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15 important things you should know about Invesco VADCX mutual fund

Updated: September 28, 2020
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Bull Case
  • No Bull case arguments for now!
Bear Case
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • 10-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 VADCX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "VADCX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on VADCX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "VADCX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

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

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

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

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

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 VADCX top holdings?

VADCX 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 VADCX performance? What are VADCX historical returns?

VADCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -2.13%;
  • 3-month return is 4.07%;
  • 1-year return is -0.46%;
  • 3-year return is 5.16%;
  • 5-year return is 7.95%;
  • 10-year return is 10.55%;
  • 15-year return is 7.53%.

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

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

VADCX up and down years

5. What is VADCX dividend yield?

VADCX yield is 0.95%.

6. What is VADCX minimum initial investment amount?

VADCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is VADCX expense ratio?

VADCX expense ratio is 1.27%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

VADCX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.12%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.2%.
VADCX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.12;
  • 5-year beta is 1.10;
  • 10-year beta is 1.10;
  • 15-year beta is 1.13.
VADCX Beta

11. What is VADCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.22;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.35;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.74;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.45.
VADCX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 0. Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 0.

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

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

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

The following are VADCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>VADCX 3-year return</strong> is 5.16%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 6.41%.
  • <strong>VADCX 5-year return</strong> is 7.95%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 9.28%.
  • <strong>VADCX 10-year return</strong> is 10.55%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 11.97%.
  • <strong>VADCX 15-year return</strong> is 7.53%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 8.99%.
  • <strong>VADCX expense ratio</strong> is 1.27%, 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 deferred sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 1%, 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.
In the VADCX review, we covered VADCX 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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