Invesco Funds(22)

Systematic Approach to Long-Short Investing

Invesco Long-Short Equity Fund

International> Real Estate > NA

Sep 05, 2014

Long/Short funds are now available to individual investors through mutual funds. Invesco Long/Short Equity Fund is managed by a team of managers who follow proprietary models and select a balance of longs and shorts, industry allocation and market exposure.

Seeking Constant Diversifiers

Invesco Global Targeted Returns Fund

US> Mid-Cap > Core

Jun 03, 2014

Traditional stocks and bond funds generate returns that are reflective of their asset classes and are subjected to the volatility that come with the risks they take. David Millar and his team aim to provide equity like returns with half the volatility of global equities using an unconstrained research process.

Balanced Risk Reward Through Convertibles

Invesco Convertible Securities Fund

US> Large-Cap > Growth

Oct 14, 2013

Financial markets are prone to periodic sell-offs and quite often how fund managers manage these market declines determine the long-term returns in funds. Convertibles offer participation in the upside and potential to avoid large parts of market downturns. Investors often overlook the fact that avoiding most of the downturn sets the stage to capture the next market uptick, but to do that on a consistent basis requires an investment process and an approach.

Downside Protection and Upside Participation

Invesco Equity and Income Fund

US> Multi-Cap > Growth

Sep 09, 2013

The stock market is often driven by perceptions and expectations. Investors with a long-term outlook can take advantage of companies that are going through a change that is still not visible in financial metrics. Tom Bastian and his team of researchers look for companies that are attractively valued, earning below normal levels, are under appreciated by investors, but are going through a positive change.

Dedicated Loan Specialists

Invesco Floating Rate Fund

Global> Infrastructure > NA

Jul 31, 2013

Floating rate funds invest in loans that are senior in right of payment to all other debtors and have very little duration risk. At the same time, the loans are to non-investment grade companies and will expose investors to volatility. Tom Ewald is the Senior Portfolio Manager of the Invesco Floating Rate Fund and is part of a team of seasoned loan professionals who are dedicated sector specialists and select loans based on their disciplined investment process.

Global Relative Real Estate Values

Invesco Global Real Estate Income Fund

US> Business/Financial Services > NA

Apr 17, 2013

Commercial real estate securities are a $2 trillion investing opportunity. However it also requires an understanding of underlying property markets as well as the corporate capital structure and management that lead these companies. Joe Rodriguez and Darin Turner lead a team of managers and analysts to identify securities and companies around the world that offer superior relative values.

Bespoke Exposure

Invesco Balanced-Risk Allocation Fund

US> Science/Technology > NA

Jul 13, 2012

A truly balanced approach to risk may have to do away with a lot of the stereotypical notions of risks inherent in a classical balanced portfolio. Scott Wolle, portfolio manager at the Invesco Balanced-Risk Allocation Fund, highlights the importance of economic outcomes when targeting different asset classes as a way of achieving positive returns and downside protection.

Leveraging Crossover Risks

Invesco Van Kampen Corporate Bond Fund


Jul 09, 2012

Investing in corporate bonds offers an opportunity to generate higher income for investors who are prepared to take prudent risks. Charles Burge and the research team at the Invesco Van Kampen Corporate Bond Fund carefully monitor the overall liquidity of the fund but believe at times there can be significant opportunities in under-followed and somewhat less liquid companies with the benefits of improving fundamentals and better risk reward profiles.

Before the Street Does

Van Kampen American Value Fund

US> Large-Cap > Core

Mar 05, 2007

The negative consensus among investors and analysts on troubled companies only provokes the interest of Sergio Marcheli, one of the portfolio managers of the Van Kampen American Value Fund. But the final ‘buy’ decisions are taken based on in-depth fundamental analysis, assessment of the management and its chances to turn the company around, and the mandatory presence of a positive catalyst. That strategy aims to discover the success stories before everyone else on the Street.

Global> Science/Technology > NA

Feb 22, 2007

AIM Developing Markets Fund managers Steve Cao and Borge Endresen believe emerging markets fundamentals have dramatically improved. That’s why they are comfortable with a growth-style investment process that emphasizes bottom-up stock selection. Volatility is not a thing of the past, but long-term investors may be amply rewarded for enduring that volatility. With low correlation to the U.S. market, the fund may provide a diversification benefit to the U.S. investor.

Growth in the Middle

AIM Capital Development Fund

US> Small-Cap > Core

Aug 15, 2006

Growth stocks may bring great returns, but they usually come with more volatility and risks. With that in mind, AIM Capital Development Fund looks for sustainable growth at a reasonable price in the mid-cap space. The fund places a strong emphasis on cash flow reinvestment, balance sheet metrics, return on capital, and overall shareholder profitability.

