ASTON/Guardian Capital Global Dividend Fund
|Share Class Inception||4/14/2014||4/14/2014|
|Gross Exp Ratio (%)||3.55||3.30|
|Net Exp Ratio (%)||1.30||1.05|
|30 Day Yield (04/30/16)||2.61||2.85|
|NAV Change (%)||0.30||0.30|
|Benchmark||MSCI World Index|
|Morningstar Category||World Stock|
Mr. Iyer is a Managing Director and Head of Systematic Strategies for Guardian Capital LP, and has been a Portfolio Manager on the Fund since its April 2014 inception. He joined Guardian Capital in 2001 to help lead the development and implementation of its proprietary systematic equity portfolio management strategy. Prior to joining Guardian, he was with Global Value Investors of Princeton, New Jersey, responsible for a variety of portfolio management and financial engineering roles. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Bombay in 1989, earned his Chartered Cost and Works Accountant (India) designation in 1990, and his MBA (Applied Finance) from Rutgers Graduate School of Management in 1994.
Fiona Wilson, CFA
Fiona Wilson, CFA
Ms. Wilson is a portfolio manager for Systematic Strategies for Guardian Capital LP, and has been a Portfolio Manager on the Fund since its April 2014 inception. Prior to joining the firm, she owned and operated an independent financial consulting practice. Previous experience includes roles as an options trader and a portfolio manager of global derivative instruments. She received a BA from the University of Western Ontario, obtained her Honours Bachelor of Commerce and MBA from the University of Windsor, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
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.
Investing in foreign markets involves the risk of social and political instability, market illiquidity, and currency volatility.
|Fund Stats (as of 3/31/16)||N Shares||I Shares|
|Origin Of Information||Factset||Factset|
|Total Net Assets (5/26/16)||$1,042,613.88||$3,251,908.38|
|Alpha (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|Beta (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|R-Squared (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|Standard Dev (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|Sharpe Ratio (3 yr.)||N/A||N/A|
|Current Wtd Average P/E (trailing)||17.50||17.50|
|Current Wtd Average P/B (trailing)||2.60||2.60|
|Median Mkt Cap ($Mil)||55,322||55,322|
|Average Wtd Coupon||N/A||N/A|
|Top 10 Holdings (as of 4/30/16)|
|Company||Ticker||CUSIP||Number of Shares||Market Value||% of Net Assets|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||478160104||899||$100,759.92||2.36%|
|Illinois Tool Works Inc||ITW||452308109||934||$97,621.68||2.28%|
|Six Flags Entertainment Corp||SIX||83001A102||1,611||$96,740.55||2.26%|
|Altria Group Inc||MO||02209S103||1,500||$94,065.00||2.20%|
|Statoil ASA ADR||STO||85771P102||5,331||$93,772.29||2.19%|
|Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Class A||RDSA||B03MLX2||3,570||$93,510.05||2.19%|
|British American Tobacco PLC ADR||BTI||110448107||735||$89,780.25||2.10%|
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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