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ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N (ARDEX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N (ARDEX) Fund

    Last Trade: $14.33 on 11/21/2014, Change: +0.04 (0.28%)

 

Graph of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) ManagerFund Manager - Thomas S. Forsha

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 7.4 years
Fund Family: Aston
Fund Category: Large Value
Fund Performance: Oct 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.67)     (What does this score mean?)
Forsha is vice president of River Road. Previously he employed by ABN AMRO Asset Management, Inc. from 1998-2005 as equity analyst and portfolio manager and was responsible for management of the North American equity allocation of the firm's Global High Income Equity Fund. Forsha holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  Get more insights on Thomas S. Forsha

 

Graph of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) ProfileASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund seeks to provide high current income and, secondarily, long-term capital appreciation. ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in equity securities. It invests in a diversified, all-cap portfolio of income-producing equity securities with yields that the portfolio managers believe exceed the Russell 3000 Value index. ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund invests primarily in dividend paying common and convertible preferred stocks and REITs. It may also invest in foreign securities, closed-end funds or other investment companies, publicly traded partnerships and royalty income trusts.

 

ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N (ARDEX) Fund Strength What we like about ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N (ARDEX) Fund

Data for ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) as of Oct 30, 2014

  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) management has been with ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund for 7.4 years
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 15.64% vs 14.58% Large Value category median performance)
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 35.18% vs Large Value average of 37.29%. It is good that ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 8.62, lower than category average of 9.6
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Value average: 1.09% vs 1.13%

ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) Weakness What we are cautious about ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N (ARDEX) Fund

Data for ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) as of Oct 30, 2014

  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 9.89% vs 13.90% Large Value category median performance)
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 16.53% vs 18.14% Large Value category median performance)
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Even though ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
  • Asset base in ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) performance details as of Oct 30, 2014

 

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Compare ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX)Compare with other top Large Value category mutual funds

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N6.519.8916.5315.64
American Funds Washington Mutual R6 (RWMGX)9.6615.6118.7816.67Compare
Federated MDT Stock Instl (FMSTX)11.0518.9323.6017.15Compare
LWAS/DFA US High Book To Market (DFBMX)7.9215.3822.6218.41Compare

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Compare ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX)Compare with Large Value category ETFs

Some Large Value ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Grail American Beacon Large Value ETF (GVT)12.78%16.72%21.00%
Vanguard High Dividend Yield Indx ETF (VYM)11.46%16.34%19.51%
WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend (DLN)11.49%16.29%18.49%
RevenueShares Large Cap (RWL)9.18%16.18%21.10%
PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Value (PWV)9.51%16.14%20.16%

 

Graph of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) Net Asset TrackingASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N (ARDEX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N fund (ARDEX)

DateNet Asset
10/2014$1.16B
09/2014$1.23B
08/2014$1.23B
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Graph of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) Portfolio TrackingASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N (ARDEX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N fund (ARDEX)

DateCashStockBondOther
09/20140.78%99.22%0%0%
08/20141.2%98.8%0%0%
07/20141.44%98.56%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX)

 

graph of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N (ARDEX) Fund

Discover what ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) manager is buying

Sep 29, 2014
Microsoft Corporation [3.54%]
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio [3.24%]
Intel Corporation [3.15%]
National Fuel Gas Company Commo [3.13%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [2.88%]
PNC Financial Services Group, I [2.64%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [2.5%]
Iron Mountain Incorporated (Del [2.46%]
ADT Corporation Common Stock [2.45%]
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated [2.32%]

Aug 30, 2014
Microsoft Corporation [3.1%]
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio [3.09%]
Intel Corporation [3.02%]
National Fuel Gas Company Commo [2.99%]
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc Dr [2.75%]
Iron Mountain Incorporated (Del [2.59%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [2.48%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [2.43%]
ADT Corporation Common Stock [2.43%]
PNC Financial Services Group, I [2.27%]

Jul 30, 2014
Microsoft Corporation [3.06%]
Intel Corporation [3.04%]
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio [3.02%]
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc Dr [2.66%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [2.6%]
National Fuel Gas Company Commo [2.5%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [2.44%]
ADT Corporation Common Stock [2.38%]
PNC Financial Services Group, I [2.29%]
Iron Mountain Incorporated (Del [2.18%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX)

  

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