14 important things you should know about Invesco ASRAX mutual fund

Updated: June 28, 2020
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Are you looking to buy or sell ASRAX? Or perhaps you’re looking for ASRAX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

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

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

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

The Fund seeks current income and, secondarily, capital appreciation. The Fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets in the securities of real estate and real estate related issuers, and in derivatives and other instruments that have economic characteristics similar to such securities.

2. What are ASRAX top holdings?

ASRAX has 114 stock holdings and 27 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 16.86% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Ventas Inc VTR 2.11%
Morgan Stanley BAML Trust 4.77% N/A 1.86%
GS Mortgage Securities Corp 3.81% N/A 1.85%
Boston Properties Inc BXP 1.82%
Prologis Inc PLD 1.60%
Sempra Energy 6% PRF CONVERT 15/01/2021 USD 100 SREPA 1.60%
Healthpeak Properties Inc PEAK 1.54%
Natixis Commercial Mortgage Security 3.79% N/A 1.52%
Crown Castle International Corp Cum Conv Pfd Registered Shs Series -A- CCIPA 1.49%
AvalonBay Communities Inc AVB 1.47%

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

ASRAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -2.40%;
  • 3-month return is -21.64%;
  • 1-year return is -14.38%;
  • 3-year return is -1.37%;
  • 5-year return is 0.26%;
  • 10-year return is 4.53%;
  • 15-year return is 4.22%.

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

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

5. What is ASRAX dividend yield?

ASRAX yield is 5.56%.

6. What is ASRAX minimum initial investment amount?

ASRAX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is ASRAX expense ratio?

ASRAX expense ratio is 1.25%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.91%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.94%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.71;
  • 5-year beta is 0.64;
  • 10-year beta is 0.55.

11. What is ASRAX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.23;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.10;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.41.

Analysis

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

ASRAX Finny Score is 30. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy ASRAX and 7 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 30.

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

The following are ASRAX strengths from our perspective:

  • ASRAX 3-year Beta is 0.71, which is inversely correlated with the index (MSCI ACWI NR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • ASRAX 5-year Beta is 0.64, which is inversely correlated with the index (MSCI ACWI NR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • ASRAX 10-year Beta is 0.55, which is inversely correlated with the index (MSCI ACWI NR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.

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

The following are ASRAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ASRAX net assets are $177.70 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • ASRAX 3-year return is -1.37%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 4.85%.
  • ASRAX 5-year return is 0.26%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 4.86%.
  • ASRAX 10-year return is 4.53%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 8.2%.
  • ASRAX 15-year return is 4.22%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 6.18%.
  • 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.
  • ASRAX expense ratio is 1.25%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ASRAX review, we covered ASRAX 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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