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Columbia Seligman Communications and Information Fund

mutual fund
SLMCX
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$106.63 +1.09 +0%
primary theme
Technology Sector Equity
SLMCX (Mutual Fund)

Columbia Seligman Communications and Information Fund

Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$106.63 +1.09 +0%
primary theme
Technology Sector Equity
SLMCX (Mutual Fund)
Columbia Seligman Communications and Information Fund
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$106.63 +1.09 +0%
primary theme
Technology Sector Equity

SLMCX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 33.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 15.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 20.2%
  • Net Assets $7.25 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$105.54
$54.36
$106.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.23%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,000
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Technology Sector Equity
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Technology

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Overview

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$170.47

+0.69%

$39.64 B

0.87%

$1.47

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35.89%

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$116.74

+0.95%

$636.52 M

0.51%

$0.59

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18.92%

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Overview

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Income Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$333.09

+0.74%

$39.64 B

0.87%

$2.87

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36.95%

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$122.66

+0.53%

$32.68 B

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34.70%

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$323.03

+0.91%

$5.84 B

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39.79%

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$89.88

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$4.82 B

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48.77%

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$98.39

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$4.36 B

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36.60%

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SLMCX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 33.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.54%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Columbia Seligman Communications and Information Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Columbia
  • Inception Date
    Jun 23, 1983
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Paul Wick

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in securities of companies operating in the communications, information and related industries. Accordingly, it invests in companies operating in the information technology and telecommunications sectors as well as those in the media industry. The fund may invest up to 25% of its net assets in foreign investments. It is non-diversified.


SLMCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SLMCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 33.2% -0.4% 133.7% 76.60%
1 Yr 23.9% -10.6% 115.6% 81.20%
3 Yr 15.6%* -11.8% 43.7% 82.18%
5 Yr 20.2%* -8.8% 41.9% 66.15%
10 Yr 16.1%* 2.2% 22.2% 66.29%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SLMCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 37.3% -3.0% 63.7% 34.98%
2018 -17.6% -49.7% 16.4% 70.56%
2017 20.7% -17.3% 83.6% 82.54%
2016 6.8% -17.1% 43.0% 52.60%
2015 -1.4% -46.9% 21.7% 53.53%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SLMCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 33.2% 0.0% 133.7% 76.60%
1 Yr 16.8% -13.8% 115.6% 87.18%
3 Yr 13.3%* -11.8% 43.7% 89.60%
5 Yr 18.8%* -8.8% 41.9% 72.92%
10 Yr 15.4%* 2.2% 22.2% 71.91%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SLMCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 37.3% -3.0% 63.7% 34.98%
2018 -17.6% -49.7% 16.4% 77.66%
2017 20.7% -17.3% 83.6% 85.71%
2016 6.8% -17.1% 43.0% 65.32%
2015 -1.4% -13.9% 83.1% 74.12%

NAV & Total Return History


SLMCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SLMCX Category Low Category High SLMCX % Rank
Net Assets 7.25 B 2.79 M 39.6 B 9.27%
Number of Holdings 74 21 334 42.13%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.17 B 883 K 23.4 B 9.84%
Weighting of Top 10 43.77% 7.7% 88.1% 68.50%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Lam Research Corp 7.42%
  2. Apple Inc 5.84%
  3. Broadcom Inc 4.73%
  4. Teradyne Inc 4.65%
  5. Synopsys Inc 4.20%
  6. Microsoft Corp 4.01%
  7. Alphabet Inc A 3.78%
  8. Visa Inc Class A 3.16%
  9. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.13%
  10. Micron Technology Inc 3.02%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SLMCX % Rank
Stocks
99.47% 85.04% 101.55% 40.55%
Cash
0.47% -1.55% 13.09% 65.35%
Preferred Stocks
0.05% 0.00% 1.02% 5.51%
Bonds
0.01% 0.00% 2.57% 10.24%
Other
0.00% -1.59% 12.69% 70.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 71.26%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLMCX % Rank
Technology
81.78% 1.64% 100.00% 25.20%
Communication Services
10.75% 0.00% 98.27% 62.99%
Industrials
3.32% 0.00% 45.91% 26.77%
Financial Services
3.07% 0.00% 42.16% 57.48%
Consumer Cyclical
1.08% 0.00% 43.17% 71.65%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.96% 70.87%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 9.48% 83.46%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 33.67% 87.80%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 1.02% 72.05%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 19.89% 77.17%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 10.61% 76.77%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLMCX % Rank
US
91.40% 25.06% 99.96% 20.08%
Non US
8.07% 0.00% 74.89% 76.77%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLMCX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
92.49% 24.82% 100.00% 92.09%
Corporate
7.51% 0.00% 75.18% 7.11%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 10.46% 71.94%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 2.04% 69.96%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.20% 69.96%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 19.01% 69.57%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SLMCX % Rank
US
0.01% 0.00% 2.05% 10.24%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.52% 69.69%

SLMCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SLMCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.23% 0.08% 26.92% 34.44%
Management Fee 0.86% 0.00% 1.95% 81.15%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 62.41%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.50% 29.35%

Sales Fees

SLMCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 2.50% 5.75% 43.75%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

SLMCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

SLMCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.00% 0.00% 359.00% 43.36%

SLMCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SLMCX Category Low Category High SLMCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.33% 72.41%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SLMCX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

SLMCX Category Low Category High SLMCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.54% -2.42% 2.59% 23.05%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

SLMCX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
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Dividend Payout History

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SLMCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Paul Wick


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 1990

30.85

30.9%

Paul Wick is team leader and portfolio manager for technology at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. In this role, he covers semiconductors (capital equipment) and alternative energy technology. Prior to his current role, Mr. Wick managed several technology funds. Mr. Wick joined one of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments legacy firms in 1987 and has been a member of the investment community since then. Mr. Wick received a B.A. in economics from Duke University and an MBA in finance from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

Sanjay Devgan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 04, 2013

7.41

7.4%

Sanjay Devgan is a portfolio analyst for the Seligman Technology Group at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Mr. Devgan joined one of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments firms in 2012. He is responsible for a broad array of semiconductors companies including communication ICs, analog ICs, CPUs and PLDs. Previously, Mr. Devgan was a vice president at Morgan Stanley providing equity research on the semiconductor industry. Prior to that, Mr. Devgan was a senior financial business analyst at Cisco Systems covering operations finance, and worldwide sales finance. He has been a member of the investment community since 1995. Mr. Devgan received a B.S. in psychobiology from University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA in finance and information systems from Santa Clara University.

Shekhar Pramanick


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 04, 2013

7.41

7.4%

Shekhar Pramanick is a portfolio analyst for the Seligman Technology Group at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Dr. Pramanick joined one of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments firms in 2012. Previously, he was a principal at Elemental Capital Partners, focusing on global semiconductor devices, memory, capital equipment and disk drives. Prior to that, Dr. Pramanick was a semiconductor analyst at Seasons Capital Management. Dr. Pramanick received a B.S. in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology, an M.S. in physics from the University of Oregon and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from North Carolina State University.

Jeetil Patel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 13, 2015

5.31

5.3%

Jeetil Patel is a portfolio analyst for the Seligman Technology Group at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Mr. Patel has 18 years of investment industry experience focused on the internet and media industries. Mr. Patel joined one of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments firms in 2012. Previously, he was a managing director and senior internet analyst for Deutsche Bank Securities, and during his tenure there he was included in Institutional Investor’s All-American Research Team four times. Prior to that, Mr. Patel was a research associate with Hambrecht & Quist. Mr. Patel received a B.A. in international economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Christopher Boova


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 19, 2016

4.7

4.7%

Chris Boova is a portfolio analyst for the Seligman Technology Group at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Mr. Boova currently follows financial technology, IT services, software and defense. Prior to joining the Seligman Technology Group, he followed the technology sector for the growth and core teams for 8 years. He joined one of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments legacy firms in 2000 and has been a member of the investment community since 1995. Previously, he was a vice president in the investment banking department at Morgan Stanley from 1995 to 2000, where he provided corporate finance and merger and acquisition advice to public and private technology clients. Mr. Boova received a B.S. in chemical engineering and a B.S. in economics, both with Highest Distinction, from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an M.A. in national security affairs from Georgetown University. He also received an MBA in finance and strategic management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Vimal Patel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 02, 2018

2.75

2.8%

Vimal Patel is a senior portfolio analyst for the Seligman Technology Group at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Mr. Patel focuses on consumer electronics, telematics, and computers & peripherals companies. Prior to joining one of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments firms in 2014, he was a vice president covering technology and business services for Bertram Capital. Before that, Mr. Patel was a principal at Sierra Ventures, a technology venture capital firm, where he covered consumer technologies, mobile, hardware, advanced materials and cleantech. Mr. Patel received a B.A. in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University, an M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.05 30.85 6.14 0.54

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