ASTON/LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund
|Share Class Inception||11/3/2010||6/1/2011|
|Gross Exp Ratio (%)||2.87||2.62|
|Net Exp Ratio (%)||1.35||1.10|
|NAV Change (%)||0.07||0.07|
|Benchmark||Russell 2000 Growth Index|
|Morningstar Category||Small Growth|
Overall Morningstar Rating™
Among 622 Small Growth funds derived from a weighted average of the Fund’s 3-, 5- and 10-year risk-adjusted returns as of 11/30/13.
Andrew Morey, CFA
Andrew Morey, CFA
Mr. Morey, lead portfolio manager for LMCG’s small and small/mid cap growth investment strategies, joined LMCG in January 2012. Mr. Morey has 19 years of investment management experience and prior to joining LMCG he served as portfolio manager at Crosswind Investments, LLC, for Crosswind’s small and small/mid cap investment strategies. Previously, Mr. Morey was the founder and portfolio manager of Tartan Partners, LLC, from 2005 to 2007. Prior to Tartan Partners, Mr. Morey worked at State Street Research & Management as a portfolio manager, and at Gabelli & Co. as a research analyst. Mr. Morey holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Merger update: At a special meeting of shareholders of the ASTON Small Cap Fund held on April 16, 2013, shareholders of that fund voted in favor of the merger of the ASTON Small Cap Fund with and into the ASTON/LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund. The merger was completed on April 22, 2013. For information on NAVs and per share conversion ratios please click here (182 KB, PDF).
The ASTON/LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund seeks small-capitalization stocks with unrecognized growth potential using a bottom up fundamental selection process.
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The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
Small- and mid-cap stocks are considered riskier than large-cap stocks due to greater potential volatility and less liquidity.
|Fund Stats (as of 9/30/13)||N Shares||I Shares|
|Total Net Assets (12/12/13)||$31,949,509.61||$8,550,978.70|
|Sector Breakdown (as of 10/31/13)|
|Cash Equivalents & Other||5.60%|
|Top 10 Holdings (as of 10/31/13)|
|Company||Ticker||CUSIP||Number of Shares||Market Value||% of Net Assets|
|GEO GROUP INC/TH||GEO||36159R103||50,516||$1,781,699.32||4.39%|
|VANTIV INC - CL A||VNTV||92210H105||60,660||$1,668,150.00||4.11%|
|COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS INC||CYH||203668108||37,614||$1,641,098.82||4.04%|
|TRIUMPH GROUP INC||TGI||896818101||22,728||$1,628,461.20||4.01%|
|INTERNAP NETWORK SERVICES||INAP||45885A300||211,678||$1,538,899.06||3.79%|
|DEL FRISCO'S RESTAURANT GROU||DFRG||245077102||56,442||$1,021,600.20||2.51%|
|VITAMIN SHOPPE INC||VSI||92849E101||21,595||$1,013,021.45||2.49%|
|HEARTWARE INTERNATIONAL INC||HTWR||422368100||12,973||$941,320.88||2.32%|
|KELLY SERVICES INC -A||KELYA||488152208||42,744||$891,639.84||2.19%|
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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