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15 important things you should know about Invesco ASICX mutual fund

Updated: Last Tuesday
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

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

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital by investing in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, the issuers of which are located in Asia or the Pacific Rim and which are considered to have strong earnings momentum or other potential for capital appreciation. The Fund will not invest in Japanese securities.

2. What are ASICX top holdings?

ASICX has 40 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 41.63% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR BABA 5.11%
Yum China Holdings Inc YUMC 4.66%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 005930.KS 4.52%
Tencent Holdings Ltd 00700 4.41%
Swire Properties Ltd 01972.HK 4.23%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2330.TW 4.11%
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd 02319 3.96%
Broadcom Inc AVGO 3.84%
Wuliangye Yibin Co Ltd 000858 3.43%
CK Asset Holdings Ltd 01113.HK 3.36%

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

ASICX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 5.01%;
  • 3-month return is 7.93%;
  • 1-year return is 18.50%;
  • 3-year return is 6.55%;
  • 5-year return is 9.02%;
  • 10-year return is 6.31%;
  • 15-year return is 9.81%.

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

In the last 10 years, ASICX had 7 up years and 3 down years.

ASICX up and down years

5. What is ASICX dividend yield?

ASICX yield is 0.15%.

6. What is ASICX minimum initial investment amount?

ASICX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is ASICX expense ratio?

ASICX expense ratio is 2.2%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

ASICX expenses

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

ASICX 12b-1 distribution fee is 1. ASICX front-end sales load is 0. ASICX back-end sales load is 1.

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.54%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.66%.
ASICX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.86;
  • 5-year beta is 0.88;
  • 10-year beta is 0.82.
ASICX Beta

11. What is ASICX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.21;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.31;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.52.
ASICX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 57. Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 57.

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

The following are ASICX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>ASICX 3-year return</strong> is 6.55%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex Japan NR USD), 4.94%.
  • <strong>ASICX 5-year return</strong> is 9.02%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex Japan NR USD), 8.98%.
  • <strong>ASICX 10-year return</strong> is 6.31%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex Japan NR USD), 5.18%.
  • <strong>ASICX 15-year return</strong> is 9.81%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex Japan NR USD), 7.97%.

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

The following are ASICX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>ASICX net assets</strong> are $23.30 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>ASICX expense ratio</strong> is 2.2%, 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 deferred sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 1%, while the maximum deferred sales load is 1%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Deferred sales load is a back-end sales charge and is imposed when an investor redeems shares.
In the ASICX review, we covered ASICX 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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