ASTON/Silvercrest Small Cap Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned 26.21 percent over the past year.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -1.2%
1 Year 26.2%
3 Years (Annualized) N/A
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in common stocks and other equity securities of small-cap companies. The fund managers consider companies with market capitalizations below $3 billion at the time of acquisition to be small-cap. The portfolio manager invests in companies that it believes to be undervalued at the time of purchase. The fund may also invest in securities of companies outside the small-cap range, preferred stock, convertible securities and real estate investment trusts ("REITs").

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
ASTON/Silvercrest Small Cap Fund has an expense ratio of 1.40 percent.

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Risk

Risk is N/A compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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