14 important things you should know about Invesco GTSDX mutual fund

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM Growth Series (Invesco Growth Series): Invesco Small Cap Growth Fund; Class C Shares (GTSDX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. The Fund seeks to construct a portfolio of issuers that have the potential for capital growth. The Fund invests primarily in equity securities. The Fund may also invest up to 25% of its total assets in foreign securities..

2. What are GTSDX top holdings?

GTSDX has 119 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 13.73% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Q2 Holdings Inc QTWO 1.64%
TransDigm Group Inc TDG 1.48%
Chemed Corp CHE 1.47%
Repligen Corp RGEN 1.43%
Bio-Techne Corp TECH 1.41%
Catalent Inc CTLT 1.37%
DexCom Inc DXCM 1.28%
Silicon Laboratories Inc SLAB 1.23%
Neurocrine Biosciences Inc NBIX 1.22%
ITT Inc ITT 1.20%

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

GTSDX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 14.97%;
  • 3-month return is -7.15%;
  • 1-year return is 1.42%;
  • 3-year return is 7.16%;
  • 5-year return is 6.36%;
  • 10-year return is 11.15%;
  • 15-year return is 8.73%.

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

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

5. What is GTSDX dividend yield?

GTSDX yield is 0%.

6. What is GTSDX minimum initial investment amount?

GTSDX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is GTSDX expense ratio?

GTSDX expense ratio is 1.93%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 3.14%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 3.02%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.20;
  • 5-year beta is 1.17;
  • 10-year beta is 1.16.

11. What is GTSDX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.04;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.14;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.56.

Analysis

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

GTSDX Finny Score is 33. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy GTSDX and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 33.

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

The following are GTSDX strengths from our perspective:

  • GTSDX 3-year return is 7.16%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Growth TR USD), 5.68%.
  • GTSDX 5-year return is 6.36%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Growth TR USD), 5.63%.
  • GTSDX 10-year return is 11.15%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Growth TR USD), 10.73%.

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

The following are GTSDX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • GTSDX net assets are $3.70 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • 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.
  • GTSDX expense ratio is 1.93%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • GTSDX 3-year Beta is 1.2, which is higher than the index (S&P 500 TR USD) 3-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 3 years.
  • GTSDX 5-year Beta is 1.17, which is higher than the index (S&P 500 TR USD) 5-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 5 years.
  • GTSDX 10-year Beta is 1.16, which is higher than the index (S&P 500 TR USD) 10-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 10 years.
In the GTSDX review, we covered GTSDX 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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