ASTON/Guardian Capital Global Dividend Fund
|Share Class Inception||4/14/2014||4/14/2014|
|Gross Exp Ratio (%)||5.15||4.90|
|Net Exp Ratio (%)||1.30||1.05|
|30 Day Yield (08/31/14)||5.37||5.62|
|NAV Change (%)||0.48||0.57|
|Benchmark||MSCI World Index|
|Morningstar Category||World Stock|
Sri Iyer, serves as Managing Director – Head of Systematic Strategies for Guardian Capital. Mr. Iyer joined Guardian Capital in 2001 to help lead the development and implementation of our proprietary systematic equity portfolio management strategy. Prior to joining Guardian, he was with Global Value Investors in Princeton, New Jersey responsible for a variety of portfolio management and financial engineering roles. Mr. Iyer graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Bombay in 1989, earned his Chartered Cost and Works Accountant (In¬dia) designation in 1990 and his MBA (Applied Finance) from Rutgers Graduate School of Management in 1994.
Fiona Wilson, CFA
Fiona Wilson, CFA
Fiona Wilson, CFA, serves as Portfolio Manager – Systematic Strategies for Guardian Capital. Ms. Wilson joined Guardian Capi¬tal in 2011 as a Portfolio Manager in our systematic strate¬gies team. She began her career as an options trader at CIBC and progressed to become Head of Currency Options Marketing, South East Asia for Societe Generale with postings in Tokyo, Singapore and London. Her experiences included structuring classical and exotic option trading and hedging strategies for central banks, corporate and institutional cli¬ents throughout Asia. She subsequently took on the role of Portfolio Manager, Global Derivative Instruments with Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS). Ms. Wilson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of West¬ern Ontario in 1985 and obtained her Honours Bachelor of Commerce and MBA from the University of Windsor in 1987 and 1989 respectively. Fiona is also a CFA Charterholder.
The ASTON/Guardian Capital Global Dividend Fund invests primarily in the dividend-paying stocks of both U.S. and non-U.S. companies. It employs bottom-up analysis to look for firms with the ability to grow earnings and a willingness to increase dividends.
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The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation and current income.
|Fund Stats (as of 6/30/14)||N Shares||I Shares|
|Origin Of Information||Thomson Reuters||Thomson Reuters|
|Total Net Assets (9/16/14)||$1,050,078.92||$3,165,109.95|
|Alpha (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|Beta (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|R-Squared (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|Standard Dev (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|Sharpe Ratio (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|Current Wtd Average P/E (trailing)||18.01||18.01|
|Current Wtd Average P/B (trailing)||2.59||2.59|
|Median Mkt Cap ($Mil)||43,038||43,038|
|Average Wtd Coupon||N/A||N/A|
|Sector Breakdown (as of 8/31/14)|
|Cash Equivalents & Other||-0.30%|
|Top 10 Holdings (as of 8/31/14)|
|Company||Ticker||CUSIP||Number of Shares||Market Value||% of Net Assets|
|JOHNSON & JOHNSON||JNJ||478160104||900||$93,357.00||2.19%|
|WELLS FARGO & CO||WFC||949746101||1,540||$79,217.60||1.86%|
|SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY PLC||STX||B58JVZ5||1,250||$78,225.00||1.84%|
|TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC||TXN||882508104||1,570||$75,642.60||1.78%|
|ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC||ITW||452308109||850||$74,978.50||1.76%|
|DOW CHEMICAL CO/THE||DOW||260543103||1,390||$74,434.50||1.75%|
|JPMORGAN CHASE & CO||JPM||46625H100||1,230||$73,123.50||1.72%|
As the fund is actively managed, the securities as presented may not represent the current or future composition of the portfolio.
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