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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: $13.42 on 4/17/2014, Change: +0.03 (0.22%)

 

Graph of ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) ManagerFund Manager - Henry Sanders III

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 8.8 years
Fund Family: Aston
Fund Category: Large Value
Fund Performance: Mar 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.66)     (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 Mar 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 8.8 years
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 13.53% vs 13.27% 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
  • Asset base in ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 35.18% vs Large Value average of 43.48%. 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 10.32, lower than category average of 13.1
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Value average: 1.09% vs 1.15%

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 Mar 30, 2014

  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 16.44% vs 21.03% Large Value category median performance)
  • ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 19.31% vs 19.74% 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
See ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX) performance details as of Mar 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 N0.3816.4413.5319.31
American Funds Washington Mutual R6 (RWMGX)1.9522.9715.4020.62Compare
Federated MDT Stock Instl (FMSTX)5.5329.7518.5022.82Compare
INTECH U.S. Value T (JRSTX)2.6022.3015.2921.69Compare

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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)6.18%25.80%15.02%
First Trust Large Cap Value Opp AlphaDEX (FTA)2.98%24.09%14.98%
First Trust Strategic Value Index (FDV)1.43%23.62%13.32%
RevenueShares Large Cap (RWL)1.43%23.44%15.87%
PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 (PRF)2.34%22.85%14.90%

 

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
03/2014$1.25B
02/2014$1.24B
01/2014$1.20B
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
02/20143.77%96.23%0%0%
01/20142.04%97.96%0%0%
12/20133.08%96.91%0%0%
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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

Feb 27, 2014
Intel Corporation [2.96%]
National Fuel Gas Company Commo [2.74%]
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio [2.72%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [2.48%]
Corning Incorporated Common Sto [2.39%]
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc Dr [2.38%]
General Dynamics Corporation Co [2.37%]
PNC Financial Services Group, I [2.29%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [2.22%]
Hasbro, Inc. [2.16%]

Jan 30, 2014
Intel Corporation [3.03%]
National Fuel Gas Company Commo [2.84%]
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio [2.55%]
Rogers Communications, Inc. Class B [2.36%]
PNC Financial Services Group, I [2.31%]
General Dynamics Corporation Co [2.26%]
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc Dr [2.26%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [2.26%]
Corning Incorporated Common Sto [2.21%]
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. [2.14%]

Dec 30, 2013
Intel Corporation [2.82%]
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio [2.44%]
National Fuel Gas Company Commo [2.38%]
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc Dr [2.22%]
Rogers Communications, Inc. Class B [2.19%]
United Parcel Service, Inc. Com [2.19%]
PNC Financial Services Group, I [2.17%]
Hasbro, Inc. [2.15%]
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. [2.08%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Val N Fund (ARDEX)

  

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