John Buckingham

John Buckingham is chief investment officer at AFAM Division, Kovitz Investment Group, Aliso Viejo, California, which manages $5 billion…portfolio manager of the $80 million Al Frank Fund (VALUX)…and editor of The Prudent Speculator.


Winning Strategies for Cautious Investors

Warren Buffett once said, “After all, you only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.” The…

Stock of the Week

May 8, 2019 | Fifth Third Bancorp | FITB

Investors overreacted, but this week’s Stock of the Week is getting stronger.

Stock of the Week

October 10, 2018 | Lam Research Corporation | LRCX

This week’s Stock of the Week has been hurt because of industry-wide fears, but it’s a strong company with potential.

Stock of the Week

April 4, 2018 | Shire Plc | SHPG

This week’s Stock of the Week is a solid biotech company that treats common and uncommon diseases.

Stock of the Week

July 19, 2017 | Qualcomm Inc. | QCOM

This week’s Stock of the Week is facing its share of issues, but that creates opportunity—it is a leader in…

Stock of the Week

January 18, 2017 | Amgen Inc. | AMGN

There’s an innovative biotech company with a wide range of products and a stock price that is being unfairly held…

Stock of the Week

January 11, 2017 | SAP S.E. | SAP

Today’s Stock of the Week is a global company that helps other companies manage their finances, human resources, marketing and…


Five “Love ’Em or Hate ’Em” Stocks

Are They Right or Wrong for You? Amazon…Apple…IBM…Netflix…Tesla. These currently are some of the most loved—and at the same time…


Top 10 Dividend Stocks That Pay You Cash

Most stocks that pay dividends have had a rough time over the past few years. Their ­prices have lagged behind…


10 Best Stocks for the Next 10 Years

Companies face many ­challenges when it comes to boosting their stock prices over long ­periods of time. The challenges can range…