increases, thereby increasing the Fund's potential volatility. The Market Neutral Income Fund engages in short sales of convertible securities' underlying stock, which may increase volatility and portfolio turnover.
  • Calamos Total Return Bond Fund may invest in derivative securities, including options, futures contracts and swap agreements. The use of derivatives presents risks different from, and possibly greater than, the risks associated with investing directly in traditional securities. There is no assurance that any derivative strategy used by the Fund will succeed.
  • In addition to market risk, there are certain risks associated with an investment in Calamos Total Return Bond Fund, such as default risk, the risk that the company issuing debt securities will be unable to repay principal and interest, and interest rate risk that the security may decrease in value if interest rates increase.

NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE

Performance of the Growth Fund reflects the effects of an expense reimbursement that improved results and was in effect until March 31, 2000.

Performance shown for the Convertible Fund and Global Growth and Income Fund includes the effects of an overpayment of dividends and/ or capital gains distribution to shareholders of certain classes of shares of the Fund (and a corresponding capital contribution by Calamos Advisors LLC), which increased certain return figures.

1Net asset value is the $U.S. value of a single share excluding any sales charges. NAV Change shows the change in value from the prior business day: + = gain; - = loss; NC = no change. The net asset value of a fund will fluctuate. Please note that total return is considered one of the best measures of overall performance of most mutual fund investments. More complete information and long-term performance is available for each Fund by clicking on any Fund name. Shares are redeemable at current net asset value, which may be more or less than their original cost

Calamos Financial Services LLC, Distributor

 

Before investing carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus and summary prospectus containing this and other information or call 1-800-582-6959. Read it carefully before investing.

NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE

Calamos Financial Services LLC, Distributor

21-year, 3-year, 5-year, 10-year and since inception returns are as of 12/31/13. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Performance shown reflects an expense reimbursement that improved results. Load-adjusted returns are adjusted for the maximum front-end sales load of 4.75% for Class A shares (3.75% for Total Return Bond Fund). Class B shares have a declining contingent deferred sales charge over six years, with a maximum of 5% in year one (3.50% for Total Return Bond Fund Class B shares). Class B shares automatically convert to A shares after eight years. There is a 1% contingent deferred sales charge for C shares on certain redemptions within the first year of purchase. Class B and C shares have been adjusted for the contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC). There are no contingent deferred sales charges or distribution or service fees with respect to Class I shares. The minimum initial investment required to purchase each Fund's Class I shares is $1 million. Class I shares are offered primarily for direct investment by investors through certain tax-exempt retirement plans (including 401(k) plans, 457 plans, employer-sponsored 403(b) plans, profit sharing and money purchase pension plans, defined benefit plans and non qualified deferred compensation plans) and by institutional clients, provided such plans or clients have assets of at least $1 million. Class I shares may also be offered to certain other entities or programs, including, but not limited to, investment companies, under certain circumstances.

The Fund's investment advisor has contractually agreed to reimburse Fund expenses through March 31, 2015 to the extent necessary so that Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses (excluding taxes, interest, short interest, short dividend expenses, brokerage commissions, acquired fund fees and expenses and extraordinary expenses, if any) of Class A, Class B, Class C and Class I are limited to 1.15%, 1.90%, 1.90% and 0.90% of average net assets respectively for the Calamos Value and Focus Growth Fund; 1.50%, 2.25%, 2.25% and 1.25% of average net assets respectively for the Calamos Discovery Growth Fund; 1.40%, 2.15%, 2.15% and 1.15% of average net assets respectively for the Calamos International Growth and Global Equity Fund; and 0.90%, 1.65%, 1.65% and 0.65% of average net assets respectively for the Calamos Total Return Bond Fund. 

The funds' gross expense ratios as of the prospectus dated 3/1/14 are as follows: Growth A 1.28%, B 2.03%, C 2.03% and I 1.03%; Growth and Income A 1.09%, B 1.84%, C 1.84% and I 0.84%; Opportunistic Value A 1.54%, B 2.30%, C 2.29% and I 1.29%; Focus Growth A 1.65%, B 2.40%, C 2.40% and I 1.40%; Discovery Growth Fund A 1.72%, B 2.47%, C 2.47% and I 1.47%; Dividend Growth A 2.22%, C 2.97% and I 1.97%; Mid Cap Growth A 3.08%, C 3.83% and I 2.83%; Global Growth and Income A 1.41%, B 2.16%, C 2.16% and I 1.15%; International Growth A 1.48%, B 2.23%, C 2.23% and I 1.23%; Global Equity A 1.45%, B 2.20%, C 2.20% and I 1.20%; Evolving World Growth A 1.64%, B 2.39%, C 2.39% and I 1.39%; Emerging Market Equity A 2.62%, C 3.37% and I 2.37%; Convertible A 1.12%, B 1.87%, C 1.87% and I 0.87%; Market Neutral Income A 1.28%, B 2.05%, C 2.03% and I 1.02%; Long/Short A 2.68%, C 3.43% and I 2.43%; High Income A 1.18%, B 1.93%, C 1.93% and I 0.93%; and Total Return Bond A 0.99%, B 1.74%, C 1.74% and I 0.74%. 

NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE

Before investing carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus containing this and other information or call 800-582-6959. Read it carefully.