14 important things you should know about Invesco VADCX mutual fund

Updated: June 29, 2020
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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 3.30% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
E-mini S&P 500 Future Mar20 ESH0 1.28%
Apache Corp APA 0.23%
Conagra Brands Inc CAG 0.23%
The Mosaic Co MOS 0.23%
Western Digital Corp WDC 0.23%
Advanced Micro Devices Inc AMD 0.22%
Concho Resources Inc CXO 0.22%
Corteva Inc CTVA 0.22%
Live Nation Entertainment Inc LYV 0.22%
Macy's Inc M 0.22%

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

VADCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 2.96%;
  • 3-month return is -18.92%;
  • 1-year return is -9.21%;
  • 3-year return is 2.18%;
  • 5-year return is 3.77%;
  • 10-year return is 9.14%;
  • 15-year return is 7.09%.

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.

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.

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%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.12;
  • 5-year beta is 1.09;
  • 10-year beta is 1.10;
  • 15-year beta is 1.14.

11. What is VADCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.10;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.10;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.54;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.41.

Analysis

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

VADCX Finny Score is 0. Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy VADCX and 8 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:

  • VADCX 3-year return is 2.18%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 3.41%.
  • VADCX 5-year return is 3.77%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 5.06%.
  • VADCX 10-year return is 9.14%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 10.55%.
  • VADCX 15-year return is 7.09%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 Equal Weighted TR USD), 8.55%.
  • 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.
  • VADCX expense ratio is 1.27%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • VADCX 3-year Beta is 1.12, 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.
  • VADCX 15-year Beta is 1.14, which is higher than the index (S&P 500 TR USD) 15-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 15 years.
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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