ASTON/Montag & Caldwell Growth Fund Class N (MCGFX)

26.36
Net Asset Value
-0.15%
1 Day
+4.27%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.04%
Expense Ratio
Low
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation and, secondly, current income. The fund invests primarily in common stocks, convertible preferred stocks, and convertible bonds. The subadviser uses a bottom-up approach to stock selection and seeks high quality, well-established, large-cap companies that the subadviser believes are growing their near-term earnings at an above average rate. The managers define a large-cap company as one having a market capitalization of $5 billion or more at the time of acquisition. It may invest in foreign securities (directly and through depositary receipts).

Performance

1 month+0.38% 3 years+14.06%
3 months+2.13% 5 years+14.75%
1 year+7.33% Since inception+9.29%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Large growth

 MCGFXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+14.75%+13.86%
Expense ratio1.04%1.21%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.221.14
Net assets$2.4B$2.8B
Average market cap$74.2B$77.8B
Average P/E25.321.8
Portfolio turnover47%47%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAston
Fund manager & tenureRonald Canakaris / 20 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$500.00

Holdings

U.S. stock90.94%
Cash4.67%
International stock4.39%
Fixed income0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 20.99%
Energy 16.69%
Consumer service 11.42%
Healthcare 11.31%
Telecommunication 9.37%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
AGN Allergan4.39%
PEP Pepsi4.37%
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc4.25%
MCK McKesson Corp4.23%
V Visa4.22%
SBUX Starbucks3.90%
ABT Abbott Laboratories3.47%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc3.39%
GILD Gilead Sciences3.37%
EL Estee Lauder3.21%

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