ASPGX: Astor Sector Allocation Fund - MutualFunds.com
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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$18.25

-

-

$0.00

1.70%

Vitals

YTD Return

15.0%

1 yr return

30.6%

3 Yr Avg Return

9.1%

5 Yr Avg Return

10.7%

Net Assets

$30.9 M

Holdings in Top 10

N/A

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.36
$13.52
$18.68

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.70%

SALES FEES

Front Load 4.75%

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 119.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$5,000

IRA

$1,000


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Tactical Allocation


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$18.25

-

-

$0.00

1.70%

ASPGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 15.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.43%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Astor Sector Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Astor
  • Inception Date
    Nov 30, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Eckstein

Fund Description

The fund invests predominantly in exchange-traded funds ("ETFs") that each invest primarily in (1) equity securities, (2) fixed-income securities, or (3) cash equivalents. It defines equity securities to include ETFs that invest primarily in equity securities, such as common and preferred stocks. The managers define fixed-income securities to include ETFs that invest primarily in fixed-income securities, such as bonds, notes and debentures. It invests at least 80% of its assets (defined as net assets plus any borrowing for investment purposes) measured at the time of purchase in ETFs.


ASPGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ASPGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.0% -14.9% 29.8% 11.83%
1 Yr 30.6% -4.1% 70.6% 11.44%
3 Yr 9.1%* -1.2% 27.3% 38.04%
5 Yr 10.7%* 0.9% 31.2% 14.89%
10 Yr N/A* -0.6% 13.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ASPGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.4% -17.2% 52.8% 25.48%
2019 10.8% -11.4% 27.3% 44.36%
2018 -24.6% -29.6% 1.6% 97.05%
2017 15.6% -11.6% 29.4% 8.04%
2016 6.5% -14.9% 16.0% 28.50%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ASPGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.0% -14.9% 29.8% 11.83%
1 Yr 24.4% -7.9% 70.6% 20.66%
3 Yr 7.3%* -3.0% 27.3% 55.29%
5 Yr 9.7%* -0.2% 31.2% 21.70%
10 Yr N/A* -0.6% 13.6% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ASPGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.4% -17.2% 52.8% 25.48%
2019 10.8% -11.4% 27.3% 44.36%
2018 -11.1% -29.6% 1.6% 78.06%
2017 16.3% -5.4% 29.4% 19.20%
2016 6.5% -14.9% 19.7% 40.58%

NAV & Total Return History


ASPGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ASPGX Category Low Category High ASPGX % Rank
Net Assets 30.9 M 643 K 17.6 B 84.34%
Number of Holdings 11 2 1869 87.19%
Net Assets in Top 10 30.9 M -104 M 11.2 B 71.53%
Weighting of Top 10 N/A 12.6% 100.0% 2.90%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Health Care Select Sector SPDR® ETF 20.57%
  2. Consumer Discret Sel Sect SPDR® ETF 15.56%
  3. Industrial Select Sector SPDR® ETF 14.83%
  4. Invesco S&P 500® Equal Weight Tech ETF 12.24%
  5. Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR® ETF 11.75%
  6. First Trust Technology AlphaDEX® ETF 9.45%
  7. Real Estate Select Sector SPDR® 5.85%
  8. First Trust Cnsmr Discret AlphaDEX® ETF 5.04%
  9. O'Shares Global Internet Giants ETF 3.13%
  10. BlackRock Liquidity T-Fund Instl 1.68%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ASPGX % Rank
Stocks
98.36% 0.00% 199.20% 9.96%
Cash
1.64% -174.65% 80.58% 64.77%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 11.95% 39.15%
Other
0.00% -30.29% 67.44% 70.11%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.27% 54.45%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 212.15% 78.65%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ASPGX % Rank
Technology
21.79% 0.00% 54.08% 30.42%
Healthcare
21.17% 0.00% 29.91% 4.56%
Consumer Cyclical
19.80% 0.00% 60.13% 3.80%
Industrials
15.35% 0.00% 22.90% 9.51%
Consumer Defense
13.06% 0.00% 27.69% 3.42%
Real Estate
5.94% 0.00% 72.00% 25.86%
Communication Services
2.25% 0.00% 26.02% 90.11%
Financial Services
0.65% 0.00% 96.81% 96.20%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 91.16% 93.16%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 70.75% 88.97%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 46.77% 91.63%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ASPGX % Rank
US
96.67% 0.00% 197.43% 6.76%
Non US
1.69% -0.38% 64.60% 74.73%

ASPGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ASPGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.70% 0.38% 3.80% 35.74%
Management Fee 0.95% 0.00% 1.50% 62.72%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 35.63%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.70% 42.86%

Sales Fees

ASPGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.75% 2.50% 5.75% 77.08%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ASPGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

ASPGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 119.00% 1.00% 465.00% 41.03%

ASPGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ASPGX Category Low Category High ASPGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.59% 17.08%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ASPGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ASPGX Category Low Category High ASPGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.43% -73.00% 9.24% 50.90%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ASPGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

Dividend Payout History

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ASPGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Eckstein


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2011

9.76

9.8%

John Eckstein, Co-Portfolio Manager. John Eckstein joined Astor Investment Management in 2011 and serves as Chief Investment Officer. As Vice Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee, he is responsible for international global macro strategies. In 1995, Mr. Eckstein founded Cornerstone Quantitative Investment Group, a global macro hedge fund with peak assets of $600 million. At Cornerstone, Mr. Eckstein was responsible for all aspects of the firm’s operations including fixed income, currency, commodity and equity portfolios. Prior to Cornerstone, Mr. Eckstein was a researcher for Luck Trading Company, a commodity trading adviser. Mr. Eckstein is a co-author of Commodity Investing (John Wiley & Sons, 2008) and is a frequent speaker at industry events. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Brown University and a Masters in Public Administration (International Economic Policy) from Columbia University.

Bryan Novak


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2011

9.76

9.8%

Bryan Novak, Co-Portfolio Manager. Bryan Novak joined Astor Investment Management in 2002 and currently serves as Senior Managing Director where he oversees the firm’s trading. Mr. Novak has been involved in the research and development of the trading and investment strategies at the firm. He was instrumental in the launch of the firm’s mutual fund family in 2009 and has served as part of the portfolio management team since 2004. Prior to Astor, Mr. Novak was an equity options trader for Second City Trading, LLC at the CBOE in Chicago. He has been quoted by numerous financial media outlets and is a regular panelist at ETF industry events. Mr. Novak earned his Bachelor of Science in Financial Management from the Ohio State University. Mr. Novak is a Level II Candidate for the CAIA exam and has passed Level 1 of the CFA

Robert Stein


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 29, 2013

7.76

7.8%

Robert Stein, Co-Portfolio Manager. Rob Stein began his career in 1983 as a project analyst for the Federal Reserve, under the chairmanship of Paul Volcker. From there, he went on to hold senior trading or portfolio management positions with Bank of America New York, Harris Bank and Bank of America Chicago from. Beginning in 1991, Mr. Stein also served as the Managing Director of Proprietary Trading for Barclays Bank PLC New York. Returning to Chicago in 1994, he formed Astor Financial, Inc., an investment and brokerage firm. Later, Mr. Stein formed Astor Asset Management LLC, a registered investment adviser acquired by Knight Capital Group, Inc. in 2010. Astor Asset Management operated as a wholly-owned subsidiary until 2014 when operations continued as Astor Investment Management LLC. Mr. Stein is one of the creators of the Astor Economic Index® (“AEI”), which is used to determine the strength of the economy and identify stages of the business cycle. Mr. Stein has received numerous accolades in his career such as being recognized in 2003 as one of the best unknown managers by BusinessWeek and in 2009 Forbes.com cited Stein’s tactical ETF portfolios as one of the best performers during the financial crisis. Mr. Stein is the author of three books, including Inside Greenspan’s Briefcase (McGraw Hill) and Finding the Bull Inside the Bear: Active Management Strategies for Expansions, Contractions, and Everything in Between (Marketplace, 2013). He is regularly featured in print and broadcast media such as the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Investor’s Business Daily, ABC, FOX News, Bloomberg and CNBC. Mr. Stein graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Economics.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 33.08 5.67 12.25