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ASTON/Cornerstone Large Cap Value Fund

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CUSIP 00078H84400080Y207
Ticker RVALXAAVIX
Share Class Inception 1/4/19939/20/2005
Gross Exp Ratio (%) 1.491.24
Net Exp Ratio (%) 1.301.05
NAV15.5215.55
NAV Change (%) 0.58 0.58
Dividend Frequency Annual
Benchmark Russell 1000 Value Index
Morningstar Category Large Value

Overall Morningstar Rating

ASTON/Cornerstone Large Cap Value  Shares received a Morningstar rating.

Among 1073 Large Value funds derived from a weighted average of the Fund’s 3-, 5- and 10-year risk-adjusted returns as of 6/30/14.

Portfolio Managers

John  Campbell, CFA
John Campbell, CFA

John Campbell, CFA

John  Campbell, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Campbell has 29 years of investment experience. He has a BS from State University of New York at Fredonia.

Rick  van Nostrand, CFA
Rick van Nostrand, CFA

Rick van Nostrand, CFA

Rick  van Nostrand, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Mr. van Nostrand has 12 years of investment experience. He has a BS from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Cameron  Clement, CFA
Cameron Clement, CFA

Cameron Clement, CFA

Cameron  Clement, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Mr. Clement has eight years of investment experience. He is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde in Glascow, Scotland.

Dean  Morris, CFA
Dean Morris, CFA

Dean Morris, CFA

Dean  Morris, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Mr. Morris has 19 years of investment experience. He is a graduate of Williams College and has a MBA from the University of Chicago.

Investment Strategy

The ASTON/Cornerstone Large Cap Value Fund employs a bottom-up, fundamental stock-picking process in seeking companies that they believe are undervalued compared to their perceived worth.

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Objective

The Fund seeks to provide total return through long-term capital appreciation and current income.

Risk Considerations

 Value investing often involves buying the stocks of companies that are currently out of favor that may decline further.

Fund Stats (as of 6/30/14) N SharesI Shares
Origin Of Information FactSetFactSet
Sales Load NoneNone
Total Net Assets (7/22/14)$25,193,106.80$106,070,745.58
Turnover N/AN/A
Minimum Investment 2,5001,000,000
Alpha (3 yr.) -1.23-1
Beta (3 yr.) 0.960.96
R-Squared (3 yr.) 90.0990.01
Standard Dev (3 yr.) 13.1213.14
Sharpe Ratio (3 yr.) 1.111.13
Current Wtd Average P/E (trailing) 13.913.9
Current Wtd Average P/B (trailing) 2.22.2
Median Mkt Cap ($Mil) 50,62150,621
Average Wtd Coupon N/AN/A
Effective Maturity N/AN/A
Sector Breakdown (as of 6/30/14)
Information Technology
26.76%
Industrials
19.85%
Financials
17.01%
Consumer Discretionary
12.13%
Energy
10.98%
Health Care
6.51%
Cash Equivalents & Other
3.49%
Consumer Staples
3.28%
Top 10 Holdings (as of 6/30/14)
CompanyTickerCUSIPNumber of SharesMarket Value% of Net Assets
CHEVRON CORP CVX 166764100 38,475 $5,022,911.25 4.19%
ORACLE CORP ORCL 68389X105 119,975 $4,862,586.75 4.06%
MATTEL INC MAT 577081102 124,550 $4,853,713.50 4.05%
PARKER HANNIFIN CORP PH 701094104 38,475 $4,837,461.75 4.04%
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO EMR 291011104 70,950 $4,708,242.00 3.93%
QUALCOMM INC QCOM 747525103 58,025 $4,595,580.00 3.84%
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO JPM 46625H100 77,250 $4,451,145.00 3.72%
CUMMINS INC CMI 231021106 28,375 $4,377,978.75 3.65%
ACE LTD ACE B3BQMF6 41,175 $4,269,847.50 3.56%
CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORP COF 14040H105 50,125 $4,140,325.00 3.46%
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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