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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: $13.17 on 3/27/2015, Change: +0.03 (0.23%)

 

Graph of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) ManagerFund Manager - James C. Shircliff

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 9.8 years
Fund Family: Aston
Fund Category: Large Value
Fund Performance: Feb 27, 2015
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.71)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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 Feb 27, 2015

  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) management has been with ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund for 9.8 years
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 11.89% vs 11.79% Large Value category median performance)
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 14.65% vs 13.88% 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 a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 31.78% vs Large Value average of 43.96%. 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 9.36, lower than category average of 9.87
  • 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 Feb 27, 2015

  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 15.48% vs 16.00% Large Value category median performance)
  • 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
See ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) performance details as of Feb 27, 2015

 

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

Aadditional top Large Value mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N1.7511.8915.4814.65
American Funds American Mutual R6 (RMFGX)1.4814.1316.2814.70Compare
Federated MDT Stock Instl (FMSTX)1.5414.0220.4416.83Compare
INTECH U.S. Value T (JRSTX)3.8912.4318.5415.81Compare

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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
PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatil (SPLV)0.89%17.01%16.57%
RevenueShares Large Cap (RWL)2.67%16.68%20.07%
WisdomTree LargeCap Value (EZY)3.13%16.53%16.97%
Vanguard High Dividend Yield Indx ETF (VYM)1.88%16.27%17.33%
WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend (DLN)1.54%16.23%16.33%

 

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
02/2015$1.02B
01/2015$984.42M
12/2014$1.06B
More historic net asset information on ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX)

  

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
01/20151.66%98.34%0%0%
12/20141.67%98.33%0%0%
11/20141.28%98.72%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

Jan 30, 2015
Iron Mountain Incorporated (Del [3.57%]
Microsoft Corporation [3.02%]
Intel Corporation [2.93%]
PNC Financial Services Group, I [2.84%]
National Fuel Gas Company Commo [2.77%]
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated [2.67%]
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio [2.63%]
ADT Corporation Common Stock [2.61%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [2.58%]
U.S. Bancorp Common Stock [2.36%]

Dec 30, 2014
Iron Mountain Incorporated (Del [3.46%]
Microsoft Corporation [3.46%]
Intel Corporation [3.21%]
PNC Financial Services Group, I [3.06%]
National Fuel Gas Company Commo [3.03%]
ADT Corporation Common Stock [2.75%]
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio [2.65%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [2.63%]
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated [2.51%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [2.42%]

Nov 29, 2014
Microsoft Corporation [3.45%]
Iron Mountain Incorporated (Del [3.3%]
Intel Corporation [3.19%]
National Fuel Gas Company Commo [2.93%]
PNC Financial Services Group, I [2.84%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [2.76%]
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio [2.54%]
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated [2.37%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [2.3%]
ADT Corporation Common Stock [2.28%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX)

  

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