“The objective of our analysis is to understand a company’s business model and how its operations generate for cash flow.”
Where do we find value in the market?
We pursue unrecognized value, obscured by economic uncertainty or overshadowed by temporary, but solvable, problems.Ask Us
Eric R. Heyman
Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager, and Director of Research
YEARS AT OLSTEIN
Eric Heyman is a recognized leader in the financial community who oversees our collaborative, forensic approach to value investment.
Having joined Olstein Capital Management’s investment research team within months of our inception, Eric’s impact is significant. He has served as Portfolio Manager of the Olstein Strategic Opportunities Fund since its launch on November 1, 2006 and as a Portfolio Manager of the Olstein All Cap Value Fund since October 31, 2008. In June 2005, Eric was appointed Director of Research overseeing the ongoing generation of investment ideas, sector and company coverage, and the orderly flow of information throughout the research department.
Eric has written articles on investing for Investment News and Financial Week and the American Association of Individual Investors, AAIII Journal and has been quoted or featured in numerous business media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Barron’s, Bloomberg News,SmartMoney, The Wall Street Transcript, and The Associated Press.
Eric earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from Pace University.
Why do we focus on Free Cash Flow?
It's the lifeblood of a business. Here’s how it affects a company’s value.Ask Us
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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.