ASTON/Herndon Large Cap Value Fund
|Share Class Inception||3/31/2010||3/2/2011|
|Gross Exp Ratio (%)||1.31||1.06|
|Net Exp Ratio (%)||1.30||1.05|
|NAV Change (%)||0.30||0.30|
|Benchmark||Russell 1000 Value Index|
|Morningstar Category||Large Blend|
Overall Morningstar Rating™
Among 1391 Large Blend funds derived from a weighted average of the Fund’s 3-, 5- and 10-year risk-adjusted returns as of 9/30/15.
Randell Cain, CFA
Randell Cain, CFA
Mr. Cain is a Principal and Portfolio Manager at Herndon Capital Management, and has been the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Fund since its March 2010 inception. Prior to joining Herndon in 2002, he worked as a portfolio manager at NCM Capital for five years. He received a BS from Morehouse College, a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
The ASTON/Herndon Large Cap Value Fund invests in large-cap companies, defined by inclusion in the Russell 1000 Index, which are undervalued relative to other companies in the index.
The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
Value investing involves buying the stocks of companies that are out of favor or are undervalued. This may adversely affect the Fund's value and return.
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|Fund Stats (as of 9/30/15)||N Shares||I Shares|
|Origin Of Information||Baseline||Baseline|
|Total Net Assets (11/24/15)||$8,862,099.23||$110,236,216.78|
|Alpha (3 yr.)||-4.99||-4.73|
|Beta (3 yr.)||0.98||0.97|
|R-Squared (3 yr.)||84.94||84.83|
|Standard Dev (3 yr.)||10.62||10.62|
|Sharpe Ratio (3 yr.)||0.58||0.61|
|Current Wtd Average P/E (trailing)||13.50||13.50|
|Current Wtd Average P/B (trailing)||3.20||3.20|
|Median Mkt Cap ($Mil)||19,923||19,923|
|Average Wtd Coupon||N/A||N/A|
|Sector Breakdown (as of 10/31/15)|
|Cash Equivalents & Other||0.41%|
|Top 10 Holdings (as of 10/31/15)|
|Company||Ticker||CUSIP||Number of Shares||Market Value||% of Net Assets|
|LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP||LMT||539830109||22,012||$4,838,897.96||4.01%|
|TJX COS INC/THE||TJX||872540109||60,753||$4,446,512.07||3.68%|
|ALTRIA GROUP INC||MO||02209S103||73,080||$4,419,147.60||3.66%|
|CBOE HOLDINGS INC||CBOE||12503M108||65,742||$4,407,343.68||3.65%|
|MARATHON PETROLEUM CORP||MPC||56585A102||79,243||$4,104,787.40||3.40%|
|UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC||UPS||911312106||37,274||$3,839,967.48||3.18%|
|PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC||PM||718172109||42,263||$3,736,049.20||3.09%|
|VALERO ENERGY CORP||VLO||91913Y100||52,829||$3,482,487.68||2.88%|
As the fund is actively managed, the securities as presented may not represent the current or future composition of the portfolio.
*Note Regarding Turnover: During the third quarter of 2011, the correction of a trading error caused a significant increase in the portfolio turnover ratio. Please be assured that the Fund’s NAV and investment performance were not negatively impacted by this error
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