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Calamos Asset Management Chairman CEO Global CoCIO John Calamos Paid for $1225 in Stock-Transactions

John Calamos Insider Buy Transaction

The Chairman – CEO – Global Co-CIO of Calamos Asset Management, Inc (NASDAQ:CLMS) 12.65 +0.33 2.68%, John Calamos has made a sudden trade in the firm that is worth $1,225 U.S. Dollars. According to the Security Exchange Commission legal form filed on April 28, 2015, John bought 100 shares calculated with average price per share of $12.3. He also bought 33,693 shares that are worth approx $420,368 USD in the last 30 days. John Calamos right now holds 3.77 million shares which are roughly 17.89% of the Illinois-based company’s total market cap.

Calamos Asset Management Inc Stock Rating, Sentiment and Fundamentals

Three analysts expect Calamos Asset Management Inc to have 24.80 forward PE, $0.51 earnings for every share and 10.00% eps growth.

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Calamos Asset Management Inc’s share price is still trending up from the last 175 days, during which it has soared 3.01%. We rate the stock a “Buy” both because of the confidence given by John Calamos’s stock acquisition and our equity trend following model.

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Hedge Funds Ownership

According to SEC filings for Q4 2014, 119 investment managers have shares in Calamos Asset Management Inc. The tracked institutional players have historically had a high interest in Calamos Asset Management Inc’s stock, and that was also the case in Q4 2014. The institutional ownership was 72.16% of the stock’s outstanding shares. Its up 0.10% from Q3 2014. These institutional and hedge funds increased the total shares they own by 13,431 to 12.93 million this quarter. A total of 11 funds opened new positions in Calamos Asset Management Inc and 37 increased their holdings. There were 9 funds that closed their positions and 45 that reduced them.

HEDGE-FUNDS-LIST-DATABASE-FREE Ancora Advisors Llc had the greatest investment with ownership of 73,200 shares as of Q4 2014 for 0.12% of the fund’s portfolio. Cetera Advisor Networks Llc is another positive player owning 14,600 shares of the company or 0.01% of their stocks portfolio. Moreover Pinnacle Summer Investments Inc. have less than 0.01% of their stock portfolio invested in the company’s market cap for 6 shares. Northwestern Mutual Investment Services Llc revealed it had acquired a stake worth less than 0.01% of the fund’s stock portfolio in Calamos Asset Management Inc. Wcm Investment Management Ca is also very positive about the publicly listed company, possessing 759,787 shares or 0.29% of their stock portfolio.

Calamos Asset Management NASDAQ:CLMS Company Profile

Calamos Asset Management, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is the manager of Calamos Investments LLC, which owns and manages its operating companies. The Company primarily provides investment advisory services to individuals and institutional investors through of investment products that include open-end funds and closed-end funds (the Funds), separate accounts, offshore funds, exchange traded funds and partnerships, as well as provide portfolio design and oversight for separately managed accounts. The subsidiaries through which the Company provides these services include Calamos Financial Services LLC (CFS) is a broker-dealer; Calamos Advisors LLC (CAL); Calamos Wealth Management LLC, and Calamos Investments LLP are all investment advisors. Funds include its open-end and closed-end funds, which are commingled investment vehicles, as well as its offshore funds. Separate accounts are individual portfolios of securities and include institutional accounts and managed accounts.

Today its market cap is: $259.69 million and it has 21.08 million shares outstanding. Calamos Asset Management Inc has 363 employees. Today there are 63.25% shareholders and the institutional ownership stands at 63.25%. Calamos Asset Management Inc was incorporated in Delaware on 2004-07-23. The stock closed at $12.65 yesterday and it had average 2 days volume of 16557 shares. It is down from the 30 days average shares volume of 29982. Calamos Asset Management Inc has a 52w low of $11.17 and a 52 weeks high of $14.40. The current price is below the 200 days simple moving average. Calamos Asset Management Inc last issued its quarterly earnings report on 01/27/2015. The company reported 0.19 EPS for the quarter, above the consensus estimate of 0.14 by 0.05. The company had a revenue of 59.76 million for 12/31/2014 and 62.68 million for 9/30/2014. Therefore, the revenue was -2,919,000 down.

John Calamos is also Chief Executive Officer of Calamos Convertible Opportunities Income Fund, Calamos Convertible High Income Fund, Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund, Calamos Global Total Return Fund, President of Calamos Dynamic Convertible Income Fund.

* THE SHARE PURCHASES IN THIS FORM 4 ARE NOT DIRECTLY FOR THE INDIVIDUAL – PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OF JOHN P. CALAMOS – SR. THESE TRANSACTIONS REFLECT THE PURCHASE OF CALAMOS ASSET MANAGEMENT – INC. (CAM) SHARES BY CALAMOS INVESTMENTS LLC (CILLC) PRIMARILY TO MANAGE DILUTION RESULTING FROM AND POTENTIALLY TO FULFILL THE REQUIREMENTS OF CAM’S EQUITY COMPENSATION PLAN. JOHN P. CALAMOS – SR. OWNS A CONTROLLING INTEREST IN CALAMOS FAMILY PARTNERS – INC. – WHICH IN TURN OWNS 77.8% OF CILLC. AS A RESULT – JOHN P. CALAMOS – SR. AND CALAMOS FAMILY PARTNERS – INC. ARE REQUIRED TO FILE THIS FORM 4 RELATING TO TRANSACTIONS OF THE CORPORATE REPURCHASE PROGRAM OCCURRING THROUGH CILLC.

* Total represents 3 – 089 – 263.7780 shares of Class A Common Stock and 681 – 598 Restricted Stock Units (which will be settled solely in shares of Class A Common Stock).

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