ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AFAM Capital (Al Frank Asset Management), one of the oldest, private boutique value-oriented money managers in the United States, announces that investors can now access The Prudent Speculator, its monthly newsletter dedicated to value investing, electronically via Apple's iBookstore, Barnes & Noble's NOOK library and Kobo's e-reading catalogue.
The Prudent Speculator has published monthly since March 1977 and delivers unparalleled insights to investors about the benefits of a long-term-oriented, dividend-focused, value-based investment strategy. The newsletter's investment philosophy emphasizes an approach based on selection of undervalued stocks, diversification and patience in order to achieve long-term appreciation. Subscribers to The Prudent Speculator gain a deeper understanding of the market factors that will help build diversified portfolios to weather a variety of market conditions.
"Our goal with The Prudent Speculator is to help investors understand the fundamentals behind stock prices by bringing together commentary, analysis, interpretations and news from across the industry in order to make the most informed decisions," said John Buckingham, Chief Investment Officer of AFAM Capital and Editor of The Prudent Speculator. "It's important to make our service even more accessible to a broader audience, and the ability to now access The Prudent Speculator on a wide variety of e-readers further reinforces our commitment to educating the investment community about the significance of a value-based long-term investment philosophy."
The Prudent Speculator has been ranked by The Hulbert Financial Digest as the #1-rated investment newsletter, not adjusted for risk, over the past 20, 25 and 30 year performance categories. The Hulbert Financial Digest independently monitors more than 180 stock and mutual fund newsletters, and follows over 500 model portfolios, tracking each newsletter's buy and sell recommendations as they issue them.
For more information, or to subscribe to The Prudent Spectator, visit www.theprudentspeculator.com.
Through 06/30/12, The Prudent Speculator is ranked #1 (not adjusted for risk) out of 190, 32, and 12 newsletters monitored for the past 20, 25 and 30 years, respectively. A newsletter's Hulbert Financial Digest's Ranking is based on an average of its several portfolios in the event it recommends more than one (and includes portfolios that the letters have discontinued). Rating is not indicative of future performance and may not be representative of any one client's experience.