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15 important things you should know about Invesco GTHCX mutual fund

Updated: Last Friday
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

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

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 GTHCX top holdings?

GTHCX has 83 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 37.18% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc TMO 5.10%
UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 4.80%
Novartis AG ADR NVS 4.15%
AstraZeneca PLC ADR AZN.L 4.14%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 4.08%
Medtronic PLC MDT 3.51%
Eli Lilly and Co LLY 3.05%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc VRTX 2.91%
Sanofi SA ADR SNY.PA 2.77%
Abbott Laboratories ABT 2.67%

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

GTHCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 1.17%;
  • 3-month return is 4.61%;
  • 1-year return is 19.55%;
  • 3-year return is 12.48%;
  • 5-year return is 7.33%;
  • 10-year return is 11.82%;
  • 15-year return is 8.35%.

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

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

GTHCX up and down years

5. What is GTHCX dividend yield?

GTHCX yield is 0%.

6. What is GTHCX minimum initial investment amount?

GTHCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is GTHCX expense ratio?

GTHCX expense ratio is 1.83%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

GTHCX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.19%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.03%.
GTHCX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.83;
  • 5-year beta is 0.88;
  • 10-year beta is 0.83.
GTHCX Beta

11. What is GTHCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.48;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.44;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.77.
GTHCX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 43. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 43.

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

The following are GTHCX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>GTHCX 3-year return</strong> is 12.48%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 8.99%.
  • <strong>GTHCX 10-year return</strong> is 11.82%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 9.26%.
  • <strong>GTHCX 15-year return</strong> is 8.35%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 7.11%.

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

The following are GTHCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>GTHCX net assets</strong> are $27.80 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>GTHCX 5-year return</strong> is 7.33%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 10.21%.
  • <strong>GTHCX expense ratio</strong> is 1.83%, 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 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.
In the GTHCX review, we covered GTHCX 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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