Robert Olstein

Robert Olstein

Last Update: 05-09-2016

Number of Stocks: 98
Number of New Stocks: 7

Total Value: $748 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 12%

Countries: USA
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  • Robert Olstein Buys Disney, Zoetis, Michael Kors in the 1st Quarter

    Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio)’s first-quarter portfolio update showed seven new stocks among 98 total holdings.

    The Olstein Funds looks for companies with profuse cash flow and those where a temporary negative event has opened a low-priced entry point.  

  • Robert Olstein: Buy Bed Bath And Beyond, Stay Away From Netflix and Amazon

    Robert Olstein is the chairman and chief investment officer of the Olstein Financial Alert Fund. Olstein is an expert on financial disclosure and reporting. He picks stocks based on a review of the fundamentals and is notorious for not talking to management. Management is never going to tell him when things aren’t great so he doesn’t bother. Instead he focuses on assessing the company's financial strength and downside risk.

    A "defense first" approach is at the heart of his philosophy – important metrics cash flow, strong balance sheet and all at low price ratios. On Fox Business, the value manager shared a few of his insights.


  • Robert Olstein's Olstein Strategic Opportunities Fund Q4 Commentary

    February 16, 2016



  • RBC Is a Deal - Guru Robert Olstein Thinks So, Too

    Guru Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio) recently added to Regal Beloit Corp. (NYSE:RBC) at an average price around $61. With the price currently around $58, should we consider following Ostein and take advantage of an opportunity, or should we pass?

    Since we like to buy quality merchandise at a discount, it makes sense to consider three key questions:


  • Olstein All-Cap Value Fund 2015 Letter to Shareholders

    For the calendar year ended December 31, 2015, Class C shares of the Olstein All Cap Value Fund depreciated 9.51%, while the Russell 3000 Value® Index depreciated 4.13% and the Russell 3000® Index appreciated 0.48%. For the six-month period ended December 31, 2015, Class C shares of the Olstein All Cap Value Fund depreciated 9.04%, while the Russell 3000 Value® Index depreciated 3.64% and the Russell 3000® Index depreciated 1.43%. Since the Fund’s inception date of September 21, 1995 through December 31, 2015, Class C shares of the Olstein All Cap Value Fund had an average annual return of 9.97% compared to average annual returns of 8.77% for the Russell 3000 Value® Index and 8.43% for the Russell 3000® Index.


  • Divestitures Top Robert Olstein's 4th-Quarter Activity

    Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio), chairman, CEO, CIO, secretary and lead portfolio manager at Olstein Capital Management LP, made five new buys in the fourth quarter, but his most significant transactions were divestitures.

    Olstein sold his 485,000-share stake in Teradata Corp. (NYSE:TDC), a Miamisburg, Ohio-based computer company that sells analytic data platforms, marketing applications and related services, for an average price of $28.22 per share. The transaction had a -1.75% impact on Olstein’s portfolio.


  • 2015 Was a Good Year for Gun Companies

    Whether it is due to President Barack Obama’s pledge to make gun control a centerpiece of his final year in office or a byproduct of terrorism, both foreign and domestic, and concerns about greater regulation, U.S. gun sales and permit applications have soared.

    The last five weeks of 2015 ranked among the 10 biggest weeks ever for firearm background checks, and Black Friday was the single biggest day for gun purchases on record, with more than 185,000 background checks processed.


  • The Olstein Funds - Second Decade in Review

    On September 21, 2015, the Olstein All Cap Value Fund passed a significant milestone in its history as it celebrated its twentieth anniversary. We are extremely proud of the consistent implementation of our investment process, the investment organization we have built and the investment performance we have provided to our shareholders since inception.

    OVER THE ALL VALUE CAP FUND's TWENTY-YEAR LIFE, significant events have either influenced, disturbed, and/or jarred financial and equity markets, including (but certainly not limited to) the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997 culminating in a global stock market crash on October 27, 1997; the Russian Financial Crisis of 1998; the bursting of the Internet Bubble in March 2000; the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001; the corporate accounting scandals throughout the early 2000s, most notably Enron (2001) and Tyco International and WorldCom, both in 2002; the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-08 culminating in the collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008; the infamous Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme of 2008; the ongoing European Sovereign Debt Crisis; the May 2010 “Flash Crash;” the Fiscal Cliff/Debt Ceiling of 2011 and, most recently, the Chinese Stock Market Crash of 2015.


  • Microsoft, Intel and National Oilwell Varco Have High Dividend Yields in Bill Nygren's Portfolio

    Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio) is portfolio manager of The Oakmark Fund, The Oakmark Select Fund and the Oakmark Global Select Fund. Nygren and his partners invest in companies they believe trade at a substantial discount to what they consider to be the true business value.

    National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NOV)


  • Insiders Sell Twitter and Cannabis Science, Buy DSW and WhiteHorse

    The All-In-One Screener can be used to find insider buys and sales over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings for All Insider Buying/All Insider Selling to “$1,000,000+” and duration to "November 2015" and “December 2015.”

    According to the above filters, the following are the recent buys from company insiders in the past week.


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