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ASTON/River Road Select Value N (ARSMX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of ASTON/River Road Select Value N (ARSMX) Fund

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Graph of ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) ManagerFund Manager - J. Justin C. Akin

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 6.5 years
Similar Funds: ARSIX  ARSVX  ARIMX 
Fund Family: Aston
Fund Category: Small Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.6)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) ProfileASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in common stocks and other equity securities of small-cap companies with market capitalizations of less than $6 billion at the time of acquisition that the portfolio managers believe are undervalued. It may also invest in common stock of companies with market capitalizations that exceed $6 billion, REITs, convertible securities and foreign securities. The portfolio managers employ a value-driven, bottom-up fundamental approach.

 

ASTON/River Road Select Value N (ARSMX) Fund Strength What we like about ASTON/River Road Select Value N (ARSMX) Fund

Data for ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) as of May 30, 2016

  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) management has been with ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund for 6.5 years
  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 2.33% vs -5.18% Small Blend category median performance)
  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 8.45% vs 7.84% Small Blend category median performance)
  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 12.85, lower than category average of 14.58

ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) Weakness What we are cautious about ASTON/River Road Select Value N (ARSMX) Fund

Data for ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) as of May 30, 2016

  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 5.09% vs 6.96% Small Blend category median performance)
  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) is less safe compared to its Small Blend peers
  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 58.97% that is higher than the Small Blend average of 52.13%. This could mean ASTON/River Road Select Value N is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -4.91 is worse than category average of -4.16, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.44
  • ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.49% than its Small Blend average of 1.22%
  • Even though ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
See ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (SLY)5.61%0.29%9.84%
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WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings ETF (EES)000

 

Graph of ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) Net Asset TrackingASTON/River Road Select Value N (ARSMX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of ASTON/River Road Select Value N fund (ARSMX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$43.97M
03/2016$45.82M
02/2016$42.69M
More historic net asset information on ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX)

  

Graph of ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) Portfolio TrackingASTON/River Road Select Value N (ARSMX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of ASTON/River Road Select Value N fund (ARSMX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20162.6%97.4%0%0%
03/20161.99%98.02%0%0%
01/20161.5%98.5%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX)

 

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Discover what ASTON/River Road Select Value N Fund (ARSMX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Unifirst Corporation Common Sto [4.02%]
White Mountains Insurance Group [3.78%]
FNFV Group of Fidelity National [3.41%]
Dolby Laboratories Common Stock [3.1%]
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc [3.01%]
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Co [2.84%]
International Speedway Corporat [2.62%]
KLX Inc. [2.47%]
Ingles Markets, Incorporated [2.26%]
Liberty Interactive Corporation [2.16%]

Mar 30, 2016
Unifirst Corporation Common Sto [4.04%]
White Mountains Insurance Group [3.65%]
Dolby Laboratories Common Stock [3.48%]
FNFV Group of Fidelity National [3.08%]
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Co [2.99%]
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc [2.99%]
International Speedway Corporat [2.88%]
CSG Systems International, Inc. [2.52%]
KLX Inc. [2.28%]
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc [2.24%]

Jan 30, 2016
Unifirst Corporation Common Sto [4.13%]
White Mountains Insurance Group [3.59%]
Dolby Laboratories Common Stock [3.33%]
International Speedway Corporat [2.95%]
CSG Systems International, Inc. [2.83%]
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Co [2.8%]
ADT Corporation Common Stock [2.79%]
FNFV Group of Fidelity National [2.55%]
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc [2.52%]
The Fresh Market, Inc. [2.38%]
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