With its high growth style, Calamos Timpani Small Cap Growth Fund (CTSIX), can provide your clients access to small cap companies with high, sustainable growth potential that may exceed market expectations.
What do we see ahead? Investment professionals are invited to join a series of conference calls with the Calamos Investment Management team providing perspectives on their respective domains, including convertibles, liquid alternatives, U.S. and international /emerging markets equities, and fixed income.
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Microcaps have been outperforming small caps, which have been outperforming large caps, over the last three months, leading Calamos Timpani Small Cap Growth Fund (CTSIX) Senior Portfolio Manager Brandon Nelson to believe that there's a reversion to mean underway.
Calamos Timpani Small Cap Growth Fund (CTSIX) flipped positive in May and had a 1200 basis point lead over the Russell 2000 Growth Index as of May 31, 2020. Our enthusiasm for CTSIX's prospects continue, as the economy looks to work its way out of recession.
The skills of the Calamos Timpani Small Cap Growth Fund (CTSIX) team are expressed in the fund’s performance results both during the drawdown and as the snapback has continued through May.
A key piece of the CTSIX team’s approach is its avoidance of the emotion and behavior biases that can trip up small company investors.
The team seeks to minimize exposure to the disposition effect, which is the tendency for investors to sell their winners too soon and to keep their losers too long.
Investors subject to anchoring bias can be slow to react to incremental, relevant changes. The prevalence of such a bias helps explain why “growth gaps” exist.
Read more in this Q&A with Senior Portfolio Manager Brandon M. Nelson.
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The principal risks of investing in the Calamos Timpani Small Cap Growth Fund include: equity securities risk consisting of market prices declining in general, growth stock risk consisting of potential increased volatility due to securities trading at higher multiples, and portfolio selection risk.
The Fund invests in small capitalization companies, which are often more volatile and less liquid than investments in larger companies. As a result of political or economic instability in foreign countries, there can be special risks associated with investing in foreign securities, including fluctuations in currency exchange rates, increased price volatility and difficulty obtaining information. In addition, emerging markets may present additional risk due to potential for greater economic and political instability in less developed countries.
The Morningstar Small Growth Category includes small-growth portfolios that focus on faster-growing companies whose shares are at the lower end of the market-capitalization range.
The Russell 2000 Growth Index is a composite of small cap companies located in the U.S. that also exhibit a growth probability.
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.
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 which can be obtained by calling 1-800-582-6959. Read it carefully before investing.