Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ) Institutional Investor Positioning

November 15, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

 Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ) Institutional Investor Positioning

Sentiment for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ) institutional sentiment increased to 1 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.74 in 2017Q1. The ratio is positive, as 35 investment managers increased or opened new positions, while 35 cut down and sold positions in Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund. The investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 17.18 million shares, down from 17.20 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 11 Reduced: 24 Increased: 24 New Position: 11.

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The company has market cap of $1.83 billion. The Fund’s investment strategy is to provide total return through a combination of capital appreciation and current income. It currently has negative earnings. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of equities, convertible securities and high yield securities.

It closed at $11.84 lastly. It is down 18.40% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.70% the S&P500.

Shaker Financial Services Llc holds 1.12% of its portfolio in Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund for 168,909 shares. Vident Investment Advisory Llc owns 686,798 shares or 0.67% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Aviance Capital Partners Llc has 0.38% invested in the company for 101,821 shares. The Colorado-based Advisors Asset Management Inc. has invested 0.34% in the stock. Oxbow Advisors Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 128,215 shares.#img1#

More recent Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” on November 08, 2017. Also Gurufocus.com published the news titled: “Court Place Advisors, LLC Buys DowDuPont Inc, Ross Stores Inc, Southwest …” on November 06, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July …” with publication date: June 27, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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