Challenging Wall Street's Assumptions

AIM Large Cap Growth Fund

US> Large-Cap > Growth

May 05, 2006

It’s very difficult to have a competitive advantage in the large-cap area, where there is plenty of information available and everyone knows the companies well. AIM Large Cap Growth Fund, however, is trying to outperform its peers by better risk management. Relying on a balanced, unemotional, objective, bottom-up process, the fund uses hard facts to find investment opportunities and to identify stocks where Wall Street consensus may be wrong.

Balancing Act

AIM Diversified Dividend Fund

US> Large-Cap > Value

Sep 23, 2005

The management team of AIM Diversified Dividend Fund believes that dividend-paying stocks may represent a valuable component of a successful portfolio, both to maximize total return and mitigate volatility. AIM Diversified Dividend is a large-cap core fund that seeks to provide consistent performance throughout all market environments by balancing long-term capital appreciation, dividend income and capital preservation.

European All-Cap Beyond Borders

AIM European Growth Fund

US> Multi-Cap > Core

Sep 20, 2005

AIM manages two European funds with compelling track records, the AIM European Growth Fund and AIM European Small Company Fund. Here Clas Olsson, Senior Portfolio Manager on AIM European Growth Fund discusses how their disciplined investment process has helped them navigate well across numerous borders, sectors, market cap sizes, accounting standards and cultures – it’s all about focus and Earnings, Quality and Valuation!

Beyond Oil Prices

AIM Energy Fund

US> Large-Cap > Value

Jun 08, 2005

Since 1984, AIM Energy Fund has focused on companies that can benefit from rising oil and gas demand and limited, dwindling supplies. The fund, through its conservative and disciplined approach, looks to invest in energy companies that can increase production while controlling costs. John Segner, who has run the portfolio since 1997, primarily focuses on oil and gas exploration, distribution and services companies.

US> Small-Cap > Value

Jun 19, 2003

An investment five years ago in AIM's Global Healthcare Fund headed by Michael Yellen not only topped more than 75% of funds in the category, it also topped the S&P 500 by a wide 22% differential for the period.

Always on the Lookout

AIM Basic Value Fund

US> Small-Cap > Core

Mar 02, 2003

Although a value manager, Matt Seinsheimer always has his eyes open for an opportunity that will give an extra boost to the $4.5 billion AIM Basic Value Fund. In a recent interview, Seinsheimer told TICKER he thinks the fund is well positioned for an economic recovery.

The Aim Is to Optimize, Not Maximize

AIM Mid Cap Core Equity Fund

US> Small-Cap > Value

Feb 04, 2003

AIM Mid Cap Core Equity Fund is aiming to provide outperformance of its relative benchmark - the Russell Mid-Cap Index - with lower volatility. Lead manager Ronald S. Sloan told Ticker he is not looking to 'swing for the fences.' The Fund's main focus is on optimization not maximization. That strategy has paid off well with above average three- and five-year annualized returns.

A Bold and Cautious Combination

Van Kampen Equity Income Fund

US> Mid-Cap > Core

Feb 01, 2003

James Gilligan heads a team of equity and bond managers for the Van Kampen Equity and Income Fund. The long-term performance has placed the portfolio among the top two percent of hybrid funds for the past 11 years.

Relative Value with Thematic Views

Invesco High Yield Fund

US> Small-Cap > Growth

Jan 13, 2017

The high yield bond market tends to wilt at a rate that is faster than most investors can react to when economic recessions set in generating negative portfolio returns. Scott Roberts, portfolio manager of the Invesco High Yield Fund, and a team of sector based research analysts maintain a pure portfolio of high yield bonds, combining bottom-up security selection with economic outlook in order to stay ahead of credit and business cycles. 

Research-Driven, Global Collaboration

Invesco Corporate Bond Fund

> NA > NA

Feb 22, 2016

In the complex world of fixed-income investing, research capabilities play a key role in generating long-term performance. Portfolio managers Matthew Brill, Chuck Burge and Michael Hyman work actively with a global team of dedicated researchers to find securities that can steer clear of potential pitfalls. 

Relative Value with Focus on Risk and Reward

Invesco Growth and Income Fund

US> Mid-Cap > Value

Jul 24, 2015

 The market and companies experience cycles—and this creates investment opportunities. Thomas Bastian and his team at the Invesco Growth and Income Fund look for out-of-favor companies that have a catalyst in place to potentially regain appreciation and generate wealth in the process for patient investors.