Olstein’s investment team reads through an intensive, forensic analysis of a company’s financial statements, accompanying footnotes, shareholder reports and other required disclosures to assess the quality of earnings. Looking behind the numbers to identify positive or negative factors affecting future free cash flow is the foundation of the Olstein's value proposition.
We read for "heat," looking for subtle phrases or trigger words that, in our experience, may signal a significant change in an industry or company that could unlock or create significant long-term value for shareholders. READ MORE +
It is an investment analyst's job to determine the economic realism of management's assumptions and to eliminate management biases by making the appropriate adjustments to reported earnings data. READ MORE +
Before making a decision to invest, it is imperative to look for specific financial, competitive and structural characteristics that signal that the problems are temporary. READ MORE +
LEGAL DISCLOSURES AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The fund recently experienced significant negative short-term performance due to market volatility associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Investing involves risk including possible loss of principal. Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Olstein Funds. This and other important information is contained in the prospectus, which should be read carefully before investing. For a copy, click the prospectus link below.