John Buckingham

John Buckingham

Last Update: 11-15-2017

Number of Stocks: 189
Number of New Stocks: 4

Total Value: $828 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 7%

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 (%)
201615.6211.963.7
2015-6.361.38-7.7
20145.4713.69-8.2
3-Year Cumulative14.2 (4.5%/year)29 (8.9%/year)-14.8 (-4.4%/year)
201337.0632.394.7
201217.26161.3
5-Year Cumulative83.5 (12.9%/year)98.2 (14.7%/year)-14.7 (-1.8%/year)
2011-4.62.11-6.7
201018.6115.063.6
200935.0226.468.6
2008-43.6-37-6.6
20074.055.49-1.4
10-Year Cumulative64.5 (5.1%/year)95.7 (6.9%/year)-31.2 (-1.8%/year)
200610.0915.79-5.7
200511.064.916.2
200415.8310.884.9
200377.9728.6849.3
2002-25.99-22.1-3.9
15-Year Cumulative206.9 (7.8%/year)164.2 (6.7%/year)42.7 (1.1%/year)
200129.74-11.8941.6
20007.13-9.116.2
199960.4221.0439.4

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Nike Offers Strong Competitive Edge for 2017 Company reports strong fiscal 3rd-quarter earnings performance, reiterates 'Triple Double' strategy
During the three months ending Feb. 28, sports apparel giant Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) reported net income of $1.1 billion and diluted earnings of 68 cents per share, outperforming comparative values from the prior-year quarter. High revenue growth and lower operating expenses drove the company’s earnings performance. As the company has consistent revenue and earnings growth, Nike has strong growth potential for 2017. Read more...
Stock Selection, Diversification and Patience The guru behind a leading investment newsletter and mutual fund has had some great years, but should you invest in his value ideas while markets are highly valued?
John Buckingham Picks Up 4 Retailers in 2nd Quarter Guru invests in Walgreens, Kroger, Amazon and Home Depot
AFAM Capital’s John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio) established 18 new holdings during the second quarter, four of which were in retailers. Read more...
HollyFrontier Declares Quarterly Dividend The refiner will pay 33 cents per share
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HollyFrontier Declares Quarterly Dividend The refiner will pay 33 cents per share John Buckingham, Paul Tudor Jones, Pioneer Investm - HollyFrontier Declares Quarterly Dividend
HollyFrontier Corp. (NYSE:HFC) announced Nov. 8 a regular quarterly dividend of 33 cents per share for the final quarter of 2017. More...

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6 Stocks With Low P/E Ratios Gurus are investing in these companies Jeremy Grantham, John Buckingham, Steven Cohen, Ch - 6 Stocks With Low P/E Ratios
Here are six stocks gurus are buying that are trading with low price-earnings (P/E) ratios. Most of them are fairly valued, according to the DCF calculator. More...

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John Buckingham Picks Up 4 Retailers in 2nd Quarter Guru invests in Walgreens, Kroger, Amazon and Home Depot John Buckingham,Vanguard Health Care Fund,Joel Gre - John Buckingham Picks Up 4 Retailers In 2nd Quarter
AFAM Capital’s John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio) established 18 new holdings during the second quarter, four of which were in retailers. More...

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Stock Selection, Diversification and Patience The guru behind a leading investment newsletter and mutual fund has had some great years, but should you invest in his value ideas while markets are highly valued? John Buckingham - Stock Selection, Diversification And Patience
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Gurus' Worst-Performing Stocks 7 stocks with a negative 6-month performance Caxton Associates,John Buckingham - Gurus' Worst-Performing Stocks
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Nike Offers Strong Competitive Edge for 2017 Company reports strong fiscal 3rd-quarter earnings performance, reiterates 'Triple Double' strategy John Buckingham,Robert Olstein - Nike Offers Strong Competitive Edge For 2017
During the three months ending Feb. 28, sports apparel giant Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) reported net income of $1.1 billion and diluted earnings of 68 cents per share, outperforming comparative values from the prior-year quarter. High revenue growth and lower operating expenses drove the company’s earnings performance. As the company has consistent revenue and earnings growth, Nike has strong growth potential for 2017. More...

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Apple Reports Strong Fiscal 4th Quarter Earnings Company service revenues reach all-time quarterly record as rival drops latest product David Rolfe,John Buckingham - Apple Reports Strong Fiscal 4th Quarter Earnings
During the fiscal quarter ended Sept. 25, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $46.9 billion in net income and diluted earnings per share of $1.67. The company’s gross margin slightly declined compared to the corresponding quarter last year. More...

