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15 important things you should know about Invesco MSAIX mutual fund

Updated: September 18, 2020
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Bull Case
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • 10-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM Sector Funds (Invesco Sector Funds): Invesco American Value Fund; Class Y Shares (MSAIX).

The Fund seeks high long-term total return by investing in undervalued common stocks of small-to-medium-sized corporations.

2. What are MSAIX top holdings?

MSAIX has 48 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 33.61% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Centene Corp CNC 4.29%
Ciena Corp CIEN 4.24%
Willis Towers Watson PLC WLTW.L 3.72%
Encompass Health Corp EHC 3.63%
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co AJG 3.60%
The Kroger Co KR 3.03%
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc A KNX 2.87%
Science Applications International Corp SAIC 2.80%
KLA Corp KLAC 2.74%
Edison International EIX 2.69%

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

MSAIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 1.97%;
  • 3-month return is 0.58%;
  • 1-year return is -4.94%;
  • 3-year return is 0.69%;
  • 5-year return is 2.60%;
  • 10-year return is 8.08%.

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

In the last 10 years, MSAIX had 8 up years and 2 down years. See Performances

5. What is MSAIX dividend yield?

MSAIX yield is 0.25%.

6. What is MSAIX minimum initial investment amount?

MSAIX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is MSAIX expense ratio?

MSAIX expense ratio is 0.94%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses. See Expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.82%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.29%.

See Taxes

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.34;
  • 5-year beta is 1.31;
  • 10-year beta is 1.22.

See Risks

11. What is MSAIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.03;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.02;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.50.

See Risks

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 17. Our quantitative analysis shows 1 reason to buy and 5 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 17.

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

The following are MSAIX strengths from our perspective:

  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are MSAIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>MSAIX net assets</strong> are $138.30 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>MSAIX 3-year return</strong> is 0.69%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 2.36%.
  • <strong>MSAIX 5-year return</strong> is 2.6%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 6.76%.
  • <strong>MSAIX 10-year return</strong> is 8.08%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 10.31%.
  • <strong>MSAIX expense ratio</strong> is 0.94%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the MSAIX review, we covered MSAIX 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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