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Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A (GASAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A (GASAX) Fund

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Graph of Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) ManagerFund Manager - Richard Fonash

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 11.6 years
Similar Funds: GASIX  GASRX 
Fund Family: Aberdeen
Fund Category: Multialternative
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.72)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) ProfileAberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund seeks to maximize the total investment return for a given level of risk. Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund invests predominantly in underlying funds that are actively managed, many by the adviser. It invests 30-60% in U.S. Stocks, 25-75% in Foreign Stocks, 0-15% in Bonds and Short-Term Investments and 5-30% in Real Assets. Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund’s allocation is weighted toward specialty assets, which often represent investments in equities.

 

Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A (GASAX) Fund Strength What we like about Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A (GASAX) Fund

Data for Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) management has been with Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund for 11.6 years
  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 2.01% vs 0.79% Multialternative category median performance)
  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 2.21% vs 1.49% Multialternative category median performance)
  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 78.72% vs Multialternative average of 173.43%. It is good that Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 4.36, lower than category average of 4.89
  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Multialternative average: 0.57% vs 1.59%

Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A (GASAX) Fund

Data for Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -5.57% vs -3.89% Multialternative category median performance)
  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) carries a 5.75% load
  • Asset base in Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Graph of Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) Net Asset TrackingAberdeen Diversified Alternatives A (GASAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A fund (GASAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$75.30M
03/2016$88.78M
02/2016$96.99M
More historic net asset information on Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX)

  

Graph of Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) Portfolio TrackingAberdeen Diversified Alternatives A (GASAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A fund (GASAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/201631.42%44.43%19.28%1.7%
02/201633.91%42.69%18.19%1.84%
01/201637.6%39.18%16.82%2.31%
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graph of Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A Fund (GASAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives A (GASAX) Fund

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Apr 29, 2016
Gotham Neutral Institutional [14.05%]
Boston Partners Long/Short Rsrch Instl [12.93%]
Eaton Vance Floating Rate I [10.07%]
AQR Managed Futures Strategy I [10.01%]
BlackRock Global Long/Short Equity Instl [10%]
Aberdeen Equity Long-Short Inst [9%]
Arbitrage Event-Driven I [6.04%]
Nuveen Preferred Securities I [5.09%]
iShares TIPS Bond [4.3%]
iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond [4.28%]

Feb 28, 2016
Gotham Neutral Institutional [13.41%]
BlackRock Global Long/Short Equity Instl [12.4%]
Boston Partners Long/Short Rsrch Instl [12.37%]
AQR Managed Futures Strategy I [10.36%]
Eaton Vance Floating Rate I [9.36%]
Aberdeen Equity Long-Short Inst [9.31%]
Nuveen Preferred Securities I [5.21%]
iShares TIPS Bond [4.27%]
iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond [4.21%]
Arbitrage Event-Driven I [4.15%]

Jan 30, 2016
Gotham Neutral Institutional [13.08%]
Boston Partners Long/Short Rsrch Instl [12.58%]
BlackRock Global Long/Short Equity Instl [12.43%]
AQR Managed Futures Strategy I [10.39%]
Eaton Vance Floating Rate I [9.2%]
Aberdeen Equity Long-Short Inst [9.13%]
Nuveen Preferred Securities I [8.04%]
iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond [4.06%]
Arbitrage Event-Driven I [4.02%]
iShares TIPS Bond [3.05%]
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