14 important things you should know about Invesco ASRCX mutual fund

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

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

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

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 ASRCX top holdings?

ASRCX 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 ASRCX performance? What are ASRCX historical returns?

ASRCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -2.40%;
  • 3-month return is -21.76%;
  • 1-year return is -14.99%;
  • 3-year return is -2.09%;
  • 5-year return is -0.47%;
  • 10-year return is 3.75%.

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

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

5. What is ASRCX dividend yield?

ASRCX yield is 4.79%.

6. What is ASRCX minimum initial investment amount?

ASRCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is ASRCX expense ratio?

ASRCX expense ratio is 2%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.61%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.64%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.71;
  • 5-year beta is 0.65;
  • 10-year beta is 0.55;
  • 15-year beta is 0.74.

11. What is ASRCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.28;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.17;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.34;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.22.

Analysis

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

ASRCX Finny Score is 40. Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy ASRCX and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 40.

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

The following are ASRCX strengths from our perspective:

  • ASRCX 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.
  • ASRCX 5-year Beta is 0.65, which is inversely correlated with the index (MSCI ACWI NR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • ASRCX 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.
  • ASRCX 15-year Beta is 0.74, 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 ASRCX? What are ASRCX negatives?

The following are ASRCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ASRCX net assets are $33.50 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • ASRCX 3-year return is -2.09%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 4.85%.
  • ASRCX 5-year return is -0.47%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 4.86%.
  • ASRCX 10-year return is 3.75%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 8.2%.
  • 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.
  • ASRCX expense ratio is 2%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ASRCX review, we covered ASRCX 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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