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U.S. News evaluated 313 Large Value 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 27.81 percent over the past year, 15.77 percent over the past three years, and 14.74 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||28.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||15.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||14.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to provide high current income and, secondarily, long-term capital appreciation. Under normal conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities. It invests in a diversified, all-cap portfolio of income-producing equity securities with yields that the portfolio managers believe will exceed the Russell 3000 Value Index. The fund invests primarily in dividend paying common stocks, publicly traded partnerships ("PTPs"), and real estate investment trusts ("REITs"). It may also invest in foreign securities, closed-end funds or other investment companies, convertible preferred stocks and royalty income trusts.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
ASTON/River Road Dividend All Cap Value Fund has an expense ratio of 0.87 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.