14 important things you should know about Invesco GGHCX mutual fund

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds) : Invesco Global Health Care Fund; Class A Shares (GGHCX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. The Fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets in securities of issuers engaged primarily in health care-related industries, and in derivatives and other instruments that have economic characteristics similar to such securities.

2. What are GGHCX top holdings?

GGHCX has 72 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 36.15% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 4.60%
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc TMO 4.40%
Novartis AG ADR NVS 4.33%
Medtronic PLC MDT 4.18%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 4.07%
AstraZeneca PLC ADR AZN.L 3.76%
Merck & Co Inc MRK 3.22%
Sanofi SA ADR SNY.PA 2.62%
Biogen Inc BIIB 2.53%
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc ZBH 2.44%

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

GGHCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 8.31%;
  • 3-month return is -4.76%;
  • 1-year return is 17.36%;
  • 3-year return is 10.21%;
  • 5-year return is 4.04%;
  • 10-year return is 11.82%;
  • 15-year return is 8.89%.

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

In the last 10 years, GGHCX had 9 up years and 1 down year.

5. What is GGHCX dividend yield?

GGHCX yield is 0.24%.

6. What is GGHCX minimum initial investment amount?

GGHCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is GGHCX expense ratio?

GGHCX expense ratio is 1.1%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.88%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.44%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.81;
  • 5-year beta is 0.90;
  • 10-year beta is 0.82.

11. What is GGHCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.31;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.10;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.65.

Analysis

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

GGHCX Finny Score is 56. Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy GGHCX and 4 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 56.

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

The following are GGHCX strengths from our perspective:

  • GGHCX 3-year return is 10.21%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 4.85%.
  • GGHCX 10-year return is 11.82%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 8.2%.
  • GGHCX 15-year return is 8.89%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 6.18%.
  • GGHCX 3-year Beta is 0.81, which is inversely correlated with the index (MSCI ACWI NR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • GGHCX 10-year Beta is 0.82, 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 GGHCX? What are GGHCX negatives?

The following are GGHCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • GGHCX net assets are $772.20 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • GGHCX 5-year return is 4.04%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 4.86%.
  • 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.
  • GGHCX expense ratio is 1.1%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the GGHCX review, we covered GGHCX 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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