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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
NAV15.7315.77
NAV Change (%) 0.32 0.32
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 1101 Large Value funds derived from a weighted average of the Fund’s 3-, 5- and 10-year risk-adjusted returns as of 10/31/14.

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 9/30/14) N SharesI Shares
Origin Of Information FactSetFactSet
Sales Load NoneNone
Total Net Assets (11/21/14)$62,196,684.71$106,379,690.78
Turnover N/AN/A
Minimum Investment 2,5001,000,000
Alpha (3 yr.) -4.5-4.42
Beta (3 yr.) 1.041.05
R-Squared (3 yr.) 90.2390.43
Standard Dev (3 yr.) 12.0512.11
Sharpe Ratio (3 yr.) 1.541.55
Current Wtd Average P/E (trailing) 14.0814.08
Current Wtd Average P/B (trailing) 2.92.9
Median Mkt Cap ($Mil) 52,61352,613
Average Wtd Coupon N/AN/A
Effective Maturity N/AN/A
Sector Breakdown (as of 10/31/14)
Information Technology
27.22%
Industrials
20.39%
Financials
17.88%
Consumer Discretionary
12.27%
Energy
9.97%
Health Care
6.83%
Consumer Staples
3.30%
Cash Equivalents & Other
2.14%
Top 10 Holdings (as of 10/31/14)
CompanyTickerCUSIPNumber of SharesMarket Value% of Net Assets
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORP PH 701094104 56,450 $7,170,843.50 4.37%
QUALCOMM INC QCOM 747525103 86,800 $6,814,668.00 4.15%
BED BATH & BEYOND INC BBBY 75896100 95,360 $6,421,542.40 3.91%
ORACLE CORP ORCL 68389X105 162,700 $6,353,435.00 3.87%
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO JPM 46625H100 104,775 $6,336,792.00 3.86%
MICROSOFT CORP MSFT 594918104 134,275 $6,304,211.25 3.84%
CHEVRON CORP CVX 166764100 52,175 $6,258,391.25 3.81%
CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORP COF 14040H105 75,250 $6,228,442.50 3.79%
CUMMINS INC CMI 231021106 42,325 $6,187,068.50 3.77%
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO EMR 291011104 96,225 $6,164,173.50 3.76%
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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