14 important things you should know about Invesco MSVCX mutual fund

Updated: June 29, 2020
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Are you looking to buy or sell MSVCX? Or perhaps you’re looking for MSVCX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

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

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

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

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

2. What are MSVCX top holdings?

MSVCX has 48 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 27.91% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co AJG 3.13%
Centene Corp CNC 3.10%
Willis Towers Watson PLC WLTW 3.07%
Ciena Corp CIEN 3.04%
Encompass Health Corp EHC 2.90%
The Kroger Co KR 2.61%
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd RCL 2.59%
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd NCLH 2.57%
Hudson Pacific Properties Inc HPP 2.46%
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc A KNX 2.44%

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

MSVCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 1.04%;
  • 3-month return is -24.33%;
  • 1-year return is -19.63%;
  • 3-year return is -4.94%;
  • 5-year return is -2.63%;
  • 10-year return is 5.13%;
  • 15-year return is 5.17%.

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

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

5. What is MSVCX dividend yield?

MSVCX yield is 0%.

6. What is MSVCX minimum initial investment amount?

MSVCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is MSVCX expense ratio?

MSVCX expense ratio is 1.91%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

MSVCX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.97. MSVCX front-end sales load is 0. MSVCX back-end sales load is 1.

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.93%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.49%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.38;
  • 5-year beta is 1.32;
  • 10-year beta is 1.20.

11. What is MSVCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.38;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.22;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.28.

Analysis

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

MSVCX Finny Score is 0. Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy MSVCX and 10 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 0.

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

We don't see any strong reasons to buy MSVCX.

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

The following are MSVCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • MSVCX net assets are $23.10 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • MSVCX 3-year return is -4.94%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), -2.41%.
  • MSVCX 5-year return is -2.63%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 1.46%.
  • MSVCX 10-year return is 5.13%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 8.23%.
  • MSVCX 15-year return is 5.17%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 6.85%.
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 and deferred sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.97%, 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.
  • MSVCX expense ratio is 1.91%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • MSVCX 3-year Beta is 1.38, 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.
  • MSVCX 5-year Beta is 1.32, 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.
  • MSVCX 10-year Beta is 1.2, 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 MSVCX review, we covered MSVCX 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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