AIM MUTUAL FUNDS

by Manshu on November 29, 2006

in Mutual Funds

Dedicated to building solutions for its clients Aim Investments offers exceptional products and services through its multiple investment portfolios such as mutual funds, retirement funds, exchange-traded funds, cash management, college savings plan etc.
Founded in 1976, AIM has earned its reputation as one of the leading Investment Management firms in the United States through decades of systematic planning and disciplined growth. Aim Investment holds the belief that the investor can benefit significantly from the advice and guidance of professionals. These professionals help create investment plans in order to meet the client’s unique goals.
Aim Mutual Funds offer money management in order to enable you achieve financial goals, irrespective of whether you are planning your child’s education, saving for retirement or even putting aside for another goal. Aim mutual funds are solid performers.
Aim Leisure Inv. (FLISX); the investment objective of this fund is to seek capital growth. When, compared to other funds in its category (large growth) this fund has generated excellent returns given the risk (average) and has earned a 5 star rating from Morningstar ratings.
The fund has given an outstanding performance over the last five years – the focus is on a five year period of returns as longer periods have greater predictive power and accuracy as compared to shorter periods. The majority of asset allocation for this fund is in domestic stocks (U.S. stocks) comprising of about 75%, the balance in foreign stocks.
 

Aim Moderate Growth Allocation Fund: This is an asset allocation category of investment where, it seeks to balance the rewards and risk in a portfolio by assigning specific amounts in the asset classes like bonds, stocks and cash depending on the investors financial goals and risk tolerance. It is intended for the investor willing to take moderate risk tolerance. The objective of the fund is that it seeks to provide a long-term growth of capital that is consistent with a higher level of risk relative to the stock market. 
Asset allocation is the primary tool for achieving an investor’s ideal balance of risk and reward. The fund invests in 13 underlying Aim funds – 11 stock funds representing 80% of the portfolio’s target allocation, 2 bond funds which make for 20 of he portfolio’s target allocation.

AIM Money Market Fund’s investment objective is to provide investors a high level of current income consistent with the preservation of capital and liquidity. The fund’s investments are in high quality U.S. dollar-denominated short-term debt obligations that include securities issued by the Government and its agencies, taxable municipal securities etc.

PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) was acquired by AMVESCAP PLC. With this addition AMVESCAP has expanded its ability to offer investment solutions to investors and their advisors
Aim Management Group Inc. is a subsidiary of AMVESCAP PLC, a leading independent global investment manager, dedicated to helping people.
PowerShares entire family consisting of 37 distinctive ETFs is now distributed by AIM Investments. This combination of PowerShares and AIM creates a broad financial suite of products available anywhere and the biggest and most experienced ETF distribution network in the U.S.

As of Oct.31.2006 AIM Investments has approximately $149 billion in assets under management. For more information visit: http://www.aiminvestments.com/portal/site/aim

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