ASTON/River Road Long-Short Fund

Class Inst (ALSIX)

U.S. News evaluated 121 Long/Short Equity Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 8.41 percent over the past year, and 8.22 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date -1.4%
1 Year 8.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 8.2%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide absolute return while minimizing volatility over a full market cycle. The fund pursues its investment objective by taking long and short positions in equity securities. Its portfolio managers believe that a combination of long and short positions may provide positive returns through a complete market cycle and may offer reduced risk. The allocation between long and short positions is a result of the fundamental investment process. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
ASTON/River Road Long-Short Fund has an expense ratio of 1.45 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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