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15 important things you should know about Invesco GIZAX mutual fund

Updated: November 20, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

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

The Fund seeks total return through the growth of capital and current income. The Fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities in the US and non-US infrastructure-related companies. It will provide exposure to investments tied to at least three different countries, including the US.

2. What are GIZAX top holdings?

GIZAX has 63 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 48.84% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
American Tower Corp AMT 11.48%
Crown Castle International Corp CCI 5.98%
National Grid PLC NG..L 5.90%
Enbridge Inc ENB.TO 5.20%
Eversource Energy ES 4.42%
CenterPoint Energy Inc CNP 3.54%
Snam SpA SRG.MI 3.39%
Vinci SA DG.PA 3.31%
Transurban Group TCL.AX 2.84%
American Water Works Co Inc AWK 2.78%

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

GIZAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 1.95%;
  • 3-month return is 0.44%;
  • 1-year return is -1.87%;
  • 3-year return is 3.52%;
  • 5-year return is 6.80%.

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

In the last 10 years, GIZAX had 8 up years and 2 down years.

GIZAX up and down years

5. What is GIZAX dividend yield?

GIZAX yield is 1.98%.

6. What is GIZAX minimum initial investment amount?

GIZAX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is GIZAX expense ratio?

GIZAX expense ratio is 1.26%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

GIZAX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.42%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.2%.
GIZAX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.68;
  • 5-year beta is 0.69.
GIZAX Beta

11. What is GIZAX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.12;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.41.
GIZAX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 40. Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 40.

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

The following are GIZAX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>GIZAX 3-year return</strong> is 3.52%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (DJ Brookfld Global Infra NR USD), 1.7%.
  • <strong>GIZAX 5-year return</strong> is 6.8%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (DJ Brookfld Global Infra NR USD), 5.37%.

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

The following are GIZAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>GIZAX net assets</strong> are $12.20 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>GIZAX expense ratio</strong> is 1.26%, 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 GIZAX review, we covered GIZAX 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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