14 important things you should know about Invesco IEGCX mutual fund

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM Funds Group (Invesco Funds Group): Invesco International Small Company Fund; Class C Shares (IEGCX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital growth. The Fund invests primarily in securities of international companies believed to benefit from new or innovative products, services, or processes. The Fund will normally invest in companies located in at least four countries outside the U.S.

2. What are IEGCX top holdings?

IEGCX has 63 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 29.88% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Calian Group Ltd CGY.TO 3.95%
Wilson Sons Ltd WSON33.SA 3.50%
MorphoSys AG MOR.DE 3.45%
Bolsa Mexicana de Valores SAB de CV Class A BOLSAA.MX 3.43%
Precia SA PREC.PA 2.75%
Fondul Proprietatea Ord FP 2.70%
Vitec Software Group AB Class B VIT B 2.58%
Savills PLC SVS.L 2.55%
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte SAB de CV OMA B.MX 2.49%
SNGN Romgaz SA N/A 2.48%

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

IEGCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 3.83%;
  • 3-month return is -21.84%;
  • 1-year return is -15.42%;
  • 3-year return is -5.77%;
  • 5-year return is -1.46%;
  • 10-year return is 3.35%;
  • 15-year return is 4.91%.

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

In the last 10 years, IEGCX had 6 up years and 4 down years.

5. What is IEGCX dividend yield?

IEGCX yield is 1.46%.

6. What is IEGCX minimum initial investment amount?

IEGCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is IEGCX expense ratio?

IEGCX expense ratio is 2.32%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.14%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.28%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.12;
  • 5-year beta is 1.07;
  • 10-year beta is 0.96.

11. What is IEGCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.38;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.12;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.16.

Analysis

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

IEGCX Finny Score is 13. Our quantitative analysis shows 1 reason to buy IEGCX and 7 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 13.

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

The following are IEGCX strengths from our perspective:

  • IEGCX 15-year return is 4.91%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA Small NR USD), 5.28%.

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

The following are IEGCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • IEGCX net assets are $4.20 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • IEGCX 3-year return is -5.77%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA Small NR USD), -2.48%.
  • IEGCX 5-year return is -1.46%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA Small NR USD), 0.22%.
  • IEGCX 10-year return is 3.35%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA Small NR USD), 4.44%.
  • 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.
  • IEGCX expense ratio is 2.32%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • IEGCX 3-year Beta is 1.12, which is higher than the index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD) 3-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 3 years.
In the IEGCX review, we covered IEGCX 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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