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John Buckingham Explains Increase in M&A Al Frank manager on AT&T-Time Warner and other deals John Buckingham - John Buckingham Explains Increase In M&A
Chief portfolio manager and CIO of Al Frank Asset Management John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio) appeared on CNBC Monday to discuss the ramp up in mergers and acquisitions. Low financing costs and companies’ need to grow their top and bottom lines in a slow-growth environment play into the equation, the value manager said. More...

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New: GuruFocus Podcast Interviews John Buckingham and David Rolfe About Apple Stock On iPhone 7 release, we talk to 2 noted chief investment officers about whether to buy Apple John Buckingham,David Rolfe - New: GuruFocus Podcast Interviews John Buckingham And David Rolfe About Apple Stock
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New GuruFocus Podcast: Interview With John Buckingham and David Rolfe About Apple Two gurus discuss the stock as the company releases the iPhone 7 today John Buckingham,David Rolfe - New GuruFocus Podcast: Interview With John Buckingham And David Rolfe About Apple
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John Buckingham Sells BioMed Trust, Symantec, Aetna Guru's largest sales in the 1st quarter John Buckingham,Paul Tudor Jones,Jim Simons,First  - John Buckingham Sells BioMed Trust, Symantec, Aetna
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John Buckingham Purchases Stake in Bank of America Bank had significant growth in EBITDA over the last 5 years John Buckingham - John Buckingham Purchases Stake In Bank Of America
John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio), CEO of Al Frank Asset Management and editor of the Prudent Speculator newsletter, purchased a stake in Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) during the first quarter. More...

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John Buckingham Touts Apple, Gilead, Amgen It’s impossible in our opinion to successfully time the market, Buckingham said John Buckingham - John Buckingham Touts Apple, Gilead, Amgen
John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio), CIO of AFAM Capital, touted biotech stocks and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) in an interview with CNBC Tuesday. More...

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John Buckingham Trades in ETFs in 4th Quarter Guru acquires stakes in Biogen, Duke Energy, Fifth Third Bancorp John Buckingham - John Buckingham Trades In ETFs In 4th Quarter
ETFs weren’t the only holdings in which John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio), chief investment officer of AFAM Capital, traded in the fourth quarter, but they were well represented. More...

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Kimberly-Clark Raises Dividend to 92 Cents Per Share Consumer products company has 44 years of dividend history Mario Gabelli, John Buckingham - Kimberly-Clark Raises Dividend To 92 Cents Per Share
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has raised its quarterly dividend to 92 cents per share or $3.68 on an annual basis from its previous 88 cents per share or $3.52 per year. The 4.55% hike was below the previous one of 4.8% (made in February 2015). More...

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John Buckingham Adds to Stake in Marvell Technology Group Guru added 30,037 shares of Marvell in 4th quarter John Buckingham - John Buckingham Adds To Stake In Marvell Technology Group
John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio), CEO of Al Frank Asset Management and editor of the Prudent Speculator newsletter, added 30,037 shares of Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) in the fourth quarter of 2015. More...

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John Buckingham Invests in Teekay Stake Guru purchases more than 200,000 shares in 4th quarter John Buckingham - John Buckingham Invests In Teekay Stake
John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio), CEO of Al Frank Asset Management (AFAM) and editor of the Prudent Speculator newsletter, purchased 218,979 shares of Teekay Corp. (NYSE:TK) in the fourth quarter. More...

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Al Frank CIO John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio) has offset risk in his portfolio through diversification and on CNBC listed a number of stocks where he has seen good opportunity, including Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD), Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN), Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.B), Total (NYSE:TOT), Exxon (NYSE:XOM), Halliburton (NYSE:HAL), Baker Hughes (BHI), National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV), Royal Caribbean (NYSE:RCL) and Prudential (NYSE:PRU). More...

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John Buckingham Trades in ETFs in 3rd Quarter Guru reduces stakes in Activision, Royal Caribbean, buys stake in GM John Buckingham - John Buckingham Trades In ETFs In 3rd Quarter
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. More...

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John Buckingham Cuts Activision, Buys General Motors 2 ETFs and an oil company top 3rd quarter trades John Buckingham,Warren Buffett,PRIMECAP Management - John Buckingham Cuts Activision, Buys General Motors
John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio) is the chief investment officer of AFAM Capital and is the editor of "The Prudent Investor," an investment newsletter. AFAM Capital is a rapidly growing asset manager specializing in the management of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and equity portfolios. More...

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