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15 important things you should know about Invesco IEMCX mutual fund

Updated: September 28, 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 IEMCX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "IEMCX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on IEMCX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "IEMCX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

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

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

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

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

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. The Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of issuers in emerging market countries, those that are in the early stages of their industrial cycles, and in other instruments that have economic characteristics similar to such securities.

2. What are IEMCX top holdings?

IEMCX has 35 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 54.65% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR BABA 7.24%
Tencent Holdings Ltd 00700 6.22%
Prosus NV Ordinary Shares - Class N PRX 5.91%
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 02318 5.81%
Virscend Education Company Ltd 01565 5.55%
Gree Electric Appliances Inc of Zhuhai 000651 5.29%
Focus Media Information Technology Co Ltd 002027 5.12%
Sberbank of Russia PJSC ADR SBER 4.77%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred 005935.KS 4.60%
United Tractors Tbk UNTR 4.14%

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

IEMCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -2.34%;
  • 3-month return is 13.46%;
  • 1-year return is 19.26%;
  • 3-year return is 6.99%;
  • 5-year return is 11.37%.

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

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

IEMCX up and down years

5. What is IEMCX dividend yield?

IEMCX yield is 1.61%.

6. What is IEMCX minimum initial investment amount?

IEMCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is IEMCX expense ratio?

IEMCX expense ratio is 2.08%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

IEMCX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.67%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.62%.
IEMCX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.15;
  • 5-year beta is 1.08.
IEMCX Beta

11. What is IEMCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.35;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.32.
IEMCX 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 IEMCX? What are IEMCX buy reasons?

The following are IEMCX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>IEMCX 3-year return</strong> is 6.99%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 0.71%.
  • <strong>IEMCX 5-year return</strong> is 11.37%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 4.59%.

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

The following are IEMCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>IEMCX net assets</strong> are $7.50 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>IEMCX expense ratio</strong> is 2.08%, 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 IEMCX review, we covered IEMCX 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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