Invesco International Growth Fund is a 20-year-old fund committed to investing long term. The fund's multilingual, multinational management team believes that continuously applying their focused quality-growth investment process has produced the consistent, competitive results investors deserve.
Outperformed the MSCI EAFE Growth Index in 100% of quarterly rolling five-year periods from 1992 inception to Dec. 31, 2012.1
Outperformed 88% with less risk than 94% of all foreign large-cap funds tracked by Morningstar over the five years ended Dec. 31, 2012.2
20 years with one process
20 years with International Growth team
20 years with Invesco
1 Source: Invesco, Lipper, Inc.
2 Source: StyleADVISOR, ©2013 Morningstar. Invesco International Growth Fund falls in the Morningstar Foreign Large Growth Category. Rankings shown versus all categories are intended to demonstrate the fund's historical capability as an international holding and long-term results.
Morningstar rankings are based on total return, excluding sales charges and including fees and expenses. Morningstar risk rankings are based on standard deviation of returns, excluding sales charges and including fees and expenses. Fund counts include preinception performance for all secondary classes of shares. For returns, the fund was ranked in the top 14% (117 of 826), top 12% (138 of 1,168), top 17% (216 of 1,299) and top 80% (1,080 of 1,350) of foreign large-cap funds tracked by Morningstar over the 10-, five-, three- and one-year periods ended Dec. 31, 2012, respectively. For risk, the fund was ranked in the top 4% (33 of 826), top 6% (75 of 1,168) and top 5% (64 of 1,299) of foreign large-cap funds tracked by Morningstar over the 10-, five- and three-year periods ended Dec. 31, 2012, respectively. One-year risk ranks aren't available because the short time frame doesn't provide sufficient data for the standard deviation to be statistically valid.
Annualized returns (%) as of Dec. 31, 2012
|Annualized Returns||1 year||3 years||5 years||10 years||15 years||Inception
|Invesco International Growth Fund -
Class A shares at NAV
|Invesco International Growth Fund -
Class A share w/max 5.5% load
|MSCI EAFE Growth Index||16.86||4.85||-3.09||7.77||3.18||4.46|
|Fund outperformance of MSCI EAFE
Growth Index at NAV
1Return from March 31, 1992
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results, and current performance may be higher or lower than the figures shown. For most recent month-end performance figures, please visit invesco.com/performance. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate and fund shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance for other share classes will vary. Returns assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Unless otherwise noted, performance shown is at NAV, and does not include applicable front-end sales charge. If sales charge had been included, performance would be lower.
The gross expense ratio is 1.39% for Class A shares. Expenses are as of the fund's fiscal year end as outlined in the fund's current prospectus.
Team members believe bottom-up fundamental analysis and active management are the most effective ways to find attractive long-term holdings. They use a disciplined quality growth investment strategy that focuses on finding companies with sustainable earnings growth, attractive balance sheets and reasonable prices. By choosing stocks with those characteristics, the fund management team helps create a strategy that may benefit your portfolio with participation in market growth while carefully monitoring risk to mitigate losses.
Invesco International Growth Fund Managers
Clas G. Olsson
Shuxin (Steve) Cao, CFA, CPA
Matthew W. Dennis, CFA
Jason T. Holzer, CFA
Mark Jason, CFA
- Lead manager Clas Olsson joined fund in 1994
- All senior team members on team for more than a decade
- Fund managers joined team as analysts, learning strategy from the bottom up
- Seven nationalities and eight languages represented by multilingual, multicultural team provide global perspective