“As a value investor, you need to be grounded in your numbers and know the reason you own each business.”

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

John D. Sullivan, Jr., CFA

Vice President and Research Analyst


John Sullivan is a dedicated investment analyst who thrives on identifying misunderstood, overlooked, or temporarily troubled companies selling significantly below their intrinsic value.

John conducts fundamental analyses of stocks, prepares company-specific reports, and develops insights that help the portfolio management team launch effective value investment strategies. He joined Olstein Capital Management fulltime in 2005 after serving as a research intern the previous year.

As a CFA charterholder, John is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society New York. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and a minor in Economics from Fordham 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

Recent Insights


The fund recently experienced significant negative short-term performance due to market volatility associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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