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    Columbia Short Term Bond Z (NSTMX)

    9.95 0.00(0.00%) Mar 4

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    Columbia Short Term Bond Z
    Columbia Funds Series TrustOne Financial CenterBoston MA 02111
    Phone: 800-345-6611
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Short-Term Bond
    Fund Family:Columbia
    Net Assets:2.37B
    Year-to-Date Return:0.36%
    Morningstar Rating:3 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Sep 30, 1992
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Short-Term Bond
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    Management Information 
    Gregory S. Liechty
    Lead Manager since May 1, 2010
    Gregory Liechty is a director and senior portfolio manager for government reserves funds. He is responsible for managing institutional client portfolios focusing on total return and yield enhancement objectives. Mr. Liechty joined Columbia Management in 2005 and has been a member of the investment community since 1995.Mr. Liechty began his investment career in 1995 and earned a B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of North Florida.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:2,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:1,000
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:100
    Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    NSTMX can be purchased from 98 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks current income, consistent with minimal fluctuation of principal. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds, including debt securities issued by the U.S. government and its agencies, debt securities issued by corporations, mortgage- and other asset-backed securities, and dollar-denominated securities issued by foreign governments, companies or other entities. The fund's dollar-weighted average effective maturity will be three years or less, and its duration will be three years or less.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Feb 26, 2015) : 0.01
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Mar 2, 2015) : 81.00%
    Average for Category:70.70%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseNSTMXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.55%0.82%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.55%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.64%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.00%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A2.50%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.96%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:196357
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:348571
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:7901,190
    * Per $10,000 invested