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15 important things you should know about Invesco ACEIX mutual fund

Updated: December 27, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
Bear Case
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • 10-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

Before we start: if you’re looking for ACEIX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "ACEIX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on ACEIX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "ACEIX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

Are you looking to buy or sell ACEIX? Or perhaps you’re looking for ACEIX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

In this ACEIX mutual fund review, we’ll address key questions our readers have been asking us about this fund, above and beyond what you can find in its prospectus, and on Morningstar or Yahoo Finance.

Here is what you’ll be able to find in this review:

  • Fact Sheet: ACEIX performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: ACEIX buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in ACEIX mutual fund;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to ACEIX.

And here is the list of questions we’ll answer:

  1. Describe AIM Counselor Series Trust (Invesco Counselor Series Trust): Invesco Equity & Income Fund; Class A Shares (ACEIX).
  2. What are ACEIX holdings?
  3. What is ACEIX performance? What are ACEIX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did ACEIX have historically?
  5. What is ACEIX dividend yield?
  6. What is ACEIX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is ACEIX expense ratio?
  8. Does ACEIX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is ACEIX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is ACEIX beta? How would you assess ACEIX risk?
  11. What is ACEIX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is ACEIX Finny Score? ACEIX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in ACEIX? What are ACEIX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in ACEIX? What are ACEIX sell reasons?

So let’s start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM Counselor Series Trust (Invesco Counselor Series Trust): Invesco Equity & Income Fund; Class A Shares (ACEIX).

The Fund seeks the highest possible income consistent with safety of principal. Long-term growth of capital is an important secondary objective. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in income-producing equity securities and investment grade quality debt securities.

2. What are ACEIX top holdings?

ACEIX has 73 stock holdings and 224 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 16.92% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp A CTSH 2.00%
Philip Morris International Inc PM 1.97%
General Motors Co GM 1.96%
Morgan Stanley MS 1.68%
US Treasury Note 0.12% N/A 1.64%
Goldman Sachs Group Inc GS 1.63%
CSX Corp CSX 1.59%
General Dynamics Corp GD 1.50%
Johnson Controls International PLC JCI 1.49%
Wells Fargo & Co WFC 1.46%

3. What is ACEIX performance? What are ACEIX historical returns?

ACEIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 3.62%;
  • 3-month return is 15.23%;
  • 1-year return is 8.58%;
  • 3-year return is 5.41%;
  • 5-year return is 8.58%;
  • 10-year return is 8.40%;
  • 15-year return is 6.80%.

4. How many up and down years did ACEIX have historically?

In the last 10 years, ACEIX had 8 up years and 2 down years.

ACEIX up and down years

5. What is ACEIX dividend yield?

ACEIX yield is 1.8%.

6. What is ACEIX minimum initial investment amount?

ACEIX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is ACEIX expense ratio?

ACEIX expense ratio is 0.78%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

ACEIX expenses

8. Does ACEIX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

ACEIX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. ACEIX front-end sales load is 5.5. ACEIX back-end sales load is 0.

9. What is ACEIX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.94%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.04%.
ACEIX tax costs

10. What is ACEIX beta? How would you assess ACEIX risk?

  • 3-year beta is 1.32;
  • 5-year beta is 1.29;
  • 10-year beta is 1.22;
  • 15-year beta is 1.14.
ACEIX Beta

11. What is ACEIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.08;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.37;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.66;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.46.
ACEIX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 33. Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 33.

13. What are the pros of investing in ACEIX? What are ACEIX buy reasons?

The following are ACEIX strengths from our perspective:

  • ACEIX 3-year return is 5.41%, which is in line with the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 5.61%.
  • ACEIX 15-year return is 6.8%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 7.18%.

14. What are the cons of investing in ACEIX? What are ACEIX negatives?

The following are ACEIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ACEIX 5-year return is 8.58%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 9.96%.
  • ACEIX 10-year return is 8.4%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 10.57%.
  • ACEIX expense ratio is 0.78%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 and front-end sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%, while the maximum front-end sales load is 5.5%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Front-end sales load, also known as sales charge, is a fee paid when mutual funds shares are purchased. Those fees are subtracted from your total investable assets.
In the ACEIX review, we covered ACEIX key stats (return, performance, yield, expense ratio, and holdings), buy and sell analysis, and alternative investments. If this review was helpful to you, feel free to check out other mutual fund and ETF reviews.
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