Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Invesco Municipal Trust is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Invesco Ltd.


Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

How has Invesco Municipal Trust's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: VKQ has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Capital Markets


US Market

1 Year Return




US Capital Markets


US Market

Return vs Industry: VKQ underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 19% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VKQ underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-1.0%1.7%1.5%
30 Day1.6%0.5%1.4%
90 Day5.3%8.6%8.7%
1 Year13.9%8.4%21.4%19.0%22.7%20.1%
3 Year21.3%3.1%40.0%32.1%50.1%40.5%
5 Year34.8%1.3%83.6%66.5%73.1%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Invesco Municipal Trust's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Invesco Municipal Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VKQ ($12.84) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.7)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VKQ is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VKQ is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.2x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (36x).

PE vs Market: VKQ is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.2x) compared to the US market (18.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VKQ's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VKQ is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (6.7x).

Future Growth

How is Invesco Municipal Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Invesco Municipal Trust has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Invesco Municipal Trust performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VKQ has a large one-off gain of $37.6M impacting its August 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: VKQ's current net profit margins are higher than last year (7.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VKQ's earnings have declined by -33.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: VKQ's earnings growth over the past year (1566.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-33.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: VKQ earnings growth over the past year (1566.3%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 8.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: VKQ's Return on Equity (9.2%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

Financial Health

How is Invesco Municipal Trust's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: VKQ has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: VKQ's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0x debt).

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: VKQ's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if VKQ has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: VKQ reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.

Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if VKQ has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: VKQ has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.

Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if VKQ has an appropriate level of bad loans.


What is Invesco Municipal Trust's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: VKQ's dividend (4.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).

High Dividend: VKQ's dividend (4.57%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: VKQ's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: VKQ's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.7%), VKQ's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Colin Meadows (48yo)


Mr. Colin D. Meadows, J.D. has been Senior Managing Director of Invesco Ltd. since 2006 and serves as its Head of Private Markets and Global Institutional since 2015. In April 2014, his role further expand ...

Leadership Team

Colin Meadows
Principal Executive Officer and President0yrsno datano data
Mark Paris
Portfolio Manager5.1yrsno datano data
Robert Stryker
Portfolio Manager11.1yrsno datano data
James Phillips
Portfolio Manager5.1yrsno datano data
Julius Williams
Portfolio Manager5.1yrsno datano data
John Connelly
Portfolio Manager4.1yrsno datano data
Tim O'Reilly
Portfolio Manager10.1yrsno datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Management: VKQ's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Rodney Dammeyer
Trustee Nominee0yrsUS$7.07kno data
Suzanne Woolsey
17.1yrsUS$7.74kno data
Hugo Sonnenschein
Independent Trustee26.1yrsUS$7.46kno data
David Arch
Independent Trustee29.1yrsUS$7.74k0.0020% $14.5k
Wayne Whalen
Chairman0yrsUS$7.74kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: VKQ's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 26.1 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Invesco Municipal Trust's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information


  • Invesco Municipal Trust
  • Two Peachtree Pointe
  • 1555 Peachtree Street North East
  • Atlanta
  • Georgia
  • 30309
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VKQNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDNov 1991


Invesco Municipal Trust is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Invesco Ltd. The fund is co-managed by Invesco Advisers, Inc., INVESCO Asset Management (Japan) Limited, INVESCO Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, INVESCO Asset Management Limited, Invesco Hong Kong Limited, INVESCO Senior Secured Management, Inc., and Invesco Canada Ltd. It primarily invests in investment grade municipal securities which include municipal bonds, municipal notes, municipal commercial paper, and lease obligations. The fund employs fundamental analysis with bottom-up security selection approach to create its portfolio. It was formerly known as Invesco Van Kampen Municipal Trust. Invesco Municipal Trust was formed on September 27, 1991 and is domiciled in the United States. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/16 23:52
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/02/28

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.