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# 15 important things you should know about Invesco VADAX mutual fund

- 3-year return above the benchmark
- 5-year return above the benchmark
- 10-year return above the benchmark
- 15-year return above the benchmark

- High expense ratio
- Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

**Describe**AIM Counselor Series Trust (Invesco Counselor Series Trust): Invesco Equally-Weighted S&P 500 Fund; Cl A Shs (VADAX).- What are VADAX
**holdings**? - What is VADAX
**performance**? What are VADAX historical returns? - How many
**up and down years**did VADAX have historically? - What is VADAX
**dividend yield**? - What is VADAX
**minimum initial investment**amount? - What is VADAX
**expense ratio**? - Does VADAX have any
**sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses**? - What is VADAX tax efficiency (
**tax-cost ratio**)? - What is VADAX
**beta**? How would you assess VADAX risk? - What is VADAX
**Sharpe ratio**? - What is VADAX
**Finny Score**? VADAX**buy or sell**? - What are the
**pros of investing in VADAX**? What are VADAX buy reasons? - What are the
**cons of investing in VADAX**? What are VADAX sell reasons?

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

### Fact Sheet

1. Describe AIM Counselor Series Trust (Invesco Counselor Series Trust): Invesco Equally-Weighted S&P 500 Fund; Cl A Shs (VADAX).

The Fund seeks a high level of total return through a combination of capital appreciation and current income by investing in a portfolio of equally weighted common stocks of companies from the S&P 500.

2. What are VADAX top holdings?

VADAX has **505 stock holdings** and **0 bond holdings**.

The top 10 holdings represent 5.76% of total assets.
Here are the **top holdings**:

Name | Symbol | % Assets |
---|---|---|

E-mini S&P 500 Future June 20 | ESM0 | 2.92% |

Citrix Systems Inc | CTXS | 0.34% |

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc | REGN | 0.34% |

Netflix Inc | NFLX | 0.33% |

Digital Realty Trust Inc | DLR | 0.32% |

NVIDIA Corp | NVDA | 0.31% |

Clorox Co | CLX | 0.30% |

Eli Lilly and Co | LLY | 0.30% |

Gilead Sciences Inc | GILD | 0.30% |

SBA Communications Corp | SBAC | 0.30% |

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

VADAX has generated the following returns:

- 1-month return is
**-2.06%**; - 3-month return is
**4.27%**; - 1-year return is
**0.30%**; - 3-year return is
**5.93%**; - 5-year return is
**8.73%**; - 10-year return is
**11.36%**; - 15-year return is
**8.32%**.

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

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

5. What is VADAX dividend yield?

VADAX **yield** is **1.62%**.

6. What is VADAX minimum initial investment amount?

VADAX **minimum initial investment** amount is **$1.00K**.

7. What is VADAX expense ratio?

VADAX **expense ratio** is **0.52%**.
The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

- 1-year ax cost ratio is
**1.34%**; - 3-year ax cost ratio is
**1.43%**.

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

- 3-year beta is
**1.12**; - 5-year beta is
**1.10**; - 10-year beta is
**1.10**; - 15-year beta is
**1.14**.

### Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

** Finny Score is 67**. Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 67.

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

The following are **VADAX strengths** from our perspective:

- <strong>VADAX 3-year return</strong> is 5.93%, which is in line with the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 6.41%.
- <strong>VADAX 5-year return</strong> is 8.73%, which is in line with the 5-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 9.28%.
- <strong>VADAX 10-year return</strong> is 11.36%, which is in line with the 10-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 11.97%.
- <strong>VADAX 15-year return</strong> is 8.32%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 8.99%.

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

The following are **VADAX weaknesses** from our perspective:

- <strong>VADAX expense ratio</strong> is 0.52%, 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 VADAX review, we covered VADAX 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.