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15 important things you should know about Invesco GTSIX mutual fund

Updated: September 28, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-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 GTSIX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "GTSIX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on GTSIX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "GTSIX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

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

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

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

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

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 GTSIX top holdings?

GTSIX has 119 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 15.96% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
DexCom Inc DXCM 2.08%
Repligen Corp RGEN 1.97%
eHealth Inc EHTH 1.80%
Catalent Inc CTLT 1.70%
Chemed Corp CHE 1.68%
Bio-Techne Corp TECH 1.48%
Q2 Holdings Inc QTWO 1.41%
CoreSite Realty Corp COR 1.39%
RealPage Inc RP 1.24%
Masimo Corp MASI 1.21%

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

GTSIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -1.48%;
  • 3-month return is 11.46%;
  • 1-year return is 22.70%;
  • 3-year return is 12.36%;
  • 5-year return is 11.77%;
  • 10-year return is 13.81%.

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

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

GTSIX up and down years

5. What is GTSIX dividend yield?

GTSIX yield is 0%.

6. What is GTSIX minimum initial investment amount?

GTSIX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is GTSIX expense ratio?

GTSIX expense ratio is 1.18%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

GTSIX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.73%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.21%.
GTSIX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.26;
  • 5-year beta is 1.24;
  • 10-year beta is 1.21.
GTSIX Beta

11. What is GTSIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.48;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.45;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.80.
GTSIX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 50. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 50.

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

The following are GTSIX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>GTSIX 3-year return</strong> is 12.36%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Growth TR USD), 9.39%.
  • <strong>GTSIX 5-year return</strong> is 11.77%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Growth TR USD), 9.7%.
  • <strong>GTSIX 10-year return</strong> is 13.81%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Growth TR USD), 12.86%.

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

The following are GTSIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>GTSIX net assets</strong> are $187.30 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>GTSIX expense ratio</strong> is 1.18%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund.
In the GTSIX review, we covered GTSIX 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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