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15 important things you should know about Invesco CHTRX mutual fund

Updated: September 27, 2020
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Bull Case
  • No Bull case arguments for now!
Bear Case
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • 10-year return below the benchmark
  • 15-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM Equity Funds (Invesco Equity Funds): Invesco Charter Fund; Class A Shares (CHTRX).

The Fund seeks to provide growth of capital, with current income as a secondary objective, by investing in dividend-paying common stocks having prospects for both growth of capital and dividend income.

2. What are CHTRX top holdings?

CHTRX has 53 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 43.18% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 9.49%
Amazon.com Inc AMZN 6.11%
UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 4.54%
Procter & Gamble Co PG 4.10%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B BRK.B 3.49%
Lockheed Martin Corp LMT 3.41%
Merck & Co Inc MRK 3.31%
Facebook Inc A FB 3.04%
Prologis Inc PLD 3.03%
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 2.66%

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

CHTRX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -3.43%;
  • 3-month return is 7.14%;
  • 1-year return is 7.60%;
  • 3-year return is 6.64%;
  • 5-year return is 7.96%;
  • 10-year return is 8.87%;
  • 15-year return is 7.14%.

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

In the last 10 years, CHTRX had 5 up years and 5 down years.

CHTRX up and down years

5. What is CHTRX dividend yield?

CHTRX yield is 0.82%.

6. What is CHTRX minimum initial investment amount?

CHTRX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is CHTRX expense ratio?

CHTRX expense ratio is 1.08%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

CHTRX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 3.91%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.68%.
CHTRX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.02;
  • 5-year beta is 1.00;
  • 10-year beta is 0.95.
CHTRX Beta

11. What is CHTRX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.26;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.33;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.67.
CHTRX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 0. Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 0.

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

We don't see any strong reasons to buy CHTRX.

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

The following are CHTRX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>CHTRX 3-year return</strong> is 6.64%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 TR USD), 12.13%.
  • <strong>CHTRX 5-year return</strong> is 7.96%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 TR USD), 13.26%.
  • <strong>CHTRX 10-year return</strong> is 8.87%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 TR USD), 13.78%.
  • <strong>CHTRX 15-year return</strong> is 7.14%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 TR USD), 9.15%.
  • <strong>CHTRX expense ratio</strong> is 1.08%, 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 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.
In the CHTRX review, we covered CHTRX 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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