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15 important things you should know about Invesco STBCX mutual fund

Updated: Last Friday
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Bull Case
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 15-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM Investment Securities Funds (Invesco Investment Securities Funds): Invesco Short Term Bond Fd; Class C Shs (STBCX).

The Fund seeks a high level of current income consistent with preservation of capital. The Fund invests, normally, at least 80% of its assets in a diversified portfolio of investment-grade fixed income securities. The Fund's average portfolio duration and average portfolio maturity will be less than 3 years.

2. What are STBCX top holdings?

STBCX has 0 stock holdings and 914 bond holdings.

The top 9 holdings represent 8.60% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Notes 0.12% N/A 2.09%
New York Life Global Funding 2.01% N/A 1.18%
Morgan Stanley 0.92% N/A 1.02%
Toyota Motor Credit Corporation 3% N/A 0.89%
United States Treasury Notes 0.25% N/A 0.80%
AbbVie Inc. 2.15% N/A 0.75%
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. 3.65% N/A 0.75%
Exxon Mobil Corporation 1.57% N/A 0.56%
Hyndai Capital America 3.95% N/A 0.56%

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

STBCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 0.24%;
  • 3-month return is 0.64%;
  • 1-year return is 2.83%;
  • 3-year return is 2.50%;
  • 5-year return is 2.20%;
  • 10-year return is 1.73%;
  • 15-year return is 1.83%.

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

In the last 10 years, STBCX had 10 up years and 0 down years.

STBCX up and down years

5. What is STBCX dividend yield?

STBCX yield is 2.02%.

6. What is STBCX minimum initial investment amount?

STBCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is STBCX expense ratio?

STBCX expense ratio is 1%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

STBCX expenses

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

STBCX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.65. STBCX front-end sales load is 0. STBCX back-end sales load is 0.

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.9%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.94%.
STBCX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.47;
  • 5-year beta is 0.41;
  • 10-year beta is 0.30.
STBCX Beta

11. What is STBCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.19;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.35;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.52.
STBCX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 29. Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 29.

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

The following are STBCX strengths from our perspective:

  • STBCX 5-year return is 2.2%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Government/Credit 1-3 Yr TR USD), 2.16%.
  • STBCX 10-year return is 1.73%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Government/Credit 1-3 Yr TR USD), 1.56%.

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

The following are STBCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • STBCX net assets are $252.70 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • STBCX 3-year return is 2.5%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Government/Credit 1-3 Yr TR USD), 2.92%.
  • STBCX 15-year return is 1.83%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Government/Credit 1-3 Yr TR USD), 2.58%.
  • STBCX expense ratio is 1%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.65%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund.
In the STBCX review, we covered STBCX 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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