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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 (%) 1.311.06
Net Exp Ratio (%) 1.301.05
NAV14.0714.11
NAV Change (%) 0.78 0.77
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 1185 Large Value funds derived from a weighted average of the Fund’s 3-, 5- and 10-year risk-adjusted returns as of 6/30/15.

Portfolio Managers

John  Campbell, CFA
John Campbell, CFA

John Campbell, CFA

John  Campbell, CFA

Mr. Campbell is the Chief Investment Officer at Cornerstone Investment Partners, and has been a Portfolio Manager of the Fund since July 2011. He joined the firm in 2005, and is responsible for maintaining and adhering to the firm’s investment philosophy and process. He has a BS from State University of New York at Fredonia, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Rick  van Nostrand, CFA
Rick van Nostrand, CFA

Rick van Nostrand, CFA

Rick  van Nostrand, CFA

Mr. van Nostrand is a Portfolio Manager at Cornerstone Investment Partners, and has been a Portfolio Manager of the Fund since July 2011. He joined the firm in 2005, and is responsible for fundamental research and oversight of a portion of the portfolio holdings. He has a BS from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Cameron  Clement, CFA
Cameron Clement, CFA

Cameron Clement, CFA

Cameron  Clement, CFA

Mr. Clement is a Portfolio Manager at Cornerstone Investment Partners, and has been a Portfolio Manager of the Fund since July 2011. He is responsible for fundamental research and oversight of a portion of the portfolio holdings. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, he was a portfolio manager with Invesco Capital Management. He is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde in Glascow, Scotland and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Dean  Morris, CFA
Dean Morris, CFA

Dean Morris, CFA

Dean  Morris, CFA

Mr. Morris is a Portfolio Manager at Cornerstone Investment Partners, and has been a Portfolio Manager of the Fund since July 2011. He is responsible for fundamental research and oversight of a portion of the portfolio holdings. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, he was a quantitative analyst with Invesco Capital Management. He is a graduate of Williams College, has a MBA from the University of Chicago, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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 6/30/15) N SharesI Shares
Origin Of Information FactSetFactSet
Sales Load NoneNone
Total Net Assets (7/27/15)$50,659,951.91$87,978,261.13
Turnover N/AN/A
Minimum Investment 2,5001,000,000
Alpha (3 yr.) -6.12-5.91
Beta (3 yr.) 1.131.13
R-Squared (3 yr.) 86.8887.18
Standard Dev (3 yr.) 10.7310.74
Sharpe Ratio (3 yr.) 1.161.18
Current Wtd Average P/E (trailing) 13.6313.63
Current Wtd Average P/B (trailing) 2.832.83
Median Mkt Cap ($Mil) 42,78042,780
Average Wtd Coupon N/AN/A
Effective Maturity N/AN/A
Sector Breakdown (as of 6/30/15)
Financials
25.34%
Industrials
22.01%
Information Technology
21.92%
Consumer Discretionary
10.58%
Energy
7.74%
Cash Equivalents & Other
4.32%
Health Care
4.09%
Consumer Staples
4.01%
Top 10 Holdings (as of 6/30/15)
CompanyTickerCUSIPNumber of SharesMarket Value% of Net Assets
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO JPM 46625H100 103,125 $6,987,750.00 4.86%
CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORP COF 14040H105 74,375 $6,542,768.75 4.55%
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORP PH 701094104 51,675 $6,011,352.75 4.18%
ORACLE CORP ORCL 68389X105 148,925 $6,001,677.50 4.17%
CITIGROUP INC C 172967424 106,450 $5,880,298.00 4.09%
JOHNSON & JOHNSON JNJ 478160104 60,275 $5,874,401.50 4.09%
CISCO SYSTEMS INC CSCO 17275R102 212,150 $5,825,639.00 4.05%
GAP INC/THE GPS 364760108 148,725 $5,676,833.25 3.95%
CUMMINS INC CMI 231021106 42,850 $5,621,491.50 3.91%
MICROSOFT CORP MSFT 594918104 126,825 $5,599,323.75 3.89%
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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