14 important things you should know about Invesco ACPSX mutual fund

Updated: June 27, 2020
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Are you looking to buy or sell ACPSX? Or perhaps you’re looking for ACPSX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

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

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

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

The Fund seeks total return, comprised of current income and capital appreciation. The Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in fixed income securities and in derivatives and other instruments that have economic characteristics similar to such securities.

2. What are ACPSX top holdings?

ACPSX has 19 stock holdings and 1,052 bond holdings.

The top 8 holdings represent 10.38% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Bonds 2.25% N/A 2.74%
Government National Mortgage Association 3% N/A 1.40%
Corning Incorporated 5.45% N/A 1.24%
Federal National Mortgage Association 4.5% N/A 1.05%
Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% N/A 1.04%
AT&T Inc 5.15% N/A 0.99%
United States Treasury Notes 1.75% N/A 0.98%
FHLMC Pc Prepay Prm 30 3.42% N/A 0.94%

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

ACPSX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 0.96%;
  • 3-month return is -1.87%;
  • 1-year return is 6.55%;
  • 3-year return is 3.73%;
  • 5-year return is 3.43%;
  • 10-year return is 4.19%.

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

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

5. What is ACPSX dividend yield?

ACPSX yield is 3.29%.

6. What is ACPSX minimum initial investment amount?

ACPSX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is ACPSX expense ratio?

ACPSX expense ratio is 0.75%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

ACPSX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. ACPSX front-end sales load is 4.25. ACPSX back-end sales load is 0.

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.23%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.31%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.02;
  • 5-year beta is 0.99;
  • 10-year beta is 0.97.

11. What is ACPSX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.31;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.38;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.95.

Analysis

12. What is ACPSX Finny Score? ACPSX buy or sell?

ACPSX Finny Score is 40. Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy ACPSX and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 40.

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

The following are ACPSX strengths from our perspective:

  • ACPSX 5-year return is 3.43%, which is in line with the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 3.79%.
  • ACPSX 10-year return is 4.19%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 3.87%.

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

The following are ACPSX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ACPSX 3-year return is 3.73%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 5.13%.
  • 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 4.25%. 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.
  • ACPSX expense ratio is 0.75%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ACPSX review, we covered ACPSX 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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