Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund Company Profile (NASDAQ:CSQ)

About Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund logoCalamos Strategic Total Return Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment strategy is to provide total return through a combination of capital appreciation and current income. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of equities, convertible securities and high yield securities. The Fund, under normal circumstances, will invest at least 50% of its managed assets in equity securities (including securities that are convertible into equity securities). The Fund may invest up to 35% of its managed assets in securities of foreign issuers, including debt and equity securities of corporate issuers, and debt securities of government issuers in developed and emerging markets. The Fund holds investments in various sectors, such as consumer discretionary, financials, healthcare, industrials, consumer staples, energy, telecommunication services, utilities, materials and real estate. Calamos Advisors LLC is its investment advisor.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $11.84
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.46
  • 52 Week Range: $9.41 - $12.10
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 331,862 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)

What is Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund's stock symbol?

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CSQ."

How often does Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund?

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.0825 per share on Tuesday, August 15th. This represents a $0.99 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.55%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 8th. View Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund's Dividend History.

Who are some of Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund's key competitors?

Who are Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund's key executives?

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John P. Calamos Sr., President, Trustee
  • Curtis Holloway, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Mark J. Mickey, Chief Compliance Officer
  • J. Christopher Jackson, Vice President, Secretary
  • Robert F. Behan, Vice President
  • John S. Koudounis, Vice President
  • Stephen B. Timbers, Lead Independent Trustee
  • Virginia G. Breen, Independent Trustee
  • Theresa A. Hamacher, Trustee
  • John E. Neal, Independent Trustee

Who owns Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund stock?

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.00%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.00%), Stifel Financial Corp (0.00%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.00%) and Pointe Capital Management LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund stock include John P Sr Calamos Sr, Michael Stark, Resource Corp Gold and Theresa Hamacher. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund.

Who sold Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund stock? Who is selling Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund stock?

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stifel Financial Corp, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, HL Financial Services LLC, Private Advisor Group LLC, Telemus Capital LLC, Nations Financial Group Inc. IA ADV and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund.

Who bought Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund stock? Who is buying Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund stock?

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shaker Financial Services LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Institute for Wealth Management LLC., Cetera Investment Advisers, Advisors Asset Management Inc. and Doliver Capital Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund stock in the last two years include Michael Stark and Theresa Hamacher. View Insider Buying and Selling for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund.

How do I buy Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund stock?

Shares of Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund's stock price today?

One share of Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.58.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ CSQ)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  14 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  15 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  29
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/26/2017Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)

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Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ CSQ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/1/2017monthly$0.088.22%8/8/20178/10/20178/15/2017
7/3/2017monthly$0.088.38%7/7/20177/11/20177/14/2017
6/2/2017monthly$0.088.38%6/8/20176/12/20176/15/2017
5/1/2017monthly$0.088.57%5/8/20175/10/20175/15/2017
4/3/2017monthly$0.088.9%4/7/20174/11/20174/17/2017
3/1/2017monthly$0.088.84%3/8/20173/10/20173/15/2017
2/1/2017monthly$0.089.16%2/8/20172/10/20172/15/2017
5/2/2016$0.085/9/20165/11/20165/16/2016
4/4/2016$0.084/8/20164/12/20164/15/2016
3/1/2016$0.083/8/20163/10/20163/15/2016
2/1/2016$0.082/8/20162/10/20162/16/2016
12/21/2015$0.0812/29/201512/31/20151/6/2016
12/1/2015$0.0812/8/201512/10/201512/15/2015
11/2/2015$0.0811/6/201511/10/201511/16/2015
7/1/2015monthly$0.088.98%7/8/20157/10/20157/15/2015
6/1/2015monthly$0.088.61%6/8/20156/10/20156/15/2015
5/4/2015monthly$0.088.64%5/8/20155/12/20155/15/2015
4/1/2015monthly$0.088.85%4/8/20154/10/20154/15/2015
3/2/2015monthly$0.088.56%3/9/20153/11/20153/16/2015
2/3/2015monthly$0.088.71%2/6/20152/10/20152/13/2015
12/22/2014monthly$0.088.55%12/29/201412/31/20141/6/2015
11/28/2014monthly$0.088.31%12/8/201412/10/201412/15/2014
11/3/2014monthly$0.088.38%11/6/201411/10/201411/14/2014
9/30/2014monthly$0.088.46%10/7/201410/9/201410/15/2014
9/4/2014monthly$0.088.21%9/8/20149/10/20149/15/2014
8/4/2014monthly$0.088.58%8/8/20148/12/20148/15/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/23/2017John P Sr Calamos SrInsiderSell38,862$10.67$414,657.54View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Michael StarkDirectorBuy10,000$0.13$1,300.00
3/11/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell20,000$0.06$1,200.00
3/9/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell1,000$0.06$60.00
3/4/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell352,000$0.06$22,281.60
3/3/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell1,762,000$0.06$98,672.00
3/1/2016Theresa HamacherDirectorBuy1,000$8.87$8,870.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell50,000$0.05$2,500.00
2/25/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell400,000$0.05$18,000.00
2/22/2016Michael StarkDirectorBuy50,000$0.05$2,250.00
2/19/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell69,000$0.05$3,105.00
2/18/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell59,000$0.05$2,655.00
2/12/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell100,000$0.05$4,500.00
2/11/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell500,000$0.04$20,000.00
2/9/2016Michael StarkDirectorBuy25,000$0.03$750.00
2/9/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell100,000$0.04$3,500.00
1/14/2016Resource Corp. GoldInsiderSell200,000$0.03$6,000.00
1/13/2016Michael StarkDirectorBuy49,000$0.03$1,470.00
12/9/2015Michael StarkDirectorBuy100,000$0.03$2,500.00
7/21/2015Michael StarkDirectorBuy10,000$0.05$500.00
5/12/2015Michael StarkDirectorBuy10,000$0.09$850.00
4/21/2015Michael StarkDirectorBuy5,000$0.10$475.00
4/7/2015Michael StarkDirectorBuy5,000$0.10$475.00
4/1/2015Michael StarkDirectorBuy5,000$0.10$475.00
3/26/2015Michael StarkDirectorBuy10,000$0.09$900.00
3/24/2015Michael StarkDirectorBuy10,000$0.10$1,000.00
3/19/2015Michael StarkDirectorBuy10,000$0.10$1,000.00
12/8/2014Mark Anthony BillingsDirectorBuy5,000$0.14$700.00
7/10/2014David D TrippleDirectorSell1,000$11.98$11,980.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)
Latest Headlines for Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoCalamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ) Announces $0.08 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 6:58 PM
nasdaq.com logoCalamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled
www.nasdaq.com - July 6 at 11:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCalamos Strategic Total Return Fund Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.08 (NASDAQ:CSQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 5:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCalamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Receives "Hold" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Drops By 70.5%
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 7:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCalamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) to Issue $0.08 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 8:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoCalamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May ...
www.nasdaq.com - May 5 at 4:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCalamos Strategic Total Return Fund Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.08 (CSQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 9:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoReminder: Capital Link's 16th Annual Closed-End Funds & Global ETFs Forum Thursday, April 27, 2017 -- The Metropolitan Club, New York City
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 9:16 AM
nasdaq.com logoCalamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March ...
www.nasdaq.com - March 7 at 4:29 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCalamos Investments goes ex-dividend tomorrow
seekingalpha.com - February 7 at 5:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCALAMOS STRATEGIC TOTAL RETURN FUND Financials
finance.yahoo.com - December 24 at 4:27 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - September 8 at 8:11 AM
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