14 important things you should know about Invesco CGREX mutual fund

Updated: June 28, 2020
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Before we start: if you’re looking for CGREX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "CGREX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on CGREX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "CGREX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM Investment Securities Funds (Invesco Investment Securities Funds): Invesco Global Real Estate Fd; Cl C (CGREX).

The Fund seeks total return through growth of capital and current income. The Fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets in 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 CGREX top holdings?

CGREX has 182 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 22.20% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Boston Properties Inc BXP 3.17%
Prologis Inc PLD 2.99%
AvalonBay Communities Inc AVB 2.81%
Simon Property Group Inc SPG 2.45%
Ventas Inc VTR 2.38%
Healthpeak Properties Inc PEAK 1.93%
Vonovia SE VNA.DE 1.92%
VICI Properties Inc Ordinary Shares VICI 1.56%
UDR Inc UDR 1.50%
Hudson Pacific Properties Inc HPP 1.49%

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

CGREX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -3.60%;
  • 3-month return is -26.68%;
  • 1-year return is -19.78%;
  • 3-year return is -2.96%;
  • 5-year return is -1.92%;
  • 10-year return is 3.70%;
  • 15-year return is 3.01%.

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

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

5. What is CGREX dividend yield?

CGREX yield is 3.5%.

6. What is CGREX minimum initial investment amount?

CGREX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is CGREX expense ratio?

CGREX expense ratio is 2.01%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 3.02%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.2%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.92;
  • 5-year beta is 0.89;
  • 10-year beta is 0.91.

11. What is CGREX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.24;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.18;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.24.

Analysis

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

CGREX Finny Score is 13. Our quantitative analysis shows 1 reason to buy CGREX and 7 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 13.

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

The following are CGREX strengths from our perspective:

  • CGREX 5-year Beta is 0.89, 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 CGREX? What are CGREX negatives?

The following are CGREX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • CGREX net assets are $13.60 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • CGREX 3-year return is -2.96%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 4.85%.
  • CGREX 5-year return is -1.92%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 4.86%.
  • CGREX 10-year return is 3.7%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 8.2%.
  • CGREX 15-year return is 3.01%, 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 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.
  • CGREX expense ratio is 2.01%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the CGREX review, we covered CGREX 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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