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ASTON/TAMRO Diversified Equity Fund

CUSIP 00078H22400080Y520
Share Class Inception 11/30/20003/2/2012
Gross Exp Ratio (%) 1.461.21
Net Exp Ratio (%) 1.200.95
NAV Change (%) 0.49 0.49
Dividend Frequency Annual
Benchmark Russell 1000 Index
Morningstar Category Large Growth

Overall Morningstar Rating

ASTON/TAMRO Diversified Equity  Shares received a Morningstar rating.

Among 1538 Large Growth funds derived from a weighted average of the Fund’s 3-, 5- and 10-year risk-adjusted returns as of 1/31/15.

Portfolio Managers

Philip D.  Tasho, CFA
Philip D. Tasho, CFA

Philip D. Tasho, CFA

Philip D.  Tasho, CFA

Mr. Tasho is the Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of TAMRO, and a co-founder of the firm. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund and is the architect of TAMRO's investment philosophy and process. Previously, Mr. Tasho served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Riggs Investment Management Corporation from 1995 to 2000. He began his investing career as a Trust Investment Officer for First American Bank is Washington D.C. in 1980, and has been recognized by the national media on such programs as Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukeyser, CNBC's Power Lunch, Nightly Business Report, and Bloomberg News. He has more than 30 years of investment experience. Mr. Tasho earned a B.A. from Grinnell College and an MBA in Finance and Investments from George Washington University.

Timothy A.  Holland, CFA
Timothy A. Holland, CFA

Timothy A. Holland, CFA

Timothy A.  Holland, CFA

Mr. Holland is a Co-Portfolio Manager and Principal of TAMRO, covering companies within the Financial sector. He also monitors broad economic and political trends and analyzes the potential impact on portfolios at the sector level. Tim joined TAMRO in April 2005 after nearly five years with Manley Asset Management LP. Tim earned his BA from Drew University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Investment Strategy

The ASTON/TAMRO Diversified Equity Fund focuses on bottom-up stock selection with the goal of identifying companies that possess a sustainable competitive advantage combined with an attractive valuation.

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The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.

Risk Considerations

Small- and mid-cap stocks are considered riskier than large-cap stocks due to greater potential volatility and less liquidity.

Fund Stats (as of 12/31/14) N SharesI Shares
Origin Of Information FactSetFactSet
Sales Load NoneNone
Total Net Assets (3/4/15)$24,355,462.87$23,974,349.94
Turnover 40%40%
Minimum Investment 2,500N/A
Alpha (3 yr.) -4.65N/A
Beta (3 yr.) 1.14N/A
R-Squared (3 yr.) 93.09N/A
Standard Dev (3 yr.) 10.94N/A
Sharpe Ratio (3 yr.) 1.58N/A
Current Wtd Average P/E (trailing) 20.4320.43
Current Wtd Average P/B (trailing) 3.353.35
Median Mkt Cap ($Mil) 23,26423,264
Average Wtd Coupon N/AN/A
Effective Maturity N/AN/A
Sector Breakdown (as of 1/31/15)
Information Technology
Health Care
Consumer Discretionary
Consumer Staples
Cash Equivalents & Other
Top 10 Holdings (as of 1/31/15)
CompanyTickerCUSIPNumber of SharesMarket Value% of Net Assets
AMAZON.COM INC AMZN 23135106 5,947 $2,108,389.91 4.43%
GILEAD SCIENCES INC GILD 375558103 12,985 $1,361,217.55 2.86%
AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP INC AAL 02376R102 25,969 $1,274,558.52 2.68%
FACEBOOK INC FB 30303M102 15,954 $1,211,068.14 2.55%
CONSTELLATION BRANDS INC STZ 21036P108 10,864 $1,199,928.80 2.52%
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC BRK/B 84670702 7,716 $1,110,409.56 2.33%
BANK OF THE OZARKS INC OZRK 63904106 34,004 $1,102,749.72 2.32%
DEXCOM INC DXCM 252131107 18,364 $1,097,799.92 2.31%
AMERICAN TOWER CORP AMT 03027X100 11,210 $1,086,809.50 2.28%
GEO GROUP INC/THE GEO 36162J106 24,156 $1,051,269.12 2.21%
Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of mutual funds will vary with market conditions, so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

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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