The Calamos High Income Opportunities strategy invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of US high-yield bonds. Rather than an exclusive focus on yield, the strategy employs a total return framework designed to enhance our ability to generate alpha and preserve capital over entire credit cycles.
|Strategy Assets*:||$4.0 B|
|Benchmark:||Bloomberg US High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index|
*Strategy Assets reflect all assets that are currently being managed (collectively) under the strategy, which may contain multiple performance composites.
|Sector||% of Assets||Bloomberg US High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index||Under/Overweight %|
|Consumer Non Cyclical||16.2%||13.6%|
|Name||% of Assets|
|High Yield Corporate Debt||79.2|
|Investment Grade Corporate Debt||7.2|
|< 1 Year||3.9%|
|1 to 3 Years||5.2%|
|3 to 5 Years||24.6%|
|5 to 7 Years||32.8%|
|7 to 10 Years||23.6%|
|10 to 20 Years||3.5%|
|> 20 Years||2.0%|
|Equities and Other||4.4%|
|CCC and below||8.3%|
|Bausch Health Americas, Inc.||8.50%||1/31/2027||0.8|
|HUB International, Ltd.||7.00%||5/1/2026||0.8|
|Occidental Petroleum Corp.||4.30%||8/15/2039||0.8|
|CSC Holdings, LLC||5.75%||1/15/2030||0.7|
|Albertsons, Inc. / Safeway, Inc. / New Albertsons, LP / Albertsons, LLC||4.63%||1/15/2027||0.7|
|Jefferies Finance, LLC / JFIN Co-Issuer Corp.||5.00%||8/15/2028||0.6|
|CSC Holdings, LLC||5.38%||2/1/2028||0.6|
|Petsmart, Inc. / PetSmart Finance Corp.||4.75%||2/15/2028||0.6|
|Iron Mountain, Inc.||5.25%||3/15/2028||0.6|
|Name||1-Year||3-Year||5-Year||10-Year||Since Inception (11/99)|
|High Income Opportunities (Gross)||0.83%||5.23%||5.12%||5.40%||7.14%|
|High Income Opportunities (Net)||0.38%||4.73%||4.53%||4.72%||6.39%|
|Bloomberg US High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index||-0.66%||4.56%||4.67%||5.74%||6.84%|
|Name||Qtr ending Mar 22||YTD 2022||2021||2020||2019||2018||2017||2016||2015||2014||2013|
|High Income Opportunities (Gross)||-3.71%||-3.71%||7.04%||6.11%||14.47%||-2.61%||7.27%||13.22%||-3.52%||2.10%||7.34%|
|High Income Opportunities (Net)||-3.81%||-3.81%||6.56%||5.61%||13.87%||-3.27%||6.47%||12.38%||-4.24%||1.37%||6.55%|
|Bloomberg US High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index||-4.82%||-4.82%||5.26%||7.05%||14.32%||-2.09%||7.50%||17.13%||-4.43%||2.46%||7.44%|
Past performance does not guarantee or indicate future results. 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.
Returns and Risk/Reward statistics presented reflect the Calamos High Income Opportunities Composite which is an actively managed composite investing in high-yield fixed-income securities, primarily with credit ratings lower than investment grade securities. The Composite was created January 1, 2001, calculated with an inception date of November 1, 1999 and includes all fully discretionary, fee paying accounts, including those no longer with the Firm.
Unmanaged index returns, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.
The Bloomberg US Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index measures the performance of high yield corporate bonds with a maximum allocation of 2% to any one issuer. 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.
Fees include the investment advisory fee charge by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualized. Chart Data Sources: Calamos Advisors LLC.
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.
|Name||Calamos High Income Opportunities Composite||Bloomberg US High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index|
|Annualized Standard Deviation||8.46%||9.02%|
|Separately Managed Accounts||$25 million||Available to new investors|
|Institutional Mutual Fund (CIHYX)||$1 million||These investment offerings are intended for investors inside the United States.|
The High Income Opportunities Strategy fact sheet provides a snap shot of the investment team, the investment strategy, performance, composition, ratings and returns.
A discussion of the Calamos High Income Opportunities Strategy’s performance versus a benchmark, positioning, related market commentary, and outlook.
Credit analysis is the foundation of our fixed income investment process. We provide an overview of how our team of dedicated credit analysts evaluate a company’s ability to meet its debt obligations utilizing rigorous bottom-up fundamental analysis informed by macroeconomic insights.