9 important things you should know about Invesco SMEAX mutual fund
Updated: December 03, 2021
Bull case
3-year return above the benchmark
5-year return above the benchmark
15-year return above the benchmark
Bear case
Low net assets
10-year return below the benchmark
High expense ratio
Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

  1. Describe AIM Funds Group (Invesco Funds Group): Invesco Small Cap Equity Fund; Class A Shares (SMEAX).
  2. What are SMEAX holdings?
  3. What is SMEAX performance? What are SMEAX historical returns?
  4. What is SMEAX dividend yield?
  5. What is SMEAX minimum initial investment amount?
  6. Does SMEAX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  7. What is SMEAX Finny Score? SMEAX buy or sell?
  8. What are the pros of investing in SMEAX? What are SMEAX buy reasons?
  9. What are the cons of investing in SMEAX? What are SMEAX 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 Small Cap Equity Fund; Class A Shares (SMEAX).

The Fund seeks to provide long-term growth of capital by investing primarily in equity securities of companies included in the Russell 2000 Index. These may include common stocks, convertible bonds, convertible securities and warrants.

2. What are SMEAX top holdings?

SMEAX has 98 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 16.55% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Horizon Therapeutics PLC HZNP 2.19%
Avalara Inc AVLR 1.78%
Penn National Gaming Inc PENN 1.74%
Taylor Morrison Home Corp Class A TMHC 1.70%
FirstService Corp FSV.TO 1.67%
NeoGenomics Inc NEO 1.60%
Lattice Semiconductor Corp LSCC 1.57%
Iridium Communications Inc IRDM 1.48%
Altra Industrial Motion Corp AIMC 1.42%
TMX Group Ltd X.TO 1.40%

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

SMEAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -0.23%;
  • 3-month return is 1.14%;
  • 1-year return is 1.14%;
  • 3-year return is 19.08%;
  • 5-year return is 12.75%;
  • 10-year return is 12.85%;
  • 15-year return is 8.35%.

4. What is SMEAX dividend yield?

SMEAX yield is 0%.

5. What is SMEAX minimum initial investment amount?

SMEAX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

6. Does SMEAX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

SMEAX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. SMEAX front-end sales load is 5.5. SMEAX back-end sales load is 0.

Analysis

7. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 43. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 43.

8. What are the pros of investing in SMEAX? What are SMEAX buy reasons?

The following are SMEAX strengths from our perspective:

  • SMEAX 3-year return is 19.08%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 15.73%.
  • SMEAX 5-year return is 12.75%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 12.2%.
  • SMEAX 15-year return is 8.35%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 8.65%.

9. What are the cons of investing in SMEAX? What are SMEAX negatives?

The following are SMEAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • SMEAX net assets are $665.70 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • SMEAX 10-year return is 12.85%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 14.46%.
  • SMEAX expense ratio is 1.31%, 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 front-end sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%, while the maximum front-end sales load is 5.5%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Front-end sales load, also known as sales charge, is a fee paid when mutual funds shares are purchased. Those fees are subtracted from your total investable assets.
In the SMEAX review, we covered SMEAX 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.