3 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 485 Large Blend Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 22.94 percent over the past year, and 14.14 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||21.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||14.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in securities of large-cap companies that the portfolio manager believes are undervalued compared to their perceived worth. It invests primarily in common stocks and other equity securities. The fund defines large-cap companies as companies with market capitalizations, at the time of acquisition, within the range of market capitalizations of companies constituting the Russell 1000 Index.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
ASTON/Herndon Large Cap Value Fund has an expense ratio of 1.05 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.