14 important things you should know about Invesco AEDAX mutual fund

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM International Mutual Funds (Invesco International Mutual Funds): Invesco European Growth Fund; Cl A Shs (AEDAX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. The Fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in securities of European issuers, and in derivatives and other instruments that have economic characteristics similar to such securities.

2. What are AEDAX top holdings?

AEDAX has 57 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 32.46% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Sberbank of Russia PJSC Participating Preferred SBERP 5.79%
DCC PLC DCC.L 4.27%
MorphoSys AG MOR.DE 3.48%
Investor AB B INVE B 2.86%
Deutsche Boerse AG DB1.DE 2.85%
SAP SE SAP.DE 2.85%
Wolters Kluwer NV WKL 2.76%
Philip Morris International Inc PM 2.63%
Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC ULE.L 2.50%
MTU Aero Engines AG MTX.DE 2.47%

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

AEDAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 2.50%;
  • 3-month return is -20.48%;
  • 1-year return is -12.12%;
  • 3-year return is -4.14%;
  • 5-year return is -1.44%;
  • 10-year return is 4.94%;
  • 15-year return is 4.88%.

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

In the last 10 years, AEDAX had 6 up years and 4 down years.

5. What is AEDAX dividend yield?

AEDAX yield is 2.52%.

6. What is AEDAX minimum initial investment amount?

AEDAX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is AEDAX expense ratio?

AEDAX expense ratio is 1.36%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.02%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.8%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.05;
  • 5-year beta is 0.94;
  • 10-year beta is 0.93.

11. What is AEDAX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.29;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.11;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.26.

Analysis

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

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

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

The following are AEDAX strengths from our perspective:

  • AEDAX 10-year return is 4.94%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI Europe NR USD), 4.72%.
  • AEDAX 15-year return is 4.88%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI Europe NR USD), 3.21%.

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

The following are AEDAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • AEDAX net assets are $400.40 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • AEDAX 3-year return is -4.14%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI Europe NR USD), -2.51%.
  • 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.
  • AEDAX expense ratio is 1.36%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the AEDAX review, we covered AEDAX 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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