John Buckingham

John Buckingham

Last Update: 02-09-2016

Number of Stocks: 152
Number of New Stocks: 20

Total Value: $646 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 9%

Countries: USA
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John Buckingham' s Profile & Performance

Profile

John Buckingham is the Chief Investment Officer of AFAM Capital and is the editor of The Prudent Investor, an investment newsletter. AFAM Capital specializes in managing exchange-traded funds and equity portfolios.


Business Address:
PO BOX 1438
LAGUNA BEACH CA 92652
9494977657

Web Page:http://www.alfrank.com/

Investing Philosophy

The Al Frank division uses a “buy and harvest” long-term equity strategy. The Innealta division shifts investments between ETFs of various asset management classes with emphasis on risk.

Total Holding History

Performance of Al Frank Fund

YearReturn (%)S&P500 (%)Excess Gain (%)
2015-6.361.19-7.6
20145.4713.69-8.2
201337.0632.394.7
3-Year Cumulative35.4 (10.6%/year)52.3 (15.1%/year)-16.9 (-4.5%/year)
201217.26161.3
2011-4.62.11-6.7
5-Year Cumulative51.4 (8.7%/year)80.4 (12.5%/year)-29 (-3.8%/year)
201018.6115.063.6
200935.0226.468.6
2008-43.6-37-6.6
20074.055.49-1.4
200610.0915.79-5.7
10-Year Cumulative56.7 (4.6%/year)102 (7.3%/year)-45.3 (-2.7%/year)
200511.064.916.2
200415.8310.884.9
200377.9728.6849.3
2002-25.99-22.1-3.9
200129.74-11.8941.6
15-Year Cumulative244.4 (8.6%/year)107.5 (5%/year)136.9 (3.6%/year)
20007.13-9.116.2
199960.4221.0439.4

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John Buckingham Trades in ETFs in 3rd Quarter Guru reduces stakes in Activision, Royal Caribbean, buys stake in GM
As the CIO of AFAM Capital, it would be logical for John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio) to have the same fondness for ETFs as his employers – and, in fact, ETFs figured in many of his most prominent third-quarter transactions. Read more...
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John Buckingham is the chief investment officer of Al Frank Asset Management. Buckingham was taught value investing by Al Frank and has worked for Al Frank Asset Managment for more than 25 years. He is known to use quantitative models to sift through 2,800 U.S. stocks with value metrics to find companies selling for a discount from intrinsic value. Buckingham did a recent interview with Barron's in which he discussed a number of issues. He shared his views of the market and some of his fund's holdings as well. Buckingham also talked about why Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) are appealing to value investors. He even discussed his fund's energy holdings which have been beaten down by the collapse in oil prices. Read more...
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John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio), chief investment officer of AFAM (Al Frank Asset Management) Capital, which specializes in managing exchange-traded funds and equity portfolios, and editor of The Prudent Investor, an investment newsletter, learned the ropes from value investor Al Frank. The Al Frank Fund posted returns of 5.47% in 2014, 37.06% in 2013 and 17.26% in 2012. Read more...
Buckingham's Top Four New Buys of First Quarter Go Up in Price
Guru John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio), chief investment officer of AFAM Capital and editor of The Prudent Investor, has said he “cut my eye teeth” with value investor Al Frank, for whom AFAM (Al Frank Asset Management) is named. His track record at AFAM – with annual returns that have often been in double digits (17.26% in 2012 and 37.06% in 2013) – suggest that he learned his lessons well. Read more...
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